Courtesy of the Sojourner Truth Library.

Rare Historical Document Goes Digital

Early this July, the Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz digitized a rare historical publication. The historical material, titled “The Second Mohonk Conference on the Negro Question, held at Lake Mohonk, Ulster County, New York, June 3, 4, 5, 1891,” is now available to the public on the library’s online databases. According to Morgan Gwenwald, the Special Collections Librarian […]

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Violation Prompts Professor’s Removal From Course

Concern arose this July when students in the communication disorders department discovered that one of the professors, Dr. Inge Anema, had had her American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) membership certification suspended for 12 months following a violation of their code of ethics. ASHA is the professional association for speech-language pathologists, audiologists and speech, language and hearing scientists in the United States […]

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Christian Criticized For Board Appointment

SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian announced on May 21, 2014, that he had accepted a compensated position on the board of directors of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation sparking criticism from some campus and community members as being a conflict of interest. Central Hudson is a privately-owned energy utility company that maintains and operates electric and natural gas […]

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New App Helps Eliminate Food Service Lines

Convenience, in both the way students get food and the type of food choices available, is what Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) and Sodexo hope to achieve this school year. Tapingo is a newly-implemented application that allows users to order food in advance from participating campus food services including the new Café Spice and The Sweet Shop via a smartphone. Café […]

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Senate Discusses Social Justice Issues

The 58th Student Senate met on Wednesday, Sept. 10. for their weekly meeting. Beginning with what each member would like to achieve, the Senate for this school year’s agenda is on its way to being defined. Senate members’ matters of importance for this year include creating more of a community, pushing social justice, promoting academic affairs and working to improve […]


Features

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Things Are Looking Up

The power of one should never be underestimated. SUNY New Paltz alumn, Jonathan Novick, who will be traveling to Russia next week to screen his documentary entitled, “Don’t Look Down On Me,” proved that this summer. Novick’s film recently went viral, accumulating over 2.5 million views since he posted the video to YouTube on Aug. 7. The six-minute documentary follows […]

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A&E

Photo by Maxwell Reide.

Gulliver Travels To New Paltz

Last May, the New Paltz campus appeared a little smaller, as students hurrying to class were in awe of the sleeping giant who seemed to have appeared overnight. His name is “Gulliver.” The massive, whimsical sculpture, named and inspired from the Jonathan Swift’s tales of “Gulliver’s Travels,” rests chained upon the Fine Arts Building Plaza. Spanning 36 ft. and weighing […]

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Sports

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Women’s Soccer Winning Streak Continues

The Women’s Soccer team won a pair of games last weekend as they defeated both Brooklyn College and Rutgers-Newark to win the Scarlet Raider Soccer Classic in Newark, New Jersey. On Saturday, Sept. 6, the Hawks shutout Brooklyn College in a final score of 1-0. Second-year defender Sloane Lipshie scored the lone goal and ultimately the game-winner for New Paltz […]

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Editorial

Cartoon by Julie Gundersen.

Transparency Tribulations

Recently, there have been several cases within our community between authoritative figures and those questioning the legitimacy and intention of their actions. In light of this, the value of implementing a policy of transparency is a renewed reminder that should not be forgotten. We at The New Paltz Oracle applaud the transparency shown by our administration. We, as journalists and […]

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Things Are Looking Up

Photo courtesy of thinkamazingthings.blogspot.com.

The power of one should never be underestimated. SUNY New Paltz alumn, Jonathan Novick, who will be traveling to Russia next week to screen his documentary entitled, “Don’t Look Down On Me,” proved that this summer. Novick’s film recently went viral, accumulating over 2.5 million views since he posted the video to YouTube on Aug. 7. The six-minute documentary follows […]

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Gulliver Travels To New Paltz

Photo by Maxwell Reide.

Last May, the New Paltz campus appeared a little smaller, as students hurrying to class were in awe of the sleeping giant who seemed to have appeared overnight. His name is “Gulliver.” The massive, whimsical sculpture, named and inspired from the Jonathan Swift’s tales of “Gulliver’s Travels,” rests chained upon the Fine Arts Building Plaza. Spanning 36 ft. and weighing […]

read more

Women’s Soccer Winning Streak Continues

Photo by Lizzie Nimetz.

The Women’s Soccer team won a pair of games last weekend as they defeated both Brooklyn College and Rutgers-Newark to win the Scarlet Raider Soccer Classic in Newark, New Jersey. On Saturday, Sept. 6, the Hawks shutout Brooklyn College in a final score of 1-0. Second-year defender Sloane Lipshie scored the lone goal and ultimately the game-winner for New Paltz […]

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