Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class were asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle […]

Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class were asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle […]

After reading Neil Postman’s “Technopoly,” students in Howard Good’s Being Digital class were inspired to create videos which tied in the author’s theories of modern technology advertisements and the issues surrounding them. Kevin Ha, gives a humorous take on how people are now judged based on what smartphone they have. […]

There aren’t many things that motivate the average college student to get out of bed at 8:30 on a Saturday morning. However, the New Paltz Clean Sweep is an annual tradition that offers a sense of community, a great volunteer opportunity, and a feeling of accomplishment. The annual event in […]

Exercise, Freedom, Happiness, Relaxation. All of these words can be used to describe hula-hooping. Despite the idea of hula-hooping being a children’s activity, it is a true art form, a practice and a great source for exercise. A study done in 2010 by the American Council on Exercise revealed that […]

Once upon a time, a sorority was defined as “a society for female students in a university or college, typically for social purposes.” The women who joined these organizations longed for a place to belong on their college campuses and sought to make a positive difference to their communities. But […]

A CALL TO SUNY NEW PALTZ: TOWARDS A STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT OF RACIAL EQUITY This message is directed to the students and faculty of this college, and also its administrators who are delegated to implement and sustain a mission of “diversity.”[1] The same administration that has yet to admit that the […]

I’m used to tokenism. I come from a small town. All throughout elementary school, I was the only person of color in my classes. In the entire school, including my brother and myself, there were about seven of us. I was used to all of my friends being white. It […]

I am ‘other.’ Being an individual with an equally divided ration of two separate identities, I am not alone as “other.” According to a 2010 Census Bureau report, 9 million people reported as identifying as more than one race. As a Colombian and Croatian, I fall into that 3 percent […]

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