Legendary New York City rapper Nas built his reputation as a chronicler of inner-city street life. He is now scheduled to perform in SUNY New Paltz’s Elting Gym on May 7 as part of the school’s annual Rock Against Racism festival. Student organizers from SUNY New Paltz’s chapter of NORML/SSDP […]

“What’s with all the pinwheels?” was the question on everyone’s mind as they passed Old Main Quad on Thursday, April 14. In light of child abuse prevention month, the Sigma Delta Tau (SDT) sorority Gamma Nu Chapter at SUNY New Paltz sold pinwheels to raise money forPrevent Child Abuse America (PCAA), an […]

In a world where music can be made by a kid in his mother’s basement using just a computer, it is refreshing to hear some good ol’ rock n’ roll.  Enter Two States. Hailing from Pleasantville in southern Westchester County, these five young dudes have been avid listeners of all types […]

Two signs on either side of the door of room 116 declare the room to be the “Digital Fabrication Lab.” On this particular afternoon, a dusty and dirty brick props the door open just a few inches, keeping some air circulating to leave just a hint of the acrid smell. […]

Great storytelling has the ability to motivate people to see the world in deeper, more meaningful ways. “Powerful storytelling can draw people closer together by helping people recognize others in their own hearts and eyes,” said John Larson, veteran broadcast journalist. Larson, the tenth James H. Ottaway Senior Professor of […]

Ulster County Executive Michael Hein appointed SUNY New Paltz professor and United University Professions (UUP) President Richard Kelder to the Ulster County Human Rights Commission on March 29. Kelder has been adjunct professor in the Communications and Media Department at SUNY New Paltz since 1996, and UUP chapter president since 2009. The term for […]

  Sitting at her desk, surrounded by her mannequin, sewing machine, tape measure, thread and pins, “Fundamentals of Corporate Finance” pushed aside, Jillian Borde skims her fingers across the pages of “Vogue Best Dressed Special Edition” eyeing the chosen people featured in its pages. She stops at a picture of […]

The Second Annual Phools Parade took place on April 16 in New Paltz. An eccentric march began at the New Paltz Middle School on Main Street and finished at Hasbrouck Park. The Phools Parade is a community event that invites adults and children of all ages to dress up and […]

On Friday, April 15, a group of New Paltz students participated in Day of Silence, a protest in which those involved took a vow of silence to spread awareness about harassment and bullying in the LGBTQ community.  The protest took place in the Soujourner Truth Library lobby. Protesters held signs inviting […]

“Am I going to roll?” Eric Hill, 57, asks himself out loud every time he parks his truck on a slant. It’s a stick-shift, and he has no emergency brake. After he rocks back and forth in his seat to make sure it’s secure, he sometimes puts a piece of cinder […]

“’The idea that truth is found on a deadline is absurd.  Have some humility!’ Ahahah, man, when you said that…” cackles the over-dressed yet under-shaven intellectual type, quoting from his pocket notebook. It was so new it practically had the wrapper still clinging to the fake leather. Quoting a journalism […]

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is among the most popular incumbent U.S. Senators in the entire country – the latest Quinnipiac poll found her sitting atop a solid 49 percent approval among New Yorkers, with only 26 percent disapproving – but that doesn’t automatically mean smooth sailing for Gillibrand’s electoral prospects. […]

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