Tim Rogers Wins Village Of New Paltz Mayoral Race

Tim Rogers Wins Village Of New Paltz Mayoral Race

After nearly half an hour following the close of the polls on Tuesday, May 5, the Village of New Paltz had gained its 23rd mayor: Tim Rogers, who won the race with 41 percent of the vote. In unofficial results released Tuesday night, village residents voted Rogers in with 353 votes, surpassing totals for incumbent Jason West at 204 votes, […]

Photo courtesy of Sam Lacovara.

Students Organize Week of Action Against Sexual Violence

From Sunday, April 26 through Sunday, May 3, students at SUNY New Paltz conducted the university’s Week of Action Against Sexual Violence. According to the program’s official Facebook page, at least one event took place during each day of the week to help raise awareness surrounding sexual violence. The events were co-sponsored by a variety of on-campus and off-campus organizations, […]

Photo by Holly Lipka.

New Paltz School District Rallies Against Common Core Initiative

On Tuesday, April 7, teachers, parents, students and activists from the New Paltz community and the New Paltz Central School District (NPCSD) rallied against new Common Core teaching standards and increased emphasis on standardized testing in K-12 education. These new policies are the result of New York State (NYS) legislation, specifically education reforms promoted and initiated by NYS Gov. Andrew […]

Photo by Holly Lipka.

New Paltz Fire Commission In The Works

The New Paltz Town Board, Village Board and New Paltz Fire Department are currently discussing the creation of a New Paltz Fire District, which would differ from village and town fire departments in its governance. This plan would change the governing body of the new district from general town and village board members to a trained board of commissioners. In […]

Photo by Holly Lipka.

Senate Overturns Previous Budget Alllocations Deemed Unfair

The 59th Student Association (SA) Senate met on Wednesday, April 29 to discuss changes on campus, budget issues and constitutional changes. Sen. James Auer announced that Coca-Cola will be the sole provider of beverages on campus for the next five years starting in August, replacing Pepsi. According to Auer, the Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) Board chose Coca-Cola because Pepsi lacked […]


Features

Photo by Nate Sheidlower.

Welcoming Mothers On Campus

“I can’t go a day without pumping,” Marykate Marley, a SUNY New Paltz student and nursing mother, explained. “If you stop feeding you get really backed up and your breasts will leak and if you don’t stay consistent with it you’ll lose your supply and you won’t be able to feed your child.” The third-year journalism major attends classes full-time […]

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A&E

Photo by Marisa Losciale.

Bringing the Best to Spring Fest

The double silver doors of Elting Gym swung open as spectators of the 2015 SUNY New Paltz Spring Fest were greeted by DJ Phaze already perched on the stage behind his turntable. He shouted to the crowd to get pumped for the awesome late-evening show to come as the lights dimmed low. Starting off the two-act concert on Saturday, April […]

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Sports

Photo by Robin Weinstein.

Citro’s Mark

Carissa Citro was supposed to be a member of the cross country team at SUNY New Paltz, but chose to play lacrosse instead. Citro first started playing lacrosse in fourth grade and continued throughout her time at Miller Place High School on the north shore of Long Island. Playing travel lacrosse was also part of her routine. Despite running for […]

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Editorial

Cartoon by Mike Sheinkopf.

Wrong Answer

Earlier this month, many members of the New Paltz Central School District convened to rally against the Common Core education standards that have been implemented in New York State. The goal of Common Core is to teach students by state standards in English and mathematics to prepare them for entry level collegiate courses or jobs available to those without a […]

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Tim Rogers Wins Village Of New Paltz Mayoral Race

Tim Rogers Wins Village Of New Paltz Mayoral Race

After nearly half an hour following the close of the polls on Tuesday, May 5, the Village of New Paltz had gained its 23rd mayor: Tim Rogers, who won the race with 41 percent of the vote. In unofficial results released Tuesday night, village residents voted Rogers in with 353 votes, surpassing totals for incumbent Jason West at 204 votes, […]

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Students Organize Week of Action Against Sexual Violence

Photo courtesy of Sam Lacovara.

From Sunday, April 26 through Sunday, May 3, students at SUNY New Paltz conducted the university’s Week of Action Against Sexual Violence. According to the program’s official Facebook page, at least one event took place during each day of the week to help raise awareness surrounding sexual violence. The events were co-sponsored by a variety of on-campus and off-campus organizations, […]

read more

New Paltz School District Rallies Against Common Core Initiative

Photo by Holly Lipka.

On Tuesday, April 7, teachers, parents, students and activists from the New Paltz community and the New Paltz Central School District (NPCSD) rallied against new Common Core teaching standards and increased emphasis on standardized testing in K-12 education. These new policies are the result of New York State (NYS) legislation, specifically education reforms promoted and initiated by NYS Gov. Andrew […]

read more