Passing the torch: an editor’s farewell

Passing the torch: an editor’s farewell

When I first started writing for the paper my freshman year, I defined a news story as just reporting campus news—speakers, concerts and club events. It meant informing readers of weekly events, whether from the week before or for the …→

Discussion addresses MLK Day dinner

Students and staff members met on Friday to discuss last week’s contentious Martin Luther King, Jr. Day dinner. Isabelle Edwards ‘15, whose blog post about the Martin Luther King Day dinner on the Union website sparked this controversy, said that …→

Members of the Italian Club enjoy their freshly made pizza at an event.

Come join the new Italian Club!

Benvenuti! The Italian Club is making its grand debut on campus this year and is looking for new students to join. The club was founded last year by Lia D’Ambrosio ‘12, Jackie Salzillo ‘12 and Robert Davis ‘12, who began …→

In Memoriam: Patricia Sendzicki 1933-2011

In Memoriam: Patricia Sendzicki 1933-2011

Former Biology Department administrative assistant Patricia Sendzicki passed away on Oct. 2. Sendzicki retired from Union this past June after over 40 years of employment at Union. She is remembered by members of the campus community for her sense of …→

In Memoriam: Lee Davenport 1915-2011

In Memoriam: Lee Davenport 1915-2011

Lee Davenport ’37, who helped develop a device that enabled U.S. troops to win battles in World War II, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the age of 95. Davenport, who was a Schenectady native, maintained a strong relationship …→

Pulp Fiction: More than a movie

Skidmore English Professor Janet Casey spoke last Thursday in the Nott Memorial about the history of pulp fiction. The speech corresponded with “Pulp Fiction Paintings,” a selection from the Robert Lesser art collection on display in the Mandeville Gallery through …→

New women’s golf varsity tees off this fall

New women’s golf varsity tees off this fall

Director of Union Athletics Department Jim McLaughlin announced this week that a Women’s Golf Club will be receiving varsity, Liberty League and NCAA Division III status next fall and is currently looking for members. Women’s basketball coach and competitive golf …→

Packing the plaza: Club Expo 2011

Packing the plaza: Club Expo 2011

This year’s Club Expo took place in front of Schaffer Library and attracted a large turnout from the student body. Student representatives promoted their respective clubs and organizations to gain new members for the school and educate underclassmen about the …→

Members of the Student Alumni Association pose to show their school spirit during Homecoming weekend.

Spotlight: Student Alumni Association

The Student Alumni Association (SAA) is a selective campus organization that is responsible for acting as a representative of the student body during alumni events both on and off-campus. Members of the group also assist the Alumni Relations Office with …→

Empty Bowls fundraiser: Fighting hunger one bowl at a time

Empty Bowls fundraiser: Fighting hunger one bowl at a time

“Little do most people realize that… right around the esteemed gates of Union College [lies] children and families hungry and surviving on what they can get from local soup kitchens and shelters like the ones Empty Bowls donates to,” said …→