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Valedictorian Profile: Rachel Baker

Maggie Reid, Assistant Features Editor When Rachel Baker found out that she was one of this years valedictorian, she was speechless for 30 seconds. When she was able to find her voice after being in shock, the first thing she did was pick up the...

Ampersand Seeking Entries

Joya Pavia, Features Editor Ampersand at Utica College is looking for submissions. Ampersand is UC’s literary magazine that publishes short fiction, poetry, original artwork and photography. It is a student-run organization under the supervision of Gary Leising, Chair of the English Department. Senior Julianna Zegarelli became involved...

Tide Pod Challenge: Societal Problem or Fad

Maggie Reid, Assistant Features Editor Tide Pods, convenient packets of blue and orange detergent, have been in the news lately -- but not for the way they clean your clothes. “The Tide Pod Challenge” began to go viral at the end of December after the brightly-colored...

Apple Cider vs. Pumpkin Spice

Jacqui White, Online editor With the arrival of fall, two popular flavors will be coming to stores in a variety of foods. Apple cider flavor and pumpkin spice are two of the most popular flavors of fall. Pumpkin spice has had a relatively recent surge...

Tips and tricks for saving money

Maggie Reid, Assistant Features Editor For some college students, money is something that disappears as quickly as it appears in their bank account. For others, the whole semester is spent trying to be frugal by only spending an allotted amount each week. Senior Lindsey Sicker...

School and alcohol: Not always the best mixer

Chantelle Boateng, Staff Writer   The college experience is one that is looked forward to by many. The idea of being away from home for the first time and being able to develop one's independence is like a dream. The main reason being that one has...

UC’s Man With the Green Thumb

Maggie Reid, Assistant Features Editor Sometimes, all you need to do is find your niche, and that is just what senior Marcus Recile did. If it was not for a work-study position opening up in the greenhouse, Recile would not have stayed at Utica College. “If I...

So you made it onto the Dean’s List…

Emmalyn Ylaya, Staff Writer Utica College honors students who worked hard all semester to achieve a GPA of 3.4 or greater. Such students are named to the Dean’s List. Those students who were able to...

Are Group Projects Every Student’s Nightmare?

Marissa Verdon, Staff Writer When a professor announces a group project there’s typically two opposite reactions. One half of the class is excited to spend time away from the normal lecture to talk and discuss with their peers, while others wish they could run out the...

Club Profile: Organization of Justice Studies

Chantelle Boateng, Copy Editor Utica College is an institution that houses multiple organizations to empower students and the UC community. One of these organizations is the Utica college Organization of Justice Studies (OJS). The OJS was created for students studying in programs such as criminal justice,...