After anticipating up to two feet of snow and bringing the Northeast United States to a standstill, snowstorm Juno ended up spreading more panic than flakes.  SUNY students took to the streets to enjoy a day off. Here are photos from our contributors.

By Mariah Brown The lights of the New Paltz University Police Department station illuminated on a crowd estimated to be 300 students, chanting “Black nation on the rise, we got to educate, agitate, organize,” “No justice, no peace,” and “Hands up, don’t shoot.” Two students held up large signs that […]

By Ava Yurchison Rayburn Boland was born deaf to two deaf parents and a slew of deaf family members, and attended mainstream schooling until he was 8 years old. At that point, Boland’s parents felt that the mainstream education wasn’t fit for him any longer, because Boland was exceeding in […]

Wedging a foot in the door of a career requires constant focus on each step taken toward that ideal job. Every day is an interview. Confidence, open-mindedness and passion reap success. At the College Terrace on Nov. 13, the annual “Brilliantly Creative and Gainfully Employed: SUNY New Paltz Alumni Speak […]

By Gianna Canevari The SUNY New Paltz Print Shop from SUNY New Paltz on Vimeo. On the drenched Monday morning of Aug. 29, Director of Design Mary Kastner called Jim Lyons to tell him that Hurricane Irene flooded the print shop and there was no sense in coming to campus. The next […]

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By Jess Napp One cold January day in New Paltz, Augie darted onto the frozen pond on the SUNY New Paltz campus to chase away Canadian geese and fell through the ice. His trainer and handler, Mike Malloy, immediately started to undress himself, prepared to plunge into the frigid water. Amidst the chaos […]

By Sara Shameem   “Boom, Boom, Bap! Left, right, left!” A booming voice fills the air as a group of serious faces follow the orders, “Do you guys understand where I’m getting at? It’s like a party, act like you got all that swag!” Christine Drexler steps forward to the […]

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By Clare Quinn   “You came on a good day, we’re learning a song.” Liz Browne may be the president of the Sexy Pitches, but her presence emits that of a kind, older sister. A loose, oversized, light-washed jean jacket sprawls across her tiny frame; nondescript black leggings, a trademark […]

As a young teenager, Britney Digilio had no idea how therapeutic and relaxing growing up with animals proved to be. She had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. Her parents ran an animal shelter, so she was always surrounded by dogs, cats and horses but it was […]