There is a new club on campus that aims to fight for reproductive justice. This club, called Voice for Choice, intends to support all woman’s issues such as contraception, abortion, prenatal care, STIs, HIV/AIDS and other health issues through awareness and action on the local and national levels. Voice for […]

It was a night of larger-than-life sized creatures of mixed media, ambient sounds and experimental music. It was a ‘Monster Party!’ On April 2, 2011, eight local artists came together with a common theme of colossal monsters at the Coffee Shoppe located in Beacon, NY. “This is a Monster Party,” […]

For 10 SUNY New Paltz students, this past spring break didn’t involve basking in the sun and sipping fruity alcoholic beverages. It instead was a different kind of break, an ‘Alternative Spring Break.’ “This program was for students to stay here in New Paltz to do volunteer work during their […]

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Muffled sounds stay hidden behind a whitewashed wooden door, but as soon as the door opens the sound of a live blues jam band reverberates through this dimly lit sanctuary. There stands broad-shouldered Jahmaine Fergus, 22, of New Paltz, in his familiar red t-shirt. Underage drinkers fidget around in their […]

Eden Neidorff’s freckle-flecked face, doe-like eyes and silver hoop nose ring aren’t what set her apart from most girls. It’s her appealing fashion style: nonchalant, cool and sexy. A third-year SUNY New Paltz student, Neidorff hails from Jericho, Long Island. However, her effortless style transcends the many replicated Long Island […]

It’s a world where you can perform magic spells, fight dragons and create potions. Mingle with humans, elves, Halflings, dwarves and Orcs, while preparing for battles. No, it isn’t Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings. It’s SUNY New Paltz’s own LARPing society, right here on campus.  LARP stands for […]

Dexter Pabulayan has an infectious craving for human flesh. Not literally though. Pabulayan is one of the bandana-wearing, Nerf blaster-armed students, creeping and running around campus playing Human vs. Zombies (HvZ). “It’s basically a glorified and addictive game of tag,” said Pabulayan, a third-year student and president of HvZ at […]