Archive for November, 2015

Men’s Basketball team gets double trouble

November 24, 2015 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Sam Kobylar Staff Writer While two of Hudson Valley’s fall sports teams each had a set of twins in football and soccer this season, there are a new set of twins in town ready for their opportunities to play this winter. The Palmer twins, Brandon and John, are both freshmenRead More

Erie drowns the Vikings 5-2

Erie drowns the Vikings 5-2

November 24, 2015 at 11:19 am 0 comments

Sam Kobylar Staff Writer The Vikings Men’s Hockey team looked to improve their record in back to back games against Erie Community College last weekend at home after getting off to a 2-3 start to begin their season. However, it wouldn’t come easy to the Vikings as they hosted aRead More

Public speaking club looks to engage audience

Public speaking club looks to engage audience

November 24, 2015 at 11:17 am 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor “Everyone has something to do,” said Public Speaking Club president Joshua Dayter at the club’s first official meeting last week. Every meeting, members switch their roles in the new club from speakers to evaluators. “There’s a wide scale of exposure,” said club vice president Chad Albright.Read More

Student vocalist dreams beyond engineering to express identity

Student vocalist dreams beyond engineering to express identity

November 24, 2015 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Jenny Caulfield Junior Creative Editor Austin Falatek originally wanted to be an engineer, but decided to share his music with the world instead. “I like technology stuff so I decided I would be an engineer and that sounds great, but that’s boring. I want to do something that’s fun,” saidRead More

From pump fakes to portfolios: Student Senate Treasurer invests in the future

From pump fakes to portfolios: Student Senate Treasurer invests in the future

November 24, 2015 at 11:14 am 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Hudson Valley has been a part of Josiah Dillon’s household for over half of his life. “This institution has probably given more to my immediate family than any other family I’ve ever known that has gone here,” he said. Dillon’s mother faced financial hardships prior toRead More

Panelists discuss body art at the end of lecture series

Panelists discuss body art at the end of lecture series

November 24, 2015 at 11:12 am 0 comments

Jenny Caulfield Junior Creative Editor More than 70 students attended the panel “Putting Together The Pieces of Body Modification”, which addressed the psychological, legal, and health risks associated with tattoos and piercings last Wednesday in the BTC. The panel consisted of John R. Ostwald, associate professor at Hudson Valley, VeronicaRead More

Alumni Foundation and Workforce Development Institute return to campus

Alumni Foundation and Workforce Development Institute return to campus

November 24, 2015 at 10:59 am 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Two Hudson Valley offices will leave the Rensselaer Technology Park to fill new space in Fitzgibbons Hall next spring. “It’s going be a whole lot better for us and hopefully better for the students who we intend to serve,” said Rich Bennett, associate dean of ContinuingRead More

Senate anticipates high attendance for holiday feast

November 24, 2015 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Samantha Longton Staff Writer The Student Senate is expecting a large turnout for this year’s winter banquet, where students can enjoy free food and entertainment. Student Senate vice president Bryce Kirk believes that the dance is a great way to make connections with other students on campus “It’s personally aRead More

Emergency Assistance Fund granted $1,000 at Stewart’s Shop ribbon-cutting

Emergency Assistance Fund granted $1,000 at Stewart’s Shop ribbon-cutting

November 24, 2015 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Rebecca Jordan Junior News Editor Stewart’s donated $1,000 to Hudson Valley’s Student Emergency Assistance Fund at the grand opening of its newest shop on Friday. The afternoon began with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that was attended by government officials and Stewart’s executives. After a “ribbon” of Stewart’s coupons was cut, HudsonRead More

Chartwells experiments with new specials to keep up with trends

Chartwells experiments with new specials to keep up with trends

November 24, 2015 at 10:50 am 0 comments

Samantha Longton Staff Writer According to director of Dining Services at Hudson Valley John Poole, the preparation for the pulled pork and brisket specials typically starts on Tuesday because making them up to students’ standards takes longer. They have to unpack, age, and dry the meats, create and add theRead More