Date: Every Thursday from 12:00-2:00 p.m. The TACT Club is held once a week on SUNY New Paltz’ college campus—led and organized by Wyatt Jersey, a SUNY New Paltz student and host of the club, on Thursdays at 12 p.m. on the Old Main Quad near Wooster Hall. The TACT […]
In this episode of PaltzCast, join Leija Rothenberg, Ryan Resta, and Andrew Wright, as they meet owners of restaurants just outside of New Paltz and talk about their specialties, day-to-day routines, and struggles. Produced for Brett Barry’s Podcasting class.
As SUNY New Paltz returns to primarily in-person classes for the first time in over a year, members of the campus community recount their experiences dealing with the new health and safety measures against the coronavirus pandemic. A Caring Campus Community Life on campus has taken a toll on many […]
Edited and Packaged by Jared Castañeda “In a country that produces so much, no one should ever be hungry. But they are.” Diana Smith, Founder of the SUNY New Paltz Food Pantry The Hungry Hudson Valley: SUNY New Paltz Food Pantry Pastor Dianna Smith had only established the food pantry […]
By Nicole Zanchelli It seems like every day there is news about an opiate-related death. We may turn the channel or turn off our TVs completely, but the painful reality stands. We are still in the crux of the American opioid crisis. In 2016, there were 54 opioid overdose deaths […]
By Nicole Zanchelli The only governmental action former Ulster County Legislator Chris Allen has seen since his loss on Nov. 5—in his bid to return to his old legislature seat—is that of criminal justice. At the Town of Saugerties Justice Court on Monday, Nov. 25, Allen pleaded not guilty to […]
By Max Freebern Town Supervisor Neil Bettez said there was no way to avoid the 6.67% tax-increase lumped into the 2020 town budget which board members unanimously passed last Thursday. After spending the last four board meetings arguing and tweaking the budget, members had to act before reaching their state-mandated […]
Despite interruptions and arrests, Congressman addresses issues of race, rape culture, wealth gap and climate change at college event An event featuring Congressman Antonio Delgado on the campus of SUNY New Paltz, was cut short in the evening of Oct. 10 by numerous interruptions from the climate action group “Extinction […]
The creation of printed plastic handguns has once again turned the spotlight on gun control. It is simply not allowed in SUNY New Paltz 3D printing lab, the manager says. 3D printing lab supervisor Aaron Nelson said the lab will strictly filter out printing requests that contain any weapon components […]
Petitions by SUNY New Paltz students to change the name of Hasbrouck Dining Hall in memory of alumni and employee Darold Thompson following his passing, brought about discussions of changing other building names because of their historical associations. Much of the campus is named in memory of the town’s original […]
NEW PALTZ – Charitable dog owners came together to collect food donations for a local pantry. Dozens of dogs and their owners gathered Sunday morning to stroll the Walkway Over the Hudson in an effort to collect food to be donated to the Family of New Paltz Food Pantry. The […]
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 […]
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As of March 9, the first new academic building on the SUNY New Paltz campus in nearly 20 years is now complete. Science Hall, located on the corner of Plattekill Avenue and South Manheim Boulevard, will serve as the new home to many academic programs, such as geology, computer science, […]
Written by Rachael Purtell and Meg Tohill Originally Published in The New Paltz Oracle Packaged by Katelyn Cordero Photos by Katelyn Cordero Thirty-seven-year-old New Paltz resident Joel Guerrero is currently being detained at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in New Jersey, according to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) online […]
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As the president of Global Medical Brigades at SUNY New Paltz, Trish Chabria leads her team to help rural communities while also being a full-time student. Every summer, Chabria, a third-year student with a double major in psychology and biology, joins the rest of the brigade as they travel to […]
By Brandon Doerrer This article first appeared in The New Paltz Oracle A recent study from The Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives has found that volunteering, both in terms of the number of volunteers and the amount of time they spend volunteering, is flourishing in Ulster County despite a […]