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Trump v. the Sports World

Paul Smyth, Class of 2018

September 28, 2017

President Trump’s recent spar with some members of the NFL and the NBA who refuse to stand during the national anthem has caused backlash from the sports world against the controversial Commander-in-Chief. At a rally for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange, Trump commented on the recent tre...

NFL Week 3 Defined by Pregame Statements: Despite Unbelievable Games, National Anthem Main Focus

Players and owners across the National Football League took front stage to show their disapproval over President Trump’s latest divisive comments. Several teams chose to stay in their locker rooms for the national anthem. 

Matt Gentile, Assistant National Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

Looking back at Week 3 in the NFL, there was plenty of drama on the field but the most significant storylines did not occur between the whistles. The scores of games this early in the season may lose their significance over the next 15 weeks. However, the news spurred by President Trump’s tweets in r...

Colgate Responds to DACA Decision

Protests occur outside of the White House in response to President Trump’s decision to end DACA. 

Emily Rahhal, Maroon-News Staff

September 14, 2017

Colgate’s administration reaffirmed the university’s commitment to supporting students reliant on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program following President Trump’s decision to end the program, announced on Tuesday, September 5.Trump is now calling upon Congress to find altern...

Colgate Reacts to the Events of Charlottesville

On August 11, neo-Nazi groups assembled in Charlottesville, VA with torches, pictured above. This event deeply disturbed the nation and Colgate.

Zoe Frishberg, Maroon-News Staff

September 7, 2017

On Friday, August 11, neo-Nazi groups and conservative protesters assembled together in Charlottesville, Virginia to challenge the Charlottesville City Council’s decision to remove Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s statue from Lee Park. Violence erupted, leading to the deaths of three civilians a...

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