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Colgate Holds In-Person Commencement for Class of 2021

Colgate Holds In-Person Commencement for Class of 2021

Lalana Sharma, Executive Editor May 15, 2021

After months of preparation in the midst of changing COVID-19 pandemic policies and restrictions, the Commencement Ceremony for the class of 2021, the University’s 200th Commencement, was held in-person...

Colgate To Require COVID-19 Vaccine For Fall 2021

Colgate To Require COVID-19 Vaccine For Fall 2021

Nicole Dienst, Copy Editor May 9, 2021

Colgate announced a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all students returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester, except for those with religious and medical exemptions, via email on May 5.  The...

Rise In COVID-19 Cases Sparks Concern Across Campus

Rise In COVID-19 Cases Sparks Concern Across Campus

Olivia Geppel and Emily Rahhal April 13, 2021

Update 4/14: The Maroon-News has confirmed that five Townhouses have evacuated for close contact quarantine, accounting for at least five of the campus’s positive cases and nearly 75 of the close contacts,...

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...

COVID-19 Vaccine Becomes Available to Student Body

COVID-19 Vaccine Becomes Available to Student Body

Josie Rozzelle, Assistant News Editor April 2, 2021

With the FDA’s authorization of three COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use, some eligible members of the Colgate community have begun to get vaccinated.  N.Y. State is currently vaccinating those...

Increase in COVID-19 Cases Delays Movement to Gate 3

Increase in COVID-19 Cases Delays Movement to Gate 3

Annabel Morris , Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Commitment to Community Health violations and new positive cases of COVID-19 initially delayed the University’s entrance into Gate 3 last week, but after no positive cases over the weekend and a reduction...

Students Form Vaccine Initiative For Equal Access

Students Form Vaccine Initiative For Equal Access

Lola Carino and Ellie Lawrence March 5, 2021

As increasingly available vaccines offer a path toward the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, several Colgate students have formed Team Vaccine, an initiative to help the elderly and those with disabilities...

Colgate Enters Gate 2 Despite Winter Storm Delaying Test Results

Colgate Enters Gate 2 Despite Winter Storm Delaying Test Results

Claire Bergerson, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Despite significant delays in surveillance test results caused by winter storms, Colgate entered Gate 2 on Feb. 19 at 7 a.m., enabling larger group gatherings of 10 people and visitation in common spaces...

Colgate Physicians Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines

Colgate Physicians Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines

Sydney Henderson, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Colgate faculty and staff members hosted a webinar to discuss vaccine development, hesitancy, New York State eligibility requirements and availability on Friday, Feb. 26. Entitled “Safe. Effective. Vetted:...

Testing Non-Compliance Causes Concern

Testing Non-Compliance Causes Concern

Josie Rozzelle and Ethan Cherry, Assistant News Editors February 20, 2021

Increased COVID-19 testing of the on-campus community as a means to monitor infection rates and progress through Colgate's gates of reopening faster was one of the major changes between the Fall 2020 and...

University Implements Increased Testing to Combat COVID-19

University Implements Increased Testing to Combat COVID-19

Sarah Westergren, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

As the number of confirmed cases continued to reach an all-time high across the country, Colgate University implemented coronavirus testing procedures on campus for the Spring 2021 semester, the first...

University Prepares for Spring Return with Baseline Testing

University Prepares for Spring Return with Baseline Testing

Emily Rahhal and Greta Ferdinand January 22, 2021

Amid rising concerns about coronavirus infection rates across the country, the University is preparing to bring students back to campus for the Spring semester with added personnel and baseline testing....

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