• With music, wit, and a little absurdity, Colgate University Theater opened its Threepenny Opera production in Brehmer Theater on Wednesday. The show, which runs through the weekend, is the story of criminal/hero MacHeath (Joshua Jackson ’13) and his marriage to Polly Peachum (Katie Sotos ’15), the daughter of greedy businessman Mr. Peachum (Denny Gonzalez ’13). […]
    April 12, 2013
  • Late Sunday afternoon, students from the upcoming interfaith spring break trip to Turkey gathered in the chapel basement for a Turkish cooking class. Ayten Ay, the wife of Professor Ahmet Ay, led the class. She is Turkish and brought three recipes to teach the group: sekerpare, a dessert dumpling in a syrup; kisir, a Turkish tabouleh; and […]
    February 5, 2013
  • Eric Foner, a Pulitzer Prize winning historian, visited campus last week to talk about the U.S. president that America can’t seem to get enough of — Abraham Lincoln. Though his Nov. 14 lecture was on historical events, it could not have been more timely. With the comparisons being drawn between President Obama and Lincoln, and […]
    November 19, 2012
  • A video of a dying butterfly that has lost a wing. A three-dimensional gray backslash hung on the wall. Refigured images from the film Deep Throat. These artworks, currently on display as part of the Clifford Gallery exhibition External Original, may seem like dissimilar pieces, but curator Sarah Mattes ’06 sees a common thread.
    November 15, 2012
  • The hallway outside the Ho Tung Visualization Lab holds an impressive collection of fluorescent minerals that delight visitors coming to the lab for one of its unique shows. Matt Shramko ’13 and his father, Steven, donated 70 of the minerals to Colgate, a natural evolution of their longtime interests in geology.
    November 6, 2012
  • Securing observing time on the Hubble Space Telescope is a highly desirable and extremely competitive process for astronomers. There are hundreds more projects submitted than can be accommodated, and the selection criteria is stringent. Colgate astronomy professor Jeff Bary and collaborator Tracy Beck of the Space Telescope Science Institute, though, were recently awarded 12 orbits, […]
    October 16, 2012
  • The stage and amps were covered in plastic sheets and flannel shirts last Saturday, as the fourth annual ‘Gatestock kicked off amid the rain and wind. ‘Gatestock, a music festival started by Andy Peng ‘12 and the group Broad Street Records four years ago, came back this year bigger and better. Modeled after Woodstock, the […]
    September 28, 2012
  • Three Gods Walk Into A Bar
    “Leave your powers at the door” read a sign on the coatrack in Dionysus’s bar in the Masque and Triangle production of 3 Gods Walk Into a Bar. Directed by Jessica Hall ’14, and featuring an ensemble cast of new and veteran actors, the play was staged April 12 through 14 in Brehmer Theater.
    April 26, 2012
  • Eric Stolhanske '91
    Running up and down the aisles of Love Auditorium on Tuesday night, Erik Stolhanske ‘91 began his inspirational lecture like a basketball star, giving out high fives to students on the ends of each aisle.
    April 4, 2012