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Thought Into Action Holds Virtual Showcase

Thought Into Action Holds Virtual Showcase

Elizabeth Shaw, Assistant Baker's Dozen Editor

May 20, 2020

Thought Into Action (TIA) entrepreneurship program’s annual venture showcase has been converted to a virtual format given Colgate’s adaption to virtual instruction. Launched April 18, the website consists of a grid of project logos and quick descriptions that lead to project pages, and each of these features a video pitch and introduces the team and their w...

Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executives

Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executives

Greta Ferdinand and Nicole Dienst

May 20, 2020

This article is the second part of a two-part SGA Election series. Part one outlined the changes to this year’s executive election positions and procedures.  The Student Government Association (SGA) executives for the 2020-2021 academic year were announced Saturday, May 2 after the voting period for the pre...

Games to Look Forward to in NFL’s 2020-21 Schedule

Week 1 2020 NFL schedule.

Hunter Firment, Assistant Sports Editor

May 20, 2020

The NFL released the entire schedule for the 2020-21 season on May 7 and there are some intriguing matchups coming our way. Obviously, there is no guarantee that any of the games will be played given the outbreak of COVID-19, but we can all cross our fingers and hope.  With the return of several international spo...

Run-Down of Information for Fall 2020

Run-Down of Information for Fall 2020

Emily Rahhal, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

A breakdown of available information about Fall 2020. This story will be updated as information becomes available. The Task Force on the Reopening of the Colgate Campus, chaired by Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin and Associate Professor of Biology Geoff Holm will be working on the fall and will reach a...

Fulbright Scholars Unite Digitally to Demand Clarity in Wake of Coronavirus Crisis

Lundt and her fellow state-mates in Sabah with the US ambassador to Malaysia.

Amarachi Iheanyichukwu, Assistant Commentary Editor

May 18, 2020

Forced to return to their respective homes following the growing severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, scholars of the prestigious Fulbright Program have spent the past two months painstakingly collecting correspondence with program officials and personal accounts from displaced fellows in an effort to address...

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...

Luckin Coffee Runs Out of Luck

Richard Favlo, Maroon-News Staff

May 18, 2020

Luckin Coffee, a Chinese coffeehouse chain that has been championed as the potential threat to Starbucks’ success in Asia, recently released damning news to all stakeholders in the company. On April 2, the firm announced that an internal investigation into the intricacies of business operations found th...

Colgate Junior Karina Cheah’s “The Side of the Veil” Soon to be Published

Colgate Junior Karina Cheah’s “The Side of the Veil” Soon to be Published

Catherine Ferri, Maroon-News Staff

May 18, 2020

For junior Karina Cheah, the story begins with a phone call and an unspeakable tragedy. In the summer of 2018, while traveling with her family in Malaysia, she received a text telling her that her good friend Kelsey had been killed in a horseback riding accident at the camp where Cheah grew up riding...

Sit-Down With Zack Ceme, Colgate Alumnus and Musician

Sit-Down With Zack Ceme, Colgate Alumnus and Musician

Tristan Niskanen, Maroon-News Staff

May 18, 2020

Zack Ceme ’19 is an artist from Norwalk, CT. The youngest of four brothers born to Haitian immigrants, Ceme graduated from Colgate last year, concentrating in computer science. Towards the end of his junior year, he started dabbling with music.  Since you graduated, what’ve you been up to? I...

Why The Pandemic was Inevitable

Wynter Schnell, Maroon-News Staff

May 18, 2020

 After a few days of struggling to find inspiration for my next commentary piece, I found myself hopping around chapter 2 of Environment: The Science Behind The Stories. This was a course textbook from the Environmental Science class taught during my senior year of high school by a teacher named Paul Fr...

The Importance of Reality TV in Quarantine

The Importance of Reality TV in Quarantine

Ava Wigdor, Maroon-News Staff

May 18, 2020

My name is Ava Wigdor and I am addicted to reality television. We all have guilty pleasures—those things that prompt side glances, judging laughter and possibly alter the way people think about us if it ever came up. Today, I would like to talk to you a little about mine. Some call it embarrassing, tra...

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...

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