Archive for September 6th, 2015

Semester starts off with inaugural five-day celebration

Semester starts off with inaugural five-day celebration

September 6, 2015 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor New and returning students from across campus filled up their stomachs, club sign-up sheets, and the campus lawn for the first-ever five-day celebration of Welcome Week. “They should keep doing this every day for the rest of eternity,” said Jackie Spang, individual studies student standing inRead More

Power outages expected to be reduced by new system

Power outages expected to be reduced by new system

September 6, 2015 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Rebecca Jordan Staff Writer Power outages that have been darkening campus as recently as this past Tuesday are in the process of being resolved, thanks to a more than $1 million increase in funds dedicated to making Hudson Valley more energy efficient. In October 2014, the Board of Trustees approvedRead More

Touchscreen vending machines replaced following poor reception

Touchscreen vending machines replaced following poor reception

September 6, 2015 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Shakeema Hill Staff Writer Less than a year after two touchscreen vending machines were installed on the ground floor of the Siek Campus Center, they were replaced by new machines without touchscreens. The replacement machines were installed during the beginning of summer classes May 18 by Fraas Services II. AnnRead More

Togo-born student works beyond language barriers

Togo-born student works beyond language barriers

September 6, 2015 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Two years ago, less than two months after traveling more than 5,000 miles from his home in Togo, Shina Okunoye began studying at Hudson Valley while still struggling to understand his fourth language to date, English. “When I first came to this country. I went throughRead More

An inside look at one of the most involved students on campus, Brody O’Connor

An inside look at one of the most involved students on campus, Brody O’Connor

September 6, 2015 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

Matt Whalen Editor-in-Chief “We want to keep focusing on student interactions. Last year’s senate and before them have done a great job of putting on events, but not enough people know about them to get involved, so that’s the big thing we want to push,” said O’Connor, who is alsoRead More

Changes alter Hudson Valley organizational structure

Changes alter Hudson Valley organizational structure

September 6, 2015 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

Durgin McCue News Editor Some notable changes to Hudson Valley’s administration will take effect this fall. The college will have a Vice President for Technology, Institutional Assessment and Planning, as well as a handful of new deans. Dr. Michael Green, formerly Executive to the President for Institutional Effectiveness and StrategicRead More

Animal Outreach Club “much more than just cats and dogs”

September 6, 2015 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

Ceora Gibson Staff Writer Over the last ten years, the animal rights movement has become more and more mainstream. Celebrities are chiming in on the injustices that animals face on a daily basis, and awareness of such issues is becoming much more prevalent. Right here on campus, there is aRead More