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Monday, September 21, 2020

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For big news events happening across the globe.

Traditional marriage on the decline

Rob Slivinski, Staff Writer Millennials are choosing not to get married and the rates are steadily dropping. Traditional marriage has been on a downward trajectory for generations, but with this group it appears to be in free fall. Fewer millennials choosing to marry is also a...

Jill Walsh wins silver in Rio

Samuel Northrup, Staff Writer Every two years, when the Olympics take place, you often hear of an athlete that started training in their respective sport from the age of three or four, planning to reach their first Olympics, but Jill Walsh’s Paralympic debut in Rio...

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,...

The aftermath of the Rio Olympics

Douglas Seitz, Staff Writer The Olympics are meant to be a spectacle that brings the world together to compete in athletics. What people don’t see, is what takes place behind the scenes in order for the games to actually happen. Brazil accepted the games without having any...

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...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Olivia Osipovitch, Staff Writer The city of Utica hosted its very own Breast Cancer walk called “Making Strides of Utica” presented by GPO Federal Credit Union on Sunday, October 16 at Masonic Care Community. The walk brought hundreds of locals from the area as well as...

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....

Ban the box

Ben Mehic, Managing News Editor Recently, the SUNY Board of Trustees voted to “ban the box,” removing questions about potential students’ criminal histories on the institution’s application. Utica College is a part of the 66 percent of colleges that collect criminal information from their applicants, according...

UC releases information on Zika Virus

Jacqui White, Staff Writer The Zika Virus was discovered in 1947, yet it has never gotten much attention until now. A rhesus monkey was running a 39.7°C (about 103°F) temperature. This temperature was about 2°C (35.6°F) higher than what a normal rhesus would have had. The...

Are we really safer?

Samuel Northrup, Staff Writer http://https://www.youtube.com/embed/HOmb-87FjCw Fox News reporter Judith Miller argued that the United States is safer after the 15- year anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Miller cited NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counter-terrorism, John Miller, who said that despite “individual strikes,” such as...