Zimet To Run For State Assembly Seat

Zimet To Run For State Assembly Seat

New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet formally announced that she will run for the New York State Assembly seat for the 103rd District. Zimet, a democrat, officially announced her candidacy for state assembly on Tuesday, April 29 via the launch of her website, susanzimet.com. Zimet will run against incumbent and fellow democrat Kevin Cahill. Cahill […]

College Includes Transgender Healthcare To Student Insurance

College Includes Transgender Healthcare To Student Insurance

Beginning in August of this year, the healthcare insurance provider SUNY New Paltz offers will be inclusive of Transgender students. Student Association (SA) recently passed a bill which will allow for a $25,000 allotment toward gender-affirming procedures. The money will come from a $7 increase in student healthcare fees, Assistant Director of Student Health Services […]

SEI Changes Further Discussed

SEI Changes Further Discussed

Student senators are looking to make changes to the current Student Evaluation of Instruction (SEI). Senator Zachary Grossman said he is hoping to make the SEI a more helpful source for professors so they will be able to implement changes for future semesters. “[We’re looking] to make the SEIs more informative and less evaluative,” Grossman […]

President Christian Attends White House Meeting

President Christian Attends White House Meeting

SUNY New Paltz became one of the few colleges to be represented at the White House through a new sexual assault task force event. SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian journeyed to the nation’s capitol with other selected college presidents on Tuesday, April 29, to listen to presenters address concerns about sexual assault and violence […]

Candidates Discuss Campaign Platforms

Candidates Discuss Campaign Platforms

  On Monday, April 28, members of the sorority Delta Sigma Theta hosted a question and answer panel seated by candidates running for positions on next semester’s Student Association (SA) E-board. Ten candidates were present for the event – Osatohamwen Okundaye running for SA president, Jesse Ginsburg and Kelly Brennan running for SA Executive vice […]


Features

The Faces Of Healing

Colorful assortments of masks lined the walls of the Fine Arts Building, gazing silently upon the crowd gathered before them. Each meticulously placed brush stroke and pattern evokes the feelings of children facing various illnesses. Creative arts therapist and New Paltz adjunct Lucy Barbera, Ph.D., reflected on the mask paintings, which she said helped alleviate […]

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A&E

Night At The Jam Asia Museum

A far-east movement was made during Museum Night, Jam Asia’s second installment of its weeklong cultural celebration on Tuesday, April 29. The event reinforced the celebrated ethnicity with decorative flags and relevant music. The club’s main focus of the year is planning their annual Jam Asia Show, which highlights Asian fashion, dance and students’ general […]

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Sports

Season’s Ending

The baseball team ended their 2014 season last weekend with two doubleheader losses to Ithaca College  and SUNY Oneonta. The 14-22 Hawks were downed 7-2 and 11-1 in the seven-inning doubleheader against the strong pitching Bombers of Ithaca on April 26. The following day the team ended conference play with a 6-12 record in the […]

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Editorial

Progressive Healthcare

When the new academic year starts in August, SUNY New Paltz’s healthcare insurance provider will include gender-affirming procedures for Transgender students. Student Association legislation that was recently passed will provide Transgender students with access to $25,000 worth of services, including hormone therapy and psychological assistance throughout the transition process. The $25,000 will come from a […]

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Recent Articles

“The New Paltz Oracle” Volume 86, Issue 1 (Preview Issue)

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Zimet To Run For State Assembly Seat

New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet formally announced that she will run for the New York State Assembly seat for the 103rd District. Zimet, a democrat, officially announced her candidacy for state assembly on Tuesday, April 29 via the launch of her website, susanzimet.com. Zimet will run against incumbent and fellow democrat Kevin Cahill. Cahill […]

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College Includes Transgender Healthcare To Student Insurance

Beginning in August of this year, the healthcare insurance provider SUNY New Paltz offers will be inclusive of Transgender students. Student Association (SA) recently passed a bill which will allow for a $25,000 allotment toward gender-affirming procedures. The money will come from a $7 increase in student healthcare fees, Assistant Director of Student Health Services […]

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