By Darcy Reddan Hurricane Sandy on PhotoPeach In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, feelings of animosity linger toward the corporations and local governments that failed to act and help those in need. As the water recedes and people begin to put their lives back together, there remains a wide spread […]

Sami Harrison looks like a typical college student. She likes biology, she lives off-campus and she plays the popular New Paltz game “Humans Versus Zombies.” While sprinting across the quad wearing an orange arm band, avoiding enemy attack, she appears no different from the average student. Except that she stops […]

Students and children came out Saturday night, Nov. 10 to play gym games, win prizes and support the Men’s and Women’s Basketball team at the 10th annual Kids’ Sports Night and Hawks Madness pep rally in the Athletics and Wellness Center. Parents came and dropped off their children or waited outside the gym while […]

Town of New Paltz Planning Board recently hosted an open forum to discuss the Park Point Project, a building construction that would provide apartment-style housing at SUNY New Paltz. The next hearing is Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at New Paltz Town Hall The project would provide housing for 700 […]

In anticipation of Black Friday, Wal-Mart, Sears, Kmart and Toys R Us have recently announced that they will be initiating the popular sales beginning on Thanksgiving at 8 p.m. this year. The National Retail Federation expects U.S. shoppers will spend $586.1 billion this holiday season, roughly 10 percent of that […]

Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Christian Bale and the late Heath Ledger are all actors who have been celebrated for their roles in the Batman film franchise. For Jason O’Connell, a professional actor, these aren’t just actors who portrayed characters in a film series – they are his idols. O’Connell, so […]

Terry Gipson could steal a seat for the Democrats in the 41st Senate District, previously held by Sen. Stephen Saland, R-Poughkeepsie, which could tip the balance of power in the Senate. As of press time, Gipson is leading Saland by approximately 1,600 votes and Neil DiCarlo, who is running on […]

While some people find solace in various religious faiths and look to the heavens for answers, others find comfort in themselves and humanity and collect answers from scientific thought and theories. Fourth-year marketing major Leo Vogel and fourth-year secondary English education major Danielle Kingsbury are both non-theist Secular Humanists, which […]

Italy, Mexico, Sweden. Three locations far away from New Paltz, and ones that might sound alluring to students wishing to get away from class or even just the weather. For 17 students on campus, despite the fact that these locations are called home, they chose to spend two months living […]

A well-known Westchester assemblyman has retained a critical senate seat for New York Democrats seeking the first Democratic Senate Majority in the state Legislature since 2009. George Latimer, D-Rye, has defeated Republican challenger and Westchester businessman Bob Cohen in a close race for the 37th Senate District. With 81 percent […]

With a decision on New York State’s allowance of hydraulic fracturing set to be made in the coming months, the SUNY New Paltz community is making its voice heard. On Nov. 1, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) hosted a screening of filmmaker Josh Fox’s “The Sky Is Pink,” […]

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