The United States prides itself on being a “melting pot” for diversity. This notion is easily proven in larger cities and metropolitan areas, where diversity is flourishing. But when it comes to ethnically-diverse rural areas, data from the United States’ Census corroborates firsthand evidence of discrimination towards minorities.   Over […]

Joel Milian was in his first semester at SUNY New Paltz when he encountered his first obstacle as a college student: his calculus professor.   “He was extremely old and he basically only taught himself,” said Milian, 18. “He would never answer any of our questions.”   Milian is not […]

“What’s with all the pinwheels?” was the question on everyone’s mind as they passed Old Main Quad on Thursday, April 14. In light of child abuse prevention month, the Sigma Delta Tau (SDT) sorority Gamma Nu Chapter at SUNY New Paltz sold pinwheels to raise money forPrevent Child Abuse America (PCAA), an […]

In a world where music can be made by a kid in his mother’s basement using just a computer, it is refreshing to hear some good ol’ rock n’ roll.  Enter Two States. Hailing from Pleasantville in southern Westchester County, these five young dudes have been avid listeners of all types […]

My family is a Costco family.  In fact, four out of the six clothing items that I am wearing right now are from Costco, and that doesn’t include my mascara, which is also from Costco.  We love Costco! Costco, Costco, Costco. Now, being a Costco customer comes with its pros and cons.  One pro would […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed state budget for the coming fiscal year aims to plug the state’s $10 billion budget gap without a single tax increase. Instead, Cuomo is calling for dramatic cuts in funding for Medicaid, state operations and education. Among the most controversial of the proposed cuts […]