By Katherine Carroll “Raise hell, not tuition!” These were the chants heard by many as SUNY New Paltz students gathered to protest proposed tuition increases throughout the SUNY system. New York Students Rising (NYSR), New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), the Student Association, and student senators were some of […]
Student protestors discuss their stance on The SUNY New Paltz’s strict policy on drugs on campus, and administration officials respond. Reported by Jennifer Hussein.
By Carolyne Amaro New Paltz alumni and students gathered with President Donald P. Christian for a conversation about the College and SUNY System on Monday, March 9. The event called “Hot Chocolate with the President” was held in Esopus Hall, one of the newest student residence halls, giving the conversation […]
The amount of kilowatt hours used and carbon dioxide emitted in New Paltz is equivalent to nearly $6 million which fuels coal and gas companies, counteracting the “green” progress the state has made since banning hydrofracking at the end of 2014 — but New Paltz is not alone in this. […]
We all know SUNY New Paltz to be a quirky campus, however, as New Paltzians we also know some thing to be too true! Check out 15 of the most agreed upon New Paltz things.
By Katherine Carroll SUNY New Paltz is rising in the rankings. Not only for affordability, value, and academics, but for drug arrests. Drug arrests at SUNY New Paltz in 2013 put the school at the top of the list for on-campus arrests per capita. When the news first broke, public […]
By Alex Prawdzik Students and faculty were introduced to the 2015 James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professorship, Alissa Quart, during a question and answer talk with President Donald P. Christian. Alissa shared her insight about journalism and the use of media while also discussing highlights from her career, which includes being […]
By: Emily DeFranco To be a super senior isn’t a source of pride, but oftentimes of frustration for both the student and the school. When students take five or six years to graduate – whether it’s for reasons of early indecision and switching of majors, a semester or more of […]
OTS Woodstock from ian todaro on Vimeo. When SUNY New Paltz student Ian Todaro, 24, started Seminar in Digital Filmmaking (DMJ445) last semester he wasn’t trying to be an award winning filmmaker. When the Digital Media Production major, along with fellow students Ryan D’Angelo-Sylvia, Juliana Hedeman, Victoria Ottomanelli and Sasha Ribowsky finished […]
The SUNY New Paltz Parking Committee has changed the designation of the West Parking Lot (Lot #40), adjacent to Lenape Hall, from “resident students only” to “resident and commuter students only,” effective immediately. Permanent signage will soon be installed to reflect this change. The committee acknowledges that there is often […]
Originally posted October 27, 2014 in the Legislative Gazette. SUNY campuses across the state announced they would be implementing policy modifications as a precautionary measure against Ebola. In a memo sent to campus officials, Chancellor Nancy Zimpher said the statewide network of colleges will be taking several measures to address the Ebola […]
Our days begin with the ringing of the van den Berg bell. It reminds us to pick up the pace. We’re on campus a majority of the week and we hear the same sounds: chatter in the hallways, doors squeaking, determined footsteps and the hustle and bustle of Main Street […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $10 million of funding to expand the engineering program at SUNY New Paltz as part of the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program. “We’re grateful to Governor Cuomo for his support of our efforts at SUNY New Paltz to educate more engineering students, support workforce development and […]
The journalism program at SUNY New Paltz has never had its own department. This year, however, it’s secured its own spot in the new Digital Media and Journalism department (DMJ), and with it, journalism and digital media students may find new opportunities. There are three majors in the new department: […]
The trickle down effects doesn’t work when it comes to mid-sized state colleges. Students are not benefiting greatly from alumni and college-friend donations that have enriched larger state colleges and private universities. Officials blame the dip in endowment donations on both the great recession and fundamental changes in how college […]
Tichakunda Mafundikwa presents “Understanding Black Hair,” a discussion with SUNY New Paltz students about the unique complications of maintaing cultural hairstyles.
A new club on campus aims to rebut booze with sober fun. “No Pressure New Paltz” will start meeting on campus this semester and is meant to create a platform for people who don’t want to spend their free time partying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and […]
Photos by Kelsey Skudder, Kelly Surdo and Roberto LoBianco Voiceover by Hannah Nesich