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 […]

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Students in Professor Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing Class were assigned to profile people at the forefront of change: Caleb Sheedy, theater major at Syracuse University, single-handedly organized a walkout at New Paltz High School after the Parkland Florida shooting to create a platform for change on gun violence. “You never […]

Written by Bryce A. Eckwall, edited and packaged by Aiyana Edmund and Matthew Apuzzo Helping small business, renewable energy, education and health care are among the Democrats’ shared priorities Six Democratic candidates debated at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday to determine who will challenge Republican John Faso for the 19th […]