The Concordiensis

William Seward, Harriet Tubman statue unveiled at library

Kristin Hazelton, Contributing Writer

May 23, 2019

The Schenectady County Public Library received an new addition to its campus this past Friday. The library was chosen to be the site of a new statue featuring Harriet Tubman and William Seward, class of 1820. According to Emeritu...

Seward-Tubman statue unveiled and dedicated on Friday, May 17

Alex Appel, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

On Friday, May 17 a statue of William Seward, Class of 1820 and Harriet Tubman will be unveiled in front of the Schenectady Public Library. “There’s many statues of Seward that said he was secretary of state and bought A...

Mansi Narula ’10 returns to campus to talk buisness at U-Marketing

Abbie Stack, Contributing Writer

May 16, 2019

On Thursday, May 2 the U-Marketing club hosted a presentation by alumna Mansi Narula ’10 in the Visual Arts building. Mansi provided attendees with pieces of advice for students to sharpen their skills such as curiosity, ne...

Carly Burns ’20 presents an analysis of the U.S. Healthcare System

Megan Brown, News Editor

May 16, 2019

Friday, May 10 was the annual Steinmetz Symposium at Union. Students had the opportunity to present their research and ongoing projects to their professors, faculty and peers. Carly Burns ’20 is a biology major, but wanted ...

College investigating homophobic incident tied to Greek community

Alex Appel, News Editor

May 16, 2019

Over the weekend a student who is a member of the LGBTQ+ community was allegedly harassed by students tied to Greek Life. This incident was address in a letter sent out ot members of the Greek community by the Director of Fraternity...

Dinner & dialogue around diversity: What makes something funny?

Sarah Tritt, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

What makes something funny? This was the question raised Tuesday night, at dinner and discussion around diversity, a weekly event put on by Union’s Campus Protestant Ministry. George Woodzell, a member of the Schenectady com...

Students express doubt in the Office of Title IX at town hall

Alex Appel and Daniel Wilcox, Editor-in-Chief and News Editor

May 16, 2019

Several students expressed dissatisfaction and distrust in the Title IX Office, because of the perceived failure of the office in the past, especially in regards to responding to rape allegations. These feelings were expressed by more...

Mock Recuitment introduces first-years to sorority life on campus

Megan Brown, News Editor

May 9, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. on the Reamer back patio marked the start of the first-year introduction to sorority life on campus. Representatives from three sororities: Delta Phi Epsilon, Gamma Phi Beta and Sigma Delta Tau all...

President Harris moderates Constructive Engagement Forum

Alex Appel, Editor in Chief

May 9, 2019

On Monday, April 29 President David Harris moderated a talk between founders of Serve 2 Unite Pardeep Singh Kaleka and Arno Michaelis. This was the first talk in a lecture series on constructive engagement. Since his inaugurati...

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