Governor Cuomo has criticized the influence of money in politics, but his public campaign finance program was unable to pass.

Campaignful: Big money in politics hurts to watch

Pat Gareau, Creative Editor Start exercising your thumb. This fall will bring a bombardment of campaign advertising to our television screens and it will take agility and endurance to flip…

Billy signs one of his book book as the security guard behind him is stunned by the flash

Former Poet Laureate of the United States visits Hudson Valley

 Billy Collins, an American poet and former Poet Laureate of the United States, visited Hudson Valley students, faculty and staff to speak at a workshop for select students and faculty….

Bets Photo by Steve Allen.

Jackpot or not? Plans for New York State casino still being discussed

Tyler McNeil, Staff Writer A possible $400 million Albany resort casino has been proposed for Exit 23 on the Thruway. According to David Flaum, Rochester developer of the project, the…

local leaders convened to discuss development strategies to further improve the economic environment in the Capital District.
- Konrad Odhiambo

Workforce development a topic of discussion at Hudson Valley

Pat Gareau, Creative Editor Fortunately for students that will soon enter the workforce, the job market has improved since the recession of 2007-08. Particularly in the local area, there are…

Cylon George expresses his points  other memebers of the discussion listen intently - Tyler Mcneil_-2

Campus community shares thoughts on immigration

Tyler McNeil, Staff Writer Students, faculty, staff and alumni discussed how immigration has changed over the course of American History on Apr. 8 in the Marvin Library. “We think of…

On the Hunt for Geocachin      Photo by Beverly Hill-2

Online geocaching course to be offered in the fall

Paola Pelaez, Staff Writer A new physical education online course being offered this fall at Hudson Valley involves students using GPS coordinates to find different hidden “treasures.” “The treasurers, to…

The cast of Hudson Valley students included Paige Jami Marmel, Phil Burns, Matthew LaVare, Celina Pulenskey, Lucy Montanto, Joshua Henderson, Bailey Medici, Alex Gomez and Justin Zielinski. Phot by Ruslan Vasyukov

Noises off: A play within a play

Three performances of the play Noises Off took place on Apr. 10,11 and 12 in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre. The play, written by Michael Frayn, was directed at Hudson Valley…

Rock has now been playing with MIRK for about two years. He has traveled with band as far as Boston and NYC.

Rocking n Enrolling: James Rock’s life as a musician and a student

Alycia Bacon, Staff Writer Between being a student, a waiter at the Ginger Man and a musician with a successful up and coming band, James Rock has a lot on…

Mirk came to HVCC last Friday, putting on a concert in the middle of the Siek Campus Center as part of the college’s first ever Guitarfest

Mirk performs in Siek Campus Center

Kyle Garrett, Staff Writer Albany-based cross-genre band Mirk came to Hudson Valley last Friday, putting on a concert in the middle of the Siek Campus Center as part of the…

Jennie, Franco and Matt

Guitar fest rocks Hudson Valley

Pat Gareau, Creative Editor Hudson Valley’s first guitar fest brought live performances and workshops to campus on Friday and Saturday. Nearly 200 people participated and highlights included a performance by…