Every Memorial Day, you see them. They don’t stand as tall as they once did, but they still have it in them to fight for their fellow service members. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), which has lobbied in Washington for increased benefits to soldiers, has been a support system […]

Edited and packaged by Aiyana Edmund, Rob Piersall, Otto Kratky and John Camera The Excelsior Scholarship, the only free-college plan in the country, was signed by Gov. Cuomo on April 12. However, New York’s tuition-free college plan will do little to improve the lives of students at SUNY New Paltz. Excelsior […]

With the abuse of Adderall, Vyvanse, Ritalin and other stimulant medications on the rise among college students, government agencies, pharmacies and health insurance companies have turned to digital measures to clamp down on the availability of these drugs. However, while it may now be harder to get a prescription, there […]

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Data Visualizations used for the SUNY New Paltz “Low Wage Living in the Hudson Valley” project By Casey Silvestri Percentage of Persons in Poverty, 2015 Create column charts       Minimum Wage vs. Living Wage Create line charts       Is Your Unpaid Internship Illegal? Create your own […]

By Michael Tate Today, Nov. 8, 2016 Americans everywhere will head to ballot boxes to cast their vote for their presidential candidate of choice. Both Republicans and Democrats have been fiercely going back and forth, trying to sway voters to their side. Bruce Weisner, a resident of New Paltz, comments […]

By Melissa Kramer  Two friends enter the glossy double doors of the   polling center at SUNY New Paltz. “It is time,” one   friend says to another. Today is Election Day, and   anticipation surrounds the campus.  Inside the large gathering space, a small but anxious   line waits for its big moment. […]

At the age of 14, students transition from middle school to high school. At 16, teens in New York can start driving. And at 18, young adults may register to vote, symbolizing their entrance into adulthood. For many millennials, the 2016 election is the first opportunity they’ll have to exercise […]

By Danielle Grossi On the final day to vote for the 2016 presidential election, students and faculty of SUNY New Paltz had the opportunity to vote on campus in the multipurpose room located in the Student Union Building. The crowd was a manageable size, and members of the campus were […]

By Erica Aulogia Unenthusiastic students shuffled in and out of the SUNY New Paltz polling station the afternoon of Nov. 8 in SUB 209, in what appeared to be a halfhearted and anticlimactic affair. First-time voters seemed to be treating their civic duty of voting as a chore. People stood […]

By Katie Clayton The time has come to say hello and goodbye to another Presidential term. With what has been possibly one of the most interesting election years to date, people around the world are wondering what the future will hold after today. While women have had the right to vote […]

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