October 6, 2011

Outraged citizens decry the current American economic policy during the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York.

Occupy Wall Street protesters decry U.S. economic policy

Outraged citizens decry the current American economic policy during the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York. On Sept. 17, 2011, a group of New York City residents loosely organized a protest in the financial district of Lower Manhattan. Establishing …→

A new season offers new reasons for hope

“1, 2, 3, U,” roared the women’s hockey team in a huddle after a hard evening practice, one that was aimed at preparing for what the team expects to be a much improved season of hockey. In her fourth season …→

Let’s hear it for the cashier: An editor reflects on one woman who brightens his day

Let’s hear it for the cashier: An editor reflects on one woman who brightens his day

Darlene. You might not know her, but you probably do. She swipes your card at West Dining Hall as many as ten times a week: Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch. For a little over a decade, Darlene has …→

Say hello to SMU, the Student Media Union

Campus Community: We are writing to eagerly announce the creation of Union College’s Student Media Union, fondly referred to as SMU. SMU is comprised of Union’s student-driven media outlets, ranging from news and entertainment organizations to more artistically based publications. …→

CLASSIC FILM CORNER: ‘Network’ foreshadows modern news

Long before the era of 24-hour cable news networks, Oscar-winning screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky wrote Network, telling the story of a fictional television station called UBS and its news anchor, Howard Beale (Peter Finch), who is fired due to poor ratings. …→

Research & U: “Team Cohen”

Research & U: “Team Cohen”

Danielle Steinmetz ‘12 is on a team. She’s not an athlete; she’s a research student in Professor Brian Cohen’s laboratory, also known around the biology department as Team Cohen. Steinmetz officially began working in the lab in March, and completed …→

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life has been moved to Reamer.

Spotlight on new Reamer renovations

While students were away this summer, the Reamer Campus Center underwent several renovations. In particular, the layout of both the Women and Gender Studies (WGS) Department and Multicultural Office were structurally altered. Until the end of last year, the WGS Lounge …→

GE manager addresses local businesses

Last Wednesday, Sept. 28, Union hosted its Annual Business Campaign breakfast to show its gratitude to local businesses for donating to its local scholarship fund. The fund directly impacts the lives of local students by providing them with funds to …→

Matt Kemp was eight hits away from winning the triple crown.

MLB: The forgotten stories of 2011

The final day of the Major League Baseball regular season was the most exciting in the league’s history.  The same could arguably be said about the final week. The range of stories was more than great enough to interest everyone …→

Randy Cohen spoke to the Union community in Memorial Chapel on Monday and shared his experience working for The New York Times, Late Show with David Letterman, and his passions and  personal interests.

Former Times writer Randy Cohen visits Union

On Monday, Oct. 3, former New York Times writer Randy Cohen spoke at Memorial Chapel. For twelve years, Cohen was the columnist behind “The Ethicist,” a column in which Cohen would determine the ethically-sound decision in what could be considered …→