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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Mental Health Days: Friend or foe?

Rebekah Hedeen, Features Editor Utica College announced that two “break days” are going to be implemented into the Spring 2021 semester as an alternative to a spring break. These days will take place on March 4 and April 2,...

Enjoying Super Bowl LV in a safe and socially distant manner

Hope Russo, Assistant Features Editor The kickoff for Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs is just days away and one of the most highly anticipated sporting events for fans, especially those who...

Retail stores make serious adjustments for a pandemic Black Friday

Robert Stevens, General Assignments Reporter The holiday season is coming fast and with it come the deals of stores from around the world that can be the difference from spending a wealth of money to shopping smart and taking...

Race and Space: Developments at Utica College regarding diversity, equity and inclusion

Rebekah Hedeen, Assistant Features Editor In an ever-developing world, race is increasingly becoming a topic that, in years past, has been looked over. It is now becoming more important as society learns its importance and relevance. 

Too much positivity sometimes leads to negativity

Gianna Cognetti, Features Editor Have you ever noticed the happiest people often are the most sad? Think of Robin Williams for example. On the outside, Williams appeared like he was happy. He was able to make people laugh, he...

How seasonal depression and the pandemic is affecting your brain

Rebekah Hedeen, Assistant Features Editor With daylight savings and the pandemic striking the UC campus at full speed, many are feeling the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder.  An article in Etactics measured annual depression statistics, which...

Op-Ed: Finding the right exercise routines that don’t hurt your bones in the future

General Assignments Reporter: Robert Stevens This article was updated on Nov. 12, 2020 at 12:53 p.m. The reality is that only exercising is not enough to prevent long-term diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes....

Superconductivity advances at room temperature

Gianna Cognetti, Features Editor Superconductivity is a phenomenon where a charge moves through certain materials without resistance. The theory of superconductors is that if used correctly they can help save energy and create something called “perfect efficiency” which means...

UC students and professors discuss online vs in-person instruction

Hannah Steyn, Special Assignments Reporter Are the students and professors who’ve been completely online during the fall semester looking forward to being back on campus? Of course they are, but that may not happen as soon as everyone might...

Movie theaters reopened at limited capacity last month, some students wary of returning just yet

Emmalyn Ylaya, Staff Writer As of Oct. 23, movie theaters are back in business and while many students are excited about the chance to watch films on the big screen after months of viewing movies at home, they are...