Holiday spending makes up 19% of total annual retail sales according to the National Retail Federation, the largest retail trade association. This year, the National Retail Federation anticipates that consumers will spend a total of $942 billion in order to find the perfect gift. Sure, you could shop at Amazon, […]
Do you want to become a sports agent? If you do. read the stories of two people’s paths to joining the business.
By: Joseph Juste So you just graduated college and it’s time to start your career. But, there’s just one problem: you don’t want to work for someone else. It’s not that you don’t want to work at all, but you feel like you could be happier and do a better […]
Students of Lisa Phillips’ fall 2015 Literature of Journalism class were asked to interview everyday working people about their jobs, and frame the first-person commentaries in the style of Studs Terkel’s book “Working, People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.” Subjects […]
Each May, at the end of spring semester, SUNY New Paltz students focus on final grades, where they’re going to live next semester, and how they’re going to fit their belongings into a car, but they rarely think about what they take from the town of New Paltz. Restaurants, bars, […]
Following the approval of a new constitutional amendment by voters in November 2013, New York is set to approve four resort-style casinos across the state this fall. The casinos will be spread across three regions, with one casino built in each region. New Paltz falls into the Catskills/ Hudson […]