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Story by Liat Guvenc Edited and Packaged by Bridget Peschel On Sept. 20, Jana Bergere attended the SUNY New Paltz Climate Strike. The corners of her lips turned up into a smile when she looked past the podium to a sea of hundreds of people. A year ago, her heart would […]

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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 […]

https://vimeo.com/207048876 Click on the 60 second video demonstrating a typical day at the gallery. Video by Jess Napp Picture the work of Keith Haring, Philip Guston and Andy Warhol, then shatter your preconceived notions of modern art and you can begin to visualize Ryan Cronin’s work. It’s loud, sometimes juvenile, […]

Lydia Willoughby never imagined that she would one day use her activism in the LGBTQIA+ community as an asset in the job search. Now, as a new reference librarian at SUNY New Paltz’s Sojourner Truth Library (STL), Willoughby is openly queer and vocal about her LGBTQIA+ activism in the workplace. […]

Barbara Cvenic is a fourth-year communication and media major from Brooklyn, N.Y. Cvenic is your average college student. She’s involved with organizations on campus, listens to Bob Dylan and acts like a complete “goofball” in front of her friends. But, there’s more. Cvenic’s family escaped ethnic conflict in the former […]

SUNY New Paltz students marched through campus holding handmade signs with slogans such as “My body, my choice,” “Consent makes me wet” and “My dress does not mean yes” on Sunday, Dec. 4 during the first Walk of No Shame. The walk originated from a group assignment urging activism against […]