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Live: Claudia Tenney and supporters eye for a successful night in NY-22

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief Last Updated: Nov. 3 at 11:44 p.m. Tenney now leads Brindisi 55.4% to 42.4% with 68% of districts reporting. The mood, along with the vote, has changed. The crowd is energized and...

Update: Utica College to implement break days determined by respective faculty, traveling concerns addressed

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief A video message from President Laura Casamento was sent via email to students yesterday addressing concerns over student travel during the semester and the mental health break day which was originally set for Nov. 3 and...

Anthony Brindisi and Claudia Tenney congressional race another contested rematch in NY-22

Thomas Nieman, Staff Writer The 2020 United States presidential election is less than one week away and voters should expect to see positions other than the presidency on the ballot. New York’s 22nd Congressional District election between incumbent Democrat...

Utica College hopeful for ‘loosened’ restrictions in the spring semester, plans to keep the campus safe

Celeste Gessner, Assistant News Editor One of the most challenging semesters Utica College has ever faced is almost complete, and now the administration is slowly turning their attention to what the spring semester will look like. 

Women’s March in Utica Urges Others to Vote

Bailey Hryb, News Editor Dozens of women gathered together in downtown Utica last week to march for women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and to encourage other minority demographics to vote in the upcoming presidential election.  The women,...

COVID-19: Misplacement of blame toward bats stems from unawareness from individuals on the environment

Rebekah Hedeen, Assistant Features Editor COVID-19, since its origin, has long been known as the disease that came from bats. More specifically, the disease that came from the consumption of bats. While the horseshoe bats...

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...