• Maggie Dunne ’13 is known on Colgate’s campus for her devotion to philanthropy, from involvement with the COVE, to serving as philanthropy chair in her sorority, to operating her own nonprofit organization. Thanks to her staunch commitment to service and leadership, she’s been awarded the Newman Civic Fellow Award from Campus Compact.
    May 4, 2011
  • Assistant professor of art and art history Carolyn Guile has long had an interest in cultural property, even focusing her doctoral research on the destruction and rebuilding of such sites in Warsaw during World War Two. Her passion for the subject and desire to facilitate discussion about cultural property worldwide led her to the idea […]
    March 31, 2011
  • Having worked as a peace activist in Israel, Merle Feld is well suited to facilitate controversial yet eye-opening discussions. Appearing on campus Tuesday as part of Colgate’s annual Faith Week, she met with a different kind of audience than the Palestinian and Israeli women she has worked with, but one no less interested in what […]
    March 24, 2011
  • As Colgate students, we’re used to waking up in the morning to a few new inches of snow. But Monday brought more than two feet — and the first full snow day since 1993.
    March 8, 2011
  • On the morning of Feb. 9, 42 students in Curtis Hall received a sweet wake-up call: Dunkin’ Donuts food and coffee delivered to their dorm rooms. The Entrepreneurs Club was testing its latest venture, a service that has students select what they want for breakfast and a delivery time, then pay with their ‘Gate Card […]
    February 24, 2011
  • Sheryl Swoopes is used to an audience — just not one in a classroom setting. “Man … I’m nervous. It’s been a minute since I was last in college,” she said, looking around Love Auditorium. Yet the native Texan and basketball superstar braved the snow to visit Colgate on Thursday, telling her story as one […]
    February 4, 2011
  • (Editor’s Note: Senior Kate Hicks shares her impressions of the annual Real World program, which brings dozens of alumni back to campus to assist seniors in their career exploration.) The night before Real World began, my housemates and I sat in our living room catching up and talking about the uncertain months ahead. All our […]
    January 17, 2011
  • Waving peace signs in the air and repeating choruses of “I’m ‘A’ African,” students and faculty hardly looked like they were gathered in Love Auditorium to learn anything. Yet they were treated to a unique and original lesson in evolutionary biology – in rap format.
    December 2, 2010
  • Green laser pointer in hand, John T. Spike gestured to a woman in the background of Caravaggio’s painting of the burial of Christ. Arms outstretched, she mourns the death of Jesus – yet Spike was concerned with her abnormally tall height. Because of her positioning in the back of the painting, she should theoretically be […]
    November 11, 2010
  • With a 6K time of 19:17, Colgate’s Elise DeRoo ’12 has unquestionable talent on the cross country course. Equally impressive, however, is the molecular biology major’s 3.90 GPA. This formidable combination of brains and speed earned her the Patriot League’s 2010 Female Scholar-Athlete Award.
    November 10, 2010