The sky’s the limit for the Cosmic Club, which will hold its first meeting Oct. 24 with its new faculty advisor Raj Pandya, newly-appointed director of the John R. Kirk Planetarium. “We kind of want to get him acclimated with us and get us all on the same track before […]

There is a new club on campus that aims to fight for reproductive justice. This club, called Voice for Choice, intends to support all woman’s issues such as contraception, abortion, prenatal care, STIs, HIV/AIDS and other health issues through awareness and action on the local and national levels. Voice for […]

             Students and community members came together on Old Main quad Friday, Oct. 7 for Farm Fest, a celebration during New Paltz’s first Local Food Week.             The event was an afternoon celebration, from 1 to 5 p.m., full of free local food, live music, and fundraising for New Paltz […]

While New Paltz Flood Aid for farmers, families and first responders affected by Hurricane Irene already raised $30,000 from their kickoff event on Oct. 2, they increased this amount to more than $52,000 on Oct. 16 at their benefit concert in Hasbrouck Park. Although there has been an exceptional amount […]

A famously art-driven town, New Paltz N.Y., hosted the fifth-annual Celebration of the Arts(COTA), a free festival for all local artists on Oct. 8. All forms of art and creativity were encouraged and welcomed with open arms. Painters and sketch artist positioned themselves along cobblestone paths documenting the beauty of […]

Girls giggle, smirk and scribble notes on pieces of paper. Notes that other girls know are about them. Eyes wander around the room as minds wonder what that little piece of paper says about them. At first glance, it seems like a scenario that could be happening in any junior […]

The Major League Baseball Championship Series has begun and the Little Rebellion experts are weighing in. Check out some of our new sports podcasts discussing these topics as we follow the road to the World Series. Join the conversation by tagging #TLRsports on your favorite social media platform. TLR Playoff […]

The New Paltz men’s soccer team suffered a close 3-2 loss to the Potsdam Bears Saturday Oct. 8. They started the game strong with an edge in both shots on frame and possession. The first half ended at New Paltz leading two-nil, with goals scored by fourth-year students Michael Santalesa and […]

Aside from my few close and valued friends and family, I am a loner. I am an introvert. I spend most of my time having philosophical and not-so-philosophical discussions and debates in my own head. I ask questions of the world, questions of myself. I can be very cynical and […]

Pick a pumpkin, pet a goat and celebrate food “from farm to fork” at the Taste of the Catskills Fall Fest, Saturday Oct. 8 and Sunday Oct. 9 at Maple Shade Farm in Delhi. The festival showcases regional and seasonal food, as well as wine and beer. The cost of […]

I ran out the door into the summer night, the smell of gasoline reeking from  our ’97 Toyota Corolla. My father had stopped to work on its breaks while he brought my dog on a walk. “I always tell him to put her on a leash,” I turned and said to […]

The 23rd annual Hudson Valley Garlic Festival returned to Saugerties this weekend, enticing garlic lovers to try sweet and savory edibles such as garlic-flavored marshmallows, garlic ice cream, pickled garlic, and garlic cheese curds. Eating wasn’t all there was to do– there was arts and crafts vendors, chef cooking demonstrations […]

What does family mean to you? This was the question asked to the students of the Spring 2011 Literature of Journalism Class. In response, the class individually wrote first-person short stories documenting scenes of interaction between themselves and members of their families. The Literature of Journalism class analyzes the technique […]