In 1859, Charles Darwin’s On the Origins of Species introduced a radical idea that has since influenced countless thinkers and effectively changed the way people view the world — the theory of evolution. The finches of the Galapagos Islands became the classic example for Darwin’s theory of how natural selection […]

Many teenagers and young adults have become accustomed to hearing their parents, teachers and peers talk about the “real world”—a world teeming with responsibilities, bills, and expectations to “do something” with your life. In 2012, The Atlantic reported that almost 54 percent of bachelor’s degree-holders under the age of 25 […]

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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 […]

Joel Milian was in his first semester at SUNY New Paltz when he encountered his first obstacle as a college student: his calculus professor.   “He was extremely old and he basically only taught himself,” said Milian, 18. “He would never answer any of our questions.”   Milian is not […]