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New Paltz Ranked Among Smartest Colleges

SUNY New Paltz was recently named one of the “104 smartest public colleges in America,” according to Business Insider. New Paltz ranked No. 100, alongside other well-known public institutions such as the College of William and Mary, SUNY Binghamton and SUNY Geneseo. According to Business Insider’s official online release, these “colleges offer brainpower and affordability.” The rankings were based off […]

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Senate Discusses Future Meeting Structure

On Wednesday, Nov. 19 the 58th Student Senate met to discuss improvements for future meetings. The session began with reports on upcoming events on campus. One event announced, Combating Climate Change, is a follow up to the People’s Climate March, to which NYPIRG Program Coordinator Eric Wood said he hopes to see everyone who was on the bus on Sept. […]

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Women’s Safety Concerns Addressed With Self Defense Course

A female SUNY New Paltz student was assaulted by a male who attempted to kidnap her near Hasbrouck Park at the edge of campus as she walked home around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 26. She was able to fend off her attacker and locate Town Police, who took him into custody soon after and charged him with attempted kidnapping in […]

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Fifth Year Of Rational Tuition Increase Approved

On Thursday, Nov. 6, the State University of New York (SUNY) administration approved the fifth year of the rational tuition increase. This is a part of the SUNY 2020 plan agreed to in 2011 by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the legislature which allowed the 64 SUNY schools to be able to raise tuition without having to get approval from the […]

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Counseling Center Withdraws Support For Social Awareness Event

The National Residence Hall Honorary’s (NRHH) annually held event, “Tunnel of Oppression,” has been canceled this semester due to withdrawal of support from the Psychological Counseling Center (PCC). Tunnel of Oppression is designed to introduce students to the concept of oppression and the different forms it can take. The event immerses students in different scenes of oppression in order to […]


Features

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Hudson Valley Hunger Hype

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week has been an annual hit throughout the region for the last ten years. The name may say “week,” but this year spanned from Monday, Nov. 3 to Sunday, Nov. 16. During Restaurant Week, participating restaurants offered a three-course lunch special for $20.95 and a three-course dinner special for $29.95. Over 200 restaurants participated throughout the Hudson […]

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A&E

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“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” Delivers

The student-run Miami Theatre Players presented Dirty Rotten Scoundrels last week. It was the funniest musical I’ve seen since “The Book of Mormon.” The three-night performance spanned Nov. 13 to 15, taking place in the Studley Theatre and featured outstanding vocals, acting ability and direction, coupled with a great pit orchestra. Based on a 1988 film starring Michael Caine and […]

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Sports

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Final Spike for Women’s Volleyball

The season came to an end last Friday afternoon for the Women’s volleyball team after losing to Haverford College in the first round of the Div. III Tournament. The games were close all match while the Hawks had a 4-3 advantage in team blocks. The difference in the match came in the hitting percentage, when Haverford edged New Paltz .232 […]

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Editorial

Cartoon by Julie Gunderson.

Tuition Troubles

The State University of New York (SUNY) has approved its fifth-consecutive tuition increase of $300 to be implemented in the 2015-16 school year. This increase will bring in-state tuition to $6,470 a year, not including room and board, meal plans or other expenses, such as textbooks. This idea of a rational tuition increase came to fruition in 2011 when the […]

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Tuition Troubles

Cartoon by Julie Gunderson.

The State University of New York (SUNY) has approved its fifth-consecutive tuition increase of $300 to be implemented in the 2015-16 school year. This increase will bring in-state tuition to $6,470 a year, not including room and board, meal plans or other expenses, such as textbooks. This idea of a rational tuition increase came to fruition in 2011 when the […]

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Final Spike for Women’s Volleyball

Photo courtesy of the Office of Communication and Marketing.

The season came to an end last Friday afternoon for the Women’s volleyball team after losing to Haverford College in the first round of the Div. III Tournament. The games were close all match while the Hawks had a 4-3 advantage in team blocks. The difference in the match came in the hitting percentage, when Haverford edged New Paltz .232 […]

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“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” Delivers

Photo courtesy of The Miami Theatre Players.

The student-run Miami Theatre Players presented Dirty Rotten Scoundrels last week. It was the funniest musical I’ve seen since “The Book of Mormon.” The three-night performance spanned Nov. 13 to 15, taking place in the Studley Theatre and featured outstanding vocals, acting ability and direction, coupled with a great pit orchestra. Based on a 1988 film starring Michael Caine and […]

read more