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Mass Church Shooting in Texas: 26 Dead, 20 Wounded

Amajla Tricic, Staff Writer Sutherland Springs, a small town located in Texas, is recovering after a gunman opened fire in a church, leaving 26 dead and another 20 wounding on Sunday, Nov. 5. The suspected gunman was found dead in his vehicle after escaping a...

2020 Homecoming still up in the air amid coronavirus

Maria Montero Silva, Editor-in-Chief The Homecoming planning committee begins planning activities almost a year ahead of the big event that brings hundreds to Utica College every fall.  Scheduled for October 2, 3 and 4, and with...

Sodexo Cited for Minor Violations in Food Safety Inspection

Samuel Northrup, Editor-in-Chief Sodexo Utica College was named in the Utica Observer-Dispatch’s publication of the Oneida County Health Department’s findings from its February food service inspections of local establishments and eateries. Sodexo, the college’s exclusive food service provider, was given a “Satisfactory” grade but reinspection was...

Top class

UC names valedictorian and salutatorian James McClendon, Editor-in-Chief   As the 2016-2017 academic year comes to a close, it is time to honor two Utica College students who have earned the right to sit at the top of their class. Senior Melanie Carlson was named valedictorian after finishing...

Winter is coming

Nathan Bridge, News Editor As Utica College enters the holiday season, decorations and events will not be the only thing it has to prepare for. Like any college in upstate New York, UC has to be ready for the incoming weather, and it has to...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Tom McGinty Gives Talk on Data Journalism

Amajla Tricic, Assistant News Editor Pulitzer Prize winning journalist for the Wall Street Journal and Utica College alumnus Tom McGinty visited campus to discuss his work in investigative data journalism on Friday, April 20. McGinty graduated from Utica College in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in...

New Dorms Coming, Will End Need for Ramada

Samuel Northrup, Editor-in-Chief Utica College’s campus will see major additions over the next 18 months. The college is slated to open three apartment-style student housing buildings, along with a 183-car parking lot to accommodate residents, by the fall of 2019. The buildings will be constructed in a...

Utica College Admissions Decline Continues

Morgan Golliver, News Editor After Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last fall that all public colleges in New York State would offer free tuition under The Excelsior Scholarship, concern spread across the state’s private institutions over how enrollment numbers would be affected.. According to the official consent...

April is Occupational Therapy Month

Kaitlyn Tambasco, Special Assignments Reporter Utica College’s occupational therapy program celebrated its 50th anniversary last fall. To commemorate the milestone, the program and its members will be celebrating during April as part of Occupational Therapy Month. Graduate student Marianne Durkin is looking forward to celebratory events on...

‘Unexpected’ Enrollment Trend Leaves College Officials Cautiously Optimistic

Samuel Northrup, Editor-in-Chief Following the first full year of implementation for the Excelsior Scholarship — New York State’s initiative to make public college tuition for SUNY and CUNY schools free — Utica College’s fall 2018 class is showing early signs of defying expectations. Despite concerns from...