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Senior Spotlight: Cecilia Kane

Senior Cecilia Kane continues her work as a Senior Admissions Fellow remotely, keeping the admissions process personal even as it goes digital.

Maggie Aulman, Maroon-News Staff

April 24, 2020

Behind the incoming class of 2024 is the dedicated staff at the Office of Admission, including a select group of Senior Admissions Fellows. Senior Cecilia Kane, a geography and Spanish double concentrator from Alexandria, Va., is one of those fellows, and has been involved with recruiting the brightest ...

Bobby McMann Signs with AHL’s Toronto Marlies

Bobby McMann Signs with AHL's Toronto Marlies

Aaron Silverstein, Maroon-News Staff

April 16, 2020

Colgate men’s ice hockey senior forward and captain Bobby McMann signed a two-year contract with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL) on April 2. He became the first Raider to sign with a professional hockey organization at that level right out of school since Ryan Johnston in 2...

Colgate Seniors Release New EP

Colgate Seniors Release New EP

Raymond Hua, Maroon-News Staff

April 15, 2020

Seniors Jack Hochman, Quinn McGinley and Ryan Skae released their EP “For You” on April 3. It has been released on Spotify, Apple Music and SoundCloud to significant success, with the single “Honey” reaching over 50,000 streams on all platforms combined. McGinley and Skae used their self-founded r...

2020 Commencement Moved to Spring 2021

2020 Commencement Moved to Spring 2021

Kate Hinsche, Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2020

President Brian Casey announced the cancellation of the May 17 commencement ceremony in a video addressed to the class of 2020 and their families this morning. Recording from the Colgate Memorial Chapel, Casey explained that the May 17 date would be commemorated with a digital celebration and that th...

Veritati: Let Us All Reconvene

Veritati: Let Us All Reconvene

The Colgate Maroon-News Editorial Board

April 7, 2020

Earlier this morning, President Brian Casey announced to the Colgate community that the Class of 2020’s much anticipated May 17 commencement ceremony would be canceled as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic. While President Casey canceled one celebration, he announced another: the Class of 2020 woul...

Senior Spotlight: Caio Rodrigues Faria Brighenti

Senior Spotlight: Caio Rodrigues Faria Brighenti

Evan Robinson, Maroon-News Staff

April 1, 2020

If you were ever into video games as a kid, chances are you heard on more than one occasion that they’re a waste of time. For Caio Rodrigues Faria Brighenti, however, a childhood love of computer games—Tibia and World of Warcraft, in particular—planted the seeds that blossomed into a passion for programming a...

Samantha Power to Deliver Commencement Address

Sarah Westergren, Maroon-News Staff

March 5, 2020

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will deliver the commencement address on May 17 and receive an honorary degree. The University announced its decision to welcome Power on Monday, Feb. 24. Power served as the 28th U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations as a me...

Senior Spotlight: Tatyana Anand

Tatyana Anand

Ellie Cascio, Maroon-News Staff

February 27, 2020

When asked her favorite place on campus, senior Tatyana Anand does not even need a beat to think before grinning and answering: “Case, obviously.”While many Colgate students spend their free hours working relentlessly within the walls of Colgate’s library, Anand has an outlook that counters the c...

Baker’s Dozen: Gorum, One of the 13

Sharrod Gorum

Lucy Hudson, Maroon-News Staff

February 20, 2020

Have you heard the sweet sounds of the Colgate 13 serenading that special someone for Valentine’s Day this past week? This is one of the many events that the Colgate 13 a capella group gets together to perform and share their amazing voices and incredible talent.A Bronx, N.Y. native, senior Sharro...

Senior Spotlight: Louisa Gould

Louisa Gould

Ani Arzoumanian, Maroon-News Staff

February 20, 2020

In high school, senior Louisa Gould was ranked the best high school beat-boxer in the Northeast U.S. and was nationally ranked among the best from other regions.“I got really into beatboxing through my a cappella group in high school. I mostly taught myself through YouTube videos, starting in seven...

Baker’s Dozen: Marsh’s Farewell to Colgate Ballet

Kenzi Marsh

Ellie Cascio, Maroon-News Staff

February 13, 2020

Senior Kenzi Marsh is a Colgate Ballet dancer and a seasoned veteran dancer. She’s been in the world of dance since she was just two years old. A lover of the stage and performing since her very first recital, she now enters her final semester, confronted with the closing of her dance career at Colgate...

Senior Spotlight: Elaina Alzaibak

Elaina Alzaibak

Laura Mucha, Maroon-News Staff

February 13, 2020

“Have you ever cross country skied?” asked Elaina Alzaibak, a concentrator in Biology from Tiveron, RI. “I went for the first time like two weekends ago and I realized it’s the best thing ever. You’re not moving too quickly, so you can still take in the environment and you’re also moving at ...

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