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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Lunch Hour Series continues through WPNR

Charles Buckley, Staff Writer The Jackson Lunch Hour Series events have been a Wednesday afternoon staple at Utica College for more than 42 years, but the series cannot be held in-person this semester due to COVID-19. Instead, previously recorded...

The Brown Bag Talks, history with your lunch

Hannah Steyn, Special Assignments Reporter Run by the Utica College Center for Historical Research, The Brown Bag Lunch Hour Talks are interactive discussions about history. These talks are not based on any specific time period. Instead, they are rather...

Body of teen found in Canastota, raises awareness of safety both on and off campus

Bailey Hryb, News Editor On Sunday Sept. 27, the body of 19-year-old Elizabeth Garrow was discovered in Canastota after she had been reported as missing for over three days. She leaves behind a toddler and was pregnant for a...

Vandalism at Saint Louis Gonzaga Church continues hate trends in Utica

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief On Sept. 19, WKTV reported vandalism at the Saint Louis Gonzaga Church of Utica. A statue of Jesus had been painted over with a red swastika. Since then, the church has been working...

Hostile presidential debate leaves viewers dissatisfied

Thomas Nieman, Staff Writer Many Americans were left feeling disappointed and frustrated after the first face-off between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, which was arguably the most anticipated presidential debate in modern history.

Voter registration deadline next week, students can register to vote on campus

Thomas Nieman, Staff Writer Election Day is next month and it will mark the first time many Utica College students are eligible to cast their ballot in a presidential election. However, in order to do that they must be...

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Bailey Hryb, News Editor Ruth Bader Ginsburg, famed Supreme Court Associate Justice, notable advocate for women’s rights and a reigning figure in Washington, passed away last week on Sept. 18 following complications from an ongoing battle with pancreatic cancer....

COVID concerns some students six weeks into semester

Celeste Gessner, Assistant News Editor Coronavirus continues to ravage the United States forcing some businesses to limit their capacity to half and enforce social distancing. Colleges, including Utica College, continue to be affected as well. UC’s...

[UPDATE] Reflection of former Dean of Students Timothy Ecklund, plans for filling roles

Nick McAdam, Editor-in-Chief This article was updated from its original form on Oct. 2 at 12:17 p.m. On Sept. 14, former Dean of Students at Utica College, Timothy Ecklund, stepped down from his role, resulting in...

Shopping Center Riot Rumors Rooted in Racism

Bailey Hryb, News Editor Businesses within the New Hartford Shopping Center braced for possible destruction last week following a Craigslist advertisement that went viral regarding the need for rioters-for-hire to “drive out” white-owned businesses.  The ad,...