The Concordiensis

Union groups take part in local annual March for Women’s Rights

Hannah Hoyt, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

Chants of “Love, not hate, makes America great” and “What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now!” could be heard throughout the Stockade area of Schenectady as an estimated 300 people came out in freezing weather to at...

Multicultural office renamed Intercultural

Daniel Greenman, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Since the Strategic Plan at Union College was released to the school last term, Union College has begun a five-year effort to reorganize itself in order to adapt to a changing job market, new trends in education and more. Re...

The history of David Rossell, Union’s first enrolled black student

Emily Coello, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

When David Rosell transferred to Union College in 1859, the alleged story is that the Southern student population found themselves angry that a black student had enrolled. Rosell did not disclose that he was black, but claimed t...

Alumni Campus visit to begin the Year of Celebration of U Women

Daniel Wilcox, News Editor

January 23, 2020

Kicking off the year long celebration of the anniversary of 50 years of co-education at Union, Pooja Kothari ’03, an expert in bias awareness, came back to campus to host a talk titled “Creating a More Inclusive Campus: Gende...

Film Club shakes movie weekends up with new partnership

Daniel Wilcox, News Editor

January 23, 2020

Union’s Film Club is shaking things up with a new pilot program, in partnership with Bow Tie Cinemas. Last week, in lieu of the weekend screenings in the Reamer Auditorium, the Film Club experimented with a one-night-only, Friday showin...

Union moves to expel John Doe

Alex Appel, Editor in Chief

October 27, 2019

Union College is attempting to expel the student who sued them for alleged disability discrimination for violating the Honor Code. The student, who filed the lawsuit under the pseudonym John Doe, was found guilty of cheating o...

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