Archive for November 11th, 2014

Stopping Rape

Stopping Rape

November 11, 2014 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

National campaign against sexual assault comes to HVCC Kaylyn Hohn Staff Writer One in five women experience sexual assault during their college years, a statistic that got Hudson Valley Community College students talking on Nov. 3 in the Siek Campus Center. A total of fourteen students attended “It’s On Us”,Read More

Ice Hockey Head Coach Matt Alvey elected into college’s Hall of Fame

Ice Hockey Head Coach Matt Alvey elected into college’s Hall of Fame

November 11, 2014 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

John C. Longton III Staff Writer Ice hockey head coach Matt Alvey was inducted into his university’s Hall of Fame with the rest of his hockey team on Oct. 25. Alvey played college hockey for the Lake Superior State University Lakers, where they just celebrated their 20th anniversary of theirRead More

Pumpkins decorated and launched into community

Pumpkins decorated and launched into community

November 11, 2014 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Laura Pierson Staff Writer Hudson Valley’s 5th annual Pumpkin Palooza Fall Festival featured pumpkin decorating and pumpkin launching contests, as well as games, refreshments, music and a magic show. The event, held Oct. 30, ran all day and into the evening. This year’s Pumpkin Palooza carving competition showcased student creativity.Read More

MSA Advisor: Islam teaches peace, not violence

MSA Advisor: Islam teaches peace, not violence

November 11, 2014 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

“If we go by generalizations, all of you guys are actually terrorists,” said Sohaib Chekima, advisor to the Hudson Valley Muslim Student Association, at the group’s Oct. 28 event, Islam, Jihad, and Terrorism. The BTC auditorium was filled with students for the discussion on the timely and controversial topic. ItRead More

Men’s Basketball starts 4-0

Men’s Basketball starts 4-0

November 11, 2014 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

Bobby Colla Sports Editor The Hudson Valley Men’s Basketball team started their season off strong last week with a 4-0 start. The Vikings won their opener on the road at Dutchess on Nov. 4, followed by winning at home on for their next three games against Ulster on Nov 6.Read More

Women’s Basketball Starts 3-1

Women’s Basketball Starts 3-1

November 11, 2014 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

Bobby Colla Sports Editor The Lady Vikings opened their basketball season with three convincing wins in their first four. They won two games on the road at Dutchess (58-46) and SUNY Orange (64-47), before splitting two games over the weekend. After winning 74-49 over Cayuga on Saturday, the Lady VikingsRead More

Auto-tech students no longer required to take English course

November 11, 2014 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

Ethan Seeley Staff Writer After this last Academic Senate meeting, incoming automotive students may never have to see an English classroom again. Writing Composition is no longer a requirement in the program, the academic senate decided on Oct. 27, after a controversial vote. The Academic Senate is a governing bodyRead More

“Everyone’s a winner” at Poetry Slam

“Everyone’s a winner” at Poetry Slam

November 11, 2014 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

By Andrea Currie News Editor There was a prize for each contestant at the Hudson Valley Poetry Slam on Oct. 29, but that wasn’t how it was planned. The event, originally scheduled for Oct. 15, was postponed because of low interest. On Oct. 29, fewer than a dozen people attended,Read More

Marvin Library going beyond books

November 11, 2014 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Nichole Danyla Staff Writer More Than Books The Marvin Library Learning Commons seeks to fill every student’s academic needs with more than just books. Gone is the traditional library filled with rows and rows of books few will ever read. In 2012, the library underwent a major renovation. “As aRead More