NEW PALTZ – A women’s activist group organized a march against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sept. 24 to protest his nomination. Protesters marched down Main Street in New Paltz holding signs that said,  “Attempted Rape Is A Crime” and “KavaNOPE #TIMESUP.” Some of the protesters wore Handmaid’s outfits […]

Showcasing different movements for social change through imagery, the “Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change” exhibition at New York’s International Center of Photography (ICP) wowed SUNY New Paltz professor Dr. Rachel Somerstein and students from her Picture Culture course. Somerstein and her students trekked down to Manhattan to visit […]

New Paltz students joined forces with other SUNY schools to stage a statewide walkout on Friday, March 4 protesting annual tuition hikes. At New Paltz, over 100 students gathered at noon outside the Humanities Building to support the cause. Students from New York Students Rising (NYSR) led the protest, providing […]

Given the protests that have erupted after the recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York, or police officer Daren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, The Little Rebellion shares these photos from The […]

Four members of the Westboro Baptist Church assembled outside the main gate at Vassar College Thursday, Feb. 28 to protest school policy. In return, they faced a sea of counter-protesters so large, the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department had to close the road and reroute traffic. The Topeka, Kan. based […]

On Friday, April 15, a group of New Paltz students participated in Day of Silence, a protest in which those involved took a vow of silence to spread awareness about harassment and bullying in the LGBTQ community.  The protest took place in the Soujourner Truth Library lobby. Protesters held signs inviting […]

The definition of ‘walkout,’ according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is as follows: “The action of leaving a meeting or organization as an expression of disapproval.” When I first heard word, admittedly through Facebook, that a student walkout would be organized in response to the SUNY budget cuts, my gut instinct […]

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Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro is hosting a virtual discussion on Thursday from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM. They will cover civil rights, inequality, social activism, and the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. Register here to receive the Zoom link.
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