Suarez poses after finishing her race at Walt Disney World in Florida. She raised $4620 to participate

Beating cancer one race at a time

You may have seen Kaitlyn Suarez ‘15 running through campus, eating in West or walking through Reamer. A freshman from Long Island, Suarez told me that coming to Union was one of the best decisions she ever made. Everyone laments …→

Olivia Joyce '13 spends a mini-term abroad in Vietnam

Adventures in Southeast Asia

Imagine spinning a globe and placing your finger on a remote and exotic location. That’s basically what junior Olivia Joyce ’13 did in deciding to go to Vietnam for study abroad. “I had always thought I would want to go …→

Students enjoy a delicious meal of local and organic produce on Friday's Ozone Cafe.

Ozone Fridays

Israel for U

Israel for U

U for Israel is a new group on campus created with the goal of supporting Israel and its decisions. The group meets weekly to discuss ways to get students involved and informed about the Israeli conflict. Club president Alex Stone …→

Erik Skorina ‘12 and Jake Pet ‘12 duel it out during practice.

Dueling it out: A conversation with the Captain of Fencing Club

[media-credit id=115 align=”aligncenter” width=”558″][/media-credit] Erik Skorina ‘12 and Jake Pet ‘12 duel it out during practice. Although sports like football and lacrosse are well known around campus, many people miss out on the opportunity to try more unique sports that …→

A perfect MATCH together

It is well known that Union College prepares its students for the outside world. But what are Union alums really up to? Did their Union experience ready them for their current occupation? For Andy Donnelly ‘10, his experiences at Union, …→

Walfrand '11 poses for a quick photo.

Food: On following a Vegan diet

What may have begun as a silly bet has become a lifestyle choice for Aria Walfrand ‘11. “I was thinking out loud one day, wondering if I could be a vegan, to which my friend thought that I was being …→

Serene and spacious define this Minerva.


Spring term is here, the weather is warming up and change is in the air. It’is time to move away from that residence hall (hole) you’ve been hibernating in, and migrate to a new home. We here at 807 Union …→

Talking about a change in alcohol policy

According to the Encyclopedia of Union College History, from 1795 to 1821, the regulations only forbade “getting drunk.” Since 1795, things have certainly changed on the Union College campus. From 21+ bracelets to keg-less weekends to the point system, the …→

Let it be

Let it be

Sammi Adamson ‘13 got her tattoo the summer before entering college. “I was on vacation to see my real father and I actually had to call my mom to ask if it was okay,” she said.  “My mom, dad, and …→