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Colgate Mail Services and Hamilton Post Office See Substantial Increase In Incoming Student Mail

Colgate Mail Services and Hamilton Post Office See Substantial Increase In Incoming Student Mail

Finn Schuemann, Maroon-News Staff

October 10, 2020

The start of the fall semester saw over a 100 percent increase in the volume of incoming packages to students compared to previous years. Mail Services implemented new restrictions upon receiving packages, such as a new appointment system for picking up mail and a tent outside of the COOP, to ensure ...

Food Waste Remains A Major Problem Across Campus With COVID-19 Related Health Concerns

Food Waste Remains A Major Problem Across Campus With COVID-19 Related Health Concerns

Nicole Dienst, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2020

Changes to Colgate’s Dining Services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to campus-wide concerns about the amount of food waste produced. Further, plastic waste has been anticipated to rise dramatically throughout the Fall 2020 semester because of changes implemented to prioritize safet...

University Enters Gate 1 of Reopening

University Enters Gate 1 of Reopening

Josie Rozzelle, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2020

Upon completing Gate 0 of Reopening, Colgate's universal quarantine that began upon the arrival of students to campus, the University entered Gate 1 last Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7 a.m.  The Task Force on the Reopening of the Colgate Campus developed the series of four Gates, numbered zero through three...

Colgate Continues COVID-19 Precautions Through Mandatory Testing

Colgate Continues COVID-19 Precautions Through Mandatory Testing

Greta Ferdinand and Isabelle Sapountzis

September 9, 2020

Following three rounds of testing prior to and during Colgate’s universal quarantine, ‘Gate 0 of campus reopening, the University plans to move forward by testing students, faculty and staff at random for the duration of the semester. In addition to providing a negative test before returning to campus,...

Konosioni and CSC Hold 13 Days of Education on Anti-Racism During Universal Quarantine

Konosioni and CSC Hold 13 Days of Education on Anti-Racism During Universal Quarantine

Eva Wen, Commentary Editor

September 9, 2020

The Colgate Konosioni Senior Honor Society and Colgate Student Coalition (CSC) kick-started 13 Days of Education on Aug. 27, an anti-racism event series scheduled to take place virtually throughout Colgate’s universal 14-day quarantine.  The 13 Days series began with a virtual anti-racist art-making event and includes other events, including lectures, discussions, panels and film screenings. ...

CLSI Holds Fall Involvement Fair Virtually

CLSI Holds Fall Involvement Fair Virtually

Olivia Geppel, Maroon-News Staff

September 9, 2020

The Center for Leadership and Student Involvement (CLSI) held its fall semester Student Involvement Fair virtually Aug. 23 through Sept. 7, a significant shift from its usual format that draws hundreds of students to the academic quad. To accommodate the University’s mandatory quarantine, 155 of Co...

Uncovered Video Supporting Congressional Candidate Claudia Tenney Stirs Debate Between Campus Political Groups

Uncovered Video Supporting Congressional Candidate Claudia Tenney Stirs Debate Between Campus Political Groups

Sara Fraser, Maroon-News Staff

September 9, 2020

The upcoming race for New York’s 22 Congressional District Representative recently caused an online dispute between Colgate College Democrats and Republicans.  Claudia Tenney, the former representative of New York’s 22nd congressional district from 2017-2019 and a Colgate alumna, is running to be elected...

Colgate Welcomes the Class of 2024 Through Fully Virtual Orientation

A first-year student checks in after arriving to campus. All students picked up a welcome bag including two Colgate masks, a thermometer and hand sanitizer before beginning the mandatory quarantine until Sept. 8.

Andrew Choi, Class of 2024

August 29, 2020

Colgate welcomed 802 students from an applicant pool of 8,582 to the class of 2024, a decrease from last year's pool of nearly 10,000.  However, the first-year class that arrived on campus last week or began their studies remotely marks an uptick in diversity of the class, with multicultural students mak...

Students Concerned Over Mental and Physical Health During Mandatory Quarantine

Students participate in socially distant exercise class during daily supervised outdoor time.

Max Boubin, Class of 2024

August 26, 2020

According to a campus-wide email sent by President Brian Casey and Vice President and Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin on Wednesday, July 29, all students are required to remain in their residences for a mandatory two-week quarantine period upon arrival to campus, ending on Tuesday, Sept. 8. During this pe...

Konosioni Raises Nearly Two Thousand Dollars For Madison County Residents Struggling During COVID-19 Pandemic

Konosioni Raises Nearly Two Thousand Dollars For Madison County Residents Struggling During COVID-19 Pandemic

Margo Williams, Maroon-News Staff

August 19, 2020

The Konosioni Senior Honor Society raised 1,976 dollars to support Madison County residents with rent, utility, transportation and other costs in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in a social media campaign Aug. 10-11 for the Supportive Services Fund at Community Action Partnership (CAP), a nonprofit in ...

Colgate Community Members Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor in CSC Live Virtual Event

Colgate Community Members Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor in CSC Live Virtual Event

Ani Arzoumanian and Elizabeth Shaw

August 10, 2020

Over 70 students, alumni and members of the Colgate community called Kentucky officials to demand justice for Breonna Taylor during the Colgate Student Coalition’s (CSC) live Zoom-a-thon event on Friday, July 31, as part of the CSC’s ongoing efforts in support of Taylor and the #SayHerName campaign. ...

Colgate Announces All Students Will Quarantine Upon Arrival, Other Move-In and Semester Logistics

Photo via Colgate University Facebook.

Kirby Goodman, Multimedia Manager

July 29, 2020

Colgate announced details of a universal mandatory quarantine, move-in and arrival logistics for the fall semester on Wednesday morning, providing information on home testing kits prior to arrival, post-arrival testing, move-in windows and restrictions throughout the semester.  Most notably, all students will be required ...

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