Photo by Maxwell Reide.

Water Search Troubles Plains Road Residents

The Freshwater Exploration Project being conducted by the Village of New Paltz in search of a temporary water supply for when the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) closes the Catskill Aqueduct for repairs in 2016 has amassed claims of contaminated well-water from some residents of Plains Road in the Town of New Paltz. In May, exploration project […]

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Make A Difference Day Encourages Involvement

On Saturday, Oct. 18 SUNY New Paltz will be hosting their annual Make A Difference Day (MDDAY) funded by Campus Auxiliary Services. New Paltz is having their event a week prior to the national MDDAY because of the conflict with the school’s open house day, according to Director of Union Services Mike Patterson, co-chair of the event. Patterson said the […]

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Senate Discusses App Implementation

The 58th Student Senate met Wednesday night, Oct. 8, for their weekly meeting. To open the meeting, President Osatohamwen Okundaye facilitated a presentation for a program called “Check I’m Here.” Andy Gould, a senior engagement specialist for the program, presented a presentation (via a  Skype call and the Internet) on the program. Check I’m Here can help manage organizations and […]

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Congressional Candidates Discuss Environmental Issues

An assembly of various ages and backgrounds joined together in Lecture Center 100 on Wednesday, Oct. 1 to hear Congressman Chris Gibson of the 19th District of New York and incumbent challenger Sean Eldridge address environmental issues. A panel consisting of the Director of Public Policy for Science Hudson Andrew Bicking, WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Alison Dunne and President […]

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Alumni Wall Displays Post-Grad Success

A “Notable Alumni Wall” has been installed in the Humanities Building next to the Office of  Career Services. The wall features the pictures of seven SUNY New Paltz graduates and their professional accomplishments since leaving New Paltz. Brenda Dow, director of alumni relations, said regular discussions of how so many SUNY New Paltz graduates were making strides that could inspire […]


Features

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They Didn’t Ask, But He Did Tell

West Point graduate, Iraq War veteran and LGBT activist Lt. Dan Choi promoted a message of love and courage in his lecture to SUNY New Paltz students and staff on Oct. 6. These two internal characteristics helped propel Choi from his position as a go-to Arabic negotiator in Baghdad and asset in the New York National Guard to the face […]

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A&E

Photo by Sasha Ribowsky.

“Waning Wolf” Works Its Way Into Festivals

Last year, a group of SUNY New Paltz students set out on a mission to shed light upon the diminishing wolf population and show the wolves’ true nature through a documentary called “Waning Wolf.” Now, the 17-minute film has been announced as an Official Selection of the Woodstock Film Festival placed in the “Hudson Valley Docs” category, with its world […]

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Sports

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Winning Ways For New Paltz Field Hockey

The field hockey team began a five-game road trip this weekend by winning two more SUNYAC matchups against The College at Brockport and SUNY Geneseo. The Hawks defeated Brockport 3-1 on Friday, Oct. 3. Fourth-year forward Deridre O’Neill tallied the first goal of the game for New Paltz in the 7th minute. First-year forward Justine O’Reilly then scored twice for […]

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Editorial

Cartoon by Julie Gunderson.

Something In The Water

The Town and Village of New Paltz has been seeking an alternative water source for when the Catskill Aqueduct closes for maintenance repairs in 2016. Their efforts have been ongoing since August of 2013 when the Town and Village Board made a joint decision to shut down this aqueduct for a 10-week period in order to repair leaks and perform […]

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Something In The Water

Cartoon by Julie Gunderson.

The Town and Village of New Paltz has been seeking an alternative water source for when the Catskill Aqueduct closes for maintenance repairs in 2016. Their efforts have been ongoing since August of 2013 when the Town and Village Board made a joint decision to shut down this aqueduct for a 10-week period in order to repair leaks and perform […]

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Winning Ways For New Paltz Field Hockey

Photo by Lizzie Nimetz.

The field hockey team began a five-game road trip this weekend by winning two more SUNYAC matchups against The College at Brockport and SUNY Geneseo. The Hawks defeated Brockport 3-1 on Friday, Oct. 3. Fourth-year forward Deridre O’Neill tallied the first goal of the game for New Paltz in the 7th minute. First-year forward Justine O’Reilly then scored twice for […]

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“Waning Wolf” Works Its Way Into Festivals

Photo by Sasha Ribowsky.

Last year, a group of SUNY New Paltz students set out on a mission to shed light upon the diminishing wolf population and show the wolves’ true nature through a documentary called “Waning Wolf.” Now, the 17-minute film has been announced as an Official Selection of the Woodstock Film Festival placed in the “Hudson Valley Docs” category, with its world […]

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