The Center for International Programs introduced the Thanksgiving celebration by hosting a Thanksgiving luncheon for international students at SUNY New Paltz. Students from all over the world expressed their appreciation to their peers during the program and taught others to say “thank you” in their native languages.
Edited and packaged by Ericka Francois. The popularity in second-hand shopping has grown in part due to affordability but also the desire to buy clothing more sustainably. Thrift shopping and buying vintage fashion is a way to combat the waste resulting from the clothing production method of “fast fashion.” This […]
The SUNY New Paltz food pantry was established in 2012 in order to combat food insecurity on campus. The community and local businesses have helped the pantry grow and expand in order to meet the needs of more students. This audio story was produced by Sarah Chen and Elva Chen […]
The purpose of financial aid is to support students in navigating the funding of their college costs and providing the information in accessing such things as grants or loans. The educational opportunity program, or EOP, provides the access of higher education for underrepresented college students in some form of aid. […]
Debates on whether vaccinations are beneficial or detrimental have seemed to increase in recent years. Both sides have their reasons for abstaining or supporting vaccines for various diseases, such as polio, mumps, measles and rubella, but it remains a personal decision. Despite the option, medical professionals will persuade you to […]
Sustainability is a very fast growing topic at this point in time. People are focused on conserving more energy and reducing overall air pollution. For this project, we wanted to shed light on the topic of sustainability in regards to clothing. Sustainable clothing is being made at the highest quality […]
YingBin Xie and Kimmy Doherty speak with New Paltz senior Narin Kerim to gain insight on the realities of food insecurity at SUNY New Paltz and other college campuses. They also speak with SUNY New Paltz’s food pantry chaplain Rev. Diana Smith about how the on campus food pantry combats these […]
Mary ‘Chiz’ Chisholm, owner of Chiz’s Heart Street, speaks on sustainability and homelessness. Chiz’s Heart Street, which caters to the LGBTQ+ community and those managing mental illness, strives to provide accessible shelter and food to the community. For more information on Heart Street and how to volunteer or donate, call […]
Since its creation, the Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie, New York has been a unique destination. It overlooks the crystal Hudson River, and is framed by the cliff side of Highland, and the horizon of Poughkeepsie City. Locals enjoy it for its presence as a place to walk and […]
Are you a Harry Potter fan? If so, did you know you could play your favorite movie’s fictional sport at college? The SUNY New Paltz Quidditch club brings the beloved fictional sport to life on campus, all while upholding the values the Harry Potter series teaches: dedication, teamwork, loyalty and […]
When students aren’t studying, napping or eating, they go to the Game Center in the Student Union to unwind. It’s a place where students go to play games and take a break from their studies. But there are a few things that bother students about the Game Center and Joana […]
Mondays are normally regarded as a painful and exhausting start to the work and school week. However, at a small cafe located on Main Street in New Paltz, New York, the beginning of the week need not be draining. Cafeteria provides both SUNY New Paltz students and townies a chance […]
Try to run, try to hide, but everything must come to an end. A dystopian society tears his life apart, leaving him alone, tired, and questioning the choices that his fellow countrymen have made to get him into that this situation in the first place. He fled his home […]
Professor Good’s Journalism I class filmed interviews with a series of SUNY New Paltz professors. Here is Gregg Bray, an assistant professor in media.
Ron Gonzales tells of his experiences with tattoos, from his childhood to his apprenticeship, to Garry Barnes at the Ink Well in Newburgh. As the tattoo machines whirl into action, Gonzales speaks about his untraditional apprenticeship and his plans for ink in the future. Listen to the story here See […]