Maintaining a healthy lifestyle while attending college is often seen as a difficult task. The “freshman fifteen” phenomena occurs because schools provide a relaxed environment that allows students to eat whatever they want, whenever they want. Many students struggle to strike a balance between eating conveniently and healthy. Yet students have […]
The United States prides itself on being a “melting pot” for diversity. This notion is easily proven in larger cities and metropolitan areas, where diversity is flourishing. But when it comes to ethnically-diverse rural areas, data from the United States’ Census corroborates firsthand evidence of discrimination towards minorities. Over […]
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This story first appeared in The New Paltz Oracle and was written by Amanda Copkov. Packaged by Anthony Sorbellini SUNY New Paltz students now have the convenience of planning their time at the gym right at their fingertips. Introducing upace: a free fitness app to help students and gym-goers alike stay […]
Last month, The Huffington Post named SUNY New Paltz’s Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art as one of the “Best College Art and History Museums In the Northeast,” alongside New York museums Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College and the Neuberger Museum of Art at SUNY Purchase. The Samuel […]
If you’ve seen a group of students running around campus, jumping off of walls and railings, that’s most likely Dylan Johanson’s outdoor parkour class. Johanson is the owner and head coach at Innate Movement Parkour in Kingston. He’s been practicing the sport since he became interested in it in 2013. […]
Showcasing different movements for social change through imagery, the “Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change” exhibition at New York’s International Center of Photography (ICP) wowed SUNY New Paltz professor Dr. Rachel Somerstein and students from her Picture Culture course. Somerstein and her students trekked down to Manhattan to visit […]
As of March 9, the first new academic building on the SUNY New Paltz campus in nearly 20 years is now complete. Science Hall, located on the corner of Plattekill Avenue and South Manheim Boulevard, will serve as the new home to many academic programs, such as geology, computer science, […]
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With the abuse of Adderall, Vyvanse, Ritalin and other stimulant medications on the rise among college students, government agencies, pharmacies and health insurance companies have turned to digital measures to clamp down on the availability of these drugs. However, while it may now be harder to get a prescription, there […]
SUNY New Paltz in Ulster County, New York is a public liberal arts college, but on this flamboyant campus, visual arts reign supreme. Something radical Students aren’t afraid to experiment with radical, controversial ideas or stop members of the campus community in their tracks. Take Connor Henderson, a fourth-year art […]
Try to run, try to hide, but everything must come to an end. A dystopian society tears his life apart, leaving him alone, tired, and questioning the choices that his fellow countrymen have made to get him into that this situation in the first place. He fled his home […]
The Mystery Admit it, we’ve all walked down the shadowy driveway between Old Main and van den Berg Hall and wondered what was inside the building next to it. Standing four stories tall with a rough brick exterior and some peeling white paint on the window panes, you begin to […]
Chocolate Macarons by Roy Cohen Video by Erica Ascher Mad for Macarons from The Little Rebellion on Vimeo. Ingredients: Macarons: 212g almond flour (between 1 and ¾ cups) 184g powdered sugar (About ¾ Cups) 28g unsweetened cocoa powder (just under ¼ cups) 82g (for dry mix) egg […]
One year after plans for a student apartment complex in New Paltz failed, college officials have struggled to develop a concrete plan to meet the growing demand for housing that students desire. Michele Halstead and David Eaton, two senior vice presidents for the State University of New York at New […]
By Briana Bonfiglio This article first appeared in The New Paltz Oracle. As of Fall 2017, applicants to all SUNY schools are no longer required to check a box stating if they have committed a felony. This SUNY-wide policy passed thanks to SUNY New Paltz’s own “ban the box” initiative, […]
Written by Rachael Purtell and Meg Tohill Originally Published in The New Paltz Oracle Packaged by Katelyn Cordero Photos by Katelyn Cordero Thirty-seven-year-old New Paltz resident Joel Guerrero is currently being detained at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in New Jersey, according to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) online […]
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