Putting Our Education On Ice

April 7, 2011 oracle 0

The issue of budget cuts has brought up many pressing questions and concerns over these past few months, with ideas regarding a potential hiring freeze being thrown into the mix. We at The New Paltz Oracle believe that this is one method of coping with the budgetary shortfall that should be avoided at all costs. At the end of every year, department chairs go to their respective dean and put in requests for faculty positions they would like to see filled. This year, out of 30 requested positions, the administration is only […]

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Acting in a Big Way

April 7, 2011 oracle 0

By Jack A. Smith It is time for the United States government to launch a crash program to swiftly replace the use of climate-changing fossil […]