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Monthly Archives: December 2018

A Fading Tradition: White-Tailed Deer Hunting in New York State

By Samuel Northrup, Editor-in-Chief Two hours before the sun rises on a November day in Lowville, a small town atop New York’s Tug Hill Plateau, a small group of hunters prepares to enter the wooded area surrounding Winteridge Farm.

Utica College lockdown suspect found guilty

Samuel Northrup, Editor-In-Chief Nine months after Utica College’s lockdown scare, a former student accused of perpetrating the events of March 5 was found guilty. Fahrudin Omerovic, 24, was deemed guilty on two counts of making a terroristic threat in Oneida County Court, according to the Observer-Dispatch. Arrested...

Professor Profile: Rosemary Bonacci

Debra Born, Staff Writer Rosemary Bonacci believes in actively preparing students for career success and encouraging them to become the best in their field. Bonacci is an adjunct professor of public relations and came to Utica College with a passion for teaching. “I've always wanted to teach,...

Women’s Hockey has its 9-0 Streak Snapped by Morrisville State

Morgan Golliver, Sports Editor The Utica College women’s hockey team kicked off the 2018 season with nine straight wins, which was the best start in its 17-year history of the program. While head coach Dave Clausen appreciated that his team was able to get off...

New Public Relations/ Marketing Major to Make its Debut Next Semester

Kaitlyn Tambasco, Assistant news editor After four years in the planning process, the brand new public relations/marketing major is set to make its debut in the spring of 2019. Assistant professor of public relations and digital marketing Elizabeth Burback is the brains behind this combination....

How to Save a Life

Amajla Tricic, News Editor UC recently held a suicide prevention event in order for students and faculty to get a better understanding of what to do in a situation where someone may be contemplating suicide, how to address it and what to do if you...

16 Days of Activism

Maria M. Silva, Spec. Assignments Reporter The Womyn’s Resource Center (WRC) held a panel on Tuesday, Nov. 27, to highlight gender violence, which included the participation of speaker Sarah Kriksciun, a representative from the non-profit organization Futures Without Violence. Nov. 25 marked the International Day for...

Winter is Approaching, and So is Seasonal Affective Disorder

Debra Born, Staff Writer UC students weighed in on their personal experiences with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is a common condition that negatively affects people who have a healthy mentality throughout most of the year. SAD is the medical term for the “winter blues”...

UC Host Annual Holiday Dinner

Maggie Reid, Features Editor UC Hosts Annual Holiday Dinner On Nov. 29, Utica College continued one of its longest traditions — the annual Holiday Dinner. Students, faculty, and staff were encouraged to donate to a good cause, this year’s being Valley Kids Care. The event is...

We Are UC: Peter Gaughan

Chantelle Boateng, Social Media/ Online editor. My name is Peter Gaughan. I am now triple-majoring in government and politics, sociology and geoscience. I am a second-year student, and I live outside of San Francisco, California. Before I started my college search, I knew I...