A new collaboration is making waves at SUNY New Paltz.  The group effort, pioneered by professor Dan Labbato, brings the potential of student talent from the theater, media and English departments to utilize their individual disciplines.  The outcome is student-written, organized, directed, filmed and edited material. The workflow that […]

Any list of “impractical college majors” places journalism near the top. Facts are cited about shrinking newsrooms, declining newspaper sales, increasing free news on the Internet and decreasing attention spans. But the news media is not dead, and neither is the college journalism program. At SUNY New Paltz, journalism is […]

Almost three-quarters of students filled out the Student Evaluation of Instructor (SEI) which concluded this week. The results will help faculty adjust their teaching and possibly boost their chances at promotion, administration said. The fall 2012 semester brought the highest response rate, 72 percent, since the online SEI was available […]

Millennials, ages 18 to 29, have the greatest population in the U.S., approximately 46 million people. They are moving to cities for employment and adventure, and once they’ve had their fill, they are planning to settle in suburbs. Currently, Millennials are not buying cars or houses at the same rate […]

Listed below are candidates elected to the Student Senate on Thursday, Dec. 13. The names are listed in order of most number of votes tallied. The first 10 senator-elects on the list will hold a seat for both the spring and fall 2013 semester. The last five will hold a […]

This winter SUNY New Paltz will introduce a pilot program of online coursework from Jan. 2 to Jan. 21, 2013 as part of “Winter Session 2013,” Caroline Murphy,  assistant dean of extended learning for graduate admissions, advising and summer sessions, said. Provost Philip Mauceri created the program of three online classes consisting of 22 […]

Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast on Oct. 29, 2012, but it may not have been the worst or last superstorm Americans will see for years to come, according to CNN.com. Sandy is just a taste of what future superstorms will be like, Princeton Professor Michael Oppenheimer said. In the […]

Student Association (SA) Vice President of Finance Youssouf Kouyo said he received numerous complaints from students about the weak standard definition television service provided on campus, ultimately leading him to pursue High Definition (HD) television channel options for residence halls. “They had really nice TV’s that were receiving standard definition,” […]

This past summer, Brett Cohen walked through the streets of Times Square with an entourage consisting of photographers, bodyguards and a camera crew. With his hair gelled and his shades on, his mission was to prank civilians into believing he was a celebrity—and it worked. Locals and tourists alike claimed […]

By Darcy Reddan Hurricane Sandy on PhotoPeach In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, feelings of animosity linger toward the corporations and local governments that failed to act and help those in need. As the water recedes and people begin to put their lives back together, there remains a wide spread […]

Sami Harrison looks like a typical college student. She likes biology, she lives off-campus and she plays the popular New Paltz game “Humans Versus Zombies.” While sprinting across the quad wearing an orange arm band, avoiding enemy attack, she appears no different from the average student. Except that she stops […]