By Robert Piersall Exploring Bronck Island from The Little Rebellion on Vimeo. Scenic Hudson is on a mission, and they’ve spelled it out in the name of their campaign: they’re “Saving the Land That Matters Most.” An ecological preservation group based in Poughkeepsie, New York, Scenic Hudson completed their conservation […]

Data Visualizations used for the SUNY New Paltz “Low Wage Living in the Hudson Valley” project By Casey Silvestri Percentage of Persons in Poverty, 2015 Create column charts       Minimum Wage vs. Living Wage Create line charts       Is Your Unpaid Internship Illegal? Create your own […]

By Kristen Warfield The sun has barely started to rise at 5:30 a.m. when Mercedes Ortiz turns off her alarm to get ready for school. Achy and fatigued, she rolls out of bed at her family’s home in Walden, New York, knowing there’s another long day ahead. To the sounds […]

By Nick Tantillo There is a laminated sign that hangs in the rear of the Convenient Deli in New Paltz. What used to read “Overnight Shift” has been scribbled out with a black marker and replaced with “Overwatch Shift,” a video game reference. Beneath the black zig-zag is a list […]

By Anthony Mitthauer-Orza Janet Yusko never would have saw her life go from a having full-time job to seeing her father pass away and returning home to care for 82-year-old mother with dementia. At age 55, Yusko finds herself caught in a bind. After holding high-level administrative jobs in Ulster […]

By Mike Timpert Eleanor Candee was lying on the floor of her housemate Erica’s bedroom in tears. She didn’t want to smell like the place anymore, that scent of coffee and microwaved bagels that clung to her clothes and never left. She didn’t want to spend her weekends consumed with […]

By Melissa Kramer In the frigid basement of a six-person house, curly-haired, 21-year-old Matt Joyce perches on his bed, fiddling with an unplugged electric guitar. The bed, with no headboard or box frame, sits on the concrete floor in the corner. The sounds of rain and wind permeate a small […]

By Julianna Novellino Jared Peer, a senior at SUNY New Paltz, leads a group of prospective students through the sculpture hall, telling them animated stories about his own experiences in the fine arts building As the tour comes to an end, he eagerly asks if anyone has questions. “What is your […]

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It’s almost the new year; time to pick up a new hobby! Alex Bologna explains the joys of bouldering and how to get started in our latest article. Read now! https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/a-sport-to-reach-for-what-bouldering-is-and-why-you-should-start-climbing/

Stumped on what to get your loved ones this holiday season? Don’t just immediately turn to Amazon — walk outside your dorm on Thursdays and check out some of these local student businesses! https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/a-guide-to-gift-giving-at-the-suny-new-paltz-market/

Every New Paltz student loves buying things at the market every Thursday. Ever wonder how you could set up your own stand? Sydney Rockwood gives you the steps to pursue your passions and set up shop! Read now ☀️ https://thelittlerebellion.com/index.php/2022/12/pursue-your-side-hustle-at-the-thursday-market/

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