By Monica D’Ippolito New Paltz, NY – For the first time in four years, the State University of New York at New Paltz men’s basketball team secured a season-opening win, as the Hawks had an impressive performance to kick off their 2019-2020 season, earning a 90-79 win over Baruch Saturday […]
By Monica D’Ippolito Rochester, NY — The State University of New York at New Paltz, carried by a dominant second quarter performance, withstood a potential second-half comeback by hosting Rochester Institute of Technology Saturday. The Hawks (1-0 overall) had career days from their senior class and their experience and veteran […]
By Max Freebern Town Supervisor Neil Bettez said there was no way to avoid the 6.67% tax-increase lumped into the 2020 town budget which board members unanimously passed last Thursday. After spending the last four board meetings arguing and tweaking the budget, members had to act before reaching their state-mandated […]
By Richie Monarch SUNY New Paltz journalism professor Howard “Howie” Good released his new book “Stick Figure Opera,” a collection of 99 100-word prose poems, on Oct. 27. Good was the winner of the 2019 Grey Book Press Chapbook Competition and the 2017 Lorien Prize for poetry from Thought Crime. […]
Photos by Ally Turk
Two days to create a film? Are you nuts? Yes! Every semester, the SUNY New Paltz Media and Journalism Society hosts “Film 48.” What’s that? It’s an event through the Broadcast Education Association that requires students to create a short film in 48 hours using a specific genre, quote, prop […]
Photos by Lara Usifer
Despite interruptions and arrests, Congressman addresses issues of race, rape culture, wealth gap and climate change at college event An event featuring Congressman Antonio Delgado on the campus of SUNY New Paltz, was cut short in the evening of Oct. 10 by numerous interruptions from the climate action group “Extinction […]
Rain or shine, the great New Paltz Halloween Parade must go on! Watch and check out some of this year’s paraders.
New Paltz polling sites have changed this year! Check the map to find out where you can cast your ballot for Town Board, Town Clerk, and Town Justice. District 1: Reformed Church of New Paltz 92 HUGUENOT ST District 2, 4, 5: New Paltz Middle School 192 MAIN ST District […]
All photos taken by Nadine Cafaro at The Bakery on North Front Street on Oct. 31, 2019.
A woman in a black dress, laid out on a chair in her living room, coughing up blood. A well-dressed man crumpled into the corner of a barren home, desperate for closure. The sound of sharpening shears washes through a small bedroom while a little girl tells us how she […]
By Ophelia Xie and Max Freebern As the 2020 Census steadily approaches, the federal government will once again attempt to count every resident in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau website, the Census has served as one of the most vital sources of data for all levels […]
Cortland, NY — The State University of New York at New Paltz Swimming team opened up its meet season by traveling to SUNY Cortland for the Pumpkin Relays Oct. 26. The Hawks men’s team posted a third-place finish with 237 points, trailing SUNY Cortland (306 points) and Nazareth College (324 […]
Brittany Weg of Jane Martin’s Fall 2019 photojournalism class captured the fall festivities at Apple Hill Farm on Oct. 5.
By Jennifer Bianco Republished with permission from The Legislative Gazette Do you know what’s in your tampons and pads? If not, soon you will, thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new law that requires menstrual product manufacturers to print their list of ingredients on the packages sold in New York State. […]
By Kelly Zhang SUNY New Paltz student Kelly Zhang puts together a composition for Kimberly Ruth’s Spring 2019 Digital Storytelling “The Brooklyn video was an idea that came to me after my study abroad in London. I was traveling around Europe and people just assumed that I was from Asia. […]
Rachel Muller of Jane Martin’s Fall 2019 photojournalism class captured the SUNY New Paltz weekly farmers market in a series of photos from Sept. 19 and Sept. 26.