Horror, Hauntings and History

October 27, 2011 Katie Kocijanski 0

Haunted Huguenot Street staffers will once again aim to lead visitors on spooky, historic tours this Halloween weekend. The annual Halloween event has been a highlight of the fall season in New Paltz for more than 10 years. Haunted Huguenot Street features a staff-led candlelight tour, where local ghost stories are told. “It is a nighttime candlelight tour that brings guests through the museum houses to experience vignettes concerning the darker, nefarious side of local history,” said Rebecca Mackey, director of visitor […]

Reinventing Rauschenberg

October 27, 2011 Katherine Speller 0

When Robert Rauschenberg sculpted and painted “combines,” the innovative mixed media works he became famous for in the transition between Abstract Expressionism and the rise of Pop Art, he did not simply capture an image or make an argument. Rauschenberg captured the numerous events occurring around him in a collage of the people, places and absurdities he […]

Sink Or Swim

October 27, 2011 Clifford Maroney 0

Despite dropping their first two meets at the Ithaca Invitational on Oct. 15, the New Paltz Men’s Swim Team is far from fearing sharks in the water. The Hawks (0-2) fell to Ithaca College (2-0) 60-233 and SUNY Fredonia (1-1) 139-148 in one the team’s earliest meets in recent history. “Obviously we would have liked to win,” said Head Coach Scott Whitbeck. “However, since it […]