Disaster Porn by Alana Davis, Julia Amberg, and Sara Rabot Three students from Howard Good’s spring 2010 Media Ethics class delve into the issue of the media’s coverage of disastrous events such as 9/11 and the earthquake in Haiti. Using the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Code of Ethics, the […]

The sixth season of Faculty Poets Present began Monday, Sept. 13 with readings by SUNY New Paltz professors Howie Good and Larry Carr. Students and teachers alike filled the seats of the Honors Center in SUNY New Paltz’s College Hall to experience the work of these accomplished professors and poets. […]

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 Saturday, September 4, the first annual Hudson Valley Green Festival closed with an energetic performance by nationally acclaimed band Blues Traveler. The band is most well-known for their songs, “But Anyway,” “Run Around,” and “Hook.” Less known is their love for the Hudson Valley and efforts to leave behind […]

We all experience anxiety. We can either continue to suffer, or we can play an active role in reducing this stressful burden in our lives. Here are some positive, easy ways to reduce the anxiety in your own life. Maintain a healthy diet. Recent studies have shown that maintaining a […]

One fine Sunday morning, while working behind the counter at one of my many jobs, I was asked, “…could you put skim milk in my coffee?” I kindly complied, reached down, opened our small refrigerator only to find that we were completely out. I assumed that the customer was asking […]

This blog is for you. It is a place where you will find the steps toward a healthier and happier lifestyle.  It is not about depriving yourself of what you love most, or going to extremes. It is about understanding that the way we treat our bodies has considerable effect […]