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Thought Into Action Holds Virtual Showcase

Thought Into Action Holds Virtual Showcase

Elizabeth Shaw, Assistant Baker's Dozen Editor

May 20, 2020

Thought Into Action (TIA) entrepreneurship program’s annual venture showcase has been converted to a virtual format given Colgate’s adaption to virtual instruction. Launched April 18, the website consists of a grid of project logos and quick descriptions that lead to project pages, and each of these features a video pitch and introduces the team and their w...

Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executives

Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executives

Greta Ferdinand and Nicole Dienst

May 20, 2020

This article is the second part of a two-part SGA Election series. Part one outlined the changes to this year’s executive election positions and procedures.  The Student Government Association (SGA) executives for the 2020-2021 academic year were announced Saturday, May 2 after the voting period for the pre...

Run-Down of Information for Fall 2020

Run-Down of Information for Fall 2020

Emily Rahhal, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

A breakdown of available information about Fall 2020. This story will be updated as information becomes available. The Task Force on the Reopening of the Colgate Campus, chaired by Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin and Associate Professor of Biology Geoff Holm will be working on the fall and will reach a...

Local and Colgate Communities Rally Around Hamilton Businesses Amidst Pandemic Losses

Local and Colgate Communities Rally Around Hamilton Businesses Amidst Pandemic Losses

Kate Hinsche, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2020

As coronavirus swept across the nation and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his executive order “New York State on Pause,” small businesses everywhere suffered from closures. For the small businesses of Hamilton, the impact was three-fold: non-essential store fronts were shuttered, the cust...

New “Buenos Tacos” Restaurant Opens in Downtown Hamilton

New “Buenos Tacos” Restaurant Opens in Downtown Hamilton

Kelsey McGeough, News Editor

May 13, 2020

Buenos Tacos, a well-known food truck in Hamilton and Madison County, has opened a brick and mortar restaurant at 22 Utica Street in Hamilton. The restaurant's grand opening took place on May 5 and the restaurant is now open from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for pick-up Tuesday through Saturday. Orders can be...

Study Abroad Plans Disrupted for Colgate Students

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Kelsey McGeough and Kirby Goodman

May 13, 2020

The Office of Off-Campus Study (OCS) has officially suspended all international study group abroad programs and one domestic program for the upcoming Fall 2020 semester. The Office of Off-Campus Study notified students by email on May 2 that programs in Australia I, Cape Town, Madrid, Manchester, Singa...

Colgate Professor Named Editor of American Journal of Physics

Colgate Professor Named Editor of American Journal of Physics

Ani Arzoumanian, Maroon-News Staff

May 9, 2020

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Beth Parks will become the editor of the American Journal of Physics (AJP) beginning on September 1. Parks has been at Colgate since 1997 and teaches courses in the Physics department and instructs a CORE environmental studies class on energy and sustainability....

’Gate Recreation and Shaw Wellness Institute Hold Virtual Wellness Challenge

’Gate Recreation and Shaw Wellness Institute Hold Virtual Wellness Challenge

Sara Fraser, Maroon-News Staff

May 9, 2020

The Department of Recreation has officially made the switch to online workout classes featuring options like Barre, Zumba, Shred and Cardio Blast. In addition to on-demand workouts, the Department of Recreation and Shaw Wellness Institute are holding a Virtual Wellness Challenge to motivate students and facu...

Colgate Donates Portable WiFi Hotspots to Hamilton School District Families

Colgate Donates Portable WiFi Hotspots to Hamilton School District Families

Natasha Nath, Maroon-News Staff

May 9, 2020

Colgate University donated 15 portable wireless hotspot devices to the Hamilton Central School District (HCSD), giving students and teachers internet access for remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic. When news came March 13 that all N.Y. state schools must close by March 17 and transition to remo...

Religious Life Provides Remote Programming for Passover, Easter and Ramadan

Religious Life Provides Remote Programming for Passover, Easter and Ramadan

Lalana Sharma, Assistant News Editor

May 9, 2020

University Chaplains have worked to provide virtual services and support to students amid significant holidays over recent weeks, including Passover on April 8-16, Easter on April 12 and Ramadan on April 23 through May 23. Following the University’s email on March 12 that officially advised student...

Efforts to Support Hamilton Food Cupboard Raise Nearly Three Thousand Dollars

Efforts to Support Hamilton Food Cupboard Raise Nearly Three Thousand Dollars

Kelsey McGeough, News Editor

May 4, 2020

Members of the Colgate Community have initiated efforts to raise money in support of the Hamilton Food Cupboard in light of economic struggles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of April 27, the Colgate Hunger Outreach Program (CHOP) and Marlee Senderowitz, an employee of national brand Universit...

Inside the Changes to the SGA Elections

Inside the Changes to the SGA Elections

May 2, 2020

This article is part one of a two-part SGA Election series that outlines changes to this year’s executive elections. Part two will be a “meet the candidates” article introducing all presidential and Vice presidential candidates.  Student Government Association (SGA) elections for the recently reform...

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