Archive for September 15th, 2015

Remembering the fallen of 9/11

Remembering the fallen of 9/11

September 15, 2015 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

Matt Whalen Editor-in-Chief Memories of the devastating events of Sept. 11, 2001, are ingrained in the minds of many members of the college community. “I remember coming home and seeing the towers on fire and I thought, ‘Why? Why would someone want to do this to my country?’” said freshmanRead More

Non-conformist rejects conventionality, with craft supplies

Non-conformist rejects conventionality, with craft supplies

September 15, 2015 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Instead of shuffling through her dresser for inspiration in the morning, 22-year-old Emily Gort looks through a box containing craft supplies such as pom pom balls and googly eyes. “If I’m out wearing jeans and a T-shirt, I feel like I don’t want anyone to lookRead More

Study pods installed to answer library seating problems

Study pods installed to answer library seating problems

September 15, 2015 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

Rebecca Jordan Staff Writer The green-and-yellow piece of furniture that was installed in August in the Marvin Library’s learning commons area has received a positive reception from students and faculty alike. “I think it’s a bit weird, but I don’t think it’s an eyesore,” said Sarah Curtis, a fine artsRead More

Michigan-based craft show brings countryside goods to McDonough

Michigan-based craft show brings countryside goods to McDonough

September 15, 2015 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Shakeema Hill Staff Writer The Country Folk Art Craft Show was held in Hudson Valley’s McDonough Sports Complex from Friday, Sept. 11, through Sunday, Sept 13. Vendors from across the country came out to sell their crafts and promote their businesses. Vice President and Show Producer Keith Blakely said, “WeRead More

Online college apparel store opens through Lids

Online college apparel store opens through Lids

September 15, 2015 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Starting this semester, all Hudson Valley students can now buy student-athlete apparel on the web, thanks to the college’s partnership with the Lids-Genesco Sideline Store. “It’s pretty important that what they’re selling has the right look, and I think we really hit the nail on theRead More

Falcons swoop Vikings down to earth

Falcons swoop Vikings down to earth

September 15, 2015 at 11:58 am 0 comments

Sam Kobylar Staff Writer After the Vikings won their first regular season game last week at Utica JV with a final score of 58-13, they came back home on Saturday looking to improve their record to 2-0 as they played Lackawanna on a wet afternoon in Troy. As the rainRead More

Looking at the lessons from Ferguson over a year later

Looking at the lessons from Ferguson over a year later

September 15, 2015 at 11:54 am 0 comments

  Tyler McNeil Managing Editor The aftermath of the Aug. 2014 fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., continues to make waves across the country, including here at Hudson Valley. Students react to a year of unrest after Ferguson Last month, on the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death inRead More

ValleyCats season concludes on a wet note

ValleyCats season concludes on a wet note

September 15, 2015 at 11:31 am 0 comments

John C. Longton III Sports Editor The weather was dreary and the game almost didn’t happen between the Staten Island Yankees and the Tri-City ValleyCats. Most fans didn’t show up, and the last game at the Joe led to a disappointing finish. The Staten Island Yankees beat the ValleyCats 10-5Read More

Surviving early semester parking madness

Surviving early semester parking madness

September 15, 2015 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Brandon Freer Staff Writer Many students at Hudson Valley experience daily frustrations when it comes to finding a parking spot. While the parking situation has calmed down quite a bit over the years, trying to find a place to park still generates no shortage of problems. For students who don’tRead More

Surgical tech classes available this fall

September 15, 2015 at 11:27 am 0 comments

By Durgin McCue News Editor A new surgical technology program will meet a growing need for certified technologists in the Capital Region.   According to Shawn Jeune, program director, surgical technologists have been in operating rooms for years, but new legislation requires a national certification to practice. The bill, passedRead More