Archive for December, 2014

Skatepark proposed in Albany

Skatepark proposed in Albany

December 13, 2014 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

John C. Longton III Staff Writer Skaters in Albany may soon no longer worry about being ticketed for doing what they like to do. Currently it is illegal to ride a skateboard on public property in Albany and has been for quite some time. Because of this, skateboarders and policeRead More

Vikings football celebrated for historic season

Vikings football celebrated for historic season

December 10, 2014 at 10:54 am 0 comments

  Pat Gareau, Editor-in-Chief Bobby Colla, Sports Editor Excitement and interest bubbled up on campus and overflowed throughout the Capital Region last week as Hudson Valley’s football team prepared to play in the Salt City Bowl, but Hudson Valley fell 52-7 to an opponent who had been in that situationRead More

Student housing construction to start in spring

Student housing construction to start in spring

December 10, 2014 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief Developers believe student housing for Hudson Valley will be open for occupation by fall 2016. The first phase of the project will be the asbestos abatement and demolition of the Hy Rosenblum building on the corner of Morrison and Vandenburgh, which will clear the site for theRead More

Campus experts give advice for final exams

Campus experts give advice for final exams

December 10, 2014 at 10:49 am 0 comments

Staff Writer Final exams are nearing for the students at Hudson Valley. Donald Frament, learning strategies specialist at the Learning Assistance Center, suggested that students should make a table of contents of all the material covered in a particular course. Students should then create a study sheet, a list ofRead More

Troy native is IM-pressive

Troy native is IM-pressive

December 10, 2014 at 10:46 am 0 comments

Bobby Colla Sports Editor Freshman guard Imre Megyeri of Hudson Valley’s men’s basketball team has scored more than 10 points per game through the first 10 games of the season, exceeding coaching staff expectations. Megyeri, in his first 10 games as a Viking, has put up numbers that head coachRead More

Hudson Valley students find inspiration at leadership conference

Hudson Valley students find inspiration at leadership conference

December 10, 2014 at 10:32 am 0 comments

Bintou Cisse Staff Writer Eight students and their advisors attended the National Conference on Student Leadership held in Orlando, from Nov. 20 to Nov. 24. SAll the students attended by sending a request to the student activities office to be a part of the conference. All who did who attendedRead More

Hudson Valley receives warning on accreditation assessment

December 10, 2014 at 10:26 am 0 comments

Ethan Seeley Staff Writer This past June, Hudson Valley received a warning from its accreditor. The official letter stated that Hudson Valley’s “accreditation may be in jeopardy,” due to its failure to meet one of the fourteen standards set by the commission for colleges and universities. The loss of accreditationRead More

Disagreements among students in Ferguson aftermath

December 10, 2014 at 10:23 am 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor While many across the country are expressing outrage over the grand jury’s failure to indict former police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, some students at Hudson Valley are focused on other sides of the story. “I think [the riots are] all gettingRead More

Letter to the editor: A graduating student’s take on Hudson Valley

Letter to the editor: A graduating student’s take on Hudson Valley

December 10, 2014 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Dear Hudson Valley Community, When I first matriculated to Hudson Valley Community College in the Fall of 2013 I was weary that I would not receive the full college experience, and would just drift through the system without properly establishing myself well enough in the community, as well as withRead More

Keith Thomas: The man who prevents injury

Keith Thomas: The man who prevents injury

December 10, 2014 at 10:06 am 0 comments

Bobby Colla Sports Editor There are a team of people at Hudson Valley that help prevent and treat injuries for the student athletes that play for the school’s 16 intercollegiate athletic teams, but athletic trainer Keith R. Thomas is the one person who oversees all of them. When Scott MelvilleRead More