Republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette. For the first time in almost a decade, Democrats will hold a firm majority control of the New York State Senate. Based on preliminary numbers from the State Board of Elections, Democrats appeared to have secured a total 39 seats in the state […]

Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Literature of Journalism class were assigned to immerse themselves in the unfamiliar. Here’s what they found: Emily King, farm girl at heart accompanies the Sustainable Agriculture club at a local farm to see how non-farmers but passionate agricultural people handle farm life and what they […]

Republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeated Republican challenger Marc Molinaro to secure a third term. He’s the first governor to do so since George Pataki in 2006. It appeared in the days prior to the election that Cuomo was losing his lead, but on Election […]

Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Literature of Journalism class were assigned to immerse themselves in the unfamiliar. Here’s what they found: Meg Tohill explores the late night study room in Sojourner Truth Library and meets the students who dare stay until the early morning. The lights are buzzing overhead. The […]

Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Literature of Journalism class were assigned to immerse themselves in the unfamiliar. Here’s what they found: House shows are a common stable of the New Paltz nightlife. Matt Schenfeld explored the depths of the elusive world of basement shows. Finding house shows in New Paltz […]

Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Literature of Journalism class were assigned to immerse themselves in the unfamiliar. Here’s what they found: Do you ever wonder about the allure of working out at the crack of dawn? Reporter Trish Mollo takes the sacrifice to learn what drives early morning “gym rat” […]

Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Rennie Scott-Childress, history professor at SUNY New Paltz and majority leader councilman, spreads awareness about the roots of confederacy after the Charlottesville shooting. He speaks about his experience, political knowledge and position […]

NEW PALTZ – Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado’s tour of the district made a stop at the State University of New York at New Paltz Thursday evening, where a crowd gathered inside the Student Union Building multipurpose room to hear him speak and ask questions. As the battle for New York’s […]

Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Victoria Precise is a drag queen bringing drag and open mindedness to the Hudson Valley with her shows and large following since her debut in SUNY New Paltz in 2014. Scantily clad […]

Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Brianna Knight, a slam poet and co-president of SUNY New Paltz’s Melodía and Movement, uses her platform to increase cultural awareness and celebrate minorities. Brianna Knight, the co-president of Melodía and Movement, […]

NEW PALTZ  – Charitable dog owners came together to collect food donations for a local pantry. Dozens of dogs and their owners gathered Sunday morning to stroll the Walkway Over the Hudson in an effort to collect food to be donated to the Family of New Paltz Food Pantry. The […]