Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Caleb Sheedy, theater major at Syracuse University, single-handedly organized a walkout at New Paltz High School after the Parkland Florida shooting to create a platform for change on gun violence. “You never […]
Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Billie Golan, the head organizer of the farmer’s market, has managed it every Thursday for the past three years and strives to create a sense of community. It’s a brisk Thursday in […]
Videographer/Photographer/Editor: Sarah Jurgielewicz At Museum Dia: Beacon in Beacon, NY Jurgielewicz photographed images of street photography through various colors which juxtaposed the traditional route of black and white street photography. For more information, check out sarahjurgielewicz.com.
Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Bryan Sison, a photography enthusiast at SUNY New Paltz, creates thought-provoking images on his Students of New Paltz Instagram page. It had just rained, the wind was picking up and a few […]
NEW PALTZ – A women’s activist group organized a march against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sept. 24 to protest his nomination. Protesters marched down Main Street in New Paltz holding signs that said, “Attempted Rape Is A Crime” and “KavaNOPE #TIMESUP.” Some of the protesters wore Handmaid’s outfits […]
Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: David Wilkes, self-taught artist and vice president of Roost Studios and Art Gallery, opens up about how his journey with photography led him to go to Ghana, West Africa. Sunlight poured in […]
Journalism students Rachel Szpilka, Tiffany Dumornay and Kelsey Fredrick created a video that paid tribute to activist and journalist Ida B. Wells for Howard Good’s Spring 2018 Investigating Journalism class. Wells fought to expose racial and social injustices. She became one of America’s most influential female reporters and activists. […]
In 2017, photojournalism students were challenged by professor Kimberly Ruth to capture street scenes of people and their interactions within their environment. This open ended assignment yielded artistic interpretations from Melissa Aldridge.
KINGSTON – NY Farm Animal Save, a group of animal rights activists, gathered outside Charles River Laboratories in Kingston to protest the inhumane treatment of animals undergoing tests on Sunday, Sept. 9. Cars slowed down on US-209 to read signs outside of Charles River Laboratories, an American pharmaceutical company that […]
Carolyn Rudnick collapsed on the floor in excruciating pain while cutting a friend’s hair back in February 2009. The pain jolted from her head to her spine as she came in and out of consciousness on her way to the hospital. Doctors discovered internal bleeding in her brain and spine. […]