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For big news events happening across the globe.

The Holocaust Forgotten?

Amajla Tricic, News Editor Jan. 27 marked Holocaust Remembrance Day — a day to remember and reflect on the tragic genocide that led to the death of more than 6 million Jewish women, men and children in the 1930s...

International Perspectives on MLK

Maria M. Silva, Special Assignments Reporter Utica College observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21, with activities and panels to commemorate the activist’s memory. The events that took place in Strebel lounge...

UC Hockey Reacts to Canadian Junior Hockey Team Tragedy

Zach Thomann, Sports Editor As tragedy struck the community of Saskatchewan on April 7, the world mourned the death of 15 athletes and coaches from Canada’s junior hockey team after a fatal collision with a tractor trailer while on a bus ride to a game. The...

Olympic Preview: An Eye Towards PyeongChang

I’m Adam Ziobrowski, Staff Writer As athletes from more than 90 nations prepare for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, Olympic fans back at Utica College’s are waiting to see their favorite athletes compete. This year's Winter Games open Friday, Feb. 9. As...

5 (real) things to be afraid of

Halloween’s allure, aside from all the free candy, is experiencing a fun sense of fear. Most enjoy the adrenaline rush of a good scare. A haunted horror attraction like Utica’s Cayo Industrial, or watching horror movies will usually do the trick. But for those seeking a...

NFL protests on field, opinions differ of it

Samuel Northrup, Editor in Chief NFL teams endure the trials and tribulations of a 16-game season on an annual basis, captivating troves of emotionally and fiscally invested fans along with them. But this Sunday was no ordinary one, with all eyes turning toward team owners,...

If a robot wrote this story, would you notice?

Kyle Riecker, Layout Editor   At the 2016 Rio Olympics, The Washington Post unveiled a news writing bot, which Tweeted the outcomes of events during the games.  The Tweets were generated by an artificial intelligence (AI) tool called Heliograf, part of the Post’s suite of publishing...

WE STAND WITH YOU

UC supports refugees, decries Trump executive order Joe Parillo, Staff Writer After President Donald Trump signed an executive order, temporarily banning immigration from seven different countries, many Utica College students and faculty made it clear that they stand with refugees. With the ban, many people have felt...

Bitcoin: A new kind of money and its bumpy road forward

Kyle Riecker, Layout Editor In 2012, one Bitcoin was worth around $10. Today, the digital currency is worth nearly 100 times that amount, breaking the $1,000 barrier over the New Year before slumping back on news of Chinese regulation. Simply put by Andreas Antonopoulos, Bitcoin is...

NY to vote on right to die legislation

Ben Mehic, Managing News Editor Most people – or rational ones, at least – would agree that individuals should have the right to do whatever they wish with their lives, including pursuing their dreams, having the freedom to love and the liberty to express themselves....