Disaster Porn by Alana Davis, Julia Amberg, and Sara Rabot Three students from Howard Good’s spring 2010 Media Ethics class delve into the issue of the media’s coverage of disastrous events such as 9/11 and the earthquake in Haiti. Using the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Code of Ethics, the […]

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Just back from my shift at Moonlight Café, I open the door to our second-floor apartment. The smell of pot comes pushing down the stairs, looking for an exit. As I start up the stairs, I can hear their baby-like mumbles and the click-click of defunct lighters over the TV […]

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Julius Carallo, 62, recently separated from his wife of 25 years. A few years prior, his son Paul was murdered while attending school in California by Neo-Nazis. Clown Chips, however, seeks to get a laugh out of anyone he encounters, all with a smile painted permanently across his face. Three […]

The campus of SUNY New Paltz is no stranger to nature. Located in the Shawangunk Mountain region and next to the Wallkill River, New Paltz is swarming with squirrels, deer, fish, bears and geese. In fact, SUNY New Paltz has its own pond that runs straight through the heart of […]

Executioners struggled unsuccessfully to find a vein to lethally inject Romell Broom. The team was so inadequate when it came to lethally injecting Broom that they needed to take a “break” after two hours of failed efforts, said Broom’s attorney Adele Shank. If it sounds cruel and unusual, that’s because […]