JP Morgan Chase grant awards $230,000 to mechatronics program

JP Morgan Chase grant awards $230,000 to mechatronics program

September 2, 2015

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor A new engineering program received a nearly quarter-million-dollar welcome to Hudson Valley this summer from one of the nation’s largest banks. The $230,000 grant by JP Morgan Chase supports the construction of a new mechatronics laboratory facility at TEC-SMART in Malta. Construction for the lab isRead More

Documentary questions sustainability of eating meat

Documentary questions sustainability of eating meat

May 5, 2015

Jefri Nazri Staff Writer Around 80 people filled the Maureen Stapleton Theatre last Wednesday for a screening of the documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” hosted by the Animal Outreach Club along with the New York State Humane Association. The film showed how factory farming and animal agriculture is a leadingRead More

Tutition increased $120 this year

Tutition increased $120 this year

September 2, 2015

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Hudson Valley faces its first tuition increase in three years after the Rensselaer County Legislature approved the college’s $110 million budget for the upcoming academic year. “The concern to taxpayers is holding the budget line at $110 million and not burdening the students with an enormousRead More

Tutition increased $120 this year

Tutition increased $120 this year

September 2, 2015

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Hudson Valley faces its first tuition increase in three years after the Rensselaer County Legislature approved the college’s $110 million budget for the upcoming academic year. “The concern to taxpayers is holding the budget line at $110 million and not burdening the students with an enormousRead More

My’Asia Alston Makes Hudson Valley History

My’Asia Alston Makes Hudson Valley History

September 2, 2015

John C. Longton III Sports Editor My’Asia Alston just signed a letter of intent to attend and play basketball at Merrimack College. She finished the 2014-15 season a 3rd team All-American and has made a name for herself in the history books for women’s basketball here at Hudson Valley CommunityRead More

My’Asia Alston Makes Hudson Valley History

My’Asia Alston Makes Hudson Valley History

September 2, 2015

John C. Longton III Sports Editor My’Asia Alston just signed a letter of intent to attend and play basketball at Merrimack College. She finished the 2014-15 season a 3rd team All-American and has made a name for herself in the history books for women’s basketball here at Hudson Valley CommunityRead More

Tutition increased $120 this year

Tutition increased $120 this year

September 2, 2015

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Hudson Valley faces its first tuition increase in three years after the Rensselaer County Legislature approved the college’s $110 million budget for the upcoming academic year. “The concern to taxpayers is holding the budget line at $110 million and not burdening the students with an enormousRead More

Tutition increased $120 this year

Tutition increased $120 this year

September 2, 2015

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Hudson Valley faces its first tuition increase in three years after the Rensselaer County Legislature approved the college’s $110 million budget for the upcoming academic year. “The concern to taxpayers is holding the budget line at $110 million and not burdening the students with an enormousRead More

Student Senate executives await life beyond Hudson Valley

Student Senate executives await life beyond Hudson Valley

May 5, 2015

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor While the next executive board in the Student Senate anticipates moving in to the Student Activities Office starting June 1, officers Grace Harrison, My’Asia Colon, Fanny Motey and Samantha Bedell are anticipating the future beyond Hudson Valley. “It completely changed my whole campus experience,” said HarrisonRead More

New Senate leaders also elected as Investment Club executives

New Senate leaders also elected as Investment Club executives

May 5, 2015

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor Over the course of this academic year, three members of the Investment Club, the fastest-growing club on campus, have gone from struggling to fund a trip to Wall Street to winning four executive seats in student government. Three elected Student Senate officers secured Investment Club seatsRead More

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JP Morgan Chase grant awards $230,000 to mechatronics program

JP Morgan Chase grant awards $230,000 to mechatronics program

September 2, 2015 at 10:23 am 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor A new engineering program received a nearly quarter-million-dollar welcome to Hudson Valley this summer from one of the nation’s largest banks. The $230,000 grant by JP Morgan Chase supports the construction of a new mechatronics laboratory facility at TEC-SMART in Malta. Construction for the lab isRead More

Football looks to rebound after Salt City Bowl

Football looks to rebound after Salt City Bowl

September 2, 2015 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Sam Kobylar Staff Writer After finishing with an 8-2 record and appearing in a bowl game last season, the Vikings are looking to do even more this year. Even though the Vikings had a strong season overall last year, they ended on a bad note, as they got blown outRead More

Viking Softball places 3rd in the nation

Viking Softball places 3rd in the nation

September 2, 2015 at 10:13 am 0 comments

John C. Longton III Sports Editor While we were away, the Hudson Valley Women’s softball team placed third in the nation and had a season for the ages. The softball team lost to division rival Herkimer 8-3 in Rochester, Minnesota, on May 16, ending a run that no other HudsonRead More

Wellness Center opens in Campus Center

Wellness Center opens in Campus Center

September 2, 2015 at 10:03 am 0 comments

Jefri Nazri Creative Editor New opportunities for positive changes have opened up in Suite 270 of the Siek Campus Center, which now houses the Wellness Center, which provides health services and personal and psychological counseling. “Counseling and mental health counseling is vital. College years [are] the time when many individualsRead More

Beyond Bold. Beyond Vikings.

Beyond Bold. Beyond Vikings.

September 1, 2015 at 9:04 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Over two years ago, all over social media, I saw a parade of acceptance letters from fancy schools with housing, somewhat stereotyped progressive activism and massive halls that could rival the Parthenon (and the debt of Greece). I barely accepted the fact I was just goingRead More

Everett McNair’s Letter to the Community

September 1, 2015 at 8:53 pm 0 comments

Welcome students!   I hope you’ve enjoyed summer and are ready to get back to school. As we begin another year, it’s a good time to consider the subject of pursuing excellence. I like the way Los Angeles Lakers coach Pat Riley defined it: “Excellence is the gradual result ofRead More

What I did this summer: Working at New Student Orientation

September 1, 2015 at 8:52 pm 0 comments

Andrea Currie Copy Editor At the end of every New Student Orientation, one of the student workers tries to catch people before they leave and cajole them into taking a short survey about the experience. Whenever I do it, my pitch goes something like this: “Before you leave, would youRead More

Red-bearded activist runs for Troy City Council

Red-bearded activist runs for Troy City Council

September 1, 2015 at 8:51 pm 0 comments

Brandon Freer Staff Writer Democrat Anasha Cummings is hoping to be elected to the Troy City Council this November, and he is running an unconventional campaign. In an effort to make himself more approachable and relatable, throughout his campaign Cummings has released a series of whimsical, yet informative videos thatRead More

What to expect at Welcome Week

September 1, 2015 at 8:41 pm 0 comments

Durgin McCue News Editor New and returning Hudson Valley students will receive a very warm welcome this year during the first week of classes. This year’s welcome-back festivities will include free food, lawn games, and chances to learn about Hudson Valley’s offerings. Each day (Monday through Friday) will have aRead More

New orientation brings an increase in student retention

New orientation brings an increase in student retention

August 31, 2015 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

Matt Whalen Editor-in-Chief For the first year of the new student orientation system, incoming matriculated student enrollment has increased four percent according to Jim Macklin, director of planning and research. “This year, we had close to 3,000 students that attended orientation. I feel like they had a very good experience.Read More