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The Martians are coming! Theater department, WPNR, set to broadcast War of the Worlds

Stephen Clark, Layout Editor WPNR will broadcast War of the Worlds at 5 p.m. on Oct. 30 in tandem with the theater program at Utica College. This will be the department’s first stab at a radio show due to...

Breaking: Utica College intended a mental health “break day” for students on Nov. 3, then called off the gesture after faculty complaints

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief An email from Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Todd Pfannestiel on Oct. 23 announced a surprise break day for students on Nov. 3 as an appreciation for student efforts to continue championing their...

After last year’s safety concerns, new construction creates new pathway to Pioneer Village

Celeste Gessner, Assistant News Editor The pathway to Pioneer Village is complete after one week of construction, creating a new walkway on the left side of the curving road for students to walk to and from Pioneer Village and...

Utica College announces no spring break next semester, shorter dispersed breaks a possibility

Rebekah Hedeen, Assistant Features Editor This post was updated for clarity on 10/22/2020 at 8:48 p.m. Utica College announced how the spring semester will be handled in an email this week from President Laura Casamento and...

Athletic Center to Reopen, Contingent on Health Department Walkthrough

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief Pending a mandatory walkthrough by the Oneida County Health Department, the Kunath Fitness Center, commonly known as the Athletic Center, is set to reopen, according to a statement provided by Senior Vice President for Student Life...

Hygiene Product Drive held for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Gabriella Hudziak, Contributing Writer The Utica College Safe Trax program is holding its Hygiene Product Drive throughout October. With bins placed throughout campus, donations of razors, deodorants, menstrual products and more are encouraged.  This event is...

Summary: Student Government election results, goals for the semester

Charles Buckley, Staff Writer The Student Government Association election was held on Sept. 21. Every spring a new set of leaders is elected for the following academic year and then a fall election is held to fill any positions...

Shuttle Bus Schedules – UC students offer ideas for improvement

Hannah Steyn, Special Assignments Reporter The Clark City Center shuttle bus between Strebel Student Center and the Brvenik Center in Downtown Utica is a necessity for students and faculty alike. With parking in Downtown Utica being limited, it provides...

The Tangerine Grove, Nutrition Club, plan remainder of restricted semester online

Emmalyn Ylaya, Staff Writer The Tangerine Grove opened last semester before the dawn of the pandemic. The purpose stemmed from an idea to serve students in need, which also came from a mandated order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that...

Successful Suicide Prevention Walk from Active Minds raises $800 and awareness

Isabella Hudziak, Staff Writer The second annual Suicide Prevention Walk took place on Oct. 7. Walkers were able to form groups of six to complete the socially-distant path. From noon to 3 p.m., both in-person and digital walkers were...