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Students, Faculty and Staff Join Residents in Hamilton Protests, Discuss Changes on Campus

Students, Faculty and Staff Join Residents in Hamilton Protests, Discuss Changes on Campus

Lalana Sharma, News Editor

July 28, 2020

Addressing over 475 Colgate affiliates, Hamilton residents and members from neighboring communities assembled on Hamilton’s Village Green in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, Associate Professor of English and Africana and Latin American Studies Kezia Page characterized systemic racism i...

Town Halls Address Reopening Questions of Students, Parents and Hamilton Community

Town Halls Address Reopening Questions of Students, Parents and Hamilton Community

Kirby Goodman, Multimedia Manager

July 14, 2020

Town halls addressed the pressing questions of students, parents and Hamilton community members last week regarding the Colgate’s plans for the reopening of campus to the full student body in August. Presenters announced during the events that over 90 percent of students plan to complete the fall semester on campus...

Local and Colgate Communities Rally Around Hamilton Businesses Amidst Pandemic Losses

Local and Colgate Communities Rally Around Hamilton Businesses Amidst Pandemic Losses

Kate Hinsche, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2020

As coronavirus swept across the nation and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his executive order “New York State on Pause,” small businesses everywhere suffered from closures. For the small businesses of Hamilton, the impact was three-fold: non-essential store fronts were shuttered, the cust...

New “Buenos Tacos” Restaurant Opens in Downtown Hamilton

New “Buenos Tacos” Restaurant Opens in Downtown Hamilton

Kelsey McGeough, News Editor

May 13, 2020

Buenos Tacos, a well-known food truck in Hamilton and Madison County, has opened a brick and mortar restaurant at 22 Utica Street in Hamilton. The restaurant's grand opening took place on May 5 and the restaurant is now open from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for pick-up Tuesday through Saturday. Orders can be...

Colgate Donates Portable WiFi Hotspots to Hamilton School District Families

Colgate Donates Portable WiFi Hotspots to Hamilton School District Families

Natasha Nath, Maroon-News Staff

May 9, 2020

Colgate University donated 15 portable wireless hotspot devices to the Hamilton Central School District (HCSD), giving students and teachers internet access for remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic. When news came March 13 that all N.Y. state schools must close by March 17 and transition to remo...

Efforts to Support Hamilton Food Cupboard Raise Nearly Three Thousand Dollars

Efforts to Support Hamilton Food Cupboard Raise Nearly Three Thousand Dollars

Kelsey McGeough, News Editor

May 4, 2020

Members of the Colgate Community have initiated efforts to raise money in support of the Hamilton Food Cupboard in light of economic struggles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of April 27, the Colgate Hunger Outreach Program (CHOP) and Marlee Senderowitz, an employee of national brand Universit...

SOMAC Receives Over 30 Applications Following Urgent Call for Volunteers

SOMAC Receives Over 30 Applications Following Urgent Call for Volunteers

Lalana Sharma, Assistant News Editor

April 22, 2020

Southern Madison County Volunteer Ambulance Corps (SOMAC) has received an influx of applications for open positions following a notice released on Saturday, March 21, detailing an urgent need for community volunteers due to the loss of more than 40 Colgate student volunteers in light of the COVID-19 ...

Lifelong Learners Program Discusses Effects of Climate Change

Olivia Geppel, Maroon-News Staff

March 5, 2020

Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies and Gretchen Hoadley Burke '81 and Endowed Chair in Regional Studies Catherine Cardelús facilitated discussion on near and far-reaching impacts of climate change in the latest course of Colgate’s Lifelong Learners series. Held at the Hamilton Public Libra...

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