Bearing the things we cannot bear: Author Cheryl Strayed discusses her journey

Bearing the things we cannot bear: Author Cheryl Strayed discusses her journey

March 25, 2015

  By Andrea Currie News Editor On Thursday, Mar. 12, best-selling author Cheryl Strayed spoke to a full house in the BTC Auditorium, with dozens more watching via screens in the BTC meeting rooms. At 4 p.m., a line was already forming for her free 7 p.m. talk, which wasRead More

Bearing the things we cannot bear: Author Cheryl Strayed discusses her journey

Bearing the things we cannot bear: Author Cheryl Strayed discusses her journey

March 25, 2015

  By Andrea Currie News Editor On Thursday, Mar. 12, best-selling author Cheryl Strayed spoke to a full house in the BTC Auditorium, with dozens more watching via screens in the BTC meeting rooms. At 4 p.m., a line was already forming for her free 7 p.m. talk, which wasRead More

Softball charging toward the season ahead

March 25, 2015

By Bobby Colla Sports Editor The Hudson Valley softball season is set to get underway in about a week and the team seems to be well prepared. Head coach Christopher Mazzeo said he likes where the team is at this moment in time. “I think we did well recruiting, andRead More

Alston wins conference player of the year

Alston wins conference player of the year

February 24, 2015

Bobby Colla Sports Editor My’Asia Alston has been raved about by many of her teammates, coaches and even opponents all season, and on Friday she was named player of the year for the Mountain Valley Conference. “I’m very happy,” said Alston. She is a player that has not shown muchRead More

Vikings end season with win

Vikings end season with win

February 24, 2015

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief The Vikings ended the season on a high note with a 70-64 victory over Delhi on Saturday. Only a few days after a loss to Fulton-Montgomery ended their playoff hopes. They finished the season with a win that brought their record to 15-13. Elijah Newsome’s big secondRead More

Hockey closes season with frustrating loss

Hockey closes season with frustrating loss

February 17, 2015

Bobby Colla Sports Editor The Vikings struggled all over the ice in their final game, losing 4-1 to the RPI Club Hockey Team on Sunday at the Houston Fieldhouse. “We can’t focus on the negatives,” said Head Coach Matt Alvey. One big positive was the game goalie Stephen Reilly had.Read More

Solar Society club at TEC-Smart powers up

Solar Society club at TEC-Smart powers up

March 25, 2015

“Our swag is renewable” is the motto of Solar Society Club, the first student organization to reach the TEC-SMART campus in Malta. “We’d like to give a warm welcome to the club once it hits the main campus,” said Michael Petruccelli, from Catskill, one of the 11 students in SolarRead More

Solar Society club at TEC-Smart powers up

Solar Society club at TEC-Smart powers up

March 25, 2015

“Our swag is renewable” is the motto of Solar Society Club, the first student organization to reach the TEC-SMART campus in Malta. “We’d like to give a warm welcome to the club once it hits the main campus,” said Michael Petruccelli, from Catskill, one of the 11 students in SolarRead More

Viking Veterans band together

Viking Veterans band together

March 10, 2015

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor A total of 437 Viking Veterans are stationed at Hudson Valley and while tdheir latest battlegrounds involve parking and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, they remain conscious of the ongoing fights overseas. “When I see kids being killed and put on pikes or sold into slavery, I knowRead More

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Solar Society club at TEC-Smart powers up

Solar Society club at TEC-Smart powers up

March 25, 2015 at 11:55 am 0 comments

“Our swag is renewable” is the motto of Solar Society Club, the first student organization to reach the TEC-SMART campus in Malta. “We’d like to give a warm welcome to the club once it hits the main campus,” said Michael Petruccelli, from Catskill, one of the 11 students in SolarRead More

Obama announces Student Aid Bill of Rights

March 25, 2015 at 11:54 am 0 comments

By Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief Since taking office in 2009, President Obama has initiated a series of policies to reduce the amount of debt that students take on to pay for college. The latest is a Student Aid Bill of Rights, which is composed of principles that the administration believes shouldRead More

New Adolescent Education transfer agreement with Saint Rose

New Adolescent Education transfer agreement with Saint Rose

March 25, 2015 at 11:54 am 0 comments

  By Jefri Nazri Staff Writer In light of the new transfer agreement established between Hudson Valley and The College of Saint Rose, two representatives from Saint Rose visited the college to give a presentation on Project ASPIRE (Adolescence Special Education Preparation for Inclusive and Reflective Educators). Edward Pieper, associateRead More

Employers seek applicants at Hudson Valley

Employers seek applicants at Hudson Valley

March 25, 2015 at 11:52 am 0 comments

  The unemployment rate stood at 5.8 statewide percent this month, the lowest point since September 2008. On Mar. 10, 106 employers from across the area offered students employment opportunities at the Community Job Fair in the McDonough Sports Complex, a 25 percent increase over last year’s fair. For manyRead More

Leaders in Islam and Christianity discuss religious discrimination

Leaders in Islam and Christianity discuss religious discrimination

March 25, 2015 at 11:50 am 0 comments

  By Durgin McCue Staff Writer On Mar. 18 at 6:00 p.m. a lecture was held in the BTC meeting rooms to address discrimination in Christianity and Islam. The event was organized by the Muslim Student Association (MSA) and the Campus Ministry. The two speakers at the event, Reverend AlexandraRead More

Etiquette equals manners

Etiquette equals manners

March 25, 2015 at 11:49 am 0 comments

    By Nichole Danyla Staff Writer There was a cacophony of noise in the campus center on Monday, Mar. 16, as students rearranged place settings, folded napkins, and learned how to shake hands at a leadership workshop hosted by Dr. John Mellon, also known as Dr. John Etiquette, whoRead More

THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST

March 25, 2015 at 11:48 am 0 comments

An open letter to the campus community from some of its members Dear students, faculty, staff, and administrators, With Easter rapidly approaching, we would like to recount for you some of the historical background for this important holiday. For many of us, our relationship with Jesus Christ has proved toRead More

NYS trooper discusses dangers of drug use

March 25, 2015 at 11:47 am 0 comments

By Nichole Danyla Staff writer “I am here today to talk to you about choices… Some choices we make have a very long-lasting impact,” New York State Trooper investigator Peter Hogan said Thursday, Mar. 19 at a Voices lecture called “Individual and Community Struggles with Narcotics in New York State,”Read More

Softball charging toward the season ahead

March 25, 2015 at 11:46 am 0 comments

By Bobby Colla Sports Editor The Hudson Valley softball season is set to get underway in about a week and the team seems to be well prepared. Head coach Christopher Mazzeo said he likes where the team is at this moment in time. “I think we did well recruiting, andRead More

Boxing trying to outdo MMA

March 25, 2015 at 11:45 am 0 comments

By Bobby Colla Sports Editor Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are fighting in what some people to believe to be the last great fight in boxing, but many people, like HVCC boxing class instructor Kyle Provenzano, believe the sport is again on the rise. “This is probably the biggest fightRead More