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Friday, September 25, 2020

Black butterfly: The life and afterlife of Marijean Levering

UC’s beloved theatre professor, Marijean Levering, lost a long and hard-fought battle with breast cancer on July 27, 2017, after her second bout with the disease. As fate would have it, on that same day, butterflies were released on the Utica College campus, part of...

5 (real) things to be afraid of

Halloween’s allure, aside from all the free candy, is experiencing a fun sense of fear. Most enjoy the adrenaline rush of a good scare. A haunted horror attraction like Utica’s Cayo Industrial, or watching horror movies will usually do the trick. But for those seeking a...

Utica College, public relations legend Ray Simon dies at age 102

Samuel Northrup, Editor-in-Chief Utica College has lost a legend and the founder of its public relations and journalism programs. Raymond Simon — seen as a true pioneer for developing one of the country’s first undergraduate public relations programs at UC in 1951 — died at the...

‘Segregated’ photos cause uproar on campus

Kaitlyn Tambasco, Tangerine Clerk The UC Moose Snapchat story is new this year and gives students the ability to post their “snaps” throughout their day. On Friday, Sept. 29, two photos were posted on that story and started a controversy marking the third racially sensitive...

The Dead Live On

Dead and Company's 2019 tour recap No, this isn’t a spoiler-filled review of the new Star Wars movie. For fans of the Grateful Dead, a revival is underway.  Living members of the band are back on...

Three Students Removed from Campus Following Noose Photo Incident, Casamento Says

Samuel Northrup, Editor-in-Chief President Laura Casamento confirmed in an email this evening that three students have been removed from campus in connection with a photo that was circulated Friday night showing a student with a noose around his neck.

Binge drinking causes headaches for campus community

Nathan Bridge, News Editor Utica College has already seen several instances of binge-drinking taken to a dangerous level, with four separate cases of incapacitated students being taken off campus to Faxton St. Luke’s Hospital in September. This is a number that Campus Safety Director Wayne...

Weak animal cruelty laws and their negative effects

Briana Greco, Assistant Features Editor   Two Utica residents were charged with a misdemeanor for animal cruelty and abandonment after throwing a 5-month-old puppy in a dumpster. The puppy was found lifeless and hardly moving by a neighbor after hearing the dog’s cries for help. The incident took...

The benefits of blended online MBA programs

Morgan Golliver, Staff Writer Many Utica College students and staff have gone digital as the college has added more online courses and degree programs to its curriculum. UC currently offers 24 online degrees, including the Master of Business Administration program. Students pursuing a MBA degree have...

Falling for Seasonal Activities

Alyssa Raga, Staff Writer Fall is the time when the leaves change color and the temperatures begin to drop in Upstate New York. Some people love the cold weather and wait all year for a cool, brisk autumn day; they cannot wait to go outside and...