Showcasing different movements for social change through imagery, the “Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change” exhibition at New York’s International Center of Photography (ICP) wowed SUNY New Paltz professor Dr. Rachel Somerstein and students from her Picture Culture course. Somerstein and her students trekked down to Manhattan to visit […]

On a cold January weekend, Tyler Adams, 16, went with a friend to shop for a new outfit to wear to a school dance. At Hoosic Valley High School in Schaghticoke, N.Y., the winter semi-formal was a well-attended event that students looked forward to for weeks. With cash from babysitting […]

Transgender issues may be a hot topic on campus, but they are nothing new, as the Theatre Arts Department reminds us with the play “EUGENIA.” Written by playwright Lorae Parry, “EUGENIA” is a gender-bending play that is set in two time periods, 1916 and modern day New Zealand. It addresses […]

Claire Papell, 22, usually spends the summer resting her eyes, clearing her mind, and recharging for another busy year at college. This year, she dedicated eight weeks to intensive research on advocacy for transgender children. It was no holiday. “I expected to work really hard and I did!” she exclaimed. […]