Sean T. McMann, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., is an award-winning sports reporter at the Poughkeepsie Journal, where he has been working for the past 12 years. He has won numerous awards for his work at the Journal, including the New York State Publishers Association’s award for best sports writing several […]

  April 01, 2013 With endangered species’ conservation in mind, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a partnership with environmental groups to help protect the Hudson River during the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson worked with the Governor’s Office to minimize the environmental impacts of the […]

April 15, 2013 As an act of solidarity, the Senate Latino Conference voted against the Education, Labor and Family Assistance (ELFA) budget bill package because it failed to include the DREAM Act. The New York state DREAM Act would make undocumented students who have earned a high school diploma or […]

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On Monday, April 1, Cameron Kirkpatrick, 17, Newburgh, N.Y., visited SUNY New Paltz and shared his stories about living with Asperger’s Syndrome in Student Union Building 100. The event was hosted by the campus organization, Autism Speaks U. Kirkpatrick delivered a heartfelt and funny depiction of his personal growth, development and […]

April 01, 2013 Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried, D-Manhattan, and Sen. Diane Savino, D-Staten Island, introduced a bill that would allow patients suffering from severely debilitating or life-threatening conditions to be treated with medical marijuana under medical supervision. Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have laws that allow […]

Every person is connected to the environment through the eel, according to science education specialist Chris Bowser. Bowser addressed the significance of maintaining the eel population in the Hudson River and urged volunteers to assist in the cause to save eels during a lecture on Feb. 14. Bowser, also the […]

This Spring, there are 161 Turkish students attending SUNY New Paltz- that’s almost three percent of the undergraduate population. They’re studying in the dual diploma program, an academic collaboration where students spend part of their college career at a university in Turkey and another portion in the United States. The […]

Show Yourself: Defining RPM (JBE) from SUNY New Paltz on Vimeo. Rap-Poetry-Music, better known as RPM, is a club on the SUNY New Paltz campus where students can express themselves through the power of rap, poetry, music and even dance. This short documentary explores the motivation behind the club through […]

It’s Final Four weekend in basketball. In this podcast, John and Ryan review their original picks and try to figure out what went wrong. They also breakdown the last three games of the year, and give fresh predictions for the championship game. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/86966043″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

The first ever SUNY Mascot Madness competition ended at noon on Thursday with Facebook statuses around the SUNY New Paltz campus inquiring: “Did we win?” New Paltz’s Hugo the Hawk and Wolfie the Seawolf from Stony Brook raced to the finish and after hours of waiting, Hugo was announced the official winner. Although the […]

Although The Princeton Review ranked SUNY New Paltz one of the country’s “most environmentally-responsible colleges,” students and staff are trying to take the school’s sustainability even further by increasing their level of composting. Composting is the practice of breaking down organic food waste into viable plant fertilizer, an environmentally sustainable […]

For two weeks in April, journalism majors will hear first-hand accounts of reporting in the Middle East including car bombings, journalists kidnappings, constant fear, all through the medium of radio news. National Public Radio (NPR)’s foreign correspondent Deborah Amos will serve as the spring 2013 James H. Ottaway Sr. professor […]

The second largest collegiate slam poetry competition on the east coast returned to New Paltz on March 1 and 2. Teams included Yale, Dartmouth, Wesleyan, NYU, Middlebury, SUNY Oneonta, Brown, Geneseo, Urban Lyrics and the SUNY New Paltz Slam Team. This year’s competition featured host Omar Holman and special guest, […]

On October 17, 2012, SUNY New Paltz opened its first-ever food pantry on campus when Pastor Dianna Smith transformed her office on the third floor of the Student Union to an open door policy food resource to students. Last April, Pastor Smith held a focus group of about 30 students […]

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“I can definitely tell my mental health is deteriorating, I always kind of feel like I am walking on a tight rope almost,” Emily Tabor, a fourth-year education major at SUNY Brockport says about how the pandemic has effected her. Read more on the @littlerebellion #COVID19 #dmj453

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