Editorial: Violence, Death, and Suffering Change is Needed Today

By Joshua Finn The recent murders in both Buffalo and Uvalde seem to be part of yet another wave of extreme violence created by a system that does not provide for its people. A system...
Black history

Juneteenth Photo ID Event for Oneida County Black History Archive

The Oneida County History Center and For the Good, Inc. will host a community photo identification and documentation event on Friday, June 17, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, to commemorate Juneteenth, and...
Abortion

Feature: Roe v. Wade in Danger of Repeal and What it Means for You

By Sage Lively | Hamilton College intern  Let’s talk about the impending overturning of Roe v Wade. I want to start by stating the obvious: this issue is not overblown. This will impact abortion rights,...
Hamilton College

Editorial: Essential, but Expendable: On the Working Conditions of Resident Advisors at Hamilton College

By Mckela Kanu and Adina Mujica | Hamilton College students  “We’re essential, but expendable,” Ashley García (Senior at Hamilton College) firmly states in response to being a Resident Advisor (RA) on campus. This statement was prompted...
Medical Care

Feature: How Anti-Black Racism Often Results in Substandard Medical Care

We would like to think that those we turn to for health care will approach all of us with the perfect blend of clinical detachment and compassion, carefully and thoroughly examining us without judgment,...
The Outfit

Film Review: ‘The Outfit’ a Great Use of Mark Rylance, Filmmaking Aspects

By Matt DeCristo | Columnist  “The Outfit” could be described as a period piece, literally taking place in 1956. From a figurative standpoint it also brings us back to gangster/crime films that reigned over the...
Almanac

Mohawk Valley Almanac, May 2022

Holidays and Observances in May May 1--May Day; Law Day; International Labor Day; Beltane May 5--Cinco de Mayo May 8--Mother’s Day; Truman Day (Missouri) May 21--Armed Forces Day May 22--National Maritime Day; Rogation Sunday May 23--Victoria Day (Canada) May 26--Ascension Day May...
World War II

The Polish Military in the Many Battles of WWII

By Ted Rajchel | Columnist  During World War II the Polish military represented the Allies, the fourth largest fighting force, after the American military, the English military, and the Russian military, who made the name...

Legal Myths vs Reality

By Judge Joan Shkane | Columnist  This is a continuing discussion of Legal Myths and Reality, because those informed are always the most successful. Please note: Senator Sam Ervin, chair of the Senate Select Committee on...

Utica: School District Trains Election Workers for May 17th Vote for School Board and...

By Tom Loughlin Jr. | Columnist  Six candidates: James Paul, Tennille Knoop, David Testa, Michael Fellows, Jack LoMedico, and Howard Potter seek election to the two open seats on the School Board.   Voters will also...