Archive for October 28th, 2015

Breast Cancer events less present than last year

Breast Cancer events less present than last year

October 28, 2015 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

Jenny Caulfield Staff Writer Last year, the college held five separate events in October to help promote breast cancer awareness during October. This month, there were only two events on campus sponsored by the college having to do with breast cancer awareness. Circle K Circle K ran another breast cancerRead More

Campus club gets ‘pride’ open

Campus club gets ‘pride’ open

October 28, 2015 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil, Managing Editor Madison Hernandez was not always comfortable identifying with rainbow colors. Last week, standing in front of a classroom of Pride Alliance members, she wore a rainbow draped around her neck without fear. “I had a really hard time coming out to myself but, when I did acceptRead More

Lessons from the syringe: Bryan Prinz discovers new calling after fighting heroin addiction

Lessons from the syringe: Bryan Prinz discovers new calling after fighting heroin addiction

October 28, 2015 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

Durgin McCue News Editor After going from a heroin addict at the age of 19 to being an activist at the age of 25, Bryan Prinz has found new purpose at Hudson Valley. Prinz, a chemical dependency counselling student, started by using prescription medications in his late teens but quicklyRead More

Transgender student suffers for identity

Transgender student suffers for identity

October 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Lex Alston said some students and professors still refer to him as “she.”After years of fighting to be considered a man. “Whenever somebody says ‘she’ — it hits like a bullet. It hurts,” said Alston. Although Alston still gets offended by hearing female gender pronouns shotRead More

Senate pushes ‘sock drawer’ intiative

Senate pushes ‘sock drawer’ intiative

October 28, 2015 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

Wanda Lewis Staff Writer Emma Dillon and Student Senate secretary Brody O’Connor have co-founded “the Sock Drawer”, a drive focused on providing socks to those in need. The Sock Drawer started from Dillon and O’Connor’s desires to get involved in helping the community. “We were just kind of brainstorming andRead More

Classes still held on Veteran’s Day

Classes still held on Veteran’s Day

October 28, 2015 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

Rebecca Jordan, Staff Writer Veteran’s Day is Nov. 11 this year, but classes will still be held on this holiday. According to Dennis Kennedy, director of communications and marketing, the college is required to have 75 days of instruction, and the academic calendar is built with that condition in mind. InRead More

Organizations look to spread health and wellness awareness in Campus Center

Organizations look to spread health and wellness awareness in Campus Center

October 28, 2015 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

Chris Payne, Staff Writer The Campus Center was centered around health and wellness as Hudson Valley hosted the Wellness Fair on Oct. 14. “We want to help erase the stigma of mental illness,” said Pam Slotsky, part of the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI). “The Wellness Fair is a goodRead More

7th annual race looks to eliminate stigma

7th annual race looks to eliminate stigma

October 28, 2015 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Samantha Longton Staff Writer Despite the sudden drop in temperature, dozens showed up to support and participate in the seventh Annual Race Away Stigma 5K at Hudson Valley on Saturday. “The stigma still surrounds mental illness, even today,” said Larry Ellis, associate director of the Counseling and Transfer Center. “EveryoneRead More

Drone hovers over the campus map

Drone hovers over the campus map

October 28, 2015 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Matt Whalen Editor-in-Chief “I think drones are useful for a lot of different programs like photography, the art department, and for creative project use,” said director of Public Safety Fred Aliberti. Throughout the last few weeks, there has been talk about the controversies of using drones.  During Hudson Valley’s newRead More

Campaign plans to move college marketing in a ‘bold’ direction

Campaign plans to move college marketing in a ‘bold’ direction

October 28, 2015 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Matt Whalen Editor-in-Chief The Hudson Valley Marketing and Communications department has come up with a new addition of “That’s Bold” to add a new approach for new incoming students. “Essentially what we are doing is, we are working to refresh our brand with a new creative approach,” said Executive DirectorRead More