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Of-Age Students Divided Over Participation in Local Bar and Restaurant Scene

Of-Age Students Divided Over Participation in Local Bar and Restaurant Scene

Kelsey McGeough, Executive Editor

October 15, 2020

Following the suspension of Risky Business Cafe’s liquor license, of-drinking-age Colgate students are divided over the safety of participating in the local bar and restaurant scene in the context of COVID-19. Students living downtown near local bars Risky Business (now closed) and The Hourglass...

Spring Study Abroad Programs Officially Cancelled

Spring Study Abroad Programs Officially Cancelled

Celine Turkyilmaz, Executive Editor

October 15, 2020

The Office of Off-Campus Study officially canceled all off-campus study programs, including both Colgate-led study groups and approved programs, for the spring of 2021. Citing the global public health situation and its ramifications for international education, the Office released emails on Oct. 9 infor...

National Hispanic Honor Society Chapter Reactivated on Campus

National Hispanic Honor Society Chapter Reactivated on Campus

Olivia Geppel

October 15, 2020

Colgate University’s chapter of the nationally recognized Sigma Delta Pi honor society welcomed thirteen new members at their induction Friday, Oct. 9 in a ceremony that officially re-established the chapter’s presence on campus. Sigma Delta Pi, founded in 1919 at the University of California, B...

Geo Derice Speaks with the Colgate Community

Geo Derice Speaks with the Colgate Community

Maggie Aulman, Maroon-News Staff

October 15, 2020

Author of  “The Thirst is Real” and speaker Geo Derice presented on how to improve anti-racism efforts on college campuses to the Colgate community last week as the first of a four-part community action-based series. Derice is a Brooklyn native who speaks at college campuses across the country...

Survivor Resources Within and Beyond Colgate

Survivor Resources Within and Beyond Colgate

Eliza Leal, Maroon-News Staff

October 15, 2020

Colgate harbors a plenitude of resources addressing sexual violence prevention, whether it be inspiring student and faculty activists or response centers on and off campus. However, it is crucial that the Colgate community actively supports these resources and other initiatives to stop the prevalence of sexua...

This is Not an Article About Sex: Activism through Theatre

This is Not an Article About Sex: Activism through Theatre

Elizabeth Shaw, Baker's Dozen Assistant Editor

October 15, 2020

This is Not a Play About Sex (TINAPAS) is a production written by alumna Poppy Liu '13 after sifting through hundreds of hours of interviews with Colgate students. Although the script focuses on experiences with sex and intimacy on campus, as the title suggests, it is not just about sex, and it is n...

Haven: Survivor Support in the Era of COVID

Haven: Survivor Support in the Era of COVID

Sivi Colberg, Maroon-News Staff

October 15, 2020

Since opening its doors in 2016, Haven has served as Colgate’s sexual violence response center, providing survivor-centric, trauma-informed support. Founded in response to protests surrounding Colgate’s inadequate conversation around, and resources for, sexual violence prevention, Haven seeks to supp...

Leading the Fight on All Fronts – Nicole Weiss

Leading the Fight on All Fronts - Nicole Weiss

Ani Arzoumanian, Baker's Dozen Assistant Editor

October 15, 2020

Junior Nicole Weiss, a psychology and Spanish double concentrator, is a staunch advocate for survivors of sexual assault both on campus and at home. A member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, Weiss was elected last year as the Sexual Assault Prevention and Support (SAPAS) Chair for the Panhellenic counc...

Expectations vs. Reality for First-Year Athletes

Expectations vs. Reality for First-Year Athletes

Zach Schiller, Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

First-year student-athletes have experienced an unusual introduction to their Colgate careers, to say the least. Interactions with professors, coaches, teammates and classmates have all been severely restricted due to COVID-19. In order to gain insight into what the experience of the first-year student-athle...

Colgate Football Responds to Adverse Conditions Presented by COVID-19

Colgate Football Responds to Adverse Conditions Presented by COVID-19

Zach Schiller, Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

The realities of COVID-19 have greatly altered life for the Colgate football team, leaving the 2020 squad stuck in limbo. With their fall season canceled, no one knows when the Raiders will next take the field. That, combined with the restrictions governing athletic activities this semester, leaves Head Coac...

Division Series Setup Exciting Championship Series Matchups

Division Series Setup Exciting Championship Series Matchups

Aaron Notis, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

The American League Division Series (ALDS) and the National League Division Series (NLDS) promised exciting matchups that featured the New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. Now, we’re left with ...

The King of Clay Stays on Top

The King of Clay Stays on Top

Cam Cobey, Maroon-News Staff

October 15, 2020

The King of the Clay stays on top. Was it ever in doubt? Rafael Nadal clinched his 13th French Open title this past Sunday, defeating world number one Novak Djokovic handily in three straight sets.  Nadal’s road to victory in Paris was quite an easy one. He played only two seeded opponents: Arge...

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