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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...

Dippin’ Donuts owners indicted for $1M tax evasion plan

Bailey Hryb, News Editor The owners of the local doughnut shop chain Dippin’ Donuts have been indicted for a $1 million tax evasion scheme. Following initial investigations into their tax records back in June of 2018, the Rome-based family...

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...

Utica College students, faculty and staff react to Breonna Taylor verdict

Robert Stevens, General Assignments Reporter On Oct. 1, news broke of the verdict with the Breonna Taylor case which resulted in no charges against the accused officers which left mixed reactions; leaving some at Utica College not being surprised...

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...

Op-Ed: Colin Kaepernick, the national anthem and protests

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor When NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem at a preseason NFL game on Sept. 1, 2016, it shocked the world. It left many sports fans angry, including myself, because...

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...

Lunch Hour Series continues through WPNR

Charles Buckley, Staff Writer The Jackson Lunch Hour Series events have been a Wednesday afternoon staple at Utica College for more than 42 years, but the series cannot be held in-person this semester due to COVID-19. Instead, previously recorded...