This story has been republished with permission from The Legislative Gazette. New York State voters will have an opportunity to vote on state Ballot Proposal 3 during the Nov. 2 General Election. If approved, it will give the Legislature the ability to pass future laws that would enact same-day voter […]
This story has been republished with permission from The Legislative Gazette. On Nov. 2, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to vote on five proposed changes to the New York State Constitution. Proposals three and four specifically focus on making voting easier and more accessible in New York. Ballot Proposal […]
Ally Turk of Felicia Hodges’ Fall 2020 photojournalism class captured the experience of one young voter in the town of New Paltz on election day. Photos and Captions by Ally Turk.
Reposted with permission from The Legislative Gazette. The New York Public Interest Research Group relaunched its voter hotline on Nov. 3 to help students navigate the often confusing process of voting for the first time, voting away from home, or both. The good news — NYPIRG reported that fewer students […]
Reposted with permission from The Legislative Gazette. With the COVID-19 pandemic and a very polarizing presidential election, many voters weren’t just worried about COVID-19, but also long lines. However, some voters across New York state saw very low wait times on Election Day 2020. By 9:15 a.m. there were no […]
SUNY New Paltz students have a front-row seat to one of the closest House races on the national stage. The contest for New York’s 19th Congressional District has garnered widespread media attention, not to mention millions in outside money from political groups bent on controlling the House of Representatives for […]
Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Ellie Condelles, president of Democracy Matters, spends each Thursday informing her peers about the importance of political involvement, especially in the current political climate and their ability to make a change. The […]
By Delilah Perez With the presidential election approaching, many organizations on campus are assisting students in promotion of their vote. NYPIRG, alongside many fraternities and sororities, has voiced its opinion on the importance of voting on Nov. 8. “It is our duty as citizens to vote,” said Anne Flamio, project leader […]
By Bill Lanier NEW PALTZ – This Nov. 8 may be the most divisive, yet important election in American history. With the two major candidates being some of the most disliked in history, many people are choosing to opt for third-party candidates such as Gary Johnson or Jill Stein. While voting […]
Students from Prof. Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing class and Prof. Rachel Somerstein’s Journalism 1 class spoke to first-time voters at SUNY New Paltz about their feelings and experiences with the election. Here are some of their views.
This week we ask students about voting and the upcoming election. What New Paltz Students Have To Say About Voting from Erica Ascher on Vimeo. More Videos of the Week: Mae Bonnaci asks students how they feel about parking on campus. Alex Perlman asks students what they’re doing for […]
With the national election approaching, SUNY New Paltz students are torn between whether or not they will cast their vote for the president on Nov. 6. Produced by Zameena Mejia. Will You Vote In The Upcoming Election? from Journalism One on Vimeo.
With the presidential election a little over a month away and the deadline to register to vote, Oct. 12, only a week away, political fervor is in the air. As a result of the first debate on Oct. 3, social media was overrun with opinions and comments regarding the statements […]
They fight for students’ rights. They advocate voter registration and education. They are NYPIRG — hear them roar. Many students at SUNY New Paltz have recently heard that roar in the form of a voter registration form. Ryan Long, NYPIRG project coordinator is among the team that passes out these forms […]
A mob of students and professors stood in front of the Humanities building. People yelled as they held picket signs that said, “Don’t strip our budget.” A camera close to the action captured students in bikinis and professors screaming out of megaphones. It was a protest against cutting $9 million […]