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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.

The Student Government Association (SGA) began selling subsidized menstrual cups in the Coop on Friday, March 22 to promote a new sustainable initiative and advocacy program surrounding period destigmatization.

President Casey opened the faculty meeting on Monday, February 25 with three major matters to report. The first of these topics was his acknowledgment and appreciation of the Committee on Faculty Affairs (FAC) for completing the composition of the Faculty Advising and Planning Committee. Thi…

To gain insight regarding why student interest in the arts rarely seems to lead to them concentrating in it, Colgate Career Services put together a focus group of those involved with the arts at Colgate.

On Thursday, February 28, students and faculty filled the seats of the Colgate Memorial Chapel basement in anticipation of the week’s installment of The Heretics Club lunch series. This time, Dr. Diane M. Stewart gave a talk regarding identity and race within African American diasporic commu…

Professor John Cheney-Lippold will give a rescheduled lecture about identity in the age of algorithms and big data on Wednesday, March 20 at 5 p.m. in Golden Auditorium. The lecture was indefinitely postponed by both the Film and Media Studies (FMST) department and Cheney-Lippold back in Oct…

Four Colgate women leaders on campus led the panel “A Conversation About Journeys, Advice, and Opportunities” on Thursday, February 28. The panel featured Provost and Dean of the Faculty Tracey Hucks ’87, Vice President for Communications Laura Jack, Chief of Staff Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar and…

By 5 a.m., three of Colgate’s groundskeepers have already been plowing campus pathways and roads for an hour. They are part of a group of approximately 87 people, 18 groundskeepers and 69 custodians, working to remove snow from campus after each snowfall so that students, faculty and staff c…

Antonio Delgado ’99, the U.S. Congressional Representative for the 19th District of New York, will deliver the commencement address to Colgate’s bicentennial class and their families at graduation this spring. The announcement was made via a broadcast email to the Colgate community on Monday…

The Colgate Book Society, a new club on campus, was founded by sophomore Peter Bulan this semester. According to the leaders of the club, the intention of the Colgate Book Society is to create a space for the non-academic discussion of literature and to create new connections with fellow students.

Colgate celebrated its annual Gospel Fest, headlined by twelve-time Grammy Award-winning musician Cece Winans, on Friday, February 15. The Sojourners’ Gospel Choir, The Office of the Chaplains and the Bicentennial Committee co-sponsored the event. Jazmyn McKoy ’17, the University Chamber Sin…