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Annual 13 Days of Green Begins with In-Person Events

Annual 13 Days of Green Begins with In-Person Events

Sara Fraser, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Colgate University’s Office of Sustainability began their countdown to Earth Day this past weekend with the annual 13 Days of Green kickoff event. Held each spring, the 13 Days of Green brings together...

COOP Dining Closes for Two Days After Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

COOP Dining Closes for Two Days After Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

Elli Ament, Contributing Writer April 16, 2021

Colgate University closed dining services at the COOP on April 3 and 4 after a dining services staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Students were notified through an Instagram post on April 3 informing...

Thought Into Action (TIA) Hosts Ninth Annual Entrepreneur Weekend

Thought Into Action (TIA) Hosts Ninth Annual Entrepreneur Weekend

Sarah Westergren, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Over 90 students, staff, faculty and alumni attended the ninth annual Entrepreneur Weekend hosted by Thought Into Action (TIA), a program that promotes entrepreneurial activities among Colgate students...

State Eligibility Expansions Allow for Student Vaccine Access

State Eligibility Expansions Allow for Student Vaccine Access

Josie Rozzelle, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2021

All New York residents ages 16 and older became eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday, April 6. The eligibility expansion includes those who reside, work or study in N.Y. State.  Colgate...

OASIS+ Organizes Fundraiser in Response to Recent Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

OASIS+ Organizes Fundraiser in Response to Recent Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Erin Knox, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

In response to the recent rise of anti-Asian hate crimes across the U.S., Colgate’s Organization of Asian Sisters in Solidarity (OASIS+) organized a fundraiser to raise money for Asian Americans Advancing...

University Appoints Laura Jack as Acting Chief Diversity Officer

University Appoints Laura Jack as Acting Chief Diversity Officer

Ellie Lawrence, Senior Editor April 9, 2021

Vice President for Communications Laura Jack has been appointed to serve as Acting Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for Colgate University. In an email to the community on March 25, President Brian Casey...

Colgate Provides Updates on Class of 2020 and 2021 Commencement

Colgate Provides Updates on Class of 2020 and 2021 Commencement

Sydney Henderson, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Class of 2021 Commencement In a March 15 video message to the community, President Brian Casey announced that a final decision regarding the guest policy for Commencement for the Class of 2021 could...

Panhellenic and IFC Host Greek Life Values Week

Panhellenic and IFC Host Greek Life Values Week

Sophie Krantz and Lola Carino, Staff Writer and Contributing Writer April 9, 2021

In an effort to make Greek life, and its recruitment process in particular, more transparent for both first-year students interested in learning about Greek Letter Organizations (GLOs) and those unaffiliated...

Colgate Releases Admission Decisions for Class of 2025, Acceptance Rate Drops 10 Percentage Points with Staggering Application Increases

Colgate Releases Admission Decisions for Class of 2025, Acceptance Rate Drops 10 Percentage Points with Staggering Application Increases

Annabel Morris , Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Applicants for Colgate's class of 2025 received admission decisions from the Office of Admission on March 24. In accordance with Colgate's tradition of 13, decisions were released at 8:13 p.m EST. This...

Core Revision Committee Falls Short of Core Approval by 1.2 Percent

Core Revision Committee Falls Short of Core Approval by 1.2 Percent

Sarah Westergren, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

After months of deliberation among faculty members, the Core Revision Committee (CRC) fell short by four votes to confirm changes to the Core curriculum. Possible revisions included a new course requirement...

Senior Honor Society Inducts Class of 2022

Senior Honor Society Inducts Class of 2022

Olivia Geppel, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Colgate’s Senior Honor Society (SHS) welcomed new members from the Class of 2022 with their annual induction ceremony on March 22, during which current members celebrated the new inductees’ achievements...

New Muslim Prayer Space and Kosher Kitchen Opens at 110 Broad Street

New Muslim Prayer Space and Kosher Kitchen Opens at 110 Broad Street

Sophie Mack, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

Colgate’s Office of the Chaplains recently announced a new prayer room and Kosher-friendly kitchen in the Interfaith house at 110 Broad Street. Previously, there had only been a prayer space in the basement...

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