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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]