Archive for April 28th, 2015

Garrett White is the “unicycle dude”

Garrett White is the “unicycle dude”

April 28, 2015 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor For many students, managing school, recreation, and work is a balancing act, and for one fine arts student this act is performed on a unicycle. “It’s my favorite way of moving because every time I look at somebody, there’s a smile on their face,” said GarrettRead More

Hundreds attend author T.C. Boyle’s talk in BTC Auditorium

Hundreds attend author T.C. Boyle’s talk in BTC Auditorium

April 28, 2015 at 9:47 pm 0 comments

Andrea Currie Copy Editor Author T.C. Boyle read to a crowd of about 200 in the BTC Auditorium at 11 a.m. on Friday, Apr. 24. The talk, which was free and open to the public, was attended by a mix of students, faculty, and community members. After Boyle read fromRead More

High turnout for Student Senate Election

High turnout for Student Senate Election

April 28, 2015 at 9:45 pm 0 comments

  Durgin McCue News Editor Candidates for Student Senate offices campaigned all day on Wednesday and Thursday last week to compete for support in what would be the highest voter turnout in years. The executive board of the Hudson Valley Student Senate next year will consist of Everett McNair asRead More

Labyrinth Walk on Earth Day

Labyrinth Walk on Earth Day

April 28, 2015 at 9:42 pm 0 comments

  Jefri Nazri Staff Writer The Campus Ministry hosted a labyrinth walk in correlation with Earth Day last Wednesday, with therapeutic sound by musician, mentor, and spiritual activist Amy McTear. “I think our natural tendency is to be more focused on the past or on the future. Exams are coming,Read More

Students flock the Evening Student Reception

Students flock the Evening Student Reception

April 28, 2015 at 9:37 pm 0 comments

Jefri Nazri Staff Writer The Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions, and Workforce Development hosted its biannual Evening Student Reception last Wednesday, Apr. 22, in the Siek Campus Center. Around 100 students and instructors attended the event during their regularly scheduled breaks from their evening classes to enjoy food, listenRead More

Baseball team has roller coaster of a week

Baseball team has roller coaster of a week

April 28, 2015 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

John C. Longton III Staff Writer After fending off the Clinton Cougars and starting the season 13-3, the Hudson Valley baseball team lost a war to the Herkimer Generals this past week. On Tuesday Apr. 21 the Vikings hosted the Clinton Cougars for a doubleheader that featured great pitching andRead More

Belgian-born student fights women’s oppression

Belgian-born student fights women’s oppression

April 28, 2015 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor Belgian-born student Emanuela Celili sometimes lies wide awake at night thinking about the oppression of women and children across the globe. “I have nights where I can’t really sleep because I keep thinking about a child getting raped or a child in hunger. I can’t goRead More

Majority of Hudson Valley students have tried marijuana, survey finds

April 28, 2015 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

Durgin McCue News Editor A recent anonymous study conducted by the Hudsonian found that 57 percent of the Hudson Valley students surveyed have smoked marijuana at some point in their life. Some of the students around campus were surprised by the statistic. “That’s crazy,” said Feaston Raymond, a biological scienceRead More

Spring Fest a success despite wintry weather

Spring Fest a success despite wintry weather

April 28, 2015 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

  Nichole Danyla Staff Writer Despite the chilly weather, there was a large turnout at this year’s Spring Fest. There were also some new events this year, including club tables and booths for the candidates running for the Student Senate. Daniel Burgher, a criminal justice major, said, “I like SpringRead More

Editorial: Elections show politics shouldn’t put you down

April 28, 2015 at 1:24 pm 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief Politics can often make young people run away like that herd of buffalo that escaped a nearby farm and swam across the Hudson River last week. The negative campaigning, partisan bickering, disproportionate power of special interests, and many other systemic flaws can be tiring. Seeing it inRead More