The white walls of Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art were perfectly lined with the framed work of Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, Renée C. Byer. Only the humming of the projector can be heard in the vacant gallery as she quietly prepares for her speech. As guests start to flood into […]

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The School of Fine & Performing Arts at SUNY New Paltz consists of programs focusing on different artistic mediums. According to the department website, approximately 100 full and part-time faculty members teach nearly 800 student majors in various fields of study. Art students spend multiple hours per week in studios, crafting their work […]

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Photos by Rebecca Kassay Brook Farm is one of a group of small, polyculture (growing more than one type of produce) farms in the New Paltz area. These farms avoid negatively affecting the environment and the quality of their food by not spreading any such chemicals on the crops and […]

  Photo by Jen Sobota A volunteer at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary in Saugerties, NY describes the life of former carriage horse, Big Ted, to a group touring the sanctuary during the fall. Big Ted pulled handsome cabs in New York City, plowed fields for the Amish in Pennsylvania, hauled […]