Engineers and students of the School of Science and Engineering celebrated the completion of the Resnick Roof Solar Panel Project on Feb. 22. In the two weeks that this system has been up and running, it generated over 170 kilowatts of energy. It is estimated that in one year the […]
Dumbledore’s Army of New Paltz has been fighting against the dark arts, to make a difference among the community, for two years now. The club does not concentrate on the fictitious novels from the Harry Potter series, but sets its focus on fighting against dark arts in the real world. […]
A panel of experts from SUNY New Paltz presented various perspectives on the process of hydraulic fracturing, and why they think it is a significant issue locally, nationally and globally at SUNY New Paltz March 1. Hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” is a process by which natural fractures in sedimentary rock […]
By next year, he may be remembered as the guy who got to stare down Megan Fox’s shirt in Judd Apatow’s upcoming movie This is 40. But, for the Arts Writing class he visited at SUNY New Paltz March 6, Graham Parker will be known as the eccentric British rocker […]
“They like a place nobody knows,” the blond-haired clerk with gauged earlobes said. She sat in a small hardwood-floored sneaker shop called Memes on Great Jones Street in the Manhattan neighborhood of SoHo. She summed-up the world of sneaker collectors: “They like a shoe nobody has.” Sneaker collectors, known as […]
It is only one month into a new semester, but three crimes have already attracted campus-wide attention and concern. Wedged between logs of students’ drug possession and larceny arrests is the incident that occurred in Deyo Hall, the trespassing in Coykendall Science Building and the attempted sexual assault on Plattekill […]
In the rock climbing community, residence near the Shawangunk Mountains (more aptly known as “the Gunks”) is enough to spark envious exclamations and bragging rights. The Gunks are renowned for the endless amounts of pristine climbing routes and the rock climbing community. On any given day or night, if the […]
Dance Underground, a showcase of work from student choreographers, premiered Feb. 23 in McKenna Theater and had showings through the weekend. Dances featured in the show were chosen to show off the diverse styles of the campus dance community. The styles of the performances ranged from contemporary to hip-hop and […]
Robb Wolf, author of The Paleo Solution, spoke at SUNY New Paltz Feb. 27 as part of the Evolutionary Studies Program’s Guest Lecture Series. This is a soundbite from the beginning of the lecture, wherein Wolf is speaking about how he got started with the Paleo, or ancestral, diet.
Located on Michael Smith’s office desk is a simple notepad that displays his “goals of the day.” Everyday a new page with a new list is waiting to be complete. Smith, who graduated from Marist College with a business degree, has taken the reigns as president at the New Paltz […]
Robb Wolf : http://robbwolf.com Robb Wolf’s Book: http://www.amazon.com/Paleo-Solution-Original-Human-Diet/dp/0982565844 SUNY New Paltz EvoS Seminar Series: http://www.newpaltz.edu/evos/seminar.html SUNY New Paltz EvoS Homepage: http://www.newpaltz.edu/evos/ Discovery Channel: http://curiosity.discovery.com/topic/ecology-and-the-environment/5-reasons-follow-caveman-diet.html New York Times: “The New Age Cavemen and the City” Colbert Report: “The Colbert Report.” WBUR.org: “Living Prehistorically In A Modern Age” Westword Denver: “Paleo diet study wins […]
To the average college student, a diet that bans beer, pizza and potato chips may sound unappetizing. But what if by steering clear of certain foods you could avoid cancer, diabetes and heart disease? According to Robb Wolf, an expert in Paleolithic nutrition and author of The Paleo Solution: The […]
Despite the recession and wide availability of home movies, the art house film industry remains viable. Locally, there are several venues and even a new one being proposed. Within a half-hour drive from campus, there are four such venues to watch independent, foreign, rare and historic films. Upstate Films is […]
Videos were shot at The Dance Underground opening on February 23rd in McKenna theater. The event was sponsored by Dance Association. The following are clips from all the different groups that performed.
Choreographer: Simone Bart, who is also the Student Director of Dance Underground. Dancers: Simone Bart, Rich Powers This piece was performed at Dance Underground on February 23rd in McKenna Theater.
Representatives from the Mohonk Mountain Preserve and the Open Space Institute held a public discussion on Feb. 25 to discuss the “Land Asset Management Plan” for the Mohonk Preserve foothills. OSI, whose primary goals are to conserve natural and historical land holdings, bought the iconic 857 acre parcel last fall […]
College of Staten Island President Tomás Morales, a graduate of SUNY New Paltz, will be New Paltz’s 2012 Undergraduate Commencement speaker, announced the Office of Communication and Marketing Director Suzanne Grady. A native Puerto Rican who was raised in the South Bronx, Morales came to SUNY New Paltz through the […]
Have you ever wished you could enjoy your coffee break while listening to live music right here on campus? Students got the chance to hear some smooth sounds from award-winning and rising musical artist Libbie Schrader on Feb 28th. Schrader came to New Paltz to perform songs off of her […]