By Melissa Carinha Tiffany Claud, 22, is one of the hundreds of students who have to balance work, school and a social life. Just when Claud thought she had enough on her plate, she discovered her mother was diagnosed with stage one breast cancer. Claud is interning at the SUNY […]
By Brian Rice Everyone has deadlines. Sometimes there’s just not enough time in the day, but things still need to get done. An “all-nighter,” is when someone stays awake all night to complete a task- a common occurrence for college students. The standard procedure is to grab a caffeinated beverage […]
By Emily Fego For most students, college is their first taste of freedom before entering the “real world.” But, this step toward independence brings up one question: how long can you survive off of boxed mac and cheese before you learn to shop and cook for yourself? The realization that […]
By Nikki Donohue With local elections coming up and the 2020 Democratic presidential debates in full swing, college campuses nationwide are going to be buzzing with election campaigns and political debate. Regardless of political activity on college campuses, people between the ages of 18 to 29 have the lowest voter […]
By Taylor Dowd Since early fall, you’ve felt stressed, sleep deprived, overwhelmed and a bit disorganized. Maybe you’ve spent all of your free time in office hours to no avail, or your 21-credit “light-load” semester finally got the best of you. Sound like you? You’re probably a stressed out college […]
By Annemarie Durkin According to Dante Cantu, the Executive Director for Academic Advising and the Center for Student Success at SUNY New Paltz, roughly one-third of the incoming freshmen at SUNY New Paltz enroll as ‘undecided’ majors. Choosing the right college major can be a difficult and trying process to […]
By: Joseph Juste So you just graduated college and it’s time to start your career. But, there’s just one problem: you don’t want to work for someone else. It’s not that you don’t want to work at all, but you feel like you could be happier and do a better […]
SUNY New Paltz confirmed they will continue to remove all asbestos insulation from as many as six residence halls over the next several years, but these abatement projects cannot come soon enough for worried students who are sleeping under warning signs that suggest not to touch their walls. A variety […]
Photography and packaging by Matthew Apuzzo.
Edited and packaged by: John Camera, Cafari Reid and Maria Enea Despite hundreds of job openings and well-paying salaries, millennials are moving away from skilled trade jobs. Half of current trade workers are over 45-years-old, making it difficult for employers to recruit young people for open roles, according to a […]
Edited and packaged by Aiyana Edmund, Rob Piersall, Otto Kratky and John Camera The Excelsior Scholarship, the only free-college plan in the country, was signed by Gov. Cuomo on April 12. However, New York’s tuition-free college plan will do little to improve the lives of students at SUNY New Paltz. Excelsior […]
All photos by Megan Mirabito. Edited by Rob Piersall and Bryce Eckwall.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle while attending college is often seen as a difficult task. The “freshman fifteen” phenomena occurs because schools provide a relaxed environment that allows students to eat whatever they want, whenever they want. Many students struggle to strike a balance between eating conveniently and healthy. Yet students have […]
Thanksgiving is approaching and many college students are preparing to pack their bags and head home for the extended weekend. Thanksgiving is a holiday spent with family and lots and lots of food. Aside from the Secret Santas that college students participate in amongst friends, some college students create “college-friendly” […]
It’s time to stop sexual assault on college campuses as part of New York State campaign to raise awareness as per recent proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Winter 2015 has consisted of snow, snow, and more snow! Instead of staying indoors and coming down with a bad case of cabin fever, why not bundle up and get outside to experience a blissful adrenaline rush? We’ve asked around, tested out and mapped the best hills in New Paltz […]
College students are faced with different choices everyday and when it comes to housing, it’s no different. The pros and cons of staying on campus versus moving elsewhere can create a dilemma for many students. Staying on campus has its benefits: access to food, fully furnished rooms, electricity and Wi-Fi, […]