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European Football’s New Balance of Power

European Football's New Balance of Power

Chase O'Brien-Steele, Maroon-News Staff

October 3, 2020

When most college-aged kids think of the great European football clubs from the past, they recall the dominance of the two Spanish giants: Real Madrid and Barcelona. In the past 20 years, these two teams have accounted for nine of the past 20 Champions League titles. In the past 10 years, they have accounted...

The Posthumous Pardon of Susan B. Anthony and Understanding President Donald Trump

Camden Di Carlo, Class of 2024

September 20, 2020

On Tuesday, August 18, the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, President Donald Trump announced that he would be granting a posthumous pardon to Susan B. Anthony. A fierce advocate for women’s suffrage and one of the most famous leaders of the movement, Susan B. Anthony had...

Business As Usual: Citigroup Makes History with First Woman CEO

Richard Falvo, Maroon-News Staff

September 15, 2020

Citigroup, the American multinational investment bank, made history last week after announcing that Jane Fraser will become the firm’s next chief executive, making her the first woman to lead a big bank in the history of Wall Street. Formerly the president of the firm, Fraser will replace Michael Cor...

Retraction to June 9 Op-Ed

The Colgate Maroon-News Editorial Board

June 23, 2020

A June 9 commentary article titled “Incident, Protest, Email, Repeat: The Exhausting Cycle of Racism at Colgate” incorrectly stated that the course POSC 151 was and is “necessary for any Political Science concentrator to graduate.” However, according to the University website, it is actually ...

Baker’s Dozen: Julia Pickard Rocks the Runway

Baker's Dozen: Julia Pickard Rocks the Runway

Lucy Hudson, Maroon-News Staff

March 12, 2020

Julia Pickard kicked off her fashion career glamorously by walking the runway for the first time during New York Fashion Week (NYFW). NYFW is a biannual event, held in both February and September, that showcases a variety of clothing from various designers. Pickard, originally from Oneida, N.Y., is a ...

University Celebrates First Charter Day of Third Century

University Celebrates First Charter Day of Third Century

Isabelle Sapountzis, Maroon-News Staff

March 12, 2020

The University raised funds for local organizations through their celebration for its 201st Charter Day on March 5 in the Memorial Chapel. Charter Day events honor the day that the New York State Assembly granted a charter to the Baptist Education Society of New York, founding what would later be re...

Faculty Discuss Health, Accessibility Issues Facing African Continent

Faculty Discuss Health, Accessibility Issues Facing African Continent

Raymond Hua, Maroon-News Staff

March 12, 2020

Professor of Anthropology and Africana and Latin American Studies Mary Moran, Associate Professor of Biology Engda Hagos and Assistant Professor of Biology Bineyam Taye detailed health issues in Africa through the lens of both biology and the social sciences during a Brown Bag on Thursday, March 5.  ...

What’s Left: Bloomberg is a Problem, Not a Solution

Glynnis Harvey, Maroon-News Staff

February 27, 2020

In a Democratic nomination process defined by grassroots fundraising and organizing, Michael Bloomberg's bid for the White House is an out-of-touch attempt to exploit the corrupt power of money in the American Political System.After pondering and teasing the media with a run for president for years, t...

A More Inclusive Social Scene for the Well-Being of All

Eva Wen, Maroon-News Staff

February 27, 2020

“Work hard, play harder” has long been the spirit of many competitive colleges, Colgate being one of them. However, when it comes to the social scene at Colgate, “play hard” almost always boils down to the dominant party scene. Scrolling through social media, we see tons of great party pictures ...

Women’s Basketball Secures First Season Sweep of Navy in 20 Years

Women's Basketball vs. Navy

Jordan Willams, Maroon-News Staff

February 13, 2020

Colgate women’s basketball continued  their hot streak as they took on The Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland this past weekend. The Raiders took charge early on, outscoring the Midshipmen 21-6 in the second quarter and did not allow a single point to be scored over the final 4:21 of the first h...

Message Written in Response to Racist Message on Dorm Whiteboard

Message Written in Response to Racist Message on Dorm Whiteboard

Kirby Goodman

October 30, 2019

In response to the racist comments, residents of the room involved wrote on their white board: "Days since racist incident at Colgate: 0. Please sign all racist notes with your name and student ID. [Signed] The 4 women of color who live here."...

What’s Left: The Rise of a New American Socialism

Reed Cleland, Maroon-News Staff

October 22, 2019

Historically, the word “socialism” has been tantamount to political profanity within the United States. It conjures images of bread lines, wealth redistribution and revolutions in the market square.So, how are self-proclaimed democratic socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representat...

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