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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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...

Dean of Students Timothy Ecklund to step down, other staff changes announced

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief The Division of Student Life and Enrollment Management made a host of announcements late this afternoon. Timothy Ecklund, the dean of students at Utica College, will step down from his role today due...

College hosts its annual Unity Walk despite COVID restrictions

Thomas Nieman, Staff Writer The fifth annual Unity Walk was held on Sept. 2, and while this year’s event looked different due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event was still on schedule.   The event began at 8...

Utica College Receives STEM Grant

Bailey Hyrb, News Editor Late last month Utica College was awarded a $650,000 grant designated for STEM scholarships, which holds the possibility of relieving financial woes that students and their families may be facing, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

On the decline – Shopping malls

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief A report from Business Insider in 2017 claimed that 20- 25 % of shopping malls in the United States would crash between 2017 and 2022 and that retailers within these malls will close approximately 8,600 stores...

The reopening plan brings back life to campus

Charles Buckley, Staff Writer Thanks to the summer break and many helpful hands, Utica College reopened campus and it seems that nothing, not even the masks, are stopping people from making the best of this situation. 

Former Provost John Johnsen – A Lasting Legacy

Robert Stevens, Contributing Writer On July 25, the Utica College community lost one of its finest. Former Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs John Johnsen passed away at his summer home in Maine. Born...

New All-Access bookstore program launched this semester

Bailey Hryb, Contributing Writer Despite individual financial woes due to COVID-19, the Utica College Bookstore is aiming at helping students and their families to save money by implementing a program that includes the cost of textbooks into the price...

12 students moved to online from the South Hall incident, 8 more removed this week

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief On Aug. 20, 12 students in South Hall attended a dorm party with no social distancing and no masks. As a result of Utica College’s Zero-Tolerance Policy, these 12 students were removed from campus and will...

Addiction in the time of coronavirus: How COVID-19 affects addiction services in Oneida County

Maria Montero Silva, Editor-in-Chief While the healthcare system is now focusing on combating the coronavirus pandemic, there is another epidemic that has been put on hold, yet is killing people every week: Opioid addiction. In Oneida County, the coronavirus pandemic...