Showcasing different movements for social change through imagery, the “Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change” exhibition at New York’s International Center of Photography (ICP) wowed SUNY New Paltz professor Dr. Rachel Somerstein and students from her Picture Culture course. Somerstein and her students trekked down to Manhattan to visit […]

What’s wrong with drinking a large, refreshing soda after a hard day of work? Well, according to New York City Mayor Bloomberg, a lot. The soda buzz sparked back in May when the Bloomberg administration proposed the ban of large sugary drinks exceeding 16 fluid ounces. On Sept. 13, Bloomberg’s […]

Just nine days before an election expected to be riddled with incumbent casualties, popular Democratic U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and his Republican opponent Jay Townsend took their differences to the debate room. The often contentious debate was held Sunday night at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. The questions addressed the […]

Should a mosque be built just two blocks north of Ground Zero? Supporters cite their constitutional rights to build and pray, and claim that those against it are ignorant to the meaning of the religion of Islam. Opponents believe it is an unethical, insensitive operation, that will cause emotional distress […]