The New Paltz Cinema has been around for decades and has most recently faced the depths of a global pandemic. As it continues to survive through this pandemic the workers and customers show strength and resilience through its perseverance. Customers and employees share their stories of what makes this cinema […]
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, it became more important than ever to stay connected to others, and it is thanks to social media that we were able to. In this public radio story, three SUNY New Paltz students reflect on their past year of isolation and how they stayed connected during […]
In this episode of PaltzCast, join Jack Hupert, Gage Mags, and Mary Rink for a deep dive into the extraterrestrial folklore of Pine Bush, New York. Join in on a visit to the town’s annual UFO fair and meet some colorful enthusiasts. Produces for Brett Barry’s Podcasting class.
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.
The process of cultivating a comfortable home is known as nesting. This podcast is made for first-time renters or new homeowners living away from their families. Bryce Graham interviews his housemate and friend to gain perspective of what it’s like to make a home away from home. Podcast produced by […]
Interviews with experienced TV and film actors give advice to aspiring actors. Through an interview with a mentor and good friend, actors can learn from their life experiences what auditioning for roles, playing roles and balancing that with carrying a family is like. An aspiring actor can also learn what […]
The breakout of COVID-19 turned everything upside down and no one knew what to prepare for. This pandemic showed the worst of customers getting frustrated with the pandemic and taking their anger out on retail workers. Produced by Diana Mirakaj for her Digital Storytelling class. Edited and packaged by Norma […]
Cultural resets in pop culture have a long-lasting impact on society. Iconic looks, music and film that have a long-term impact on society have changed the course of the future. Lady Gaga’s iconic meat dress pushed boundaries and made a very big political statement referencing her “The Prime Rib of […]
College students have enough on their plate to worry about without adding cooking on a budget to the list. That’s where pantry meals come in; meals that are made mostly out of ingredients you already have in your pantry. According to a study conducted by Ohio State University, 70% of […]
Brett Barry, a lecturer in the SUNY New Paltz Digital Media and Journalism (DMJ) department, has produced an episode for the Kaatscast podcast about the Samuel Dorsky Museum’s new exhibit. The installation focuses on Polish dissident artist Jan Sawka, who is former DMJ lecturer Hanna Sawka’s father. The artist’s work […]
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 […]