The State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz took a step towards the future on Oct. 5 when Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-Hurley) announced the initial approval of a $5 million grant for solar energy research. The grant, which has already passed in the U.S. House of Defense Appropriations […]

If you were to look up the word “cougar” on Merriam-Webster.com, the result would be, “a large, powerful, tawny-brown cat.” But over the last few decades, the meaning of the term “cougar” has gone through a bit of a transition. Urbandictionary.com’s interpretation of the word is very different. The first […]

Either people are becoming less afraid of sickness, or more afraid of needles. Surveys suggest that more than 40 percent of adults will skip getting the flu shot vaccine this season. Some people blamed cell phones. Some people blamed apocalypse. Now, scientists are blaming a certain fungus for the rapid […]

Due to the acoustic friendly environment, many musicians such as “Weird Al” Yankovic and Vinnie Martucci  record music in their bathrooms. Up until now, that may have been the best option for SUNY New Paltz music students looking to record. In an effort to provide students with an opportunity to […]

Scores of families and their pets congregated on Oct. 3 to celebrate the anniversary of the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and the unveiling of the Hudson Valley Rail Trail. On a day when a spectator would be hard pressed to find a cloud in the sky, local […]

I realize that in my last post I recommended an entire book series, but if you devour books the way I do, you might be ready for my next suggestion. I’ve always thought that there’s something magical about the circus, although I’ve never actually been to one. As a severe […]

It was the bottom of the seventh inning on Thursday, May 6 and the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz Hawks softball team was beating the hosted SUNY Cortland Red Dragons, the dominating school of the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC). After a defensive […]

Ms. West, former New Paltz Language Immersion Institute professor, was 13 years old living only 2 km from where the Atomic Bomb destroyed Hiroshima putting an end to WWII. She describes the loss of her family and the feeling of loneliness. The discussion was originally scheduled to take place at […]

For a college student, spending your summer on a boat with your friends doesn’t sound remarkably noteworthy, until you throw in sirens, 9mm Glock pistols, and the fact that you’re on the fastest boat around. James Altadonna III spent his summer this way, as a Town of Oyster Bay constable, […]

It is 7:30 a.m. on July 6. Ashley Barraud, 19, hops into her green Toyota Camry and begins her 25 minute drive to Clayton Huey Elementary School in Center Moriches, Long Island. The drive is familiar to Barraud who attended the school as a child. Upon her arrival, the school […]

Weather data collection hasn’t changed much in the last 114 years, although the climate has. Director of Research at Mohonk Preserve Paul C. Huth presented this year’s annual George O’Keefe Memorial Lecture, “A Century of Weather Observation at Mohonk Lake,” held Sept. 21 in the Lecture Center. Huth’s exposition was […]

In a culmination of the “Hiroshima Speaks” exhibit held in the Sojourner Truth Library on Sept. 23, Tomiko Morimoto West provided a compelling account of her experiences in Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, the day of the atomic bombing. According to West, her mission is to convey messages about the […]

When Gabrielle Stein opened her eyes on the morning of June 23, she was met face-to-face with a giant, tattooed, dead fetus. It was four feet tall, to be exact. And it was only a photo. But she awoke to the same image on the ceiling above her bed every […]

Hudson Valley artists gathered at the Ulster County Fairgrounds on Labor Day weekend to strut their stuff at the 29th  Annual Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair. The Labor Day fair, which mirrors the Memorial Day fair at the beginning of the summer season, is reserved exclusively for artists with […]

Zach Bogosian, alternate captain for the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Atlanta Thrashers, skates up the ice, fakes left and prepares to snipe a shot into the top right corner of the goal.  Michael Ouimet lunges and stretches out his arms; his stick just barely makes contact with the puck, enough […]

On any given day on campus there are a few places to eat. You can eat at Jazzman’s, the Hawk’s Nest, the Hawk’s Street Station, or Hasbrouck Dining Hall. Of all of these places Hasbrouck is the only cafeteria-style location. Over the last four years, I have eaten there several […]

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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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