The New Paltz Regatta was held on May 1.  The event began with a parade to showcase the homemade boats participating in the race.  Following the parade, attendees enjoyed free music by Snowbear and The Trapps, as well as food, face painting and The Family of New Paltz Duck Race.  The race […]

Today, many college graduates have unique talents, and uncommon degrees find themselves lost as they begin their job hunt. They are searching for jobs that no longer exist. To make things worse, the looming fear of student loans haunts every graduate that hopes to find work in a field that our society deems […]

“If you don’t go in right, you could get severely hurt.  It’s not a sport for the faint of heart,” said Joe Sellars, 45, owner and founder of AirAboveWater.com, a worldwide cliff-jumping database.  “You can die cliff jumping.” Leaping over jagged cliffs into the unknown waters below seems like cruel and […]

“In this country, chemicals are innocent until proven guilty,” said Andi Bartczak, a local science consultant with a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology. “What are you going to do about it? Students at SUNY New Paltz may not be threatening to sue the federal government, like New York Attorney General Eric […]

On April 28, The Who’s Tommy, under the direction of Jack Wade, kicked off its’ 10-day run at the McKenna Theatre. The Department of Theatre Arts, with support of Campus Auxiliary Services, was pleased to present the play through special arrangements with Music Theatre International. The story takes place during the 1940s […]

It isn’t rare for New Paltz nightlife to echo with live music. Walking through the streets at night means you’ll most likely hear the faint humming strains of some guitars, or the driving pulse of a drum set. Most bars have nights dedicated to in-house performances. It is rare, however, […]

In July, 2010, an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive beetle residential to east Asia, was found in Saugerties, N.Y., and has since been infecting ash trees all throughout Ulster County in devastating measure. According to the National Invasive Species Information Center, the EAB was originally found in Michigan in 2002, […]

Many SUNY New Paltz students and faculty members are unaware of the existence of the Black Box Theatre. Black Box, located in the Smiley Art Building, produces two plays each academic year. These student-run productions give students a chance to direct, design and act in the plays. Black Box is not […]

Music fills the studio as Ingela Noren, 49, turns on the radio at Grant+Noren Designs. The overhead light hums as she flicks the switch. “I never used to listen to the radio,” Noren says. “But now since I’m here alone most of the time it gets kind of lonely.” Grant+Noren Designs is […]

Moderators of the Humans vs. Zombies club at SUNY New Paltz, Rachel Altvater, third-year creative writing major, Dexter Pabulayan, third-year disaster studies major and Nate Krantz, third-year computer science major, discuss how a game of tag brings people together by having fun. Humans vs Zombies by littlerebellion Click here to read […]

Tim Davis, a renowned photographer and poet, met with students, friends and faculty at SUNY New Paltz on Thursday, April 28 for an art lecture to talk about his work. Davis’s photography has been featured all over the world and he has won numerous awards, including the Leopold Godowsky Jr. […]

Students are often considered to be one of the most valuable assets to a community, and SUNY New Paltz offers its students many opportunities to become active citizens. According to the school’s website, there are over 100 clubs and organizations recognized by the Student Association. However, students are often left […]

“Sarah looks sexy in my clothes in general, but when she goes out wearing a rock and roll concert t-shirt, my heart starts racing,” said Jamie McGraw, lead singer of Mandred, a band Sarah Tusch recently joined. Tusch, 22, grew up in Central Valley, N.Y. and has been playing violin since she […]

The Habitat for Humanity Club on the SUNY New Paltz campus was revived during the fall 2010 semester. Communication among members of the original club faltered, causing Habitat for Humanity to become inactive at SUNY New Paltz.  Upon returning to school, Kevin Harvey, third-year public relations major, realized that the club had […]

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