NEW PALTZ— Sounds of the battle drum ring out on the sidewalks of New Paltz. The battle against climate change has begun and some community members are answering its call. On Dec. 6, a Climate Strike March took place starting outside of the Humanities building and ended with a rally […]
Story by Liat Guvenc Edited and Packaged by Bridget Peschel On Sept. 20, Jana Bergere attended the SUNY New Paltz Climate Strike. The corners of her lips turned up into a smile when she looked past the podium to a sea of hundreds of people. A year ago, her heart would […]
The New Paltz Climate Action Coalition and New York Public Interest Research Group will be co-sponsoring a student climate strike on Dec. 6. Participants will meet outside of the Lecture Center at 12 p.m. and march to the Elting Memorial Library on Main Street at 12:30 p.m.
If you are in New Paltz, the small town that sits in the shadow of the Shawangunk Ridge, then you are in a unique location. You are standing at the epicenter of several different varieties of Hudson Valley geology – but most people are unaware that they live on top […]
On the outskirts of the SUNY New Paltz campus lies a haggard loading dock and a narrow staircase leading up to an entrance that reads “Food Preparation Center.” Inside, a barren hallway is filled with huge metal doors side by side labeled “frozen food meats,” and “frozen food fruits […]
SUNY New Paltz played host to another successful RecycleMania challenge this past year. The RecycleMania challenge is a contest between residence halls to promote going green, as halls compete to properly dispose of recyclable material. This year’s RecycleMania challenge winner was Scudder Hall, as they recycled 2.94 pounds per person. […]
A panel of experts from SUNY New Paltz presented various perspectives on the process of hydraulic fracturing, and why they think it is a significant issue locally, nationally and globally at SUNY New Paltz March 1. Hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” is a process by which natural fractures in sedimentary rock […]
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 […]