Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class were asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle […]
SUNY New Paltz students speak about Thanksgiving plans and their views on Black Friday.
The continuing construction on campus has become a daily reality for students, but how inconvenient has it become? Find out what your fellow students think in this week’s video. Construction on Campus from J1 videos on Vimeo.
SUNY New Paltz journalism professor, author, and poet Howie Good has published a new book of poetry entitled “Fugitive Pieces,” a collection of collage poems. All proceeds from the book (currently $15) go to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. The book is available online here.
Each May, at the end of spring semester, SUNY New Paltz students focus on final grades, where they’re going to live next semester, and how they’re going to fit their belongings into a car, but they rarely think about what they take from the town of New Paltz. Restaurants, bars, […]
The SUNY New Paltz Parking Committee has changed the designation of the West Parking Lot (Lot #40), adjacent to Lenape Hall, from “resident students only” to “resident and commuter students only,” effective immediately. Permanent signage will soon be installed to reflect this change. The committee acknowledges that there is often […]
By Jonathan Perry Living with HIV/AIDS can be exhausting. This is not only a physical challenge, but also a mental one, as people with HIV must deal with their own fears as well as myths and misconceptions about this disease by the general public. These were just some of the […]
As acts of public violence occur frequently on college campuses across the country, SUNY New Paltz responds with updated safety plans for faculty, staff and students. Emergency management at the university is a response to the tragic events at Virginia Tech and other higher education institutions. SUNY New Paltz administrators look at […]
On Sept. 15, Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited SUNY New Paltz to announce $10 million funding for an Engineering Innovation Hub. This funding will provide for diversifying of the college’s engineering programs.
Tick Talk is the result of 14 weeks of collaborative investigative reporting conducted at the State University of New York at New Paltz under the aegis of “Science, environment, and disease: new approaches to science journalism,” a seminar led by science journalist Sonia Shah, the 2014 James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professor of Journalism. […]
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by Richard Moody, the Legislative Gazette A bill in the state Legislature banning sexual orientation conversion therapy is on the move through the Assembly. The bill, A.6983-a/S.4917-a, would change state Education Law, prohibiting the practice of the “gay cure” on patients below the age of 18. Both California and New […]
Perceptions of Drinking Water from The Little Rebellion on Vimeo.
The construction of SUNY New Paltz’s new science building has come to a halt due to contracting issues at the state level, according to the State University Construction Fund. Vice President of Finance and Administration Michele Halstead said more information about the future construction of the building, taking place on […]
SUNY New Paltz students along with men and woman of the New Paltz community gathered in the Student Union Building Friday, February 14, 2014 to perform the annual “1 Billion Rising,” flash mob dance in order to spread awareness of violence against women, rising together, standing up when no means no, […]
This Earth Day, butterflies are expected to emerge from their cocoons in Coykendall Science Building’s greenhouse through the Biology Club’s “Butterfly Effect” project. The project begins when numerous caterpillars are captured and brought to the greenhouse. They are cocooned now. But in a few weeks, butterflies will be flying around […]