Bollywood Comes To Campus

November 17, 2011 Rachel Freeman 0

After second-year international relations major Jasmine Sawmi showed second-year communications major Oluwatofunmi Ayanfodun her first Bollywood film, Ayanfodun was addicted. When Ayanfodun began finding and watching movies on her own, the idea of a Bollywood club on campus struck the pair. “We had the idea last semester, but we didn’t really try to […]

Bouncing to Their Own Beat

November 17, 2011 Meghan Healy 1

New Paltz prides itself as a center for different kinds of art. Bounce Method, a new band sweeping over the town’s music scene, takes this idea further by incorporating multiple genres and backgrounds to create a unique sound. Third-year media management major Luke DiCola (vocals/guitar), fourth-year contemporary music major Guy Piaquadio (bass), third-year jazz performance theory & composition major Matthew Hunter (vocals/guitar) and third-year pre-finance major Jason Greenspan (drums) make up the four-piece group and each add a unique flavor of music to their band, setting them apart from many others. While the band said merging their different styles is the hallmark of their ensemble, they also expressed a difficulty in finding a middle ground. “There’s a hard line to cross between friends and bandmates,” DiCola […]

In Honor of Herbst

November 17, 2011 Cat Tacopina 0

In a division teeming with fresh talent, SUNY New Paltz Women’s Volleyball is the home of the SUNYAC Eastern Division’s top rookie. After the SUNYAC Conference Finals, first-year libero Katy Herbst was named Rookie of the Year by the conference office. Herbst, who began playing in middle […]