Nestled in the hills of the Hudson Valley is the town of Rosendale.  This seemingly sleepy town overflows with creative professionals that connect with its artsy independent vibe.  In the center of Main St. is the Rosendale Theatre, a cultural and economic hub for the town. Before the theatre opened […]

In the months and years following the events of September 11, 2001, Ray Suarez says the American news media became much more patriotic, which damaged its unofficial title as the “fourth estate.” Suarez, an award winning broadcast journalist, was the featured guest at the Distinguished Speaker Series held at the SUNY New […]

Mean Girls was funny. Baby Mama had me in hysterics and The 40-Year-Old Virgin is one of my all-time favorite movies. Surprisingly, I even liked Evan Almighty. I, like many others, happen to think that Steve Carell and Tina Fey are funny people. In fact, they’re so funny, it’s not unrealistic to […]

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A hollow screech rose from the bloody mass that was slowly moving past Bacchus Restaurant & Bar. There was a rumble as dozens of hands touched the window, leaving streaks behind. It was Friday, April 8 when zombies invaded New Paltz. A six-foot, burly, blood-covered man with a butcher’s apron loped […]

It was a night of larger-than-life sized creatures of mixed media, ambient sounds and experimental music. It was a ‘Monster Party!’ On April 2, 2011, eight local artists came together with a common theme of colossal monsters at the Coffee Shoppe located in Beacon, NY. “This is a Monster Party,” […]

After months of contentious debate over New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal year, Albany lawmakers finally came to an agreement and adopted a final state budget on Thursday, March 31. The plan, which sports a price tag of $132.5 billion, calls for a 2 percent […]

Joseph Diblasi, Jeremy Bartlett, and Christina Dinapoli explore the art of taxidermy by analyzing its utility, stigma, and necessary skill. The story features interviews with professional and aspiring taxidermists, who talk about why they choose to practice this unconventional art form, and why it gets a bad rap.

For 10 SUNY New Paltz students, this past spring break didn’t involve basking in the sun and sipping fruity alcoholic beverages. It instead was a different kind of break, an ‘Alternative Spring Break.’ “This program was for students to stay here in New Paltz to do volunteer work during their […]

Eric Chanin, Brian Laporte and Jonathan Novick go behind the scenes of the SUNY New Paltz Epic-Glee club.  The story includes clips from the club’s rehearsals and interviews with members of the club, including Brett Rothstein, the club’s co-founder and president. Epic Glee by littlerebellion  

The SUNY New Paltz Department of Theatre Arts will feature its own “New Play Festival” on campus for the first time. The New Play Festival (NPF) was organized by a committee including Nancy Saklad, the SUNY Department of Theatre Arts faculty director; Robert Miller, a communications professor; Laurence Carr, a professor […]

Given the polarizing debate over New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state budget proposals, I’ve wholly expected Cuomo’s favorability among New Yorkers to, by the end of the whole agonizing process, take a serious hit. After all, in discussing the governor’s budget cuts with local political activists, I’ve noticed considerable disgruntlement […]

My family is a Costco family.  In fact, four out of the six clothing items that I am wearing right now are from Costco, and that doesn’t include my mascara, which is also from Costco.  We love Costco! Costco, Costco, Costco. Now, being a Costco customer comes with its pros and cons.  One pro would […]

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As SUNY New Paltz returns to primarily in-person classes for the first time in over a year, members of the campus community recount their experiences dealing with the new health and safety measures against the coronavirus pandemic. #npsocial #TLR

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There are five statewide proposals on the ballot for this year’s General Election. Here’s what upcoming voters need to know about each measure.

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