Tag: Chris Valdez

  • The Captain’s Corner

    The Captain’s Corner

    After the departure of six seniors last season, four of which were starters, the leadership of the women’s basketball team has fallen into the hands of the three-year guards Kaitlin Clifford and Caitlin Irwin. Clifford, who sports the number 11, has stepped into the role of starting point guard, replacing SUNY New Paltz’s all-time leader…

  • Q & A with Jen Danio

    Q & A with Jen Danio

    Jen Danio begins her first year as an assistant coach with the SUNY New Paltz women’s basketball team in the 2010-2011 season. Danio learned her craft playing for SUNY Purchase, where she became the program’s all-time leading score with 1,868 points. Danio served as the team’s captain during her junior and senior years of college,…

  • Larkin Retains Senate Seat

    Larkin Retains Senate Seat

    In an election that saw Democrats seize the three most important state positions in New York, one local Republican maintained his stronghold in the state Senate. Sen. William J. Larkin Jr. (R-Cornwall-on-Hudson) easily defeated Harley E. Doles III (D-Monroe) to retain his seat in the 39th district. Despite their several similarities, including their stances supporting…

  • EMS Interview Regarding Under Age Drinking

    EMS Interview Regarding Under Age Drinking

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  • Environmentalists Combat “Perfect Storm”

    Environmentalists Combat “Perfect Storm”

    Facing midterm elections that would eventually result in the resurgence of the Republican Party, environmentalists rallied at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday, Oct. 27 to push for local and national reforms. Nearly 165 students, faculty and advocates assembled to demand an end to what they call unwarranted wars, unjust poverty and worldwide environmental abuse. The…

  • Crown Prince Alexander Speaks of Serbia

    Crown Prince Alexander Speaks of Serbia

    SUNY New Paltz students and faculty experienced a taste of royalty last week, when Crown Prince Alexander Karadordevic II of Serbia spoke at the Honor’s Center about his efforts to institute a constitutional monarchy, and his view for Serbia’s future. Clad in a suit with a light blue shirt and red tie, Karadordevic, along with…

  • Incumbents Dominate Local Elections

    Incumbents Dominate Local Elections

    As 9 p.m. rolled around and polls closed throughout New York, Ulster County Democrats anxiously awaited the results of the midterm elections. Nervous excitement quickly turned to enthusiastic cheers when unofficial results were projected onto a large screen at the Holiday Inn in Kingston. The projected results showed incumbents Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach (D-Ellenville)…

  • One Small Step for SUNY, One Big Step for Solar

    One Small Step for SUNY, One Big Step for Solar

    The State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz took a step towards the future on Oct. 5 when Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-Hurley) announced the initial approval of a $5 million grant for solar energy research. The grant, which has already passed in the U.S. House of Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, is an investment to…

  • One Year of Walking Over the Hudson

    One Year of Walking Over the Hudson

    Scores of families and their pets congregated on Oct. 3 to celebrate the anniversary of the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and the unveiling of the Hudson Valley Rail Trail. On a day when a spectator would be hard pressed to find a cloud in the sky, local politicians, authorities from the State…

  • Surviving Devastation

    Surviving Devastation

    In a culmination of the “Hiroshima Speaks” exhibit held in the Sojourner Truth Library on Sept. 23, Tomiko Morimoto West provided a compelling account of her experiences in Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, the day of the atomic bombing. According to West, her mission is to convey messages about the innocent casualties of war and…

  • Passed with Flying Colors

    Passed with Flying Colors

    It was a gusty night on July 22, 2010 in Hartford, Conn. Winds reached 22 mph making trees flow like they were doing “the wave” at a football game, but Michael Gundlach was determined to land his 1981, 2-seat, single-engine Cessna 152 airplane. It was Gundlach’s first solo cross-country trip, after he spent the summer…

  • Police Crack Down on Underage Drinking

    Police Crack Down on Underage Drinking

    Underage drinking has generally been an assumed part of college life. While this is no different at SUNY New Paltz, the New Paltz Police Department is determined to combat the problem. “We are not going to eradicate the problem, but we can do our best to keep a tight lid on it,” said New Paltz…