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 […]

By Anthony Mitthauer-Orza Janet Yusko never would have saw her life go from a having full-time job to seeing her father pass away and returning home to care for 82-year-old mother with dementia. At age 55, Yusko finds herself caught in a bind. After holding high-level administrative jobs in Ulster […]

  If you often find yourself in the organic foods section of your local grocery store or if you shop or eat at the majority of places in New Paltz and the Hudson Valley, you have probably come across the term “fair trade”. Many people associate the term strictly with […]

What’s wrong with drinking a large, refreshing soda after a hard day of work? Well, according to New York City Mayor Bloomberg, a lot. The soda buzz sparked back in May when the Bloomberg administration proposed the ban of large sugary drinks exceeding 16 fluid ounces. On Sept. 13, Bloomberg’s […]

It’s finals week at the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz and many students are staying up late to get papers done and study for exams. The vicious cycle of staying up late to finish projects and cram for tests only to wake up early for class is never-ending. […]

Many college students wouldn’t choose to spend extra money on healthy, organic food over their beer fund, but Brittany Harold puts her body’s needs first. “After being so informed about how conventionally farmed foods affect not only our bodies but us mentally, I feel like I can’t eat conventional food […]

The campus of SUNY New Paltz is no stranger to nature. Located in the Shawangunk Mountain region and next to the Wallkill River, New Paltz is swarming with squirrels, deer, fish, bears and geese. In fact, SUNY New Paltz has its own pond that runs straight through the heart of […]

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Feeling stressed? Anxious due to the ramifications of the pandemic? Don’t fear, Nick Califra writes about how to manage all of these feelings. On our website now!

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