Update 11/2 The Campus Safety investigation into the racist message written on a dorm whiteboard continues under the leadership of Associate Vice President for Campus Safety Dan Gough and Assistant Director for Investigations Valerie Brogan.

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A University rewilding project brought a variety of plants to the upper hill behind the new residence halls, Pinchin Hall and Burke Hall. The project began in conjunction with the construction of the new residence halls and is part of Colgate’s larger plan for landscaping upper campus. The e…

Todd Phillips’s “Joker” became the first R-rated movie to gross more than one billion dollars in the box office, and was nominated for an astounding 11 Oscars. It walked away with two: Best Actor and Best Original Score. The role of the Joker is iconic—as played previously by Jack Nicholson …

As Argentine contemporary dancers and choreographers Luciana Acuña and Luis Biasotto arrived at Colgate, they were welcomed by the snowy upstate weather that inspired the title of their contemporary theatrical performance, "Hielo Negro" (Black Ice), which was a product of their residency at …

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Let’s face it. Colgate has a problem with waste. While we reached our goal of carbon neutrality last year and continue to earn high achievement LEED Certifications for our environmentally-friendly new buildings, Colgate is still in a committed relationship with plastic utensils, packaging an…

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Whimsically hopeful and wholeheartedly raw, Will Darbyshire’s This Modern Love is the perfect gift for yourself or someone you love during this pink-and-red trimmed season. It can be difficult to devour a dense novel during the busy semester. Luckily, this beautiful, little book encompasses …

The ALANA Cultural Center hosted a Thrive Lunch entitled “The Privilege of Self-Care” as part of Colgate’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, January 29. Presented by social justice peer educators juniors Marie Nevils, Jaritza Nunez and Haley Taylor, the discussion-based event …

1. “Dreaming About You” by The Blackbyrds

Ford vs. Ferrari is a sports documentary drama film directed by James Marigold. It depicts  the real life partnership of legendary motor-sports figures Ken Miles (Christian Bale) and Caroll Shelby (Matt Damon) in the 1966 Le Mans. 

One of the biggest names in theater is visiting Hamilton at the Arts at the Palace located on Utica Street on Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. Known for their innovative takes on classic musicals, the company Breadcrumbs Productions will be performing an immersive audience re-telling of Ma…

Rhcycled Consignments is the newest, funkiest addition to the town of Hamilton. Located in an old train depot on 44 Milford Street, the shop officially opened its doors on Wednesday, December 4. 

New Years Eve is a fantastic night to express your individual style. You have the opportunity to dress up and wear a sparkly dress with over-the-knee boots or dress down and wear black jeans with a halter top for a more casual evening. It is completely up to you and the direction you’re tryi…

1. Have a Christmas/winter movie night

Colgate’s dance groups reinvigorated the student body just in time for finals week during the fan favorite semi-annual production Dancefest on Saturday, December 7. Each year, Dancefest is one of the most attended events on Colgate’s campus. This semester, the trend continued with audience m…

Students and faculty flocked into Olin Hall to listen to Assistant Professor of English C.J. Hauser present on her book Family of Origin on Thursday, November 14. Published in July 2019, the book centers around siblings Elsa and Nolan Grey and their exploration of science, self and the world…

On Thursday, November 14 students were given the chance to earn one hour of PE Passport credit by attending the Wellness in the Digital World workshop. Shaw Wellness identifies eight dimensions of wellness as: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social …

The Center for Women’s Studies hosted Oneida artist and faithkeeper Diane Schenandoah to discuss her artwork, the Hodinoshoni culture and traditions on Tuesday, November 12. In her presentation and discussion, Schenandoah familiarized the audience with Hodinoshoni history, customs and values…

An intimate group of students and faculty joined pianist Sar-Shalom Strong and violinist Shem Guibbory on the stage of the Chapel to listen to a performance of Russian music on Wednesday, November 13 at 4:30 p.m.

The ALANA Cultural Center held its last monthly Thrive Lunch for the semester with Colgate alumna Kimberly Sawatis-Sacco on Wednesday, November 13. 

1. “Lucha Bros” by Westside Gunn, Curren$y and Benny the Butcher

Although the title gives no clues to the fact, Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining, Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror film. Even if you’ve never seen The Shining, you likely have heard Jack Nicholson’s famous line, “Here’s Johnny!” or seen the iconic screengrab of his face bursting throug…

As part of the Alternative Cinema series, filmmaker Jason Livingston screened the 1971 film Onondagas vs NYS.  The collaboration between the Onondaga Nation and Ithaca Video Project, screened on Tuesday, November 12. Livingston was invited to speak by Alternative Cinema series programmer and…

Friday Night Film Series hosted Maori Holmes, the curator of BlackStar: Best of the Fest 2019, a mammoth project jam-packed with emotive and beautiful displays of heart and soul, wildly creative juices and deep purpose. The celebration occured on Friday, November 15 in Golden Auditorium. 

The highly praised HBO original series Euphoria has made headway in the fashion industry. Euphoria follows the lives of a group of high school students as they deal with the dangerous implications of sex, drugs and violence. Each character’s wardrobe is suited for their personality and perfe…

The week of November 4 marked Geography Week at Colgate. One of the most exciting events of this week was the Mapathon which occurred on Thursday, November 6. 

Enthusiasm for the outdoors radiated across campus on Thursday, November 7 when Outdoor Education and the Shaw Wellness Institute co-hosted the 3rd annual  No Man’s Land Film Festival, an international film festival that empowers athletes in the world of outdoor adventure. 

Activist and former prisoner Kenneth E. Hartman visited Colgate to speak about his experience while incarcerated, as well as his work in criminal justice system reform on Friday, November 5. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, CORE 152 and Peace and Conflict Studies, the even…

The Division of Social Sciences hosted Visiting Professor of Black Studies Dr. Dominique C. Hill ’05 for the Brown Bag “Traversing Spaces of Carcerality: Black Girl Pedagogies and Other Experiments in Critical Fabulation” on Thursday, November 7 as a part of their Luncheon Seminar Series. Hi…

The Manhattan String Quartet, which  has been in-residence at Colgate since 1988, played a concert on Friday, November 8 sponsored by the CORE and Music departments. The quartet has a long and storied career—with highlights such as a full tour of the Soviet Union in 1985, success in sold-out…

1. “The Word 2” by Shigeo Sekito

Students escaped the cold of Colgate’s first snowfall with The MAT’s Night of Comedy on Thursday, November 7. Charred Goosebeak, Colgate Stand Up and the Experimental Theater Company (ETC) teamed up for the first joint performance by all three of  Colgate’s comedy groups. Due to its populari…

On Friday, November 1, the Bolivian music group, Música de Maestros, concluded their two-week residency at Colgate with an ardent performance in Colgate’s chapel.

1. “Objects in the Mirror - Live” by Mac Miller

When word of Kanye’s new albumbegan to spread, my friends and I began to ride the Kanye hype train. We listened to all of his old albums in the time leading up to the drop and stalked his website. When the album came out, we had a listening party. When the Imax was released, ten of us drove …

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