Spring breaks the Campus Center ceiling

Spring breaks the Campus Center ceiling

April 14, 2015

  A nearly 20-square-foot puddle of ceiling tile debris about 14 feet from the Liberal Arts, Human Adolescence Education and Individual Studies office was spotted on Apr. 3 in the Campus Center, remaining there for the next five days. Debris and two tiles reportedly damaged by melted snow were leftRead More

Psychology professor discusses gender roles in the 21st century

Psychology professor discusses gender roles in the 21st century

March 31, 2015

By Jefri Nazri Staff Writer A workshop entitled ‘The Struggle for Equality; Gender Roles in the 21st Century’ was held on Monday, Mar. 23, as a part of the semester-long Leadership Workshop series, which features leadership skills and critical concerns. Jessica Gilbert, advisor to the Black and Latino Student Union,Read More

New Outdoor Athletic Complex fully funded

New Outdoor Athletic Complex fully funded

April 14, 2015

  After several years of raising money, Hudson Valley’s new athletic complex got fully funded on April 1 as part of the New York State budget. “The new complex is going to give all the athletic teams at Hudson Valley a home field that they know will be in qualityRead 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

The Madne$$ of Expansion

March 31, 2015

By: John C. Longton III Staff Writer The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament is held once a year for the duration of three weekends, and is the spotlight of the sports world. The Tournament is usually held in the last couple weeks of March andRead 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

Senior Automotive Lab Provides Hands-On Experience to Students

Senior Automotive Lab Provides Hands-On Experience to Students

April 15, 2015

Durgin McCue News Editor “The benefits of this are extreme because this is almost the only place in New York, possibly the country, where they actually have a live working automotive shop,” said Daniel Benoit, assistant professor of Automotive, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering Technologies. “Most colleges that teach automotive haveRead 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

Senior Automotive Lab Provides Hands-On Experience to Students

Senior Automotive Lab Provides Hands-On Experience to Students

April 15, 2015

Durgin McCue News Editor “The benefits of this are extreme because this is almost the only place in New York, possibly the country, where they actually have a live working automotive shop,” said Daniel Benoit, assistant professor of Automotive, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering Technologies. “Most colleges that teach automotive haveRead More

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Senior Automotive Lab Provides Hands-On Experience to Students

Senior Automotive Lab Provides Hands-On Experience to Students

April 15, 2015 at 12:55 am 0 comments

Durgin McCue News Editor “The benefits of this are extreme because this is almost the only place in New York, possibly the country, where they actually have a live working automotive shop,” said Daniel Benoit, assistant professor of Automotive, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering Technologies. “Most colleges that teach automotive haveRead More

Rock N’ Robotics: The enthusiasms of Bobby VanNess

Rock N’ Robotics: The enthusiasms of Bobby VanNess

April 15, 2015 at 12:39 am 0 comments

  Bobby VanNess was late to the Hudson Valley Mar. 20 talent show because he was mentoring at the First Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) NY Tech Valley Regional Robotics Competition, held at RPI. The engineering science student still captured second place in the talent show forRead More

From Pucks to Picks: Trevor Henderson’s Nashville Dream

From Pucks to Picks: Trevor Henderson’s Nashville Dream

April 15, 2015 at 12:36 am 0 comments

    When Trevor Henderson isn’t playing hockey for the Vikings, he’s dreaming about performing country music in Nashville. “I’ve had positive feedback from complete strangers, and it’s definitely been a great influence to make me pursue this as a career down south,” said Henderson. The criminal justice major isRead More

Dental hygiene department connects with community

Dental hygiene department connects with community

April 15, 2015 at 12:03 am 0 comments

Jefri Nazri Staff Writer Not only does Hudson Valley’s dental hygiene department run a fully operational dental clinic, recently it has reached out to the community in numerous ways, with a focus on the greater Troy area due to the college’s location. The department’s efforts began at Joseph’s House andRead More

Spring Break to be longer in 2016

April 15, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Durgin McCue News Editor Starting in 2016, spring break will return to being a full week long. The length of the break was originally shortened in the 2012-13 school year because of what a Hudson Valley notice referred to as “challenging timelines.” For the past three years, spring break atRead More

Spring breaks the Campus Center ceiling

Spring breaks the Campus Center ceiling

April 14, 2015 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

  A nearly 20-square-foot puddle of ceiling tile debris about 14 feet from the Liberal Arts, Human Adolescence Education and Individual Studies office was spotted on Apr. 3 in the Campus Center, remaining there for the next five days. Debris and two tiles reportedly damaged by melted snow were leftRead More

Looking at it from all angles: A Q and A with Brady Farkas

April 14, 2015 at 11:11 am 0 comments

John C. Longton III Staff Writer Brady Farkas is in his second year as the pitching coach for the Hudson Valley baseball team. Farkas is a homegrown talent from Shenendehowa and played college baseball as a pitcher at Oswego State. Brady has high aspirations for the team this year andRead More

State budget assists Hudson Valley and students

April 14, 2015 at 11:07 am 0 comments

A poll taken by “New York Now,” a weekly news program on PBS, found that 98 percent of viewers were not happy with the budget passed by New York State in the early hours of April 1. The budget session started with the indictment of longtime assembly speaker Sheldon SilverRead More

Vikings Cove Bookstore has all of its eggs in many baskets

April 14, 2015 at 11:06 am 0 comments

Shakeema Hill Staff Writer Thirty eggs were scattered and hidden around the bookstore by 7:30 a.m. each day. The egg hunt started the moment the bookstore opened, at 8 a.m., and ended at 4 p.m. when the bookstore closed. Every year before Easter break, there is a two-day Easter eggRead More

Wellness Center and Careers and Transfer planned for next fall

April 14, 2015 at 11:04 am 0 comments

The campus map will be rearranged next academic year with the introduction of the Wellness Center and a merger of the Center for Careers and Employment and the Center for Careers and Transfer. “We’re essentially restructuring and adding services that will better serve students,” said Dennis Kennedy, director of marketingRead More