by Richard Moody, the Legislative Gazette A bill in the state Legislature banning sexual orientation conversion therapy is on the move through the Assembly. The bill, A.6983-a/S.4917-a, would change state Education Law, prohibiting the practice of the “gay cure” on patients below the age of 18. Both California and New […]

April 01, 2013 Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried, D-Manhattan, and Sen. Diane Savino, D-Staten Island, introduced a bill that would allow patients suffering from severely debilitating or life-threatening conditions to be treated with medical marijuana under medical supervision. Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have laws that allow […]

             Students and community members came together on Old Main quad Friday, Oct. 7 for Farm Fest, a celebration during New Paltz’s first Local Food Week.             The event was an afternoon celebration, from 1 to 5 p.m., full of free local food, live music, and fundraising for New Paltz […]

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 […]

As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defends his proposed state budget for the coming fiscal year, a debate is brewing over whether the governor should extend an income tax increase, dubbed the “millionaire’s tax,” on the wealthiest New Yorkers. This tax hike, which, despite its name, would affect individuals earning […]

Akron/Family, a rock-psych band based out of New York, is known for its freak-out jam sessions, thumping rhythms and epic live shows, which sometimes brings people from the crowd on stage. Since 2002, Akron/Family has declared itself an eccentric freak-folk group whose lyrics focus on the cosmos, space and existentialism. In […]

New Yorkers who were hoping to “throw the bums out” are likely re-making their guest beds, as the majority of incumbents in the state are still in office after this 2010 midterm election. It was not incumbents, as was widely expected, but mostly Democrats who lost seats in New York […]

  Since leaving Ulster County over 30 years ago, Renée Byer has become the senior photojournalist at the Sacramento Bee, won a Pulitzer Prize as well as a number of other awards. During the spring 2010 semester, journalism students at SUNY New Paltz will get the privilege of welcoming her […]

While I’ve always been a supporter of marriage equality, I’ve never paid much regard to the issue until recently. I hold the belief that marriage in its essence is a peculiar institution and wondered why a simple state-issued certificate could have such profound effects on people. What if someone simply […]

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A historic bridge over the Hudson River opened to the public this month. The former Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge has been transformed into the Walkway Over the Hudson, a state historic park open to the public. More than a mile long, this pedestrian and cyclist bridge provides an outdoor excursion that […]

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COVID-19 tremendously changed our educational system and students are not the only ones struggling. Education majors and current teachers are worried about their lack of preparedness for radical online teaching methods. #education #COVID19
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