In this episode of PaltzCast, join Jack Hupert, Gage Mags, and Mary Rink for a deep dive into the extraterrestrial folklore of Pine Bush, New York. Join in on a visit to the town’s annual UFO fair and meet some colorful enthusiasts. Produces for Brett Barry’s Podcasting class.
This story has been republished with permission from The Legislative Gazette. On Nov. 2, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to vote on five proposed changes to the New York State Constitution. Proposals three and four specifically focus on making voting easier and more accessible in New York. Ballot Proposal […]
Date: Every Thursday from 12:00-2:00 p.m. The TACT Club is held once a week on SUNY New Paltz’ college campus—led and organized by Wyatt Jersey, a SUNY New Paltz student and host of the club, on Thursdays at 12 p.m. on the Old Main Quad near Wooster Hall. The TACT […]
Ali Muhammad, leader of Melanin Unchained, is no stranger to local activism, from participating in community cleanup events and clothing drives to leading Melanin Unchained, a Newburgh-based non-profit organization. Community development and enrichment are at the center of Muhammad’s goals, stating in an interview, “a city that supports one another […]
At any level, athletics provide participants with a baseline to develop positive work habits, discipline, camaraderie, and teamwork. In some cases at the college level, especially at the Division-1 level, players have an opportunity to get to the professional ranks, so showcasing your ability as much as possible is a […]
In this episode of PaltzCast, join Leija Rothenberg, Ryan Resta, and Andrew Wright, as they meet owners of restaurants just outside of New Paltz and talk about their specialties, day-to-day routines, and struggles. Produced for Brett Barry’s Podcasting class.
This story was republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras announced that SUNY students are nearing full compliance with the state’s vaccine mandate, reaching a 99.5% vaccination rate across the system’s 64 campuses. The high vaccination rate has allowed for SUNY students […]
As SUNY New Paltz returns to primarily in-person classes for the first time in over a year, members of the campus community recount their experiences dealing with the new health and safety measures against the coronavirus pandemic. A Caring Campus Community Life on campus has taken a toll on many […]
There are five statewide proposals on the ballot for this year’s General Election. Here’s what upcoming voters need to know about each measure. This story has been republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette. Five ballot proposals will be put before state voters on Nov. 2 during the General Election. […]
The college’s first theater production with a live audience premiered on Sept. 30. One student recounts what it was like to witness the show. Fully masked people huddled in the lobby of McKenna Theatre on Sept. 30, waiting for the doors to open. The room was abuzz with excitement, from […]
The LGBTQ community was already marginalized and in greater need of mental health services. In the eyes of many health professionals, the coronavirus pandemic only made that need more apparent. Warning: This story contains mentions of discrimination against the LGBTQ community, suicide, and mentions of sexual assault that some readers […]
The pandemic changed the way that Hudson Valley social justice groups organized, but many saw their involvement increase as a result of George Floyd’s murder. These groups, and the people who study them, weigh in on how the internet changed how individuals react to the Black Lives Matter movement. Warning: […]