Students from Prof. Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing class and Prof. Rachel Somerstein’s Journalism 1 class spoke to first-time voters at SUNY New Paltz about their feelings and experiences with the election. Here are some of their views.
Students from Prof. Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing class and Prof. Rachel Somerstein’s Journalism 1 class went to the polls to interview voters in the 2016 election. Here’s what voters had to say.
New Paltz students joined forces with other SUNY schools to stage a statewide walkout on Friday, March 4 protesting annual tuition hikes. At New Paltz, over 100 students gathered at noon outside the Humanities Building to support the cause. Students from New York Students Rising (NYSR) led the protest, providing […]
The Hudson River is rising at a rate of 3.2 millimeters per year, threatening over 9,000 acres of riverfront habitats and communities—and there may be nothing we can do to stop it. Studies by several statewide and local environmental groups show that climate change is already having an effect on the […]
The amount of kilowatt hours used and carbon dioxide emitted in New Paltz is equivalent to nearly $6 million which fuels coal and gas companies, counteracting the “green” progress the state has made since banning hydrofracking at the end of 2014 — but New Paltz is not alone in this. […]
Every Thursday while classes are in session, SUNY New Paltz holds a Farmers Market between 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Kaitlin Van Pelt, of the campus ancillary service, has run the market since 2009. During the winter months, the farmers market is held in the Lecture Center. Several Tables are […]
By KEITH J. FERRANTE The Hunger Action Network of New York State has named New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet as their new executive director. She is replacing Mark Dunlea, who has worked for the organization since 1985. Zimet served in the Ulster County Legislature from 2004-2011. She is […]
Students say amnesty, and affirmative consent proposals will improve safety on NY’s College Campuses March 2, 2015 Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to implement new rules to protect college students against sexual assault got mostly positive reactions from students on the SUNY New Paltz campus on March 2. During a […]
Over 50 percent of SUNY New Paltz’s courses are taught by contingent faculty members, otherwise known as adjunct instructors. During the week of Feb. 23, the United University Professions (UUP) honored these faculty members. The union’s New Paltz Chapter installed a display in the Jazzman’s Café listing approximately 700 courses […]
Howard Good, a digital media and journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz, gave a poetry reading with special guest Donald Lev at the Honors Center at SUNY New Paltz Feb. 18. Original video produced by the Little Rebellion.
Lisa Phillips, journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz, promoted her book, “Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession,” by giving a reading on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The reading was followed by questions and answers followed by a book signing at the end of the event. Below, the slideshow captures the event that […]
On March 2, 2015 primatologist and Stony Brook University professor Dr. Patricia Wright spoke at the SUNY New Paltz Lecture Center regarding her experiences in the study of lemur evolution in Madagascar. Dr. Wright has been studying primates since the 1960s, when she was inspired to pursue a PhD at […]
It’s time to stop sexual assault on college campuses as part of New York State campaign to raise awareness as per recent proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
New Paltz firefighters responded to a house fire on the corner of Mulberry St. and Church Street on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. It took them about 40 minutes to get the blaze under control. The cause of the fire is currently unknown and two people escaped the house unhurt, according […]
If you found yourself stranded in the middle of the forest, would you know how to survive? Any wilderness expert will tell you the first thing to do is build a shelter, but it’s a skill known by fewer and fewer young people in an age where the closest the […]
As a college student, eating healthy is very challenging. Because of a busy life between work and school many students end up eating large amounts of fast food and junk food. In an effort to pay more attention to what she eats, Mercedes Ortiz participated in a Seven-Day Vegan Challenge […]
Four college students from SUNY New Paltz tell their stories and experiences surrounding Dungeons and Dragons. They discuss the stereotypes associated with the game with Samantha Pritchard, Heather Handler and Josh Govier, students of Professor Lisa Phillips’ fall 2014 Digital Storytelling class. For more Digital Storytelling videos: In a project […]
For the past two years Epic Glee Club has been voted by SUNY New Paltz as the best club on campus, but what is it about this club that makes it so special? For Professor Lisa Phillips’ fall 2014 Digital Storytelling class, students Kelsey Fluery, Jacob Carter and Jennifer Hussein […]