Girls giggle, smirk and scribble notes on pieces of paper. Notes that other girls know are about them. Eyes wander around the room as minds wonder what that little piece of paper says about them. At first glance, it seems like a scenario that could be happening in any junior […]

“What’s with all the pinwheels?” was the question on everyone’s mind as they passed Old Main Quad on Thursday, April 14. In light of child abuse prevention month, the Sigma Delta Tau (SDT) sorority Gamma Nu Chapter at SUNY New Paltz sold pinwheels to raise money forPrevent Child Abuse America (PCAA), an […]

  Sitting at her desk, surrounded by her mannequin, sewing machine, tape measure, thread and pins, “Fundamentals of Corporate Finance” pushed aside, Jillian Borde skims her fingers across the pages of “Vogue Best Dressed Special Edition” eyeing the chosen people featured in its pages. She stops at a picture of […]

It is 7:30 a.m. on July 6. Ashley Barraud, 19, hops into her green Toyota Camry and begins her 25 minute drive to Clayton Huey Elementary School in Center Moriches, Long Island. The drive is familiar to Barraud who attended the school as a child. Upon her arrival, the school […]

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Jamie Michelman, a student ambassador for SUNY New Paltz, gives tours of residence halls to prospective students and their families, answering any questions they may have. Student ambassadors are paid to be knowledgeable and positive about the school, but there is one topic even they can’t say much about. “Parents […]

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“Jen-na!” The lights were on and I was awake. I’d been sleeping on the floor of the bedroom I shared with my sister, where I slept all of that summer in 1999. I was nine years old and our great-grandmother had come to live with us. “Jen-na!” I got to my knees and […]