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Softball Sweeps Army, Moves to Third in Patriot League

Raiders Dominate Black Knights in League Play

Liv Fitzgerald, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

Colgate Women’s Softball was on a roll this past weekend, April 6 and 7. The team had a three-game sweep against Army, marking its first season sweep against the Black Knights since 2015. Colgate Softball proved that they are a force to be reckoned with and made quite the name for themselves in th...

Man Overboard: Men’s Lax Loses to Navy

Raiders Squander Late Lead in Loss to Midshipmen

Lexi Luthringer, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

On Saturday, April 6, the Colgate Raiders faced the Navy Midshipmen on their home turf in Hamilton. Entering the game with a 3-6 record, 1-3 in conference, they hoped to improve their record with a win against their Patriot League foe.The Midshipmen scored the first two goals of the competition, but C...

Women’s Lacrosse Topples Lehigh

Raiders Dominate Hawks in Second Half to Take Win

Lexi Luthringer, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

The Women’s Lacrosse team advanced to 3-2 in the Patriot League after an impressive second-half run in a win over the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Saturday, April 6. While Lehigh put up a tough battle in the first half, ending in a 3-3 tie, Colgate was able to dominate during the second half, ending the gam...

Women’s Tennis Ends Season, Men Have Bye Week

Raiders Lose to Binghamton but Bounce Back Against Rochester

Ignacio Villar, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

With the last weekend of regular season play before the Patriot League Tournament on April 25 through April 28, the Colgate Women’s Tennis team split their final weekend. The team suffered a close loss on Saturday, April 6 against Binghamton before bouncing back against Rochester on Sunday, April 7, ...

Previewing the Champions League Quarter Final Matchups

As we move deeper into the spring, we see the emergence of knockout soccer with the UEFA Champions League. Currently, the UEFA Champions League is in the quarter finals. There are four match-ups that contain teams from England, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Portugal.

Benjamin Polikoff, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

As we move deeper into the spring, we see the emergence of knockout soccer with the UEFA Champions League. Currently, the UEFA Champions League is in the quarter finals. There are four match-ups that contain teams from England, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Portugal.From England, we contain the f...

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Sets Deadline for Contract Talks

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Sets Deadline for Contract Talks

Zachary Schiller, Assistant National Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

Russell Wilson has had enough. After ongoing contract discussions with the Seattle Seahawks have yielded little to no process, Wilson is putting his foot down. The quarterback has announced a self-imposed deadline of April 15 to reach a contract extension with the team, the start of the Seahawks’ volunt...

Carl Braun ’49 Elected into Basketball Hall of Fame

Carl Braun ’49 Elected into Basketball Hall of Fame

Eric Fishbin, National Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

The Direct Elect Members Veterans Committee elected guard Carl Braun (’49) into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame posthumously on April 6. The 2019 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Presented by Nike will take place at the Springfield Symphony Hall on September 6.Having been born in Bro...

Predicting NBA Regular Season Award Winners

Houston Rockets guard James Harden has made a strong case for his second straight NBA MVP selection as the season winds down.

Matthew Frankle, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

With the NBA regular season wrapping up and the playoffs beginning this Saturday, players across the league are making their final cases for awards. Here are my predictions for this season’s MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man, Defensive Player and Most Improved Player.MVP: James Har...

Leon Panetta Discusses Integrity in Public Service, Political Climate

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Chief of Staff under the Clinton Administration Leon Panetta speaks to the Colgate community in the Chapel.

Hanna Murphy, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

Colgate continued their year-long Bicentennial Celebration this past Friday night by welcoming former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to campus. Panetta’s talk headlined a weekend-long celebration of Colgate leadership.President Casey introduced Panetta’s talk by thanking the Global Leaders Seri...

Sustainability Column: The Truth About Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ethan Reiser, Sustainability Intern

April 11, 2019

New York State recently passed a state-wide ban on most kinds of single use plastic bags, a huge step toward a more sustainable and environmentally friendly lifestyle. Single use plastic bags are often cited when discussing the large amount of plastics that end up in oceans. Because of the chemical...

Cass Bliss and #BleedingWhileTrans

Menstruation activist Cass Bliss spoke to the Colgate community on Wednesday, April 3 about the experience of menstruating while being transgender.

Marissa Volkman, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

Last semester, Colgate’s campus saw a tremendous increase in the availability of free menstrual hygiene products in women’s bathrooms. With this momentum, Colgate must now consider how to equally assist members of our community who menstruate, but do not identify as female. To address this issue, Colg...

Colgate Model Arab League Receives Outstanding Delegation Awards at National Conference

The Colgate Model Arab League competed this weekend in Washington, D.C.

Jake Gomez, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

This past weekend, the Colgate Model Arab League (CMAL) participated in the internationally-recognized National University Model Arab League Conference (NUMAL), located in Washington D.C., for the first time in the club’s history. At Sunday’s closing ceremonies, sophomores Jake Gomez, Leila Ismaio...

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