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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....

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...

Election week at UC

James McClendon, Editor-in-Chief Election day is Tuesday and Utica College students have many opportunities to get involved. The Offices of Student Activities, Student Affairs, and Residence Life in collaboration with the James Sherman Political Science Society will be providing many programs and services for the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...