Written by Bryce A. Eckwall, edited and packaged by Aiyana Edmund and Matthew Apuzzo Helping small business, renewable energy, education and health care are among the Democrats’ shared priorities Six Democratic candidates debated at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday to determine who will challenge Republican John Faso for the 19th […]

Listed below are candidates elected to the Student Senate on Thursday, Dec. 13. The names are listed in order of most number of votes tallied. The first 10 senator-elects on the list will hold a seat for both the spring and fall 2013 semester. The last five will hold a […]

New Yorkers who were hoping to “throw the bums out” are likely re-making their guest beds, as the majority of incumbents in the state are still in office after this 2010 midterm election. It was not incumbents, as was widely expected, but mostly Democrats who lost seats in New York […]

“Why don’t they care?” “I thought this was their time for change?” These sullen musings periodically escaped from the minds of old men and slipped through the cracks of their half-smiles, only to bounce off the dimly lit rafters and empty seats of a downtown New Paltz bar, 36 Main. […]

They fight for students’ rights. They advocate voter registration and education.  They are NYPIRG — hear them roar. Many students at SUNY New Paltz have recently heard that roar in the form of a voter registration form. Ryan Long, NYPIRG project coordinator is among the team that passes out these forms […]

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 […]

Though campaign signs strew local intersections and commercials run rampant on television, a majority of SUNY New Paltz students have no idea who is running for high public office in today’s election. In a recent sample of 60 New Paltz students, 68 percent could not name a candidate currently running […]

The rallies, the signs, the costumes, the anger – it seems the persistence of the controversial Tea Party movement in the last year is starting to pay off. In a shocking New York gubernatorial primary Tuesday night, Buffalo businessman and self-proclaimed “baseball bat” wielding candidate Carl Paladino beat the heavily […]