College Senate recommends maintaining current Sexual and Amorous Relations policy

The SUNY administration asked its campuses to consider adding a policy to explicitly prohibit sexual or amorous relations between students and faculty. The College Senate voted in its Tuesday Dec. 5 meeting to express that Geneseo’s policy, which “prohibits” relationships between students and faculty or staff who have a direct professional relationship and “strongly discourages” relations between students and any other faculty or staff member, is better than strictly prohibiting all relationships between students and professors or staff members.

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Administration plans changes to disabilities services, increases staff to prepare for finals week

In preparation for additional assistance by the testing center during finals week, the college looks to revitalize the Office of Disabilities Services to better accommodate student needs after the retirement of long-time Assistant Dean for Disability Services Tabitha Buggie-Hunt.

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HC3 Coalition works to mitigate issues between students, locals

The Geneseo Healthy Campus and Community Coalition has worked to improve relations between the college and local community.

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Staff Editorial: Grievers must remember former president for all actions, including shortcomings

 Much of the United States is in mourning for former president George H.W. Bush who passed away on Friday Nov. 30. Many have taken to praising him, selectively forgetting all the lives lost due to his administration’s shortcomings.

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Phrase “real job” perpetuates classism, undercuts necessary work

American worker culture toxically couples the fetishization of expertise with an undermining—or even delegitimization—of youth and so-called “unskilled” labor. 

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Face Off: College must recognize due process before disciplining professor

The Lamron published an article on Nov. 15 about allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a former Geneseo student and a current history professor. The article sparked multiple conversations about sexual harassment, student-professor relationships and the precedent The Lamron has set .

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Face Off: Administration has failed by refusing to dismiss accused professor

The Lamron’s Nov. 15 article that reported allegations regarding an improper relationship between a former Geneseo student and professor of history Emilye Crosby. 

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Face Off: Student body should restrain protests until college acts

The Lamron published an article on Nov. 15 that shed light on allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a professor and a former student. Since then, a large portion of the student body has demanded the professor resign and some have even taken to boycotting her classes. 

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Soft news worthy of coverage, just as impactful as hard news

Ariana Grande released the music video for her already record-breaking hit, “thank u, next” on Friday Nov. 30. In just under 22 hours, the much-anticipated video destroyed YouTube’s record for most views within the first 24 hours of release, according to Variety. 

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Letter to the editor

Thanks to advocacy after the spring launch of SUNY’s No Student Goes Hungry Program and her international student Udeshi Seneviratne’s Geneseo Speaks petition that met its signature threshold in less than a day, the situation of food insecurity and immobility for international students over extended breaks has become a topic of concern around campus. As winter break approaches, Student Coalition for Migrant Workers has the following to say: 

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Dedicated performers sing themed pieces in annual musical theater show

The audience members were definitely feeling like spies as they watched the magical singing, dancing and acting that was performed, despite the unwelcomed visitor midway through the show. Geneseo’s Musical Theatre Club performed a wonderful show on Friday Nov. 30 and Saturday Dec. 1 in Wadsworth Auditorium

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Traditional music groups perform modern compositions in aberrant New Music concert

A sea of supporters held flowers for performers they knew while watching the New Music Concert on Friday Nov. 30. Enthusiastic friends and family gathered to support Tracet Bass, Spectrum singers, and the GSO Winds at this event in Doty Recital Hall. 

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Photographs recall history of locations on main street, highlight work of current local businesses

The Bridge Gallery in Brodie Hall was filled with vintage and modern photos of buildings of Main Street in Geneseo alongside the students that focused on these particular buildings, making for an engaging display. On Wednesday Dec. 5, “Five Geneseo Businesses: Culture and Commerce on Main Street” was open to all on Wednesday Dec. 5. 

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Remembering Stephen Hillenburg, impact of “Spongebob Squarepants”

Stephen Hillenburg died following a battle with ALS on Nov. 26. He was 57 years old. As the creator of “Spongebob Squarepants,” Hillenburg is responsible for one of the most iconic, enduring cartoons of the 21st century. 

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Ice Knights earn two shutout victories, continue on historic winning streak

The beginning of December was met with a plethora of storylines for the Ice Knights, including win streaks, national leaderboards, impressive milestones and team firsts. All four of these headline grabs culminated on Saturday Dec. 1, but they all began with a win against SUNY Cortland on Friday Nov. 30. 

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Knight of the week: Terrance Nichols

After two years of taking the backseat and letting the more experienced players guide the team, junior guard Terrance Nichols is ready for his chance to lead Geneseo’s men’s basketball team. Despite getting off to a 3-4 start this season, Nichols has been playing in some of his career-best games and averages 16.9 points per game, the second most on his team.

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Bills quarterback Josh Allen shows promise, fans have reason to be excited this season and in the coming years

The Buffalo Bills have found their franchise quarterback and it is their number seven overall pick from the 2018 National Football League draft, Josh Allen. When Allen was drafted, he faced a great deal of skepticism from the Buffalo fanbase. 

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Women’s basketball undefeated, tough stretch of away games complete

Geneseo women’s basketball ended a multiple-game road trip this weekend, adding two more victories against SUNYAC rivals SUNY Oswego and SUNY Cortland to their now eight-game win streak. 

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Men’s basketball experiences string of losses, hope to get back on track at home

Despite starting the season off right with a 3-1 record, the men’s basketball team experienced a tough string of losses over their past three games, bringing their overall record to 3-4 on the season and 0-2 in conference play. 

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Student demonstrates true passion for art, pursues extracurriculars

 International relations major junior Leliana McDermott has a passion for studying the history of art. With her range of interests, she hopes to utilize her qualifications and desires to demonstrate the importance of art and its inherent beauty, and to one day make the world a better place.

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