C.O.C.O.A. House: Helping local children move from D's to A's
Carina Sorrentino Carina Sorrentino 3 months ago

Children of Our Community Open to Achievement, better known as C.O.C.O.A. House, exists as one o… Read More

 
World Around U: International students present their cultures
Song My Hoang 3 months ago

Union’s continual drive to promote diversity throughout campus life culminated in the Internatio… Read More

 
Jacqui Smith paints children of Estero de Plátano
Benjamin Lucas Benjamin Lucas 3 months ago

If you find yourself grabbing a bite to eat at Dutch Hollow this Friday afternoon, be sure to ch… Read More

 
China makes drastic changes to stop pollution
Joshua Ostrer 3 months ago

This Monday, China announced plans to curb its pollution problem. China plans to take more than five… Read More

 
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A handshake between hands that bear the colors of the Israeli and Palestinian flags, denoting a compromise that has yet to be reached.

In defense of Israel: Why Israel has nothing to do with the idea of an ‘apartheid state’

The accusation that Israel is an apartheid state is a misguided attempt to delegitimize all that Israel represents: a pluralistic, democratic state that ensures full political rights to all of its citizens. The 1965 International Convention on the Elimination of …→

Sarang and a furry friend in the gardens.

Student Spotlight: Sarang Sharma ’15: Avid napper, thespian, and dog-lover.

This week’s Student Spotlight can be found lounging in Jackson’s Garden, thinking about puppies and contemplating man’s existence. Sarang Sharma ’15 said, “Nothing makes me swoon more than a cute puppy.” A member of the Dutch Pipers, Ozone House and …→

Union’s iconic Nott Memorial. Graduating senior and Opinions Editor emeritus Rhea Howard ’14 is focused on improving another of Union’s iconic features: the liberal arts educative model.

The heart of the liberal arts

In January, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported that today’s graduates are overqualified for the low-paying, minimum wage, part-time jobs that they are accepting at unprecedented rates. This, of course, is no surprise to any of us current …→

Professor Webb teaches fifth graders robotics

“That’s one small step for man …” It was actually a fifth grader from Columbus Magnet School in Norwalk, Conn., who took those brave first steps in a simulated space mission that featured key behind-the-scenes support from Union Professor Nick …→

Give back the Greeks’ houses

Give back the Greeks’ houses

In 1825, the American collegiate system was changed forever, when (if Schenectady was anything like it is today) on a cold, late-November night, Kappa Alpha was founded at Union. Over the last two centuries, Greek life has grown and adapted …→

A columnist bids farewell

“You write in order to change the world,” argued 20th-century social critic James Baldwin. “If you alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it.” I have always loved writing, the challenge to …→

Life on Capitol Hill from the eyes of a Union student

For the strong-willed who want to step feet into the powerful Washington, D.C., political world, starting as an intern in a congressional office on Capitol Hill is a necessary rite of passage. As a member of this year’s Washington, D.C., …→

Courtesy of Danielle Coppola

Tiffany Dawn shares her boy-crazy experiences

Last Thursday, Sigma Delta Tau and Beuth House organized a lecture in the Nott Memorial featuring inspirational speaker Tiffany Dawn. Dawn presented her talk “BoyCrazy: How I Ended Up Single and Mostly Sane.” She spoke generally about her past relationships …→

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The last month in rap: May 2014

For any hip-hop head, this past month has been incredible. In the past month, many rappers have released quality work, including, but not limited to, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, 2 Chainz and Slaughterhouse. With his release of “Believe …→