Archive for February, 2014

Editorial: On the importance of supporting local food sources

February 25, 2014 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

Pat Gareau, Creative Editor Hudson Valley’s mission statement includes a commitment to “develop and foster beneficial relationships with the community.” The school also aims to “promote a spirit of community service among students, faculty, and staff.” Although the FSA is technically independent of Hudson Valley, as a close partner toRead More

The Corporation in the Cafeteria: A look inside the food service at Hudson Valley

The Corporation in the Cafeteria: A look inside the food service at Hudson Valley

February 25, 2014 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil, Staff Writer Since June 1, 2004 Chartwells Dining Services has contracted with Hudson Valley’s Faculty Student Association (FSA). Chartwells is a subsidiary of the Compass Group, the largest dining organization in the world. Chartwells itself services more than 200 college campuses nationwide. Chartwells operates in the Siek CampusRead More

Hudson Valley hosts NJCAA National Championships

Hudson Valley hosts NJCAA National Championships

February 25, 2014 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Carissa Phillips, Sports Editor For the first time since 2010, Hudson Valley hosted the 2014 NJCAA Ice Hockey National Championships in the Robert M. Conway Ice Arena this past weekend. The four teams to play in the National tournament were Hudson Valley, ranking the number four seed, Erie Community CollegeRead More

Softball captains share expectations for new season

Softball captains share expectations for new season

February 25, 2014 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

Kyle Garrett, Staff Writer Returning for their second year is head softball coach, Christopher Mazzeo along with team captains and seniors Katie Traver (third base), pitcher Maggie Miller, Emily Johnson (second base) and Lauren Aitken (first base). The team captains have helped guide their fellow teammates through early practices andRead More

Men’s basketball falls to Fulton-Montgomery

February 25, 2014 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

X-Avier Miller, Staff Writer The men’s basketball team lost 80-83 to Fulton-Montgomery in their last home game of the season on Friday, Feb. 19. “[I’m] very disappointed, but I was proud of the effort my guys put out,” said Head Coach Mike Long. “[FMCC] is a very good team. WeRead More

Automotive lab offers cheap repairs for students

Automotive lab offers cheap repairs for students

February 25, 2014 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

Alycia Bacon, Staff Writer Hudson Valley’s automotive lab is now open for the spring semester. It provides low cost vehicle repairs and maintenance to students, faculty, staff and alumni. A $15 lab fee and whatever parts are needed are the only things customers are charged for. Sessions are available inRead More

Liberty movement on display at UAlbany

Liberty movement on display at UAlbany

February 25, 2014 at 2:09 pm 0 comments

Pat Gareau, Creative Editor SUNY Albany hosted the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) New York State conference on Saturday, Feb. 22. YAL is a nonprofit organization that grew from Ron Paul’s presidential campaigns and adheres to libertarian ideals. Since being founded in 2008, nearly 500 chapters have been created onRead More

Electronic Cigarettes prohibited outside Albany county buildings

Electronic Cigarettes prohibited outside Albany county buildings

February 25, 2014 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil, Staff Writer Daniel McCoy, Albany County Executive, announced an executive order prohibiting the use of electric cigarettes on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The executive order, prohibiting “vaping,” was put into effect on Thursday, Feb. 6. This order prohibits the use of electronic cigarettes inside and within 20 feet ofRead More

Flurry brings a blizzard of art to Saratoga

Flurry brings a blizzard of art to Saratoga

February 25, 2014 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

Grace Harrison, Staff Writer Saratoga Springs hosted it’s annual Flurry Festival, a festival for dance and music from Feb. 14 to 16. Over 5,000 people filled the Saratoga Hilton and City Center. With seven events to choose from every hour, crowds of participants were gathered around bulletin boards trying toRead More

Legends of the Apollo perform in celebration of Black History Month

Legends of the Apollo perform in celebration of Black History Month

February 25, 2014 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

Carissa Phillips, Sports Editor The Ira Aldridge Theater Ensemble performed “Legends of the Apollo” on Feb. 18 in the BTC auditorium in celebration of Black History Month. Local artist and teacher Donald “The Soul Man” Hyman produced this collaboration of singing, dancing and stand up comedy to recreate a nightRead More