New York environmentalists may be cheering louder than usual this coming Earth Day as proposed legislation could ban pesticide use on school grounds. The legislation, which would make the use of certain pesticides illegal on K-12 school and daycare grounds in the state, is getting ready to come to a vote […]

Ancient ceramics, projectile points and human remains: an archaeologist’s dream. Students involved in SUNY New Paltz’s field school get to experience this and much more. Though the field is primarily of interest to those in the anthropology department, SUNY New Paltz students of different academic backgrounds have become involved in […]

Red, green and blue lights lined the catwalk as SUNY New Paltz students gathered in the Student Union Thursday, March 25 for the first annual “Dress for Success” fashion show. The event, held by the Student Association (SA) Senior Committee, was targeted toward seniors headed into the job market. Ann […]

Students and professors at SUNY New Paltz flocked to hear the now infamous former Gov. Eliot Spitzer speak about New York’s financial meltdown on March 11. More than 350 students and faculty members attended the event, eager to catch a glimpse of the ex-governor who made headlines after a prostitution […]

The National Bureau of Economic Research officially declared the United States in recession as of December 2007. While the consequences of the recession are apparent, animals have also fallen victim to the economic downturn. With so many people forced to cut corners, local shelters are not faring well. Shelters – […]

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On Sunday evenings, employees at Backstage Café at Parker Theater are required to discard all food not sold over the weekend. When the café closes at 6 p.m., shelves are cleared and containers of premade salads, sandwiches and pastries all go in the trash. Food waste on campus happens daily. […]

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Four hours of work in the Foreign Language Department in the morning, four hours of class in the afternoon, three hours of reading at night. Add on two hours to study French and Arabic, and a possible sorority meeting before bed. Look hectic? Seem stressful? This is a typical Thursday […]