Edited and packaged by Lara Morales “Regardless of the pandemic, I would have entered a virtual horse show simply for the fun of it.” Elise Slayton of Pittsburgh, PA. Kristy Doyle wasn’t expecting to show this year because her mare had just given birth to a foal. However, when virtual […]
Patrick Dati, rape survivor of notorious serial killer John Wayne Gacy, reflects on his abusive life in his book: “I Am Me: Survivor of Child Abuse and Bullying Speaks Out.” As a survivor of Gacy, Dati’s story immediately hit news outlets, and his experiences of domestic abuse, whether familial or marital, shed light on sexual violence and domestic abuse.
Edited and Packaged by Diana Testa College seniors share their personal experiences dealing with the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic. Nothing feels real. I got an email from my professor today talking about assignments that are due and it was almost a shock, like I had forgotten that I was still in […]
In the digital age, cyberstalking is now a threat to many people who keep sacred information online, especially women with abusive partners.
Edited and Packaged by Samantha King Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered Broadway theaters to close on March 12, and many will remain dark for the foreseeable future. Originally the closure lasted only one month, but it has since been extended multiple times. On Oct. 9 the Broadway League announced that Broadway […]
The National Independent Venues Association is trying to build support as concert halls that lack federal funding are on the brink of closing. Edited by Nick Califra Picture this—you’re sitting in a padded seat in the middle of a theater, silent except for the sound of people around you flipping […]
Emma Cariello explores the niche appeal the A24 film studio brings to young moviegoers and what makes their works so iconic. – Edited and packaged by Jared LaBrecque
A Q&A with researcher Dr. Maria Saxton reveals the environmental impacts and other benefits of tiny house living, written by Gillian Hamilton.
Edited and packaged by Megan Wilson That same sly and goofy smile I knew from years ago greeted me when he picked up my FaceTime call. Krishna Chetan, 21, was slumped in his bed with his white Adidas baseball cap struggling to cover his long, curly brown locks. The brim […]
Edited and Packaged by Nick Porpora This is it: Katie Hennessy’s last semester ever at college. Ever since she was a first-semester freshman, she’s been very involved in campus life. She became secretary of her hall government, then a resident assistant, then an orientation leader. Now she is the senior […]
Edited and Packaged by Emily Fego. Throughout Victoria Treto’s high school journey, she watched the construction of Science Hall on the SUNY New Paltz campus. Treto dreamed of getting accepted and having the opportunity to use the brand new classrooms and advanced tools that the new building had to offer. […]
Edited and packaged by Rachel Muller. *Names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. Audrey* began her first semester at West Virginia University in the fall of 2019. Far from her native New York town, she was excited to finally have some independence as a young adult […]
Republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette Sen. Jen Metzger on Tuesday conceded the race for the 42nd State Senate District following a prolonged count of mail-in ballots in the Hudson Valey and Catskills. Three weeks after Election Day, most of the approximately 30,000 absentee and affidavit ballots have been […]
The 2020 annual Gary King Visiting Lecturer Applied Social Research visiting lecturer Dr. Christopher Jude Clark will present his work “Gaining Voice: Black Seat Share and Policy Representation in States” remotely on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. Dr. Clark is an associate professor of political science at the University […]
By Kyle LaBossiere For the students weighing the pros and cons of a digital college experience, COVID-19 has created the perfect opportunity to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Helena Zhao, a rising senior studying economics at New York University, didn’t expect that she would be […]
Interviews with experienced TV and film actors give advice to aspiring actors. Through an interview with a mentor and good friend, actors can learn from their life experiences what auditioning for roles, playing roles and balancing that with carrying a family is like. An aspiring actor can also learn what […]
The breakout of COVID-19 turned everything upside down and no one knew what to prepare for. This pandemic showed the worst of customers getting frustrated with the pandemic and taking their anger out on retail workers. Produced by Diana Mirakaj for her Digital Storytelling class. Edited and packaged by Norma […]
Ally Turk of Felicia Hodges’ Fall 2020 photojournalism class captured the experience of one young voter in the town of New Paltz on election day. Photos and Captions by Ally Turk.