Holiday spending makes up 19% of total annual retail sales according to the National Retail Federation, the largest retail trade association. This year, the National Retail Federation anticipates that consumers will spend a total of $942 billion in order to find the perfect gift. Sure, you could shop at Amazon, […]
Whether you plan to sell homemade jewelry, advertise your club, swap second-hand clothing, provide fresh baked goods for students, or anything in that realm, the Thursday market on the Excelsior Concourse is an ideal location for anyone searching for an open audience. Managed by Campus Auxiliary Services, the weekly market […]
The legalization of sports gambling in New York State introduced an incredible influx of cash to the state economy.
Renting in New Paltz can be complicated. Here’s what to expect and some tips and tricks for students.
Do you want to become a sports agent? If you do. read the stories of two people’s paths to joining the business.
Becoming an amazing radio host on SUNY New Paltz’s station doesn’t have to be scary — it’s actually achievable by following a couple of simple steps. One of the most beautiful things about SUNY New Paltz is that there is a club tailored to fit every personality that wanders through […]
Reader, your prayers have been answered. They thought it impossible. They thought me a madman. They told me I was unnecessarily endangering myself for no reason — but I did it anyway. I ate every grilled cheese in New Paltz so you don’t have to. Ever since I was a […]
It’s a Saturday night, and a trio of college students are finally able to put their schoolwork on the sidelines for a night. The flier reads “Doors at 8:30 p.m., show at 9 — $7 Cover.” Knowing there’s no rush, they show up late, and the first band has already […]
In recent years, Hollywood has been pouring money, time and resources into the Hudson Valley. The New York Times reported that in the late 2010s, Hollywood spent over $100 million toward building a large production studio at a former IBM complex in Ulster. And over the first three quarters of […]
The story was published in partnership with The Legislative Gazette. Democratic Congressman Pat Ryan declared victory around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning to become the congressman for New York’s newly drawn District 18. Out of 490,458 active registered voters in the district, the New York State Board of Elections determined that […]
A guide for SUNY New Paltz students to stay safe while having fun. For college students, every weekend is taken as an opportunity to party. For some, letting off steam from a tough workweek can take the form of heavy drinking, skimpy outfits and bars/parties. Although it is ingrained in […]
As the semester reaches the midpoint and the workload increases, you may be finding yourself struggling to figure out how to handle the additional workload while staying involved in the campus community and maintaining a social life. For most students, this is the moment where they’re beginning to realize which […]
This story was originally published by The Legislative Gazette. The most recent Siena College poll finds strong support among likely state voters for a proposal to borrow $4.2 billion for environmental protection and clean energy projects. Siena College pollsters asked, “On the ballot this year is a proposal to authorize […]
In 2018, suicide was the second leading cause of death among 10-24 year olds, according to the United Health Foundation. During the pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety only increased among teenagers due to isolation, according to the World Health Organization. This affects not only the teenagers who take their […]
Touring is an emotional roller coaster of highs and lows. See how a young musician faces the challenges of the road while fully embracing his craft. Macky (Mckinley) Spider Bowman, 20, is the drummer for The Bobby Lees, an up-and-coming band born right here in the Hudson Valley that has […]
This story has been republished with permission from The Legislative Gazette Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul’s lead over Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin is now 11 points, down from 17 points three weeks ago. Hochul currently leads Zeldin 52%-41%, down from 54%-37% in September, according to a new Siena College Poll of […]
COVID-19 made college life extremely difficult for students in 2020. For AJ Lando, it was merely the rotten cherry on top of the neglected, fly-infested sundae that had become her life. While most college students spent their time in quarantine studying or maintaining some semblance of a social life, AJ […]
Sarah Hartstein speaks about her band and growing as a young woman in music. Sarah Hartstein has always written songs. She sang in her car, with her mother, and remembersbeing in her first house when she was a little girl trying to write a song at the kitchen table usingrandom […]