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DINING DIFFERENCES: The University made various changes to dining services this semester, including
new staff members, different hours and food options.

Dining Services Reopen on Campus, With Fewer Restrictions

Annabel Morris, Assistant News Editor September 17, 2021

As students returned for the Fall 2021 semester, dining services opened with changes from the previous year’s restrictions. Dining locations such as Donovan’s Pub and The O’Connor Campus Center will...

TESTING CONTESTED: Testing takes a new form after virus cases surge on campus, making it more difficult for students to access a test through the University.

The University Implements New COVID-19 Testing Protocols

Sophie Mack, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

As confirmed COVID-19 cases climb across campus and the Village of Hamilton, the University has put new rules in place for testing and potential isolation.  Students began the year with a requirement...

HOLISTIC HEALTH IN HAMILTON: The new wellness store on Lebanon Street will offer counseling, yoga, clothing and more.

Downtown Hamilton Welcomes Healing Within: Holistic Wellness Store & Yoga Studio

Bri Liddell, Contributing Writer September 17, 2021

A new holistic wellness store and yoga studio called Healing Within is set to open in downtown Hamilton on Oct. 20. Located between Rainbow Cupboard and the Colgate Bookstore in the space once occupied...

ISOLATION SPACE: Students isolate in several off-campus facilities after surge in COVID-19 Cases, including 76 Broad Street.

University Converts Residential Spaces On and Off Campus for Student Isolation

Erin Knox , News Editor September 17, 2021

Last week, the Colgate community experienced a surge of COVID-19 cases, causing a large number of students, faculty and staff to move into self-isolation spaces both on and off campus. Classrooms returned...

RECRUITMENT RESCHEDULE: Colgate’s Interfraternity and Panhellenic councils announce new dates of fall rush in late September.

Greek Life Recruitment Altered, Postponed After Case Surge

Nicole Dienst and Wynter Schnell September 17, 2021

*This article was updated with the most recent information as of Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.*  After announcing the postponement of fraternity and sorority recruitment last Sunday following a sudden surge in...

CLUBHOUSE CORRECTION: Plans for the new Seven Oaks Golf Club include changes to the course as well as a revamped clubhouse, restaurant and pro shop.

Major Renovations Begin at Seven Oaks Golf Club

Annabel Morris, Assistant News Editor September 17, 2021

The Seven Oaks Golf Club has begun major renovations to its restaurant and club facilities this fall. The building was torn down this past week and will remain closed for the duration of the season. According...

JOE HERNON: Hernon is an active national guard member with previous experience in higher education as director for emergency management at Syracuse University. His back- ground in emergency management means he brings considerable experience to the table.

Joe Hernon Begins Work as New Vice President for Emergency Management

Nicole Dienst, Copy Editor September 17, 2021

In July 2021, the University announced a new Associate Vice President (AVP) for Campus Safety, Emergency Management, and Environmental Health and Safety to replace former AVP Dan Gough. The new AVP, Joseph...

The House Plant Co. Opens in Downtown Hamilton

The House Plant Co. Opens in Downtown Hamilton

Elli Ament, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

14 Utica Street, a former newspaper office, was transformed into a jungle-like houseplant store just in time for Colgate's move-in day. The House Plant Co. had its grand opening the weekend of August 21...

University Overhauls Cruiser System

University Overhauls Cruiser System

Wynter Schnell, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

This semester, Colgate University implemented several updates to the Cruiser system, aiming to adequately respond to feedback from the student body, as well as design long-term strategies for safe and...

University Adds and Adjusts Housing Options

University Adds and Adjusts Housing Options

Sophie Mack, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

The Office of Residential Life informed students of new housing modifications, notably one being that Colgate will now offer the Wendt University Inn as a housing option for juniors and seniors, in an...

Students Return to a New Normal

Students Return to a New Normal

Sydney Henderson, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

As students and faculty return to campus, most are anticipating a “new normal” at Colgate for the first time since the University initially shifted to entirely virtual instruction in March 2020. With...

Without full online class infrastructure,
students worry about keeping up with coursework in isolation.

Without Consistent Virtual Options, Students Struggle to Learn From Isolation

Josie Rozzelle, Multimedia Manager September 8, 2021

As campus case numbers continue to increase, students in isolation with COVID-19 are facing a challenge not seen last year. Unlike the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters — when students in quarantine...

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