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Newly Implemented App Increases Safety On Campus

In order to increase campus safety and promote communication between students and university police, a new mobile safety app has been introduced this semester. The Rave Guardian Campus Safety App allows iPhone and Android users to communicate with “guardians” and police – a capability that the NP Alert system lacks, said SUNY New Paltz Police Chief David Dugatkin. The app, […]

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Traffic Regulations Aim To Ease Congestion

Recent New Paltz Town Board regulations, approved in late August, aim to reduce highway traffic congestion in and around the Village of New Paltz. These new rules will hopefully make transportation throughout town easier and safer for New Paltz residents and students alike. “These [regulations] are guidelines that we’re basically asking the Planning Board to use when they approve a […]

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Rescue Squad Appoints New Chief

Jason Conway, 27, a New Paltz resident and graduate of Dutchess County Community College, was recently appointed chief of the New Paltz Rescue Squad. Conway said he volunteered with the New Paltz Rescue Squad for seven years. “In that time I volunteered and was moved up the ranks,” he said. “I learned on the job.” The New Paltz Rescue Squad, […]

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Cuomo Protesters Met With Police Force

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke on campus to announce a $10 million award to SUNY New Paltz for the construction of a 20,000 square-foot “Engineering Innovation Hub” located close to Resnick Engineering Hall, which will focus and expand on the college’s 3D printing program. The award came as part of the governor’s SUNY 2020 Challenge Grant, a […]

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Ground Broken On New Science Building

The former parking lot at the corner of Route 32 and Plattekill Avenue began its journey to become the new science building with speeches from important officials and a ceremonial ground breaking, on Friday, Sept. 19. SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, New York State Sen. John Bonacic and Margie DeBolt, partner at Zimmer Gunsul Frasca […]


Features

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March Towards Climate Change

With stakes like the entire planet on the line, New Paltz residents came together in busloads to participate in the world’s largest ever climate change march. The Sept. 21 New York City march, which brought in nearly 400,000 people, sparked similar calls for action at over 2,700 events in more than 150 countries, according to the People’s Climate March website. […]

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A&E

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A Hi-“Storyk” Start To Speaker Series

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the School of Fine and Performing Arts held its inaugural Speaker Series presentation with guest architect John Storyk, the principal designer for Walters-Storyk Design Group (WSDG). A master of his art for over 45 years, Storyk shared the creation story of his career and the ongoing journey in his profession through a lecture titled, “John Storyk-—A […]

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Sports

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Field Hockey Pursues SUNYAC Preparation

The field hockey team lost their game  at home against The University of Rochester last Saturday, Sept 20. with a final score of 3-2.The team,with a current record of 4-3 in their non-conference games, begins SUNYAC play at home this Friday against SUNY Oswego. The Rochester Yellowjackets scored two goals against the Hawks within the first 10 minutes of the […]

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Editorial

Cartoon by Julie Gundersen.

Missed Communications

Last Tuesday, student activists made aware of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s arrival on-campus organized an anti-fracking demonstration outside the Student Union building (SUB), only to be met by police opposition. A police officer stationed at the SUB ordered the protestors to vacate the area, which had been cordoned off for the event. When the students repeatedly challenged the officer’s order, on […]

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Missed Communications

Cartoon by Julie Gundersen.

Last Tuesday, student activists made aware of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s arrival on-campus organized an anti-fracking demonstration outside the Student Union building (SUB), only to be met by police opposition. A police officer stationed at the SUB ordered the protestors to vacate the area, which had been cordoned off for the event. When the students repeatedly challenged the officer’s order, on […]

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Field Hockey Pursues SUNYAC Preparation

Photo by Lizzie Nimetz.

The field hockey team lost their game  at home against The University of Rochester last Saturday, Sept 20. with a final score of 3-2.The team,with a current record of 4-3 in their non-conference games, begins SUNYAC play at home this Friday against SUNY Oswego. The Rochester Yellowjackets scored two goals against the Hawks within the first 10 minutes of the […]

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A Hi-“Storyk” Start To Speaker Series

Photo by Zameena Mejia.

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the School of Fine and Performing Arts held its inaugural Speaker Series presentation with guest architect John Storyk, the principal designer for Walters-Storyk Design Group (WSDG). A master of his art for over 45 years, Storyk shared the creation story of his career and the ongoing journey in his profession through a lecture titled, “John Storyk-—A […]

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