Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Literature of Journalism class were assigned to immerse themselves in the unfamiliar. Here’s what they found: House shows are a common stable of the New Paltz nightlife. Matt Schenfeld explored the depths of the elusive world of basement shows. Finding house shows in New Paltz […]

By Melissa Kramer In the frigid basement of a six-person house, curly-haired, 21-year-old Matt Joyce perches on his bed, fiddling with an unplugged electric guitar. The bed, with no headboard or box frame, sits on the concrete floor in the corner. The sounds of rain and wind permeate a small […]

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In “No K-pop for Three Days”, Jillian Nadiak does exactly as the title explains and ditches the music that is the driving force behind her life. Her video has been featured on Youtube Nation and is currently being optioned for a documentary on one of Korea’s top entertainment companies, YG […]

With two stages and 15 hours of live music and art, the fifth annual Forest Fest was back and bigger than ever. A steady flow of attendees flocked by car, shuttle and even bike to enjoy one of the warmest days of the year at the Center for Symbolic Studies. […]

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U.S. copyright laws have prohibited online piracy since 1998, but illegal downloading is far from being out of the mainstream. SUNY New Paltz students admitted to using programs to download music, movies and other files for free, despite the potential consequences as roughly one hundred students get caught illegally downloading […]

Dan O’Regan challenges himself to write a song in one week and perform it at an open mic night. My Test from Dan O’Regan on Vimeo. For members of Lisa Phillips’ Digital Storytelling class, finals week posed new opportunities for students to overcome personal challenges. With topics ranging from culinary […]

Most people are busy working a few jobs in the current economic climate. This is especially true for recently graduated college students. For one SUNY New Paltz alumni, busyness is an afterthought. Lara Hope is more concerned with entertaining, while also helping people along the way. Lara Hope, 25, a […]

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Do you know where your nearest #foodpantry is? Check out this helpful video that highlights three #newpaltz food pantries. Looking for more? http://regionalfoodbank.net is a great resource! 🍎🍏🍋🍊

“I can definitely tell my mental health is deteriorating, I always kind of feel like I am walking on a tight rope almost,” Emily Tabor, a fourth-year education major at SUNY Brockport says about how the pandemic has effected her. Read more on the @littlerebellion #COVID19 #dmj453

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