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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...

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...

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...

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...

Lebron supports Clinton

Ben Mehic, Managing News Editor In terms of putting a ball through a hoop, LeBron James is arguably the greatest to ever do it. Recently, the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player award recipient endorsed democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. But his political opinion, at least...

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...

North Korea continues nuclear testing

Danielle Stoecker, Staff Writer North Korea has continued to go through with their nuclear test, despite the fact that one of their only allies, China, seems to be getting more fed up with their actions. The government of North Korea conducted a nuclear detonation on Sept....

Undecided voters could swing election

James McClendon, Editor-in-Chief UC students’ presidential favorites follow national trends, according to a Tangerine Presidential Poll conducted over the weekend. With Election Day just over a week away, 43 percent said they would vote for Hillary Clinton, while 29 said they would choose Donald Trump. Gary...