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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

[UPDATE] Reflection of former Dean of Students Timothy Ecklund, plans for filling roles

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief This article was updated from its original form on Oct. 2 at 12:17 p.m. On Sept. 14, former Dean of Students at Utica College, Timothy Ecklund, stepped down from his role, resulting in...

Flu Season Close, Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled on Campus Next Month

Thomas Nieman, Staff Writer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced it is possible to contract both the seasonal flu as well as COVID-19. With flu season swiftly approaching, making an effort to get a flu vaccine...

Leadership Weekend Staying Home This Year

Isabella Hudziak, Staff Writer For more than 20 years, Utica College has offered students an opportunity to attend Leadership Weekend, where skills would be learned during a weekend trip to Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks.  Under...

Zoom: The New Face of Classrooms

Bailey Hyrb, News Editor While schools have made attempts to limit the number of students in class, per coronavirus restrictions, Zoom has replaced the traditional classroom setting for millions of students around the world.  Zoom, a...

Le Bistro Remains Closed, Common Grounds Open

Charles Buckley, Staff Writer Le Bistro, the cafe grab and go area in Gordon Science Center, has been closed since the start of the fall semester and students are now beginning to question why. When opened, students can buy...

Students encouraged to utilize new library system

Celeste Gessner, Assistant News Editor The Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library, located in the middle of the Utica College campus, used to be more than just a library. The library was a gathering place for students to study with...

COVID-19 back on campuses across United States, UC numbers remain low

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor Many colleges across the country are struggling with COVID-19 surges and some are shifting in-person learning to all virtual classes.  SUNY Oneonta, as a recent and more local example, is one...

Families’ uncertain economic future causes tuition to freeze this year

Thomas Nieman, Staff Writer As a way to address the financial concerns of students and their families brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Utica College decided to freeze tuition for all undergraduate and graduate students for the 2020-2021 academic...

Athletic Center and Dome reopening updates

Robert Stevens, Special Assignment Reporter Staying fit has been a question and concern for some at Utica College as students, staff, and faculty are still feeling the impact of the Harold T. Clark Athletic Center and Todd & Jen...

Utica College holds memorial for 19-year anniversary of 9/11

Charles Buckley, Staff Writer For the past few years, Utica College has organized an event to honor those that lost their lives during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that took place 19 years ago. This year, the event was...