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Why Colgate's Day of Impact Matters

Amanda Brown | Posted 03.20.2015 | Impact
Amanda Brown

My definition of impact is solidarity. It's not for a spotlight, a salary, or even to feel good: it's about being an ally, shifting your priorities away from yourself, and helping others who want your help, simply because you can.

Not Your Average Abroad Album

Andrew Brummer | Posted 03.05.2015 | College
Andrew Brummer

I'm not sure how exactly I came up with this idea for a video, but I wanted to make something so I could remember the experience that went beyond just a photo album of pictures from my iPhone.

Going Off of That Point: An Account of Course Participation and Millenials

Lauren Casella | Posted 02.04.2015 | College
Lauren Casella

Similar to the word 'like,' 'going off of that point' does not need to exist in our vocabulary. It's superfluous, unoriginal, and dilutes the potency of our own thoughts.

Tyler Kingkade

Hate Yik Yak And Anonymous Gossip Sites All You Want, But They Won't Go Away | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.20.2015 | College

While 2014 appeared to be the year of Yik Yak on college campuses, the existence of anonymous online gossip forums is far from a new dilemma for universities. For the better part of a decade -- since the rise of JuicyCampus in 2007, and the series of subsequent replacements -- colleges have struggled to deal with unruly and sometimes savage gossip spread through anonymous online forums.

The 20 Most Beautiful College Campuses

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 01.05.2015 | College

Beautiful campuses inspire a real sense of higher education -- or at least something pretty to look at while you doze off in lecture. The campuses her...

There Is No Neat Solution to Head Injuries in Sports

Victoria M. Chun | Posted 01.24.2015 | Sports
Victoria M. Chun

From my playing days when nothing short of requiring medical assistance was considered a concussion, to today when a seemingly mild knock to the head is and should be treated with an abundance of care, I have experienced different perspectives.

Beating the Drop: Gen Y's Obsession with EDM and Instagram

Lucy Sandwick | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Lucy Sandwick

I think that both electronic music and social media have extraordinary powers to teach us skills and theories about creative efficiency that will bind us to our generation in the most positive way.

Political Read: The Pain Of Change At Colgate

Howard Fineman | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
Howard Fineman

What Daniel Webster said two centuries ago about Dartmouth applies to my own alma mater. Colgate is "a small college. And yet, there are those who love it." I am one of them, but I am worried.

Avery Stone

Racist Posts On Yik Yak Prompt University Protest | Avery Stone | Posted 09.24.2014 | College

Students at Colgate University have held a campus sit-in for three straight days, prompted in part by racist messages on the anonymous social media ap...

This Is How to Improve Race Relations in College

Andrew Prieto | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Andrew Prieto

So for all the incoming students: if you want to make your respective colleges more welcoming and accepting places, treat each other, if not as friends, as classmates and peers. Fight for true equality and don't succumb to excuses to rationalize your disadvantages.

To the Colgate University Class of 2014

Becca Atkinson | Posted 10.07.2014 | College
Becca Atkinson

Maybe there are some of us under this tent who never truly loved it, but there must have been moments when each of us felt happy about the school we chose, or else we wouldn't have stayed.

The Liberal Arts Contribution to edX

Douglas A. Hicks | Posted 05.31.2014 | College
Douglas A. Hicks

Research released by edX and other massive online providers has reoriented our sense of the disrupted topography of higher education -- and where online education fits within it.

Speaking Out Against Sexual Assault at Colgate

Amanda Golden | Posted 05.03.2014 | College
Amanda Golden

Let us take a hard look at the social environment we create that permits -- consciously or subconsciously -- assaults like the one on my campus last week to occur.

Indefinable Style at Colgate University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 07.30.2013 | Style

Whenever the phrase "high fashion" is thrown around, our thoughts are instantly transferred to the fashion capital cities of the world: Paris, Milan, London and New York City. Hamilton, New York: not the most bustling place in the U.S., but a place where fashion has made its mark nonetheless.

Leaning in at 21

Carly Keller | Posted 07.06.2013 | College
Carly Keller

To my classmates who continue to make jokes about doing laundry or leaning in, please keep joking! I mean this quite seriously; it is crucial that we keep the conversation going, especially as we throw off our caps in a few short weeks and dive headfirst into the all-too-real 'real world.'

The Colleges With The Most Athletic Dudes

Posted 04.01.2013 | College

In the spirit of March Madness, we wanted to find out which college has the most athletic student body. More specifically, male student bodies. Th...

The Top 10 Wired Colleges

Unigo | Posted 11.06.2012 | College

Do you need access to Facebook and Twitter at all times? Whenever you walk into a room are you instantly scouring for outlets and checking for a wifi...

Top 10 Colleges with the Happiest Students

Unigo | Posted 10.30.2012 | College

In today's installment of the 2013 Unigo College Rankings we're highlighting those campuses with students who overwhelmingly voted that they were as happy as could be!

WATCH: Amazing Long-Snapping Trick Shot Video

Posted 05.25.2012 | Sports

At first glance, long snapping might seem like the most specific act in all of football. Throwing, catching and running are all things that can be use...

The Holiness Of Common Ground

Eboo Patel | Posted 07.21.2012 | Religion
Eboo Patel

Honestly, I hate the term "common ground." It just sounds boring. But all of my shaking and wagging has only ever succeeded in ending conversations, and sending people running in the opposite direction.

The 10 Most Beautiful Campuses

Posted 10.11.2011 | College

College campuses can have some of the most poetic scenery around. The tall old buildings. The tree-laden quads. The modern short buildings. The concre...

12 Liberal Arts Schools That Pay

Posted 09.28.2011 | College

Harvey Mudd College is the top paying liberal arts school in the country, according to the salary website PayScale's report on alumni median career ea...

The 13 Colleges With The Highest Mid-Career Salaries

Posted 09.20.2011 | College

According to salary data site PayScale's list of the colleges with the highest mid-career salaries, Princeton is your best bet for future financial su...

Carrying the Torch in a Digital Age

Howard Fineman | Posted 07.15.2011 | College
Howard Fineman

Colgate is the answer, not the problem. The paradox of our Upstate isolation -- which was the old knock on Colgate -- is now the saving essence of it. Colgate offers the opposite of a fragmented, distracted, virtual world.

Liberal Arts Colleges That Lead To The Highest Salaries

Wallet Pop | Nicole Charky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Whether your dream is to study philosophy or medicine, there are several liberal arts colleges where students have gone from Aristotle or lab research...