It’s not too hot, it’s not too cold, it’s juuuust right. Astronomers have found a new “Goldilocks” planet that may harbor exactly the right conditions for life. And it’s only 140 trillion miles away! SPRING BREAK BABY! Obama’s chief of staff, Rahm Emmanuel, is supposedly going to resign on Friday. […]

Underage drinking has generally been an assumed part of college life. While this is no different at SUNY New Paltz, the New Paltz Police Department is determined to combat the problem. “We are not going to eradicate the problem, but we can do our best to keep a tight lid […]

The newly constructed Atrium is now open in the Student Union Building (SUB) following a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, Sept. 13. Assemblyman Kevin A. Cahill (D-Kingston), State Senator John J. Bonacic (R-Mt. Hope), SUNY New Paltz Interim President Donald Christian and Student Association President Jennifer Sanchez all spoke at […]

The rallies, the signs, the costumes, the anger – it seems the persistence of the controversial Tea Party movement in the last year is starting to pay off. In a shocking New York gubernatorial primary Tuesday night, Buffalo businessman and self-proclaimed “baseball bat” wielding candidate Carl Paladino beat the heavily […]

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On January 21, the Supreme Court made a final decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC), a judgment which allowed unlimited corporate contributions in state and federal elections and has sprouted controversy throughout the country, including the New Paltz community. In response, the Hudson Valley Progressive Coalition, Democracy […]

Last month, the Village of New Paltz Board of Trustees met to hear public views on several proposed changes to the village’s noise law. Roughly 75 Village of New Paltz residents and SUNY New Paltz students packed the village hall to voice their concerns. Eve Stern, a second-year student at SUNY New Paltz, […]

From the ailing elderly to the young with pre-existing conditions, small business owners to students at the State University of New York at New Paltz and beyond, discussion of the recent passage of health care reforms continues as American citizens wait to see how the new legislation will be implemented […]

Over the past few months, headlines have focused on certain provisions within the new health care reform bill. Americans have been told that reforms will allow for 32 million uninsured Americans to be covered, will cost $940 billion dollars over 10 years, allow students to stay on their parents’ insurance […]

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The use of medical marijuana is now legal in 14 states, with at-home cultivation legal in 13. According to the $136.2 billion Senate Democratic budget plan — which passed 32-29 along party lines in late March 2010 and included a provision that would allow the legal use of medical marijuana — […]

New York environmentalists may be cheering louder than usual this coming Earth Day as proposed legislation could ban pesticide use on school grounds. The legislation, which would make the use of certain pesticides illegal on K-12 school and daycare grounds in the state, is getting ready to come to a vote […]

Ancient ceramics, projectile points and human remains: an archaeologist’s dream. Students involved in SUNY New Paltz’s field school get to experience this and much more. Though the field is primarily of interest to those in the anthropology department, SUNY New Paltz students of different academic backgrounds have become involved in […]

Red, green and blue lights lined the catwalk as SUNY New Paltz students gathered in the Student Union Thursday, March 25 for the first annual “Dress for Success” fashion show. The event, held by the Student Association (SA) Senior Committee, was targeted toward seniors headed into the job market. Ann […]

Students and professors at SUNY New Paltz flocked to hear the now infamous former Gov. Eliot Spitzer speak about New York’s financial meltdown on March 11. More than 350 students and faculty members attended the event, eager to catch a glimpse of the ex-governor who made headlines after a prostitution […]

The National Bureau of Economic Research officially declared the United States in recession as of December 2007. While the consequences of the recession are apparent, animals have also fallen victim to the economic downturn. With so many people forced to cut corners, local shelters are not faring well. Shelters – […]

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On Sunday evenings, employees at Backstage Café at Parker Theater are required to discard all food not sold over the weekend. When the café closes at 6 p.m., shelves are cleared and containers of premade salads, sandwiches and pastries all go in the trash. Food waste on campus happens daily. […]

Four hours of work in the Foreign Language Department in the morning, four hours of class in the afternoon, three hours of reading at night. Add on two hours to study French and Arabic, and a possible sorority meeting before bed. Look hectic? Seem stressful? This is a typical Thursday […]

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The state has increased mass vaccination efforts by opening sites across New York State to vaccinate children ages 5 and older.
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Mobile Sports betting has been legalized in New York since April but it could create dangers due to it being easily accessible. To read more Mobile Sports Betting and Gambling read Nick Porpora's story on our site.
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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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