Dear Readers, March is over and we’ve finally made it to April; can you believe it? With present times being so incredibly uncertain, we both have never been so confused with our emotions or our place in the world in our entire lives. This is an extremely difficult time for […]
The Little Rebellion
Written by Erica Ruggiero Edited and packaged by The Little Rebellion Students in Professor Lindsay Lennon’s Feature Writing class were assigned interviews with SUNY New Paltz alumni who were featured in Wired Gallery’s “Golden Age of New Paltz” exhibition. Here’s what they found: Paul Chapman reflects on his love for […]
Story edited by 2017 Multimedia Editing class Historic stone houses, candlelit tours and centuries-old ghostly tales will converge for a final time this weekend at Haunted Huguenot Street in New Paltz. Mortals are brought on an hour-long evening tour that not only frightens but educates visitors on the history of […]
All photos by Megan Mirabito. Edited by Rob Piersall and Bryce Eckwall.
The United States prides itself on being a “melting pot” for diversity. This notion is easily proven in larger cities and metropolitan areas, where diversity is flourishing. But when it comes to ethnically-diverse rural areas, data from the United States’ Census corroborates firsthand evidence of discrimination towards minorities. Over […]
Nathan Parker, a SUNY New Paltz student, is a retired ten-year United States Marine and Iraq war veteran. After he was injured in Iraq, he was honorably discharged. Parker then decided to enroll in college in hopes of pursuing career in public relations and psychology, and is set to graduate […]
By Jennifer Hussein Students and staff members of the New Paltz School District are suffering severe negative impacts by lack of funding, district officials report. The New York State Comptroller is labeling the district under moderate fiscal stress for the 2014-2015 school year. The fund balance of the district is […]
By Nathaniel Sheidlower Photos by Jennifer Hussein Young people have the power. Green Party member and 2012 presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein came to SUNY New Paltz on April 7 to deliver that very message. “You’ve got the power and the solutions,” Stein told a room full of eager […]
New efforts to engage SUNY New alumni Paltz are being led by a panel of volunteers who know graduates of the college very well – their peers. The SUNY New Paltz Alumni Advisory Council was established in May 2014 to improve alumni engagement and connection with the campus. They came […]
By Karl Evers-Hillstrom and Nathaniel Sheidlower “Sit on the left or in the middle for the best view.” These instructions came from the SUNY New Paltz Parker Theater usher on March 10 as the tiny venue filled up for a matinee. However, they were given in a much calmer and […]
By: Emily DeFranco
Joel Milian was in his first semester at SUNY New Paltz when he encountered his first obstacle as a college student: his calculus professor. “He was extremely old and he basically only taught himself,” said Milian, 18. “He would never answer any of our questions.” Milian is not […]
Kerri Potter explores what image students have of New Paltz.
Kelly Morehead, a third-year English literature major, had just transferred to SUNY New Paltz and had only been living on her own for a week the morning she was displaced from her apartment because of flooding. “Once I had gotten everything the way I wanted it and all my stuff […]
Photo’s by Justin Sarjeant.
“What’s with all the pinwheels?” was the question on everyone’s mind as they passed Old Main Quad on Thursday, April 14. In light of child abuse prevention month, the Sigma Delta Tau (SDT) sorority Gamma Nu Chapter at SUNY New Paltz sold pinwheels to raise money forPrevent Child Abuse America (PCAA), an […]
In a world where music can be made by a kid in his mother’s basement using just a computer, it is refreshing to hear some good ol’ rock n’ roll. Enter Two States. Hailing from Pleasantville in southern Westchester County, these five young dudes have been avid listeners of all types […]
My family is a Costco family. In fact, four out of the six clothing items that I am wearing right now are from Costco, and that doesn’t include my mascara, which is also from Costco. We love Costco! Costco, Costco, Costco. Now, being a Costco customer comes with its pros and cons. One pro would […]