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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Local Haunts: Three Historically Creepy Places to Visit This Halloween

Care for a scare this Halloween but don’t believe in ghosts? Some places around Utica have histories strange enough to satisfy even the most skeptical thrill seeker’s appetite. And while you may believe that “paranormal” activity is just plain old paranoia, visiting these three local...

The U.N.’s 2030 Climate Report: Doomsday?

Samuel Northrup, Editor-in-Chief The United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) revealed on Oct. 8 that the world is on pace to exceed global warming levels of 1.5 degrees Celsius, equal to 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, as soon as 2030. While still harmful to natural ecosystems...

New Utica.edu Website to Launch this Winter

Maria M. Silva, Spec. Assignments Reporter  Utica College will unveil a new website later this year. The new utica.edu has come to fruition after a yearlong collaboration between a steering committee formed by members of the advancement and marketing/communications offices, faculty members and students. Kelly Adams, assistant...

Taylor Swift Credited for Voter Registration Spike

Amajla Tricic, News Editor Taylor Swift made headlines recently when she announced to her 112 million followers on Instagram that she would be voting for Marsha Blackburn, a Democratic candidate for Senate in the state of Tennessee. Swift’s announcement came as a surprise to fans...

Professor Spotlight : Laurah Klepinger

Maggie Reid, Features Editor Before Dr. Laurah Klepinger found her way to holding a doctorate in anthropology, she studied dance. It was dance, specifically classic Indian dance,  that led her to discover she wanted to become a cultural anthropologist. Klepinger first completed a bachelor’s degree...

Friendly’s: An Adventure for the Non-Adventurous

Debra Born, Staff Writer When it comes to food, I’m not very adventurous. Baklava? I’m not a fan; it’s too soggy and sweet. Sushi? I tried several kinds once and it tasted so terrible to me that I couldn’t stop laughing while trying to eat...

Sharing Favorite Halloween Memories

Josie Sgarlata, Staff Writer Halloween is a memorable holiday for some Utica College students. Many students recall some of their best memories revolving around Halloween. Halloween parties, celebrating with family and friends, going to haunted houses or even scavenger hunts are some favorites during...

We Are UC: Matthew Vincent

Chantelle Boateng Social Media/Online Editor “We Are UC” profiles highlight the people who thread the fabric of the Utica College community. These profiles are written from the perspective of the subjects themselves. My name is Matthew Vincent. I am the area coordinator for Burrstone and Boehlert Hall, and...

Women’s Hockey Seeking Bright Season

Nick McAdam, Tangerine Clerk The Utica College Pioneer women’s hockey team is currently seeking an improvement from last season after finishing 15-10-2 overall. Despite a 4-7-2 record in the road, the Pioneers were an impressive 11-3-0 at the Adirondack Bank Center last year, which included a...

Men’s Hockey Start New Season With 11 Freshmen

Jacqui White, Assistant Sports Editor The 2018-2019 college hockey season has arrived. After missing out on the 2018 NCAA tournament despite a 21-5-1 record, the men’s hockey team is ready to put last season behind them when they take the ice for their home opener this...