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ALST Hosts Brown Bag on Experiences of Students of Color

ALST Brown Bag

Ethan Cherry, Maroon-News Staff

January 30, 2020

Africana and Latin American Studies (ALST) hosted a brown bag on Monday, January 27, during which Colgate University professors and students discussed the experience of students of color on the campuses of Predominantly White Institutions (PWI). Members of the Colgate community gathered in the ALANA Cult...

Colgate Partners with QuestBridge to Attract Exceptional, Low-Income Students

Office of Admissions

Isabelle Sapountzis, Maroon-News Staff

January 30, 2020

Colgate University announced its partnership with QuestBridge, a national nonprofit organization that matches high-achieving, low-income students with prestigious research universities and liberal arts colleges in the United States that pay a recruiting fee for the organization’s services. According to...

Residential Commons Introduce Iconography

New Commons Iconography

Jessica Argento, Maroon-News Staff

January 30, 2020

The University recently released iconography representing each of the four Residential Commons communities in tandem with the beginning of Colgate’s third century. The crests embody Colgate’s principles of community and academia, representing the people after which each common was named.Introduced in 201...

Colgate and Village of Hamilton Partner with Firms to Investigate Source of Elevated Lead Levels

Water tap

Lalana Sharma, Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2020

Prior to winter break, the University and the Village of Hamilton began contracts with external engineering firms GHD and MRB Group, respectively, to investigate the water systems supplying select university properties both on and off campus, as well as the potential causes of elevated lead levels wi...

Shaw Wellness Launches New Bystander Intervention 2.0 Program

Shaw Wellness

Wynter Schnell, Maroon-News Staff

December 13, 2019

The Shaw Wellness Institute at Colgate University launched a Bystander 2.0 supplement program for student leaders, which they are currently piloting. Shaw Wellness runs the Bystander Intervention program for all first-year students at Colgate and provides a multitude of resources for students when it co...

Women’s Studies Kicks Off New Mentoring Program

Isabelle Sapountzis, Maroon-News Staff

December 13, 2019

The latest Women’s Studies (WMST) initiative is a woman-to-woman mentorship program called Fementors (Feminist Mentors) started by WMST Student Intern, first-year Becca Sam.This mentorship program pairs female first-years with female upperclassmen with the hope of both giving first-years a trusted resource ...

Armenian Flag Hung in Frank

Elizabeth Shaw, Maroon-News Staff

December 13, 2019

An Armenian flag was installed in Frank Dining Hall over Thanksgiving break after a year-long effort by the Armenian Students’ Association (ASA). More than 40 flags hang from the ceiling of Frank, which represent every international student and their country on campus.According to ASA President sop...

Cross-Contamination at Chobani Café Sends Student to Emergency Room

Chobani Cafe Problems

Celine Turkyilmaz, Copy Editor

December 13, 2019

Junior McKella Sylvester experienced anaphylactic symptoms due to cross-contamination of the chocolate chips and granola at the Chobani Café at Case-Geyser Library. Severely allergic to tree nuts, Sylvester was admitted to Community Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Room on Thursday, October 31.Afte...

Severe Weather Causes Cancellations

Hanna Murphy, Maroon-News Staff

December 13, 2019

Severe weather conditions resulted in the cancellation of classes and all non-necessary campus operations on Monday, December 2, following Thanksgiving break. Associate Vice President for Campus Safety, Environmental Health and Emergency Management Dan Gough sent out an email to the Colgate community on ...

Survey Collects Students’ Feedback on Colgate Mascot

Mascot Talk

Greta Ferdinand, Maroon-News Staff

December 13, 2019

Athletic Director Nicki Moore shared a survey with the student body via email on Tuesday, December 3, asking for their feedback on the University’s mascot, the Raider. In the introduction to her survey, Moore explicitly considered the mascot “an important part of [Colgate’s] athletics identity.” T...

CHAARG Starting Chapter at Colgate

CHAARG at Colgate

Lalana Sharma, Maroon-News Staff

December 13, 2019

Changing Health, Attitudes, + Actions to Recreate Girls (CHAARG) will open a chapter on campus in the spring of 2020. With chapters in over 70 universities and a community of over 10,000 women, CHAARG is a nationally recognized organization that strives to help college-aged women start and continue their ...

“A Local Secret:” The Library at The Colgate Inn

The Library

Ethan Cherry, Maroon-News Staff

December 13, 2019

Underneath the Colgate Inn, University students, faculty, staff and Hamilton locals, can find Hamilton’s newest dining venue: The Library, which opened on September 14. The Library takes guests back to the days of the Prohibition-era with its new speakeasy, offering original cocktails, mocktails, loc...

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