By Tina Staniscia Since I was 18, I thought I was a card carrying member of the ‘gig economy’, a term that wasn’t even coined back then. Characterized by freelancing and short-term contracted work, many workers participate in this form of income generation. Little did I know, there is another […]
Story by Emily Fego Edited and Packaged by Jessica Barr It’s fall 2017 on the SUNY New Paltz campus. Trump has pulled out of the Paris Agreement his first summer in office and students gather around the Humanities Building for three hours to take turns laying in body bags in […]
The HawkTalk is a TED inspired program. Each semester the TV Studio Production students choose an issue or topic that they are concerned about and then they invite four speaker to come to the studio to share their experience or research on the subject which culminates in a 32 minute […]
By Melissa Carinha Tiffany Claud, 22, is one of the hundreds of students who have to balance work, school and a social life. Just when Claud thought she had enough on her plate, she discovered her mother was diagnosed with stage one breast cancer. Claud is interning at the SUNY […]
By New Paltz Athletics Communication The State University of New York at New Paltz men’s and women’s cross country teams finished a historic fall with some great individual performances throughout championship season, culminating in a program-best finish on the women’s side at the conference and regional meet, while also seeing […]
By Maggie Gibson If there was ever a place in town that perfectly showcases the “New Paltz” style, it’s the Commissary. The room is filled with flowy outfits and pixie cuts. The whole staff is so cute that it’s impossible to make eye contact while ordering. Customers case the room […]
The Center for International Programs introduced the Thanksgiving celebration by hosting a Thanksgiving luncheon for international students at SUNY New Paltz. Students from all over the world expressed their appreciation to their peers during the program and taught others to say “thank you” in their native languages.
Edited and packaged by Ericka Francois. The popularity in second-hand shopping has grown in part due to affordability but also the desire to buy clothing more sustainably. Thrift shopping and buying vintage fashion is a way to combat the waste resulting from the clothing production method of “fast fashion.” This […]
By Nicole Zanchelli The only governmental action former Ulster County Legislator Chris Allen has seen since his loss on Nov. 5—in his bid to return to his old legislature seat—is that of criminal justice. At the Town of Saugerties Justice Court on Monday, Nov. 25, Allen pleaded not guilty to […]
The SUNY New Paltz food pantry was established in 2012 in order to combat food insecurity on campus. The community and local businesses have helped the pantry grow and expand in order to meet the needs of more students. This audio story was produced by Sarah Chen and Elva Chen […]
All photos by Emily Mortensen
This documentary was created by Brandon Worden, Ámbar Avilés, George Catechis, Aeden Lebron and Conner Sweeney for Professor Chris Nostrand’s Fall 2019 Field Production course.