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Former President Donald Trump acquitted at impeachment hearing, Utica College reacts

Hannah Steyn, Assistant News Editor Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial ended in his acquittal by the Senate on Saturday, Feb. 13. According to The New York Times, the vote fell short of the two-thirds...

Insurrection Series: Political impacts of the Capitol riots

Charles Buckley, Staff Writer The seventh talk on protest and democracy in the United States titled “The Impact of the Capitol Insurrection on the Modern Presidency and U.S. Elections,” took place on Feb. 11 and was presented by Luke...

Students and faculty glad to be back at Utica College

Hannah Steyn, Assistant News Editor Following last semester’s largely online/hybrid class setup, an overwhelming number of Utica College students expressed a desire to be back on campus, learning in person. As such, UC is offering as many courses as...

Utica College reacts to updates regarding the student loan forgiveness plan

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief The latest student loan debt statistics indicated a number of $1.56 trillion in collective student loan debt which is second in consumer debt totals only behind mortgage debt, yet higher than auto and credit card loans....

On ground enrollment significantly lower than last spring

Hannah Steyn, Assistant News Editor This semester has thus far been noticeably quieter than previous ones. While this is to be expected in the first week, as all classes have been held online, but even so, residence halls are...

Claudia Tenney wins NY-22 race

Bailey Hryb, Managing Editor More than three months after polling centers closed on Election Day last year, New York’s 22nd congressional district finally has a winner. According to data certified by the New York State Board of Elections, Republican...

Third wave of stimulus checks, Utica College reacts

Bailey Hryb, Managing Editor The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought an influx of tragedies and challenges to our society. As the U.S. approaches the one-year mark since the first positive case was discovered in the country, the nation now...

College community mourns the losses of Norberto Rosado and Raymond Rivera

Nick McAdam, Editor in Chief This article was updated on Feb. 5 at 8:46 p.m. to include extra comments about Raymond Rivera. Updated comments can be found in paragraphs 14 and 15. Utica College lost two...

Reflection and Celebration: Black Heritage Month at Utica College

Isabella Hudziak, Special Assignments Reporter February is known for many things, but one of the culturally significant events is the celebration of Black History Month. According to the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, this...

Africana Studies program to be created, goals to expand awareness and understanding of the past and present

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief A vote took place among faculty members at Utica College on Dec. 2 to make the decision on the Africana Studies Program to officially become a minor, expanding to touch most departments of study.