A week of major speeches bring proposed changes to community colleges

A week of major speeches bring proposed changes to community colleges

January 28, 2015

Patrick Gareau Editor-in-Chief President Obama delivered the 2015 State of the Union address to the nation last Tuesday. His speech was the first in a series of addresses at different levels of government over the course of the week that each had direct impacts on students at Hudson Valley. OnRead More

The Viking Spirit Renaissance: The reemergence, success and challenges ahead of cheerleading club

The Viking Spirit Renaissance: The reemergence, success and challenges ahead of cheerleading club

January 28, 2015

  Tyler McNeil Creative Editor Nearly a dozen active students were moving to a blend of pop music including Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” for about two hours in the McDonough Sports Complex last Friday. This wasn’t a credit-free community fitness course, a Student Senate sponsored dance or post-basketball practice horseplay. ThisRead More

Hudson Valley athletics talk about the Super Bowl

Hudson Valley athletics talk about the Super Bowl

January 28, 2015

Bobby Colla Sports Editor   Seahawks soar, and Packers collapse “The Seahawks organization is always going to put the pedal to the metal,” said Hudson Valley’s Head Football Coach Mike Muehling, in regards to the Seahawks comeback victory over Green Bay in the NFC Championship Game. The Seahawks trailed theRead More

Women’s basketball: Comeback swept up by Broome

Women’s basketball: Comeback swept up by Broome

January 28, 2015

John C. Longton III Women’s basketball hosted the Broome Hornets Saturday and fell short in completing a comeback for the ages. #21 My’Asia Alston, from Cohoes, led all scorers with a career high 33 points, eight rebounds, seven steals and four assists. #23 Sierra Sangetti-Daniels, from Oneonta, added 18 pointsRead More

Vikings exterminate hornet infestation

Vikings exterminate hornet infestation

January 28, 2015

John C. Longton III The Men’s basketball team snapped a five game losing streak and improved their record to 10-9 with a 75-65 win against the Broome Hornets. #0 Elijah Newsome, from Cohoes, topped all Viking scorers with 16 points. #22 Brendan Archer, from Schoharie, added 15 and #11 TylerRead More

Football back to work after historic season

Football back to work after historic season

January 28, 2015

Bobby Colla Sports Editor “After having such a successful season, more people have shown interest in our program than ever before,” said Hudson Valley’s Head Football Coach Mike Muehling. The football team went 8-1 in the regular season, earning them the #19 spot in the country, and reached the SaltRead More

The Viking Spirit Renaissance: The reemergence, success and challenges ahead of cheerleading club

The Viking Spirit Renaissance: The reemergence, success and challenges ahead of cheerleading club

January 28, 2015

  Tyler McNeil Creative Editor Nearly a dozen active students were moving to a blend of pop music including Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” for about two hours in the McDonough Sports Complex last Friday. This wasn’t a credit-free community fitness course, a Student Senate sponsored dance or post-basketball practice horseplay. ThisRead More

The Viking Spirit Renaissance: The reemergence, success and challenges ahead of cheerleading club

The Viking Spirit Renaissance: The reemergence, success and challenges ahead of cheerleading club

January 28, 2015

  Tyler McNeil Creative Editor Nearly a dozen active students were moving to a blend of pop music including Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” for about two hours in the McDonough Sports Complex last Friday. This wasn’t a credit-free community fitness course, a Student Senate sponsored dance or post-basketball practice horseplay. ThisRead More

Alumna spotlight: Devin Brady

Alumna spotlight: Devin Brady

January 22, 2015

“I don’t think there is a more powerful weapon than education,” said Devin Brady, who since graduating from Hudson Valley in 2013 has gone on to hold leadership positions in SUNY student governance and then start a career working full time at SUNY. Brady was a standout student at HudsonRead More

Other News

Student Casting Call searches for Hudson Valley talent

Student Casting Call searches for Hudson Valley talent

January 28, 2015 at 8:49 am 0 comments

Laura Pierson Staff Writer “Be a Star!” announced the sign outside one of the studios in the BTC. Inside, students were invited to take part in this year’s Student Casting Call, a campuswide “search for talent,” photographic specialist Anthony Salamone explained. The college was looking for students to appear inRead More

Vikings exterminate hornet infestation

Vikings exterminate hornet infestation

January 28, 2015 at 8:42 am 0 comments

John C. Longton III The Men’s basketball team snapped a five game losing streak and improved their record to 10-9 with a 75-65 win against the Broome Hornets. #0 Elijah Newsome, from Cohoes, topped all Viking scorers with 16 points. #22 Brendan Archer, from Schoharie, added 15 and #11 TylerRead More

Women’s basketball: Comeback swept up by Broome

Women’s basketball: Comeback swept up by Broome

January 28, 2015 at 8:41 am 0 comments

John C. Longton III Women’s basketball hosted the Broome Hornets Saturday and fell short in completing a comeback for the ages. #21 My’Asia Alston, from Cohoes, led all scorers with a career high 33 points, eight rebounds, seven steals and four assists. #23 Sierra Sangetti-Daniels, from Oneonta, added 18 pointsRead More

Hudson Valley athletics talk about the Super Bowl

Hudson Valley athletics talk about the Super Bowl

January 28, 2015 at 8:39 am 0 comments

Bobby Colla Sports Editor   Seahawks soar, and Packers collapse “The Seahawks organization is always going to put the pedal to the metal,” said Hudson Valley’s Head Football Coach Mike Muehling, in regards to the Seahawks comeback victory over Green Bay in the NFC Championship Game. The Seahawks trailed theRead More

Another Wilson to be deflated

January 28, 2015 at 8:32 am 0 comments

Super Bowl Preview John C. Longton III   The season is coming to an end and there will be a void left in every football fan’s heart. Before we hit the panic button, we should realize that the NFL has one last gift to us – a game that hasRead More

Mike Fonda, a retired Cohoes Police officer who specialized in sexual assault crimes, now does counseling at Hudson Valley once a week.

Mike Fonda: A life fighting sexual violence

January 28, 2015 at 8:29 am 0 comments

Andrea Currie News Editor “This is a perfect retirement job for a guy like me,” said Mike Fonda, a retired Detective Sergeant from the Cohoes Police Department, who works as a Prevention Educator for the Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance Program (SACVAP) at Samaritan Hospital in Troy. Fonda’s workRead More

Spring leadership workshops aim to bring student growth

January 28, 2015 at 8:25 am 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief More than 40 students attended the weekly leadership workshops in the fall semester. Director of student life Louis Coplin, who spearheads the organization of the workshops, hopes that the program will continue to grow and create “buzz” around campus this spring. The workshops are held every MondayRead More

New degree programs keeping up with the economy

New degree programs keeping up with the economy

January 28, 2015 at 8:23 am 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief Hudson Valley introduced a new degree program in mechatronics on Jan. 22. Mechatronics is a field that combines electrical and mechanical engineering. It is the latest in a trend at Hudson Valley of creating new degree programs in high demand fields to keep up with the changingRead More

Obama still hopeful with congress in cynic state

Obama still hopeful with congress in cynic state

January 28, 2015 at 8:21 am 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor “I know how tempting such cynicism may be. But I still think the cynics are wrong,” said President Obama to congress in his sixth State of the Union address. This was by far, my favorite quote by the President last Tuesday night. Obama’s approval rating isRead More

President Obama announces free community college plan

President Obama announces free community college plan

January 22, 2015 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

                                              Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief President Obama visited Hudson Valley to give a speech in Sept. 2009. During his speech, he said that the most underappreciated part of theRead More