Ryan Fasciano and John Tappen preview the current top four AP ranked Division I college basketball teams. Gonzaga, Indiana, Duke and Kansas are the likely number one seeds in the NCAA tournament. The Little Rebellion will follow the NCAA tournament throughout March in our series of podcasts. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/82398757″ params=”” […]
Phil Strum, 33, has been writing full-time at the Poughkeepsie Journal since 2006. He has also written about professional wrestling for a blog, Under the Ring, for 6 years. Strum, who grew up in Medford, N.Y., started his career in high school when he took a journalism class his senior […]
UC Berkley takes “New Paltz Secrets” to a new level. If you’re procrastinating studying for midterms, check out these YouTube channels. Thousands pay their respects to the late Chavez. A New York mother loses her battle with cancer after doctors neglected to diagnose her. …and relive some of your childhood through […]
This short documentary takes a look at Pets Alive, a no kill animal shelter in Middletown, N.Y. that helps out countless animals and the community. Note: Since the creation of this video, Pets Alive lost two very important members of their family. Canine Behaviorist Pat Whitacre passed away on Jan. […]
The Cunneen-Hackett Center in Poughkeepsie played host to the first-ever Reel Entertainment student film festival on Saturday, March 2. According to Event Coordinator Nichole Fenichel-Hewitt, the festival drew over 100 entries from across the country. The list was narrowed down to 20 selections, several of which were local productions. “I […]
ALBANY, N.Y. – The New York State Education Department has enacted a plan that will transition all school districts to computer based testing for state exams by 2015, according to a release from Deputy Commissioner Ken Slentz’s office. The transition is expected to cut down on long-term costs as well […]
SUNY New Paltz art students describe their current work while the ambient sound of their craft is weaved in.
Actor (and porn star) James Deen stirs up controversy at Pasadena City College. We wonder if it’s because he’s bringing “The Canyons” co-star Lindsay Lohan to speak with him… Thought Catalog gives us the 40 most memorable Mean Girls quotes. The Harlem Shake isn’t the Harlem Shake?! Bye, bye Pope […]
On March 7 at 6:30 p.m., members of the New Paltz community will gather in Lecture Center 100 to celebrate International Women’s Day, a worldwide event devoted to the defense of women’s rights and commemoration of achievements in the long-winded battle against sexism. Each year on March 8, thousands of […]
New Paltz Rises from The Little Rebellion on Vimeo. One Billion Rising events had hundreds of people on campus and in the town of New Paltz dancing for a cause. However, as community organizer Mary Goggin said in her V-Day speech, the work is just beginning when the dancing […]
Starting a new semester can be refreshing, but it can also cause anxiety. Find out what students at SUNY New Paltz were most worried about and how they dealt with the stress. Produced by Daniel Brogan
Classes are in session and SUNY New Paltz students are excited for the sleepless nights and countless assignments. Find out what class they’re most excited for this semester. Produced by Daniel Brogan.
These days, SUNY New Paltz students aren’t just dancing at local bars to burn their calories, they’re jumping onto campus fitness trends. This past year, the American College of Sports Medicine released its top 20 fitness trends of the year, stating that group incorporated exercise classes are quite popular. The […]
Yoga is a popular extracurricular activity at SUNY New Paltz. The Athletic and Wellness Center on campus offers students free weekly yoga classes, and many students also attend meetings of the school’s Yoga Club. Whether they are beginners or advanced yogis, SUNY New Paltz students cultivate their yoga interests by […]
A big pot of chicken tortilla soup bubbles away on one burner. Next to it, strips of steak sizzle over an open-flame grill. The back splash is terra cotta orange and a cheerful cobalt blue. Mexican pottery hangs on the walls and fresh pineapples stand next to rows of vinegary […]
Brittany Patane, 20, Art Education major, is the youngest and newest member of the SUNY New Paltz Slam Poetry Team. She discusses the difference between slam and traditional poetry and how she got into the scene. Patane is constantly looking for inspiration in her everyday life. This is Patane’s first […]
Chris Iversen, manager of the Brook Farm Project in New Paltz, teaches volunteers a work song to sing as they saw wood. The maple sugaring prep work and potluck took place Feb. 23. Video by Charlene V. Martoni.
The term “minority” has become an oxymoron, recent census data show. Yet people of color are subjected to institutional racism that keeps them at a disadvantage to whites, according to panelists at a recent forum held at SUNY New Paltz. The United University Professions sponsored a forum held on Feb. 27 that […]