As many who read or watch the news have noticed, the medium is evolving rapidly. Due to a combination of consumer demand and technological advances, news has become a 24 hour, instantaneous, interactive information portal that can be accessed from the palm of your hand. This is not a bad […]

It is easy to drown in the sea of digital media content. For anyone looking for senseless entertainment, we have the ever popular YouTube. For information-savvy minds, we have TED.com. TED, short for Technology, Entertainment and Design, is owned by a private nonprofit organization called The Sapling Foundation. Founded in […]

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The concept of social networking has been evolving rapidly over the past 10 years. Remember commenting, blogging and picture sharing? Now 140 characters or less is all it takes to become an internet celebrity. Twitter’s Web site states that its main function is to “stay connected with friends, relatives, and […]

These five videos were made for Professor Howard Good’s Media Ethics class. In them, students dissect different ethical dilemmas in the media. Death by Photography: A Kevin Carter Case Study By Melissa Hernan, Eric Turner, Eric Karnis and Tiffany Riccio Description: Four Media Ethics students take on the ethics case […]

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Listen to ” Gender-Neutral Housing ” here: The club’s name may be GAMES, but when it comes to advocacy, they’re all business. Gender Awareness Movement Enacted by Students, GAMES, is a student advocacy group raising awareness about gender identity and expression to meet the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, […]

You have to be passionate about what you do. This seems to be the age-old mantra for getting ahead in life. And it is, perhaps, even more necessary for student journalists. Holding the title of “journalist” is not to be taken lightly as you hold the irreplaceable task of informing […]

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One of the biggest problems I had transferring from a two-year community college to a four-year school was finding housing. As transfer students, many of my friends and I were not granted housing for this school year. We were scared, we didn’t know where we were going to live, and […]

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Pity for smokers has been low on the list of society’s concerns, especially in New York. Not only is smoking banned in all public indoor areas throughout New York, but smokers are also branded with a stigma. Now, on top of the already extreme New York state tobacco tax, smokers […]

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Presidents generally don’t get a break. The comment President Obama made while sitting on Jay Leno’s couch about his bowling being “…like the Special Olympics or something,” encouraged yet another knee-jerk reaction from the media. His comment was unprofessional and unnecessary and he immediately apologized for it. Ever since Obama […]

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By Matt Augustine DISCLAIMER: Opinions represent the personal ideas of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views of SUNY New Paltz, The Little Rebellion or its staff. There is something ironic about the glorification of alcohol consumption and the taboo of smoking marijuana. The legality of both substances […]

Written and produced with Jose Ramirez. Barack Obama has become the beacon of hope for people of color. But will he bring about real change? Adler Jean-Jacques reports on whether Obama’s election will really help eradicate racism in America. Listen to “The End of Racism?” Here

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