Written and Produced by Tracy Soren With myriad ways to express one’s self, poetry is still an encouraged and appreciated art form on the campus and within the artistic community at large. At New Paltz, there is group that takes poetry off paper. Megan Falley, a member of the Rap […]

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By Matt Augustine DISCLAIMER: Opinions represent the personal ideas of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views of SUNY New Paltz, The Little Rebellion or its staff. There is something ironic about the glorification of alcohol consumption and the taboo of smoking marijuana. The legality of both substances […]

Reporting by Jenn La Volpe. Written and produced with Mitchell Epstein. The debate over abortion rights has been prominent for decades in the United States, especially since Roe v. Wade. President-elect Barack Obama was a leader in the Illinois State legislature and the U.S. Senate in protecting a woman’s right […]

Written and produced with Jose Ramirez. Barack Obama has become the beacon of hope for people of color. But will he bring about real change? Adler Jean-Jacques reports on whether Obama’s election will really help eradicate racism in America. Listen to “The End of Racism?” Here

By Alyssa Jung Lisa Phillips is a freelance writer for the New York Times, Boston Globe and several other media outlets. She has a four-year-old daughter; her husband is an artist and a museum consultant who works for contractors at various museums across the country. He also runs his own […]

Reported by Tiffany Riccio. Written and produced with Tracy Soren. For many Americans, the election of Barack Obama as president gave them hope for solutions to the problem of health care and health insurance coverage, which millions of Americans lack. Listen To “Health Care in the Hudson Valley” Here

Written and Reported by Dana Sagona. Produced by Tyler Antrim. One of the consequences of the current economic crisis has been the drastic decline in gas prices. Now that prices at the pump are back down in the $2.00 range, people say they’re not as worried about how much they […]

By Dana Sagona Kenneth Layton Jr., a union iron worker from Kingston, travels 150 miles round trip five days a week to get to his job in Rockland County. During the summer, when gas reached a record average high of $4.31 per gallon in New York State, Layton was spending […]

By Nikki Wertheim The smell started gradually and then permeated the room with such force that I felt I had been slapped across the face. I didn’t dare mention it out loud for fear of embarrassing my grandmother. After a few minutes, my mother chuckled and said it was time […]

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By Vanessa Rodriguez I- “We could have just e-mailed” I skim through the latest issue of ELLE on my bus ride to the city, preparing my list of “Must Go To” stores. My cousin has invited me to help her shoe shop. I jot down all of ELLE’s suggestions or […]

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Photos by Rebecca Kassay Brook Farm is one of a group of small, polyculture (growing more than one type of produce) farms in the New Paltz area. These farms avoid negatively affecting the environment and the quality of their food by not spreading any such chemicals on the crops and […]

  Photo by Jen Sobota A volunteer at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary in Saugerties, NY describes the life of former carriage horse, Big Ted, to a group touring the sanctuary during the fall. Big Ted pulled handsome cabs in New York City, plowed fields for the Amish in Pennsylvania, hauled […]

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If you didn't know, these past five months have been awesome for us. Annemarie and Nadine, two SUNY New Paltz students ran the publication this semester. We wanted to thank faculty, students and our readers for contributions, loyalty and support! We wish everyone the best!

Feeling stressed? Anxious due to the ramifications of the pandemic? Don’t fear, Nick Califra writes about how to manage all of these feelings. On our website now!

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