Archive for February 10th, 2016

Students regionwide lobby for future of community colleges

Students regionwide lobby for future of community colleges

February 10, 2016 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Hudson Valley and Schenectady County Community College joined forces at the state capitol to fight for state funding. “Whether it’s Hudson Valley or Schenectady County [Community College], we are on the same page. We are concerned about issues of access for our students,” said SCCC presidentRead More

Employers hunt for students in Campus Center

Employers hunt for students in Campus Center

February 10, 2016 at 9:44 pm 0 comments

Chris Payne Staff Writer Students were able to find a variety of jobs from employers of all disciplines at the college’s spring job fair last week. Erica Shudt is a psychology major who was hired by the Unity House at the job fair. “The job fair is very helpful, andRead More

Workshops to teach students skills ‘anyone can use’

Workshops to teach students skills ‘anyone can use’

February 10, 2016 at 9:42 pm 0 comments

Rebecca Jordan News Editor From heroin and gender violence to growing confidence and bystander training, the college’s leadership workshops prepare students for whatever life may have for them. According to Louis Coplin, director of student life, the workshops aim to help students develop their leadership skills through information sharing andRead More

First bachelor degree programs launched

February 10, 2016 at 9:40 pm 0 comments

Evette Linendoll Staff Writer Two new degree programs will be available for students in the upcoming fall semester. The Early Childhood degree was designed for individuals desiring to become a child care director or to open their own family child care home. Graduates of the program are also trained asRead More

Free condoms stacked in Campus Center

Free condoms stacked in Campus Center

February 10, 2016 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

Evette Linendoll Staff Writer “That’s fucking fantastic,” said Student Senate treasurer Josiah Dillon about discovering the free condoms in the Wellness Center. The Wellness Center has a large basket of free condoms ranging from Lifestyles to Trojan Magnums, available to all Hudson Valley students. The basket is located in theRead More

Julian Foster slings guitar across borders

Julian Foster slings guitar across borders

February 10, 2016 at 9:36 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Julian Foster spent moments of last semester eating llama meat, receiving noise complaints from Trump Tower and crossing international boundaries instead of attending class. “There were lots of moments meeting crazy people … and it gave me a sobering look at similarities and differences we haveRead More

Child drives student to turn life around

Child drives student to turn life around

February 10, 2016 at 9:34 pm 0 comments

Jenny Caulfield Creative Editor Having her son gave Alissa Cornell-Wolfinger the motivation to get her life back on track. “I wanted to have a baby because before I had him, my life was crazy,” said Cornell-Wolfinger. Cornell-Wolfinger found herself struggling with personal difficulties that were slowing her life down. “IRead More

How do students beat sleep?

February 10, 2016 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

Sophia Jamil Staff Writer As college students, we need to prepare for long nights and last minute assignments we will be forced to pull all-nighters for. At Hudson Valley, there are a variety of students that have their own remedies to keep themselves awake and determined to finish their work,Read More

Managing to stay warm while looking hot this winter

Managing to stay warm while looking hot this winter

February 10, 2016 at 9:31 pm 0 comments

Sophia Jamil Staff writer From pea coats to layers, Hudson Valley students all have their own secrets as to how they pull off looking great and bundling up at the same time. Student Senate vice president Bryce Kirk makes sure to keep stylish no matter what weather. “I just pairRead More

Odors to doors: a look at the ‘dirtiest’ parts of campus

February 10, 2016 at 9:27 pm 0 comments

Stephen Pelletier Staff Writer Whether it’s odors, germs, or student-populated areas, Hudson Valley students agree that not all parts of campus are “pristine”. The Campus Center has been voted as one of the more dirty places on campus. With the Campus Center being where a majority of students spend theirRead More