Photo by Ali Matthews.

Village Sewage Repair Moves Forward

Health concerns resulting from an outdated sewage system have forced the Village of New Paltz to begin new construction starting this winter. The sewer system in its current state threatens to create blockages and overflow if left unrepaired, sparking concern from residents who are part of the sewage line. An informational meeting was held on Oct. 6 to discuss the […]

Photo by Danny Perez.

Middle School Renovation Budget Debated

A recent inspection of the New Paltz Central School District Middle School has resulted in a proposed $52.9 million budget plan to to renovate facilities which have been deemed hazardous. The inspection revealed the presence of decrepit infrastructures creating hazardous conditions for the school’s occupants. The majority of these findings are of concern to the health and safety of students […]

Photo by Lizzie Nimetz.

Library Renovations On The Horizon

The Sojourner Truth Library (STL) will soon be subject to an overall renovation that will temporarily displace all activity and materials to the concourse-level area as the main floor undergoes construction. The $14.3 million renovation project, which is expected to last into the beginning of the fall 2015 semester, is aimed to provide students with advanced study materials and an […]

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Proposed Parking Permits Pose Problems

On Oct. 23 New Paltz Mayor Jason West, Village Trustee Sally Rhoads and New Paltz business owners and residents met to discuss parking in the village. This meeting was held after Rhoads and Basco proposed an amendment that would not allow non-residential parking in the R-1, R-2, R-3 and Historic districts Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

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Senate Discusses Member Retention

The 58th Student Senate met Wednesday night, Oct. 29, for their weekly meeting, one that discussed future events, campus issues and potential resolutions. Executive Vice President Jesse Ginsburg spoke about New Paltz LOOP bus flyers, saying that there will soon be flyers around campus with the schedule on it soon, which will inform more students about using the bus as […]


Features

Photo by Maxwell Reide.

Serving Up Comida With A Smile

Foodies beware, there’s a new restaurant contender in town. Los Agaves is a new Mexican restaurant in New Paltz, which opened its doors on Sept. 12. Although new, Los Agaves already has a strong customer base, including many families, according to manager Norberto Becerril. One of the most popular orders is the fresh homemade guacamole, which is made with avocado, […]

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A&E

Courtesy of Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes.

Art Prevails Through Hard Times

On Wednesday, Oct. 22, Lecture Center 102 was bursting with students, faculty members and residents of New Paltz to see highly anticipated artist Alfredo Jaar. Born in Chile, Jaar is an artist, filmmaker and architect who currently works and resides in New York City. According to SUNY New Paltz’s website, Jaar became a MacArthur Fellow in 2000. In 2006 he […]

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Sports

Photo by Lizzie Nimetz.

Women’s Volleyball to Host ’14 SUNYAC Tournament

The Women’s Volleyball team has clinched its second-straight State University of New York Athletic Conference’s (SUNYAC) regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the SUNYAC Tournament. As a result of clinching the top seed in the SUNYAC conference, the Hawks will serve as host to the 2014 SUNYAC Tournament, which will run from Friday, Nov. 7 to Sunday, Nov. […]

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Editorial

Cartoon by Julie Gunderson.

Permission to Park

At the Oct. 8 New Paltz Village Board meeting, board trustees Ariana Basco and Sally Rhoads proposed the idea of requiring permits for cars to park on all residential village streets. The proposed plan is meant to address what the trustees believe to be a lack of available street parking due to students unwilling to pay for campus parking, and […]

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Village Sewage Repair Moves Forward

Photo by Ali Matthews.

Health concerns resulting from an outdated sewage system have forced the Village of New Paltz to begin new construction starting this winter. The sewer system in its current state threatens to create blockages and overflow if left unrepaired, sparking concern from residents who are part of the sewage line. An informational meeting was held on Oct. 6 to discuss the […]

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Permission to Park

Cartoon by Julie Gunderson.

At the Oct. 8 New Paltz Village Board meeting, board trustees Ariana Basco and Sally Rhoads proposed the idea of requiring permits for cars to park on all residential village streets. The proposed plan is meant to address what the trustees believe to be a lack of available street parking due to students unwilling to pay for campus parking, and […]

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Women’s Volleyball to Host ’14 SUNYAC Tournament

Photo by Lizzie Nimetz.

The Women’s Volleyball team has clinched its second-straight State University of New York Athletic Conference’s (SUNYAC) regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the SUNYAC Tournament. As a result of clinching the top seed in the SUNYAC conference, the Hawks will serve as host to the 2014 SUNYAC Tournament, which will run from Friday, Nov. 7 to Sunday, Nov. […]

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