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SGA Launches New Resources on Website for Students

Colgate’s SGA recently redesigned its website to increase transparency and provide useful resources. New features include a portion dedicated to Academic Resources, including listings of professors’ office hours and study spaces on campus. 

Emily Rahhal, Maroon-News Staff

December 7, 2017

In an effort to increase transparency, the Student Government Association (SGA) revamped its website and social media presence. The most recent addition to the website initiated by junior Abby Waxler of the Academic Affairs Committee is an Academic Resources section which includes professors’ off...

Meet Colgate’s 2017 Student Government Association

Colgate’s Student Government Association plans to increase communication with the student body throughout the school year. 

Gaby Bianchi, News Editor

September 14, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) consists of an executive and legislative branch and class councils that engage in weekly meetings to provide an outlet for student voices. This year, SGA President senior Derek Baker and Vice President senior Marie St. Claire will lead the executive branch. ...

False Alarm Leads to Campus Lockdown, Conversations on Race Ensue

Stacey Stein

May 3, 2017

After campus officials alerted the Colgate community of an “active shooter” and placed the campus on lockdown for nearly four hours, it was later revealed that the initial report had been made about a student carrying a glue gun. In a Tuesday morning email to campus, President Brian Casey called ...

In the Light: Iris Kang

Iris Kang reflects on her time as a Colgate student leader.

Mara Stein

April 27, 2017

Most current students are familiar with senior Iris Kang’s name: over the past year, she has served as the Student Government Association’s Vice President. Long before Kang’s SGA role though, she was a Staten Island high school student visiting Spain with her Latin class. There, she spotted a grou...

Sustainability Column: Admin Ignores Own Policies

Revée Needham

April 27, 2017

Does the Colgate Administration even care about sustainability or is it all a marketing ploy to attract students to the institution?To understand the deceit within the administration with regards to our building practices, I’ll first need to begin by explaining the sustainability practices at Colgate. The...

It’s on All of Us

Danielle Kliger

April 20, 2017

Every morning, while on the treadmill or while eating my instant oatmeal, I turn on CNN. I usually see an event that frustrates and worries me, something that makes me scared for our future. But then I leave the gym or go to class and that event escapes my mind. I find that when bad events happen, th...

Take Back the Night: Survivors and Allies Rally Against Sexual Assault

Gaby Bianchi

April 13, 2017

Choruses of, “No more violence! No more silence!” echoed throughout Colgate’s campus on Monday, April 10. Hundreds of Colgate students and faculty members banded together in solidarity with sexual assault survivors for the annual Take Back the Night march. Following the march, the Center for W...

Baker and St. Claire Win SGA Election

SGA announces new President and VP. 

Evan Caltavuturo

April 13, 2017

On the evening of April 9, SGA Elections Commissioners Sid Wadhera and On Tim Tang announced to the Colgate community that Derek Baker and Marie St. Claire will serve as the 2017-2018 SGA President and Vice President, respectively. Campaigning on a platform referred to as “Colgate Together,” Bake...

Former Vice President Joe Biden Provokes Meaningful Discussion in Small Group Session

President Casey facilitated the public conversation with Joe Biden, with questions submitted by Colgate students.

Mara Stein

April 6, 2017

“I want to get to everyone,” former Vice President Joe Biden said as he shook hands with the first row of students. There were 40 people in the room, and Biden was planning on taking his time with each one. Time constraints prevented the former vice president from making full rounds; nevertheles...

SGA Election Redirected After Alleged Assaults at Fraternity are Publicized

SGA holds an emergency meeting to discuss possible changes to the bylaws in light of candidate’s proposed resignation. 

Amy Balmuth

April 6, 2017

On Saturday, April 1, at 4:30 p.m., the Leadership of the Student Government Association (SGA) held an emergency meeting to discuss a potential bill that would amend campaign rules in the wake of vice presidential candidate junior Coles Romaine’s resignation. Juniors Hyeon Jeong and Romaine were origi...

Minus the City: Not A Happy Subject

Kate Hinsche

April 6, 2017

If you are a sentient being that walked on Colgate’s campus this past weekend, you knew something was off. On any other weekend, people would be out and about, chatting with friends, running errands and heading off to commit debauchery on Broad Street. This weekend, campus was quiet and somber, complet...

SGA Campaign Poster Defaced

Jackie Dowling

March 30, 2017

Between the morning of Friday March, 24 and the afternoon of Saturday March, 25, a campaign poster promoting “Derek & Marie for SGA Office” was vandalized. The vandalism occurred on a poster hanging in Lathrop Hall, on which the word “fag” was written in black capital letters adjacent to D...

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