By Jillian Nadiak Twenty-two year old Raine Grayson is a young playwright from New Paltz who uses his work to spread awareness in any way he can about social issues from autism to LGBTQ matters. Unlike most writers, however, Grayson is transgender and like the estimated 700,000 other transgender people living in […]
By Jillian Nadiak Almost 6 million digital votes were cast from countries outside of Asia during the Mnet Asian Music Awards last year. “So I would say this is totally out of Korea and it’s getting bigger and bigger.” –Sebastian Kim, CJ E&M’s Vice President for Global Business during an interview […]
Ayaka Yamaguchi fumbles with her yukata—a casual kimono—as she tries to put it on. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and petite despite the way the cloth of the kimono billows out. She pulls the right side over the left, pauses, then the left over the right. She tilts […]
Jessica Lyke is an 18-year-old theatre student at SUNY New Paltz who has recently been cast as Mira in the university’s student-run play Beautiful Thirsty Things written by Michelle Rodriguez, which opens this month. She sits inside the Backstage Café, her hair in two braided buns. Henna tattoos are covering […]
Zachary Rousseas held a discussion and power-point presentation on February 28 about the history of the relationship between society and homosexual men. Discussing everything from the symbolism of the pink triangle during the holocaust to the way homosexuals are depicted in the media today.
Love is in the air and SUNY New Paltz students are out enjoying or hating Valentine’s Day on Feb 14. Produced by Jillian Nadiak