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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Sandy Hook Promise Releases Controversial PSA

Celeste Gessner, Staff Writer Sandy Hook Promise, a national nonprofit organization based in Connecticut and led by people who lost family members from the infamous shooting, released a controversial public service announcement.  The video starts out...

Professor Profile: Wilfredo Alvarez

Grace Barattini, Staff Writer Utica College welcomed Dr. Wilfredo Alvarez to the communications department this semester.  Originally from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Alvarez moved to the Bronx in 1995 as a teenager and since then has...

Haunted House to Provide Another Season of Frights

Ethan Babcock, Special Assignment Reporter Herkimer County House of Horror presents, “The Dark Side of the Valley.”  Sontino “Sonny” Cacciatore is bringing fear and terror to the valley this October with his haunted house located at 111 South Main...

What Sports Should be added to the Olympics?

Mike Schebel, Staff Writer The Summer Olympic Games are a sporting phenomenon that come around every four years. The 2020 games will be held in Tokyo and 11,091 athletes from 206 countries are expected to participate.

Another Alternative Fall Break Planned This Month

Emmalyn Ylaya, Tangerine Clerk It’s almost that time of year when Utica College will have a fall break in mid-October. During that time, Alternative Fall Break will take place and provide an opportunity for students to give back to...

Mascot Madness

Students discuss their favorite mascots By Dan Piersma, Staff Writer When you think of sports, the first thing you probably think of is the teams or the players; the competitive standpoint of the particular sport can stand out as...

Laurel Simer named Sports Information Director

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor A month removed from the official departure of Gil Burmaster as Director of Sports Information, the Office of Athletics announced that 2012 UC graduate Laurel Simer will now fill the role. Simer...

UC Hockey Alums Showcase their Skills in Pro Tryout

Mark Mitchell, Contributor Nick Miglio, “Miggs” as Utica College men’s hockey coach Gary Heenan calls him, and Gregg Burmaster are making UC Men’s Hockey proud as they both were given a chance to skate with the best of the...

Students check out Banned Publications at Banned Book Read-In

The event brought attention to issues of freedom of speech and censorship. Derek Hamilton, Staff Writer The annual Banned Book Read-In was held on Sept. 25 but extended the whole week to celebrate free, uncensored...