When Janice Cyr heard that her rent was going up, she was worried. “I felt this lump in my stomach,” she said. “I just thought, ‘we’re not going to be able to survive this.’” In the end, the Shawangunk Running Company could not survive. The specialty sports store just off […]

Jen Danio begins her first year as an assistant coach with the SUNY New Paltz women’s basketball team in the 2010-2011 season. Danio learned her craft playing for SUNY Purchase, where she became the program’s all-time leading score with 1,868 points. Danio served as the team’s captain during her junior […]

The long-awaited Pentagon study on the effects of repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” in the United States military concluded that a repeal of the policy presents a low risk to the military’s effectiveness. According to the report, 70 percent of surveyed service members believe that the impact of a repeal […]

As the semester pulls the rug from underneath us, we’ve got to find healthy ways to maintain our sanity. You have eight projects due within the first two weeks of December and you’ve got twenty-four hours in each day to complete each assignment plus you’ve got to maintain your job […]

DECEMBER 1, 2010–Despite the recent findings of Army General Carter Ham and Pentagon General Counsel Jeh Johnson’s study on “Don’t ask, don’t tell,” a repeal of the policy this year is doubtful. An eventual repeal, however, appears on the horizon. After the Tuesday, Nov. 30 release of the nine-month study […]

Haunted Huguenot Street draws both history-buffs and those of us who like to be spooked. HHS features reenactments of historical events while leaving behind the plastic skeletons of Halloween today. Accounts of apparitions and eerie sounds are enough to make even the disbelievers wonder. Listen to it here.

As the harmonies ring and fingers snap, SUNY New Paltz a cappella group, Male Call, continue to fill seats. Male Call originated as an alternative to other a cappella groups on campus. Channeling artists such as Modest Mouse and the Gorillaz, Male Call offers an unusual a cappella experience for […]

Ron Gonzales tells of his experiences with tattoos, from his childhood to his apprenticeship, to Garry Barnes at the Ink Well in Newburgh. As the tattoo machines whirl into action, Gonzales speaks about his untraditional apprenticeship and his plans for ink in the future. Listen to the story here See […]

The biggest buzz around campus: Four Loko is on it’s way out. The state will stop distributing the caffeine-infused, Jolly Rancher-esque “blackout in a can” early this December. To prove Four Loko’s alleged dangerous affects, Brooklyn Assemblyman Felix Ortiz decided to try it himself. The New York lawmaker’s heart rate shot up, […]

SUNY New Paltz is an interesting place. People come into it expecting peace-loving, tofu-eating vegans, or maybe even pot-smoking tie-dye wearing hippies. But these are only assumptions. New Paltz is an eclectic, comfortable, thriving town to which all kinds of people flock from every type of place imaginable. New Paltz […]

Listening to a blues legend play guitar is one thing, but having actually jammed with one in the middle of New York City is another. Some say that “The Blues is a Bug”, and sitting in his basement surrounded by guitars, drum kits, and amplifiers, SUNY New Paltz “blues sick” […]

Anxiety, obsession, and paranoia are characteristics that could hold anyone back throughout their life. However, this is not the case for Fran S.–a strong-willed junior at SUNY New Paltz.  Her journey through the college process is a motivating example of living life positively with a glass-half full mentality.

In an election that saw Democrats seize the three most important state positions in New York, one local Republican maintained his stronghold in the state Senate. Sen. William J. Larkin Jr. (R-Cornwall-on-Hudson) easily defeated Harley E. Doles III (D-Monroe) to retain his seat in the 39th district. Despite their several […]

It’s tough for a pizzeria to make it in this town. Or maybe it isn’t so tough, seeing as we already have hundreds of pizzerias. A few of them are right there in the glamour and lights of the bar scene, a la Fat Bob’s or Gourmet. Others are slightly […]

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It’s almost the new year; time to pick up a new hobby! Alex Bologna explains the joys of bouldering and how to get started in our latest article. Read now! https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/a-sport-to-reach-for-what-bouldering-is-and-why-you-should-start-climbing/

Stumped on what to get your loved ones this holiday season? Don’t just immediately turn to Amazon — walk outside your dorm on Thursdays and check out some of these local student businesses! https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/a-guide-to-gift-giving-at-the-suny-new-paltz-market/

Every New Paltz student loves buying things at the market every Thursday. Ever wonder how you could set up your own stand? Sydney Rockwood gives you the steps to pursue your passions and set up shop! Read now ☀️ https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/pursue-your-side-hustle-at-the-thursday-market/

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