Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Literature of Journalism class were assigned to immerse themselves in the unfamiliar. Here’s what they found: Maeve Allen watches puppets perform during a rehearsal of Avenue Q, where the theater department students express themselves through their characters. Connie Rotunda danced her way to the center […]

Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Literature of Journalism class were assigned to immerse themselves in the unfamiliar. Here’s what they found: The New Paltz Men’s Rugby Team is observed by a student who sees how they handle practices, games, and navigating the loss of one of their own. The ball […]

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Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Literature of Journalism class were assigned to immerse themselves in the unfamiliar. Here’s what they found: Max Freebern experiences the sounds of Noise music, something that confuses but intrigues him as he learns to listen to the odd noises. Matt Luczak sat hunched over his […]

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 […]

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” […]