By Nikki Wertheim The smell started gradually and then permeated the room with such force that I felt I had been slapped across the face. I didn’t dare mention it out loud for fear of embarrassing my grandmother. After a few minutes, my mother chuckled and said it was time […]
By Vanessa Rodriguez I- “We could have just e-mailed” I skim through the latest issue of ELLE on my bus ride to the city, preparing my list of “Must Go To” stores. My cousin has invited me to help her shoe shop. I jot down all of ELLE’s suggestions or […]
Reported by Ryan Markee. Written and produced by Ian Kane. Listen to “Making the Switch to Alternative Energy” Here. Americans spend over $500 billion to obtain energy, but we are still using a limited resource as our main supply. We are dependent on fossil fuels, there’s no doubt about it. […]
Photos by Rebecca Kassay Brook Farm is one of a group of small, polyculture (growing more than one type of produce) farms in the New Paltz area. These farms avoid negatively affecting the environment and the quality of their food by not spreading any such chemicals on the crops and […]
Photo by Jen Sobota A volunteer at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary in Saugerties, NY describes the life of former carriage horse, Big Ted, to a group touring the sanctuary during the fall. Big Ted pulled handsome cabs in New York City, plowed fields for the Amish in Pennsylvania, hauled […]
Photo by Emil Langballe, photo journalism student at SUNY New Paltz
By Tarez Eisen It was nothing but a soft day.
By Samantha Urbanski A woman sits at her kitchen table with breakfast in front of her, looking out the window into her yard. It is springtime and the lawn is covered with bright red and yellow tulips. She smiles. This is what Janet VanHeusen imagined as she held her bags […]