Author: Samantha Urbanski

  • Exploring Organic Options

    Exploring Organic Options

    Many college students wouldn’t choose to spend extra money on healthy, organic food over their beer fund, but Brittany Harold puts her body’s needs first. “After being so informed about how conventionally farmed foods affect not only our bodies but us mentally, I feel like I can’t eat conventional food while knowing that,” Harold said.

  • Capoeira Comes to New Paltz

    The first Capoeira workshop at SUNY New Paltz was held in the Elting Gym on Saturday, Oct. 24. The workshop was co-sponsored by the Departments of Anthropology and Theater Arts and the Anthropology Club. The class was lead by native Brazilian Gustavo Caldas who has been studying capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art, since he was…

  • Laser Replaces Campus Art Gallery

    When students returned to SUNY New Paltz for the Fall 2009 semester they may have noticed that a lot of things had changed while they were gone. The more obvious changes include a large pyramid that is being built onto the Student Union building and parking lots and walkways that are being taken over by…

  • As region prepares for Hudson celebration, Ulster distributes tulip bulbs

    By Samantha Urbanski A woman sits at her kitchen table with breakfast in front of her, looking out the window into her yard. It is springtime and the lawn is covered with bright red and yellow tulips. She smiles. This is what Janet VanHeusen imagined as she held her bags of tulip bulbs inside the…