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Village Legislation Draws Concern From Senate

Student Association met on Wednesday, Feb. 25 to talk about a number of issues including campus drug policy, crucial town laws and SUNY tuition increases. Vice President of Academic Affairs and Governance Jordan Taylor discussed the recent report that listed SUNY New Paltz as having the most drug arrests per capita of any school in 2013. Taylor said the report […]

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Installed At New Paltz

SUNY New Paltz unveiled its first six electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on campus last week. These stations are part of New Paltz’s overall plan for sustainability as well as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Charge NY” program, which aims to install 3,000 EV charging stations statewide by 2018, according to an article on wamc.org. All six stations are located in the […]

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Rogers, Rhoads, Cohen Discuss Candidacy For Village Mayor

Three New Paltz residents have announced their candidacy for New Paltz Village Mayor. Tim Rogers, Sally Rhoads and Amy Cohen have begun collecting signatures to earn a spot on the ballot in the May 5 election. Current incumbent Village Mayor Jason West has not yet publicly announced if he will once again run for the position and was unable to […]

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SUNY New Paltz Ranked No. 1 In Drug-Arrests Per Capita

The Huffington Post recently released an analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education on statistics of on-campus drug arrests at colleges across the nation. SUNY New Paltz ranked No. 1 for the nation’s highest rate of on-campus drug arrests per capita for 2013. The information was derived from the “Drugs On Campus” report by […]

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Village Board Proposes Potential Parking Solutions

Seeking to alleviate parking issues in the Village of New Paltz, the village board has discussed potential ways to revamp conditions on residential roads — some neighboring the SUNY New Paltz campus — by exploring the feasibility of setting two-hour parking zones. Village Board Trustee Sally Rhoads provided a detailed list of the board’s parking concerns at their Feb. 11 […]


Features

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LIFE IN THREE DIMENSIONS

Twelve years from now the second quarter of the 21st century will have begun, current kindergarten students will be applying to college, five Olympic Games will have passed and 3D printers will become a common tool. CEO of MakerBot, Jennifer Lawton, came to SUNY New Paltz on Feb. 25 to tell a lecture hall full of students, faculty and community […]

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A&E

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An Evening of Poetry

Two experienced and celebrated Hudson Valley writers entertained a crowd of scholars and educators to an evening of poetry. SUNY New Paltz’s own journalism professor Howard Good and veteran poet Donald Lev read pieces from their newest works at the Honors Center on Feb. 18. Lecturer David Carr introduced Good and Lev, calling them two of his favorite Hudson Valley […]

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Sports

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Flying High

The Women’s basketball team defeated SUNY Buffalo 79-58 in the quarterfinal round of the 2015 SUNYAC Tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Hawk Center. With the win, the Hawks advance to the semifinal round of the tournament. They next travel to tournament host and No. 1 seed in the SUNYAC conference SUNY Geneseo to play the No. 2 seed […]

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Editorial

Cartoon by Mike Sheinkopf.

Running The Village

The 2015 Village Mayoral race is underway for the Village of New Paltz, as New Paltz residents Sally Rhoads, Tim Rogers and Amy Cohen have come forth to announce their candidacy. Local government elections are a time for New Paltz residents who are not actively involved in community happenings to formulate a more scrutinizing eye to community legislation, governance and […]

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Running The Village

Cartoon by Mike Sheinkopf.

The 2015 Village Mayoral race is underway for the Village of New Paltz, as New Paltz residents Sally Rhoads, Tim Rogers and Amy Cohen have come forth to announce their candidacy. Local government elections are a time for New Paltz residents who are not actively involved in community happenings to formulate a more scrutinizing eye to community legislation, governance and […]

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Flying High

Photo by Lizzie Nimetz.

The Women’s basketball team defeated SUNY Buffalo 79-58 in the quarterfinal round of the 2015 SUNYAC Tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Hawk Center. With the win, the Hawks advance to the semifinal round of the tournament. They next travel to tournament host and No. 1 seed in the SUNYAC conference SUNY Geneseo to play the No. 2 seed […]

read more

An Evening of Poetry

Photo by Erica Blaize.

Two experienced and celebrated Hudson Valley writers entertained a crowd of scholars and educators to an evening of poetry. SUNY New Paltz’s own journalism professor Howard Good and veteran poet Donald Lev read pieces from their newest works at the Honors Center on Feb. 18. Lecturer David Carr introduced Good and Lev, calling them two of his favorite Hudson Valley […]

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