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Lucas Rusinak from Hobie Ramin on Vimeo. Lucas Rusinak is a Third-year organizational communication major from Staten Island. “I started riding right before high school, so I guess its been about 7 years now. Around [the] middle of my junior year of high school, I slowed down a lot because I […]

  When Danny Klein, a first-year student at SUNY New Paltz, caught a 16-inch fish in the Gunk on Saturday, he couldn’t wait to put it in his cooler and take it home. However, because this was a catch-and-release fishing event, his dream could not become a reality. “I would’ve taken […]

There aren’t many things that motivate the average college student to get out of bed at 8:30 on a Saturday morning. However, the New Paltz Clean Sweep is an annual tradition that offers a sense of community, a great volunteer opportunity, and a feeling of accomplishment. The annual event in […]

The importance of science vs. the significance of liberal arts in undergraduate college education has created an ongoing discussion between SUNY New Paltz faculty and staff about the future of the General Education (GE) requirements at the college. The question of what GE requirements SUNY New Paltz students should be […]

SUNY New Paltz is in the process of joining fellow campus communites by improving its bike friendliness. The League of American Bicyclists recognizes colleges and Universities that promote and provide a bicycle-friendly campus. Participating institutions include University of Minnesota, Colorado University, Princeton, University of Michigan and Cornell. Recently, even more […]

Tick Talk is the result of 14 weeks of collaborative investigative reporting conducted at the State University of New York at New Paltz under the aegis of “Science, environment, and disease: new approaches to science journalism,” a seminar led by science journalist Sonia Shah,  the 2014 James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professor of Journalism. […]

When Danielle Weisbord, a sophomore at SUNY New Paltz, found out the college was only allowing students one day off this year for Passover, she was upset she wouldn’t be able to go home to celebrate. However, when she found out that near campus a Passover Seder would be held, she was glad […]

The trickle down effects doesn’t work when it comes to mid-sized state colleges. Students are not benefiting greatly from alumni and college-friend donations that have enriched larger state colleges and private universities. Officials blame the dip in endowment donations on both the great recession and fundamental changes in how college […]

Next time your unfinished egg sandwich and untouched banana gets thrown out in the dining hall, it may get composted and end up enriching the soil in a local garden. But students rarely think about what happens to food they toss out. Efforts to change that are underway, and the […]

Dorsky Exhibition from The Little Rebellion on Vimeo. The 80’s are alive and well on the SUNY New Paltz campus, as the Samuel Dorsky Museum showcases the decade in its current exhibition. With an array of jewelry, photography and prints dating back to the era, the eclectic collection entitled ‘1980s […]

Exercise, Freedom, Happiness, Relaxation. All of these words can be used to describe hula-hooping. Despite the idea of hula-hooping being a children’s activity, it is a true art form, a practice and a great source for exercise. A study done in 2010 by the American Council on Exercise revealed that […]