Facing midterm elections that would eventually result in the resurgence of the Republican Party, environmentalists rallied at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday, Oct. 27 to push for local and national reforms. Nearly 165 students, faculty and advocates assembled to demand an end to what they call unwarranted wars, unjust poverty […]

Hundreds gathered at the Holiday Inn in Kingston, N.Y., Tuesday night in support of Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-Hurley), who won re-election over his Republican opponent George Phillips, of Broome County, in New York state’s 22nd Congressional District. “I’m very interested in going back and fighting,” Hinchey said. Although all of […]

Just nine days before an election expected to be riddled with incumbent casualties, popular Democratic U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and his Republican opponent Jay Townsend took their differences to the debate room. The often contentious debate was held Sunday night at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. The questions addressed the […]

SUNY New Paltz students and faculty experienced a taste of royalty last week, when Crown Prince Alexander Karadordevic II of Serbia spoke at the Honor’s Center about his efforts to institute a constitutional monarchy, and his view for Serbia’s future. Clad in a suit with a light blue shirt and […]

All over town and on the SUNY campus, New Paltz residents are showing their holiday spirit. On store-fronts, sidewalks, and in dormitories, local business owners, residents, and students alike are decorating New Paltz with Halloween paraphernalia. Be it masks, ghosts, lights, skeletons, or jack-o-lanterns, Halloween fever is contagious and running […]

A stereotypical college professor is the picture of wisdom, precision, and hard work. With a tweed coat with elbow pads, they drag through their many classes Ben Stein style, without ever learning anybody’s name, and leaving no room in class for discussions or debate. There’s no way a college professor […]

The Asian Studies program at the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz is growing in size, despite a period of uncertainty lasting from the late 1970s all the way to the early 1990s. “It was a rather difficult time,” said former SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus Dr. Ronald […]

For more than 20 years, local tattoo studios have led the charge in keeping the creativity and ink flowing through downtown New Paltz. Express Yourself Tattoo (EY) on 2 South Chestnut Street has more repeat local customers than students from the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz. […]

Though campaign signs strew local intersections and commercials run rampant on television, a majority of SUNY New Paltz students have no idea who is running for high public office in today’s election. In a recent sample of 60 New Paltz students, 68 percent could not name a candidate currently running […]

Claire Papell, 22, usually spends the summer resting her eyes, clearing her mind, and recharging for another busy year at college. This year, she dedicated eight weeks to intensive research on advocacy for transgender children. It was no holiday. “I expected to work really hard and I did!” she exclaimed. […]

Music was everywhere at the Woodstock Film Festival this year, and the sound was change. Among the five films featuring music, one of them made sure its message was heard loud and clear. Sounds Like a Revolution, directed by Canadian documentary filmmakers Summer Love and Jane Michener, focuses on protest […]

SUNY New Paltz’s dietitian Evelyn Gezo is at it again! Take a moment to read over these simply delicious suggestions on how to incorporate an apple into your daily diet. The Hudson Valley is the epicenter for apple picking this time of year, so take advantage of our local options. […]

According to the New York Times, “In 2009, just 26 percent of adults [in America] had three or more servings [of vegetables] a day (including those who count a tomato slice and a lettuce leaf on a burger as a vegetable serving)”……what? (Check out the article)

Bill O’Reilly is offensive?  Surprise, surprise. The political commentator caused Whoopi and Joy Behar to walk off set on The View when he said that “Muslims killed us on 9/11.” A porn star’s positive HIV test result has scared many in the industry, as the clinic will not reveal the […]

Assemblyman Kevin A. Cahill, D-Kingston, was elected for a seventh consecutive term after he defeated Republican opponent Peter Rooney of Highland in the election for New York’s 101st Assembly District. Results from Ulster and Dutchess counties show the Democratic incumbent, Cahill, won 21,583 to 17,104 over Rooney, claiming nearly 56 […]

As 9 p.m. rolled around and polls closed throughout New York, Ulster County Democrats anxiously awaited the results of the midterm elections. Nervous excitement quickly turned to enthusiastic cheers when unofficial results were projected onto a large screen at the Holiday Inn in Kingston. The projected results showed incumbents Ulster […]

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