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Student-Led Organizations Work to Increase Voter Turnout for Election Day

Student-Led Organizations Work to Increase Voter Turnout for Election Day

Anastasia Thumser , Staff Writer November 11, 2022

Amidst historically low voter turnout among younger age groups, student-led organizations like Democracy Matters and the Colgate Vote Project encouraged Colgate students to vote this week for the midterm...

Colgate Debate Society Reaches Finals in Toronto Tournament

Colgate Debate Society Reaches Finals in Toronto Tournament

Ellie Weber, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Two first-years in the Colgate Debate Society reached the final round of the Hart House IV Debate Tournament at the University of Toronto earlier this month, completing five rounds of debate over the span...

Colgate Thirteen Honors Former University Presidents in D.C. Walk to Fight Alzheimers

Colgate Thirteen Honors Former University Presidents in D.C. Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s

Anastasia Thumser, Contributing Writer October 28, 2022

The Colgate Thirteen, the University’s all-male a cappella group, performed during the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Oct. 8. In addition to performing songs at various points...

LASO and Tredecim Honor Society Host Spanish-Language Events for Family Weekend

Emma Boultinghouse, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

This past weekend, Colgate welcomed parents and families to campus for the annual Family Weekend. The weekend included many Colgate-sponsored events, including sports games, food trucks, and other festivities...

Greek Life Recruitment Commences Without COVID-19 Restrictions

Greek Life Recruitment Commences Without COVID-19 Restrictions

Sophie Mack, News Editor September 23, 2022

The Fall fraternity and sorority recruitment process, planned by the Panhellenic Association and Inter-Fraternity Council, was held Sept. 13 through 18, according to an email from Dean of Students Dorsey...

Student Trio Organizes First Cookout for New On-Campus Grilling Club

Nathan Biller, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

The Colgate Grilling Club held its inaugural meeting on Whitnall Field for experienced and novice grillers alike. A total of 50 students attended the meeting on Friday, Dec. 3 to enjoy the food that Grilling...

Closure of Mount Toggenburg Forces University Ski Racing Club to Look Elsewhere

Closure of Mount Toggenburg Forces University Ski Racing Club to Look Elsewhere

Emmett Dowd , Staff Writer September 24, 2021

Mount Toggenburg, a ski mountain located in Fabius, N.Y., has provided a place to ski for Central New Yorkers since 1953. The Colgate Ski Racing Club has trained and skied here for years but will now have...

RUSH RETURNS: Fraternity Rush was held from Sept. 15-19 in a hybrid format with in-person events occurring outdoors, sometimes in event tents in backyards.

Fraternity Rush Held Outdoors with Mask Requirements

Lalana Sharma and Elizabeth Shaw September 24, 2021

Last weekend, Colgate’s five official fraternities completed a “hybrid” recruitment process with both online and in-person components, while the recruitment process for sororities has been postponed...

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...

Senior Honor Society Holds Art Auction

Senior Honor Society Holds Art Auction

Elli Ament, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The Senior Honor Society held its annual auction last week to support two local indigenous groups. The virtual, silent auction ran from April 19 through April 25, with all proceeds benefiting Akweku Osh^he...

Colgate Dance Groups Perform in Virtual Dancefest

Colgate Dance Groups Perform in Virtual Dancefest

Sivi Colberg, Maroon-News Staff December 9, 2020

For the first time in the 22 year history of Dancefest, this semester’s performance was conducted entirely virtually on Saturday, Dec. 5 due to social distancing regulations and capacity limits for in-person...

Students Rally Behind Armenian Students’ Association In Condemning Azerbaijan Attack Against Artsakh

Students Rally Behind Armenian Students’ Association In Condemning Azerbaijan Attack Against Artsakh

Erin Knox, Maroon-News Staff October 10, 2020

In light of the volatile and potentially catastrophic situation in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh (referred to by Armenians as Artsakh), several student organizations and individuals in the Colgate community...

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