Author: Maxim Alter

  • Leaders Speak Out Against Corporate Contributions

    Leaders Speak Out Against Corporate Contributions

    On January 21, the Supreme Court made a final decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC), a judgment which allowed unlimited corporate contributions in state and federal elections and has sprouted controversy throughout the country, including the New Paltz community. In response, the Hudson Valley Progressive Coalition, Democracy Matters, the Ulster County MoveOn…

  • Author Offers His Story

    Author Offers His Story

    When Tobias Wolff was 14 years old, a classmate shifted the direction of his life. With one sentence, Wolff’s future as an author was decided. “You know, you oughta be a writer,” said the boy after grabbing one of Wolff’s short stories. Since that moment, Wolff has written more than a dozen acclaimed pieces of literature…

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  • State’s Future Examined at Forum

    State’s Future Examined at Forum

    ScheinMedia and the SUNY New Paltz Environmental Task Force, comprised of faculty members, students and the New Paltz community, hosted a public forum titled “The Future of Gas Drilling in New York State” on Monday, March 8 in the Lecture Center at SUNY New Paltz. The event was organized so that both positive and negative opinions could be…