Astoria Tunnel by kjones131 Underneath the bustling city streets of New York are a series of tunnels tying together the gas and electric supply for millions of homes and businesses. Katelyn Jones takes us on a tour of one of the largest tunnels, the Astoria Tunnel, a mile long pipeline […]

            [nggallery id=58] Photos by Marcella Sorbellini and Bronte Kelso-Marsh Every year, The Bakery in New Paltz hosts an annual pumpkin carving contest, titled “Night of 100 Pumpkins.” The contest has 15 categories; each category has a sub-category for adults and children.  All children and […]

Black Solidarity Day 2011 was observed on Nov. 7 at the Pointe Praise Family Life Center in Kingston N.Y. Students and Faculty started arriving at the center at 8:30 a.m. and waited in the dining hall for libation and breakfast. Black Solidarity day was started in Brooklyn in 1969 by […]

Make a Difference Day at SUNY New Paltz was kicked off  with a donation drive in the Student Union Lounge. This is the seventh year SUNY New Paltz is participating in Make a Difference Day and the first time the event happened for longer than two days.  Participants collected donations […]

Do you ever feel like Stop & Shop is lacking in organic foods or locally grown produce? Or maybe you just don’t like the hustle and bustle of a large supermarket. Well if you do a little searching, New Paltz offers some great alternatives that specialize in organic and locally […]

In New Paltz’s Southside Terrace, three musicians cram into a smoky and cluttered bedroom. The space is dark, except for the light coming from a shadeless lamp being blocked by a mammoth upright bass. Pieces of a drum kit are cluttered in a corner of the room with other musical […]

If the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protests have not annoyed you yet, you aren’t talking to the right people. The protests have attracted flannel-clad hipsters decrying the Tea Party as “fascists,” sociology majors decrying contemporary science as “informed by matrices of Western oppression,” iPhone owners attacking corporate greed while mourning […]

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 I have always wished I lived in an earlier time. The 20s would be great for jazz and dancing and widespread wealth– alcohol would also be more fun because of its illegality. But the 40s would be elegant and classy. I would wear the waist-cinching, curve-accentuating dresses and skirts of […]

Cupcakes are delicious, sugary, covered in frosting and coveted by children everywhere. Recently, cupcakes have made a comeback and are not just for children anymore. One local bakery’s use of sophisticated recipes and elegant designs have put this classic treat back on the map.  Moxie Cupcake’s pink and brown exterior manages […]

The SUNY New Paltz men’s soccer team concluded their 2011 fall season Wednesday, honoring their 13 battle tested seniors with framed jerseys before the game as part of the team’s annual “Senior Day.” Despite the 1-0 loss to Drew University (15-2-0) in which the starters rested for the majority of the game […]

Halloween is fast approaching and it is my favorite time of year. I always wondered why I was fascinated by violence and gore in films and literature, but after hearing my father retell the story of my childhood decapitation phase I finally found my answer. When I was a small child I had […]