Haunted Huguenot Street draws both history-buffs and those of us who like to be spooked. HHS features reenactments of historical events while leaving behind the plastic skeletons of Halloween today. Accounts of apparitions and eerie sounds are enough to make even the disbelievers wonder. Listen to it here.

As the harmonies ring and fingers snap, SUNY New Paltz a cappella group, Male Call, continue to fill seats. Male Call originated as an alternative to other a cappella groups on campus. Channeling artists such as Modest Mouse and the Gorillaz, Male Call offers an unusual a cappella experience for […]

Ron Gonzales tells of his experiences with tattoos, from his childhood to his apprenticeship, to Garry Barnes at the Ink Well in Newburgh. As the tattoo machines whirl into action, Gonzales speaks about his untraditional apprenticeship and his plans for ink in the future. Listen to the story here See […]

The biggest buzz around campus: Four Loko is on it’s way out. The state will stop distributing the caffeine-infused, Jolly Rancher-esque “blackout in a can” early this December. To prove Four Loko’s alleged dangerous affects, Brooklyn Assemblyman Felix Ortiz decided to try it himself. The New York lawmaker’s heart rate shot up, […]

SUNY New Paltz is an interesting place. People come into it expecting peace-loving, tofu-eating vegans, or maybe even pot-smoking tie-dye wearing hippies. But these are only assumptions. New Paltz is an eclectic, comfortable, thriving town to which all kinds of people flock from every type of place imaginable. New Paltz […]

Listening to a blues legend play guitar is one thing, but having actually jammed with one in the middle of New York City is another. Some say that “The Blues is a Bug”, and sitting in his basement surrounded by guitars, drum kits, and amplifiers, SUNY New Paltz “blues sick” […]

Amadu Barrie was born in Sierra Leone during a time of civil war and hardship. He and his family traveled by foot from Sierra Leone to a safer Guinea and eventually to America in order to start a new life. All the while, Amadu’s mother and father emphasized the importance of education to […]

Anxiety, obsession, and paranoia are characteristics that could hold anyone back throughout their life. However, this is not the case for Fran S.–a strong-willed junior at SUNY New Paltz.  Her journey through the college process is a motivating example of living life positively with a glass-half full mentality.

In an election that saw Democrats seize the three most important state positions in New York, one local Republican maintained his stronghold in the state Senate. Sen. William J. Larkin Jr. (R-Cornwall-on-Hudson) easily defeated Harley E. Doles III (D-Monroe) to retain his seat in the 39th district. Despite their several […]

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It’s tough for a pizzeria to make it in this town. Or maybe it isn’t so tough, seeing as we already have hundreds of pizzerias. A few of them are right there in the glamour and lights of the bar scene, a la Fat Bob’s or Gourmet. Others are slightly […]

I love this new age, ever-expanding concept of organic ingredients, vegetarianism, and veganism. I love vegetables, veggie burgers, and soy. I’ll even eat tofu on occasion if it’s in a good miso soup. But no matter how health conscious I try to be and would like to be, I crave […]

What do a singer, belly dancer, poet, guitarist, an accordion player, yoga acrobat, water drummer, and impressionist all have in common? They all performed in a talent show Tuesday, Nov. 16 in the multi-purpose room of the Student Union Building at SUNY New Paltz. The event was to raise money […]

Fifty million blogs exist on the internet, and most of them are not worthy of time or attention. But that just makes you appreciate the good ones even more. www.101Cookbooks.com is a digital “healthy recipe journal” founded and maintained by food lover Heidi Swanson. She focuses on natural, whole food […]

Members of the SUNY New Paltz community have a number of qualities they would like to see in the new college president: They are looking for someone who is personable, intelligent, has a visible presence on campus, and perhaps most importantly, is open to communicating with them. The Little Rebellion […]

It’s always difficult to think “eat well, portion control” when it’s time to give thanks alongside the people you love. Plus, who wants to deprive themselves when faced with a table covered in your grandmother’s most delicious demonstration of Thanksgiving cooking? You’ve got to admit though, the most mouthwatering dishes […]