By Holly Lipka It’s 4:45 p.m. on a Wednesday at The Gilded Otter. The large west-facing windows create a beautiful background for the diners as the sun sets behind the Shawangunk Ridge. It’s a relaxed evening before the dinner rush, with only a few people sitting at the wooden […]
In Howard Good’s Being Digital class, students were asked to visually interpret E.E. Cummings poem ‘pity this busy monster, manunkind’. This video uses subtle images to represent the “progress” of modern technology and how it is increasingly disrupting lives through consumerism and entertainment. Filmed and edited by Liz Gaschler and […]
Djiby Diallo unlaces his dress shoes and sets them down with his socks. “You’re dressed like a priest!” one student mentions. Diallo laughed and said, “I like to look nice.” The SUNY New Paltz senior unfolds a red tablecloth, wrinkled with use, and lays it flat on the carpeted floor […]
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 […]
By Holly Lipka and Liz Gaschler “A desire is never simply the desire for a certain thing. A desire to be fully filled in, met so that I desire no longer. It’s always also a desire for desire itself. A desire to continue to desire.” Slavoj Zizek — ‘The Pervert’s […]
Video by Holly Lipka Drug Arrests on campus leads to a debate on the schools drug policy. Drug Arrests from Holly Lipka on Vimeo.