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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Keeping calm and staying social during a COVID semester

Rebekah Heedan, Contributing Writer Throughout the past semesters at Utica College, many students have had the ability to venture into close quarters with other students and do almost anything they wished. Now, having fun and gaining new friendships in...

Health Center recommends taking coronavirus precautions — even if you are young and healthy

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor At the moment, the novel coronavirus disease has spread to a wealth of countries and infected more than 300,000 people across the world. The confirmed pandemic from the World Health Organization (WHO) has caused businesses...

Student-athletes react to shortened sports careers; many at ‘a loss for words’

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor On March 16, the lives of thousands of Utica College students changed. In a campus-wide email, President Laura Casamento announced UC would switch to full online classes for the remainder of the...

Plans that come to naught: Coronavirus measures shake up students’ spring semester

Frank Bianco, Copy Editor To say that COVID-19 has caused disruption would be an understatement.  From the stock market taking massive hits, international travel completely shutting down, and people being asked to sequester themselves in order to contain the...

Netflix and chill: What’s everyone watching?

Hope Russo, Staff Writer What would the weekend be without at least one day dedicated to a full-on Netflix binge? Probably a lot more productive but that’s no fun. With the many streaming services available right...

Students share coffee preferences

Emily Beck, Staff Writer As the semester flies by around this time of the year, students could become stressed and overloaded with work, which some students might say calls for some coffee. Students walking around campus with a coffee...

Winter’s wrath gives UC half a snow day

Emily Beck, Staff Writer On Friday, Feb. 7, Utica College canceled all classes after 12:30 p.m as snow began to accumulate in the morning. According to local weather stations, snowfall measurements were approximately two feet. As a result, almost...

Corporate chains change Utica area’s business and shopping options, students say

Hope Russo, Staff Writer Over recent years, the city of Utica has undergone major developmental and business changes in effort to offer more shopping and dining options to locals. Both local and commercially-owned businesses are grabbing...

Tangerine Grove opens its doors

Kaitlyn Tambasco, Managing News Editor Instead of being a classroom for students, room 180 in the Gordon Science Center now has another purpose. Utica College’s new food pantry, “The Tangerine Grove,” opened its doors on Monday, Feb. 3. 

A different way to Spring Break

Michael Schebel, Special Assignments Reporter For students that are not sure what to do during the upcoming spring break, UC is offering an “Alternative Spring Break” as a different option.  It allows students to provide help to those in...