Updated as of Thursday, Oct. 10: On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that illnesses linked to vaping has grown by more than 200 cases in a week, now totaling 1299. Officials say that 27 people in total have died from vaping-related illnesses. On Tuesday, Gov. Cuomo […]

By Matthew D’Onofrio February 13, 2015 Hundreds of SUNY Educational Opportunity Program students traveled to Albany to convince legislators to increase funding for the program. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget proposal would cut $1.3 million from the EOP’s budget, according to supporters of the program. “He calls his proposals an […]

March 4, 2014 Parents, students and lawmakers are demanding equal funding for New York’s charter schools, sounding off against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans to charge rent, and recent revocation of co-locations for three city charters. Proponents of charter schools are enthusiastic over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s program […]

After months of contentious debate over New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal year, Albany lawmakers finally came to an agreement and adopted a final state budget on Thursday, March 31. The plan, which sports a price tag of $132.5 billion, calls for a 2 percent […]

Given the polarizing debate over New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state budget proposals, I’ve wholly expected Cuomo’s favorability among New Yorkers to, by the end of the whole agonizing process, take a serious hit. After all, in discussing the governor’s budget cuts with local political activists, I’ve noticed considerable disgruntlement […]

The definition of ‘walkout,’ according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is as follows: “The action of leaving a meeting or organization as an expression of disapproval.” When I first heard word, admittedly through Facebook, that a student walkout would be organized in response to the SUNY budget cuts, my gut instinct […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed state budget for the coming fiscal year aims to plug the state’s $10 billion budget gap without a single tax increase. Instead, Cuomo is calling for dramatic cuts in funding for Medicaid, state operations and education. Among the most controversial of the proposed cuts […]

Though campaign signs strew local intersections and commercials run rampant on television, a majority of SUNY New Paltz students have no idea who is running for high public office in today’s election. In a recent sample of 60 New Paltz students, 68 percent could not name a candidate currently running […]

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