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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Addiction in the time of coronavirus: How COVID-19 affects addiction services in Oneida County

Maria Montero Silva, Editor-in-Chief While the healthcare system is now focusing on combating the coronavirus pandemic, there is another epidemic that has been put on hold, yet is killing people every week: Opioid addiction. In Oneida County, the coronavirus pandemic...

Tangerine Editor-in-Chief wins Syracuse Press Club awards

Staff Reports Maria Montero Silva, this year's Tangerine Editor-in-Chief, won two Syracuse Press Club awards on May 21. The annual awards ceremony was canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, winners were announced during...

We are still standing: Living through the pandemic as a college senior and international student

Maria Montero Silva, Editor-in-Chief Editor’s note: This is an updated version of the column that was published in The Tangerine’s May 1 print issue and in the Observer-Dispatch on Sunday, May 3: https://www.uticaod.com/news/20200503/commentary-coronavirus-impact-from-utica-college-international-studentrsquos-perspective.  When we first...

Review: Chicago P.D. a quarantine favorite

Alyssa Raga, Staff Writer While we are all in self-isolation, most of us are looking for shows to binge watch to help pass the time or for when we need to take a break from everything going on. My go-to show is Chicago...

Alumnus Jonathan Adewumi ‘86 dies from COVID-19: “He was bigger than life”

Maria Montero Silva, Editor-in-Chief When news broke about Jonathan Adewumi’s passing due to complications of COVID-19 on April 17, hundreds poured support and shared memories on social media about the Nigerian-American restaurateur, entrepreneur, African culture advocate and community leader.

‘08 alumna Gabby Hudson passes away to COVID-19 with unborn son on April 25

“Amazing energy, a huge heart and a passion for education and justice” Kaitlyn Tambasco, Managing News Editor Full of life, an infectious laugh, a mentor for new students and a tireless advocate for women and students...

May 1, 2020: Special Edition Issue

What happened in the Spring of 2020? Maria Montero Silva, Editor-in-Chief Since the Utica College campus closed to the public in March, the Tangerine has been publishing stories online. This time, the staff has come together...

Op-Ed: Creating lifelong memories in the Football Office

Alyssa Raga, Sports Writer When I transferred to Utica College for the Fall 2018 semester, I never thought that my job would end up being my favorite part of my college experience. I have been lucky enough to have...

Thousands protest stay-at-home orders nationally, claim freedoms are at risk

Francesca Alferi, Staff Writer Several states have extended stay-at-home orders until mid May. While millions of Americans have remained home for several weeks now, thousands took to the streets across the nation to protest the restrictions last week.

Utica steps up to the plate with mask donations

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor It has been over a month since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. While masks were originally reserved to health care workers and patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently ordered the general public to...