Students from Prof. Lisa Phillips’ Feature Writing class and Prof. Rachel Somerstein’s Journalism 1 class spoke to first-time voters at SUNY New Paltz about their feelings and experiences with the election. Here are some of their views.
With the presidential election a little over a month away and the deadline to register to vote, Oct. 12, only a week away, political fervor is in the air. As a result of the first debate on Oct. 3, social media was overrun with opinions and comments regarding the statements […]
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 […]