Students Protest CUNY And SUNY Tuition Hikes

March 15, 2012 Kelsey Damrad 0

New York Student Rising (NYSR) hosted students from all over the state in Albany, N.Y. on Monday, March 5, to rally against tuition hikes, recent reductions in state funding and increases in student debt for State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY). […]

Students Seek to Mobilize a Movement

October 6, 2011 Jaleesa Baulkman 0

Eirik Bjorkman climbed atop a stone bench outside of the Humanities Building Wednesday to remind dozens of chanting student protestors surrounding him of an old saying: “no one can make you go through a door.” “They can show you the doorway, they can show you the key, […]

New Paltz Gets Nas-ty Over Racism

May 12, 2011 Jaleesa Baulkman 0

Nas graced the stage of the Elting Gym for a brief performance as the main act for Normal/SSDP and Student Association’s (SA) Production of the 12th annual Rock Against Racism, May 6 and 7. According to Executive Vice President of Programming Anthony Lino, Nas was chosen through a collective decision made by SA Productions. They hoped his performance would reinforce the significance of unity and inspire students to come up with new possible solutions toward becoming more unified. “We want to be able to […]