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Congressman Anthony Brindisi visited Hamilton for a meet-and-greet on Friday, September 13 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Congressman Brindisi spoke with Colgate students and faculty as well as a variety of Hamilton locals regarding his political values and goals for the future. The event was hosted by…

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The Colgate Panhellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council held recruitment for the eight sororities and fraternities on campus last week from September 10-15. Sophomores and juniors with a GPA of at least 2.5 were considered eligible to participate in the sorority and fraternity recrui…

The Hamilton Movie Theater, located at 7 Lebanon Street, is near completion of a renovation with a budget of $1.5 million. The theater has been entertaining the Hamilton and Colgate communities since 1895, and the theater’s re-opening weekend will begin with a free midnight movie for Colgate…

The Center for Leadership and Student Involvement (CLSI) held the Student Organization Involvement Fair for the 2019 fall semester. All CLSI-recognized organizations set up tables on Academic Quad Thursday, September 5 for students to learn about and sign up for clubs.

Crush Bottle Shop, a new wine and spirits store, is scheduled to open in Downtown Hamilton at 12 Broad Street on Monday, September 16. Previously operating in Morrisville, the business relocated to Hamilton in an effort to increase wine education within the local community, according to owne…

Light fixtures installed on the newly opened lawn between Burke and Pinchin Hall, Colgate’s new residence halls, causes major problems for the Astronomy department, according to Astrophysics major and Astronomy Club president, senior Jacob Pilawa. Colgate’s Foggy Bottom Observatory previousl…

Despite controversy surrounding the Student Government Association (SGA) Presidential Election last Spring, co-presidents and Kate Bundy and Christian Johns ’20 and co-vice presidents Ayah Elarabi and JJ Citron ’20 said they anticipate a productive year, with several projects already underway. 

Colgate’s recently launched a new booking system for students to connect with the university’s librarians at the Case-Geyer Library. The system, known as Appointlet, is a pilot program that was implemented for the first time on Sunday, September 8. Appointlet can be accessed online as well a…

The university welcomed two sophomores from the University of Wollongong (UOW), a public research university in southern Australia, to campus in an exchange program for the Fall 2019 semester. Sophomores Sam Attard and Kimia Rahmannia are part of the third group of exchange students from UOW…

Colgate welcomed the class of 2023 to campus August 25 with three days of first-year orientation events, immediately following move-in day festivities. The incoming class includes 790 students from an applicant pool of nearly 10,000, significantly increased since last year according to the O…

President Brian Casey presented Colgate’s Third Century Plan for the first time publicly to alumni, family and friends at his ‘State of the University’ address during Colgate’s bicentennial all-class reunion June 1. The four-section plan includes short and long-term initiatives in order to a…

The Colgate Office of Admission experienced large staff turnover this summer. According to Associate Dean of Admissions Keaton Hein, five of his colleagues left near the end of the spring 2019 semester. As a result of the turnover, the office underwent large reorganization of roles and took …

The Hieber Cafe, located in the Case-Geyer Library, has been given a new sleek look. More than a simple remodel, it is no longer the Hieber Cafe. Rather, it is “Chobani at Hieber Cafe”, with the Chobani logo presented boldly inside the cafe. The remodel is the result of a partnership between…

Frustrated by the lack of healthy, allergy-free restaurants in the area, resident Jenna Stanton set off to create a transparent, wholesome alternative to Central New York’s monotonous food selection. Herself suffering from a dairy allergy, Stanton aims to bring both variety and comfort to co…

The university celebrated Colgate’s Bicentennial Reunion May 30 through June 2, drawing nearly 5000 alumni, family and friends across many graduating classes to campus. The three-day event required the combined efforts of the Alumni Relations Office, the Special Events organizers, the Advanc…

The Africana, Latin American, Asian American and Native American (ALANA) Cultural Center hosted a rededication celebration on Wednesday, April 24 to commemorate the center’s 30th year on the Colgate campus. Hors d’oeuvres and a tile-decorating station accompanied the event.

The class of 2019 gathered at the Hall of Presidents for “Sincerely, Seniors” on Friday, April 26. “Sincerely, Seniors” is a cocktail reception meant to celebrate the class of 2019 as well as the faculty, staff and community members that have impacted their journey and experiences at Colgate.

President Brian Casey officially announced that Colgate is the first university in New York State to become carbon neutral. 

“We have the power, we have the right. The streets are ours, take back the night!”Chants like this rang throughout campus as more than 80 activists joined together on Thursday, April 18 for the annual Take Back the Night March.

On Wednesday, April 10, the Sustainability Office hosted their 13 Days of Green Kickoff celebration on the academic quad. The 13 Days of Green is comprised of numerous film screenings, sustainability-related events, roundtables and other activities to increase the Colgate community’s awarene…

This weekend’s Carrolup Symposium added another chapter to the story of the Australian aboriginal child artwork that Colgate discovered in 2005 and returned to a descendent community at Curtin University in 2013.

The Center for Student Leadership and Involvement (CLSI) and the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted Colgate’s annual Spring Party Weekend from April 12 to April 13. The weekend included a variety of events, many of which were co-hosted by student groups.

Editor’s Note: Junior Louisa Gould bore witness to the historic fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, on Monday, April 15. Gould is participating in the “Hamilton College in France” program, one of the Office of Off-Campus Study’s approved programs. Below, she sha…

On Thursday, April 11, Colgate Career Services hosted Greg Fleming ’85, CEO and President of Rockefeller Capital Management, who gave a lecture about sustainable investing titled “Investing in a Better World: Doing Great by Doing Good.”

On Thursday, March 11, in the Robert H. N. Ho. Atrium, the Colgate Office of Sustainability held the Annual Green Summit and Oak Awards as part of a series of events for the office’s annual initiative 13 Days of Green.

The SGA Presidential and Vice Presidential Election ended in controversy when campaign violations resulted in the removal of one ticket and subsequent win of the ticket that received fewer popular votes from the student body.

Konosioni auctioned Colgate merchandise, collectible items and services during their 22nd annual Senior Charity Auction to benefit refugee and immigrant nonprofit organizations on Friday, April 5.

On Thursday, March 28, Colgate faculty, staff and students chaired a panel to help educate the community on sexual violence prevention and response services available on campus. This panel was conducted on the heels of the 2019 Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium’s Sexual Assault…

On March 19, the College Democrats hosted a question and answer style discussion with Ben Rhodes, former Deputy National Security Advisor and Foreign Policy Speechwriter under President Obama. The event, titled “The World As It Is: Ben Rhodes Talks Global Events, Speechwriting, and What Come…

Voting for the Student Government Association (SGA) President and Vice President for next academic year commenced on Monday, April 1. All Colgate students, including seniors, received an email with a link to submit their votes. Juniors Kate Bundy and Ayah Elarabi are running for the position…

Student debaters participated in a weekend of events and competitions culminating in an Open Final competition, hosted by the Colgate Debate Society. The debaters represented over 20 institutions from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Acclaimed journalist Ann Curry will visit Colgate on Monday, April 22, to discuss issues such as climate change and the future of journalism in a fireside chat open to the public. Part of the annual Milmoe Workshop in Journalism, Curry’s talk will be hosted by the Colgate Maroon-News and the…

On Friday, March 29, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Brooklyn College Cheryl L. Carmichael presented her research on perceived partner responsiveness in a Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NASC) Colloquium lecture titled, “Optimizing Well-being Through Close Relationships.”

Members of the Raider Pep Band say they were not invited to play at Friday’s NCAA March Madness game and were instead replaced—without their prior knowledge—by Ohio State University students clad in maroon t-shirts. They also allege that their comments regarding the matter were intentionally…

In light of the recent college admissions bribery scandal that saw the indictments of 50 wealthy parents, athletic coaches and college administrators, Colgate has begun conducting a review of its admission practices and processes.

March 22 and 23 marked Colgate’s first-ever “Empowering the Next Generation” weekend, which celebrated the achievements of Colgate alumnae and provided support for the ambitions of current female students. A dinner and reception on Friday and a lunch and panel discussions on Saturday aimed t…

On Wednesday, March 20, Professor John Cheney-Lippold of the University of Michigan presented his rescheduled lecture, “An Introduction to Algorithmic Identity.” The event, sponsored by the Film and Media Studies (FMST) Department, took place at 4:15 p.m. in Golden Auditorium.

Colgate held its first town hall forum with Congressman Anthony Brindisi, the newly-elected State Representative for New York’s 22nd congressional district on Saturday, March 22.