“Undiscovered New Paltz” is an assignment undertaken by students in Lisa Phillips Feature Writing class. In the series, student journalists chronicle their experiences with the roads less traveled in New Paltz, shedding light on the seemingly-mundane, under-appreciated corners of the town. Here is another: Carolyn Quimby writes about the Nyquist-Harcourt […]

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U.S. copyright laws have prohibited online piracy since 1998, but illegal downloading is far from being out of the mainstream. SUNY New Paltz students admitted to using programs to download music, movies and other files for free, despite the potential consequences as roughly one hundred students get caught illegally downloading […]

Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) is introducing several short-term and long-term changes, some which have already been implemented. CAS extended their hours in the Student Union at the start of the school year and will soon unveil a massive new vending machine on the concourse. The current contract with Sodexo, the […]

I’m not sure what to rant about this week, which must mean I have nothing to rant about. We must celebrate this rarity by making a list, one of my favorite pastimes. This week’s list shall consist of Things I Would Do If I Had Time To Do Things. I […]

By Darcy Reddan Is the NHL ignoring its fan base?  The National Hockey League is on the verge of seeing another season go down the drain. This marks the third time the league owners and the players could not reach a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) before their old pact […]

Students and faculty members gathered in the College Terrace on Monday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. to listen to a panel of four professionals speak about their careers and answer questions on forming personal brands, a component they said is really important for landing a job. The economy is in […]

On Oct. 3, Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) and Neebo, the company that runs the campus bookstore, held an open forum to discuss issues that arose with the students, faculty and the materials needed for classes this semester. Despite the overwhelming concern of book prices, delayed shipping and an inaccurate number […]

  The Bookstore at New Paltz came under a lot of heat from both professors and students for being ill-prepared for the wave of textbook-searching students this semester. Disorganization, a lack of books and continuous delays left many frustrated. To combat these issues, an open forum was held on Oct. […]

Although SUNY New Paltz is no rookie to topping the charts of college rankings, these accomplishments do not seem to be the determining factor for potential students when choosing a future college, according to L. David Eaton, vice president for enrollment management. The school recently ranked seventh Best Public Institution […]

                                 Two 14-year-old boys are being held by Hudson Police after they allegedly robbed two men at gunpoint. The Pakistani government has offered more than a $100,000 award for anyone who “identifies” the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) members who shot a 14-year old blogger in the head. The girl, who the TTP claimed […]

“Undiscovered New Paltz” is an assignment undertaken by students in Lisa Phillips Feature Writing class. In the series, student journalists chronicle their experiences with the roads less traveled in New Paltz, shedding light on the seemingly-mundane, under-appreciated corners of the town. I passed by a large white farmhouse on Huguenot […]

“Blasphemous” religious imagery sparks mass protests—by Orthodox Christians in Belgrade. More than 18,000 illegal online pharmacies shut down by FDA. Last speaker of Scottish dialect dies—one of the 3,000 languages estimated to perish by century’s end dies with him. Scottsdale Police Officer cleared of all charges after he kills unarmed man holding grandson—sixth person killed by the officer […]