Next time your unfinished egg sandwich and untouched banana gets thrown out in the dining hall, it may get composted and end up enriching the soil in a local garden. But students rarely think about what happens to food they toss out. Efforts to change that are underway, and the […]

Dorsky Exhibition from The Little Rebellion on Vimeo. The 80’s are alive and well on the SUNY New Paltz campus, as the Samuel Dorsky Museum showcases the decade in its current exhibition. With an array of jewelry, photography and prints dating back to the era, the eclectic collection entitled ‘1980s […]

In 1859, Charles Darwin’s On the Origins of Species introduced a radical idea that has since influenced countless thinkers and effectively changed the way people view the world — the theory of evolution. The finches of the Galapagos Islands became the classic example for Darwin’s theory of how natural selection […]

Staying bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for an action-packed day in college can be difficult, so it seems only natural to start the day off right … with caffeine. But if you tend to get agitated at others before your morning fix, or you get headaches when you go without that afternoon […]

While we were all frustrated and freezing through the long and bitter cold winter, local apple farmers were dancing in their orchards. Despite the shoveling, shivering, and slipping we all experienced in the copious amounts of snow that seemed to just never stop piling up this winter, the bone-chilling temperatures […]

  If you often find yourself in the organic foods section of your local grocery store or if you shop or eat at the majority of places in New Paltz and the Hudson Valley, you have probably come across the term “fair trade”. Many people associate the term strictly with […]

    Many SUNY New Paltz students are unaware that if they call university police off campus, unless it is a direct emergency, they will be referred to town police. The New York State University Police Department (UPD) at SUNY New Paltz has jurisdiction over the college campus, as well […]

Many people can relate to Homer Simpson’s famous catchphrase “Mmm, beer,” and the statistics back up the claim that the beverage’s popularity is on the rise. In 1995, there were approximately 500 American breweries, including the major industrial operations like Anheuser-Busch and Miller. Today, there are more than 2,700 and […]