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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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” […]