February 2, 2012

James Burleigh Morton ‘10 documents the shipping industry through image.

Fellow returns in exhibition

Last Thursday, the Visual Arts Atrium Gallery held a reception for the ongoing alumni photography exhibit, “The Merchant & the Leviathan: Photographs of a Global Shipping Industry.” James Burleigh Morton ’10 was awarded the prestigious Watson Fellowship to pursue one …→

New line pairs affordability with chic

New line pairs affordability with chic

You might think I’m crazy for even mentioning sandals in this kind of weather. But fashion is always one step ahead. As a true lover of fashion collaborations, like Missoni for Target, I am particularly excited about this next mash-up …→

Autism awareness speaker inspires campus

Last Tuesday during common lunch, Dr. Jane Thierfeld Brown visited Union to talk with faculty, students and staff about students on the autism spectrum. Brown is a highly knowledgeable expert on the subject with 33 years of experience in the …→

Want to keep warm during the winter? Stop into Lennon’s Irish Shop on Jay St. for a pair of Irish knit socks to keep your tootsies warm!

A wee bit Irish in Schenectady

From the moment I walked through the door of Lennon’s Irish Shop, I no longer felt as if I was in Schenectady. The store is a cultural gem on Jay Street, and is filled with an assortment of authentic Irish …→

Vagina Monologues canceled

Though there normally is a campus production of the Vagina Monologues every winter, the play will not be performed at Union this year. The Vagina Monologues organization requires each school performing the play to donate 10 percent of its proceeds …→

Dutchmen climb to first in ECAC

Over the weekend, the Dutchmen took on both Clarkson and St. Lawrence at Messa Rink. Union came into the weekend trailing Cornell in the ECAC standings by two points, looking to jump them in the standings. The Dutchmen beat Clarkson …→

The bookstore sells several varieties of Union-themed reusable bottles to help you kick your habit.

Just say no to bottled water during Water Week

Water is one of the most important resources on Earth, and almost every academic discipline can point to issues related to it. Life on Earth originated in the oceans, and the chemistry of all living things still bears the imprints …→

Hanaburgh says he looks forward  to promoting recycling on campus as the new VP of Sustainability.

Student Forum Exec Board members elected

News Editor Tess Koman interviewed Bob Hanaburgh ‘12 (right), the newly-elected Sustainability VP. TK: What does being the new VP of Sustainability entail? BH: Basically my main objective is to set up the Union College Green Fee Governance Committee. They’re consulted on …→

Ensure your reproductive rights: incorporate your uterus!

Listen up, ladies. I have had a great epiphany, a great moment of sheer brilliance. So get ready to read carefully, take notes, maybe frame this very missive. I’m incorporating my uterus as an ecclesiastic corporation, and so should you! …→

Themed meals, the right idea: MLK Day, the wrong occasion

I’m sure we have all heard about the recent uproar in response to a certain themed meal at West Dining. Out of all the holidays during the year that dining services has to choose from to plan a themed meal …→