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Utica College’s 2020-2021 Year in Review

Isabella Hudziak, Special Assignments Reporter After the doors to Utica College were abruptly closed in March 2020 with an overwhelming influx of local COVID-19 cases, the community faced uncertainty in how the college would continue to function. As the...

General Education requirements under revision at Utica College

Isabella Hudziak, Special Assignments Reporter Every student at Utica College is required to take classes in the Core Curriculum and changes are coming to this General Education requirement. Faculty members are in the process of revising the Core Curriculum...

F/NC option not being offered to students this semester

Hannah Steyn, Assistant News Editor This semester, Utica College is not offering students the F/NC (fail/no credit) option which was offered in previous semesters, in light of the pandemic. This option replaced an F on a student’s transcript with...

Recent Utica College Town Hall sets forth plans for the future and outlines challenges

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief President Laura Casamento held a Town Hall meeting on April 21 for faculty and staff addressing the financial state of Utica College. The meeting covered many pivotal topics from this academic year, including the impacts of...

Utica College plans for a fully on-ground fall semester

Hannah Steyn, Assistant News Editor At the end of March, Utica College President Laura Casamento released a statement that said planning was underway for the College to return to full in-person academic and administrative operations for the fall semester.

2021-2022 SGA election results announced, plans for the future

Hannah Steyn, Assistant News Editor The 2021-2022 Student Government Association election results were released last week. Among many other positions, the elected president and chief justice were Sophomore Katherine Hawley and Sophomore Randall Chiera respectively.  Bethany...

Utica College provides updated services to help students job search during the pandemic

Bailey Hryb, Managing Editor The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the U.S. economy. Last year, many businesses, from mom-and-pop shops to major chain retailers, found themselves shutting doors and/or filing for bankruptcy due to lack of consumer...

Utica College prepares for commencement during a pandemic

Bailey Hryb, Managing Editor Graduation day is just a few weeks away and although COVID-19 cases are on the decline in Oneida County, Utica College is not taking any chances when it comes to public safety.

Utica College deciding on making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for students this fall

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief A small list of schools across the United States have made the decision to require students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine including, but not limited to Syracuse University, Cornell University, Rutgers University and Brown University. 

Biology Professor Dr. Sara Scanga receives the Harold T. Clark Jr. Award: Her research backbone is recognized

Alexandria Leland, Head Photographer Professor of Biology Dr. Sara Scanga is the 2021 recipient of the Harold T. Clark Jr. Award. This accomplishment recognizes Scanga’s productivity in research and continued productivity in the future. Scanga came to Utica College in...