Archive for September 1st, 2015

Beyond Bold. Beyond Vikings.

Beyond Bold. Beyond Vikings.

September 1, 2015 at 9:04 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Over two years ago, all over social media, I saw a parade of acceptance letters from fancy schools with housing, somewhat stereotyped progressive activism and massive halls that could rival the Parthenon (and the debt of Greece). I barely accepted the fact I was just goingRead More

Everett McNair’s Letter to the Community

September 1, 2015 at 8:53 pm 0 comments

Welcome students!   I hope you’ve enjoyed summer and are ready to get back to school. As we begin another year, it’s a good time to consider the subject of pursuing excellence. I like the way Los Angeles Lakers coach Pat Riley defined it: “Excellence is the gradual result ofRead More

What I did this summer: Working at New Student Orientation

September 1, 2015 at 8:52 pm 0 comments

Andrea Currie Copy Editor At the end of every New Student Orientation, one of the student workers tries to catch people before they leave and cajole them into taking a short survey about the experience. Whenever I do it, my pitch goes something like this: “Before you leave, would youRead More

Red-bearded activist runs for Troy City Council

Red-bearded activist runs for Troy City Council

September 1, 2015 at 8:51 pm 0 comments

Brandon Freer Staff Writer Democrat Anasha Cummings is hoping to be elected to the Troy City Council this November, and he is running an unconventional campaign. In an effort to make himself more approachable and relatable, throughout his campaign Cummings has released a series of whimsical, yet informative videos thatRead More

What to expect at Welcome Week

September 1, 2015 at 8:41 pm 0 comments

Durgin McCue News Editor New and returning Hudson Valley students will receive a very warm welcome this year during the first week of classes. This year’s welcome-back festivities will include free food, lawn games, and chances to learn about Hudson Valley’s offerings. Each day (Monday through Friday) will have aRead More