On a cold January weekend, Tyler Adams, 16, went with a friend to shop for a new outfit to wear to a school dance. At Hoosic Valley High School in Schaghticoke, N.Y., the winter semi-formal was a well-attended event that students looked forward to for weeks. With cash from babysitting […]

Humans Vs. Zombies (HvZ) is a moderated game of tag played outdoors on college campuses throughout the SUNY system and around the world. It involves two teams, “Humans” and “Zombies”. Every semester at SUNY New Paltz, there is typically a one week-long game of HvZ.

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A big pot of chicken tortilla soup bubbles away on one burner. Next to it, strips of steak sizzle over an open-flame grill. The back splash is terra cotta orange and a cheerful cobalt blue. Mexican pottery hangs on the walls and fresh pineapples stand next to rows of vinegary […]