The Farmers Market moved from its usual spot on the Academic Concourse to Old Main Quad for Farm Fest on April 25. SUNY New Paltz’s organizations, Students for Sustainable Agriculture and Oxfam America, held the event. The ceramics department provided vases, mugs and pottery for sale all made by students. […]

A CALL TO SUNY NEW PALTZ: TOWARDS A STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT OF RACIAL EQUITY This message is directed to the students and faculty of this college, and also its administrators who are delegated to implement and sustain a mission of “diversity.”[1] The same administration that has yet to admit that the […]

I’m used to tokenism. I come from a small town. All throughout elementary school, I was the only person of color in my classes. In the entire school, including my brother and myself, there were about seven of us. I was used to all of my friends being white. It […]

I am ‘other.’ Being an individual with an equally divided ration of two separate identities, I am not alone as “other.” According to a 2010 Census Bureau report, 9 million people reported as identifying as more than one race. As a Colombian and Croatian, I fall into that 3 percent […]

On the second Saturday of each month, the Winter Sun Indoor Farmer’s Market comes to New Paltz. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. local farms and businesses display their produce and goods. Winter Sun also offers sign-ups and pick-ups for shares. The market is located in the Community Center, behind Town […]