By Melissa Kramer In the frigid basement of a six-person house, curly-haired, 21-year-old Matt Joyce perches on his bed, fiddling with an unplugged electric guitar. The bed, with no headboard or box frame, sits on the concrete floor in the corner. The sounds of rain and wind permeate a small […]

By Melissa Kramer  Two friends enter the glossy double doors of the   polling center at SUNY New Paltz. “It is time,” one   friend says to another. Today is Election Day, and   anticipation surrounds the campus.  Inside the large gathering space, a small but anxious   line waits for its big moment. […]