Archive for February 16th, 2016

Car part confused for gun by student

February 16, 2016 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor A rear-view mirror under repair was mistaken for handgun in the parking garage last Thursday. Around 12:30 p.m., a female student reported a handgun sighting on the first level of the east side of the parking garage to Public Safety. “It’s easy for someone to imagineRead More

#Nationals

#Nationals

February 16, 2016 at 2:28 pm 0 comments

Matt Whalen Editor-in-Chief After starting off the season 5-6, the Viking’s coming back from winter break have been on a roll shooting a 5-2-1 record with one game left before Nationals. “We’re feeling great as we’re on a winning streak. I think the team has come a long way fromRead More

Student Activities budget eight percent higher next fall despite low enrollment

Student Activities budget eight percent higher next fall despite low enrollment

February 16, 2016 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

Durgin McCue Business Manager The 2016-17 budget passed at the Student Senate’s Feb. 8 meeting will be eight percent higher than last year’s despite declining enrollment. The budget assumes over $900,000 in revenue, all of which will be spent before the end of the 2016-17 academic year. The largest shareRead More

Stock Madness competition reaches Pepsi and Gap faceoff

Stock Madness competition reaches Pepsi and Gap faceoff

February 16, 2016 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Bracketology started early for the Investment Club in an effort to prevent membership elimination throughout the semester. Stock Madness, a March Madness-inspired game, uses companies instead of teams played by four groups of students. The group with a higher stock wins. “To tie [finance] in withRead More

In This Place

In This Place

February 16, 2016 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

Rebecca Jordan News Editor “In This Place” opened to the public on Thursday with free food and a chance for students to talk to visiting artists Monika Sosnowski and Carlos Loret de Mola. Students went to the gallery opening for the free food, but also for the experience. “I’m aRead More

Financial aid office challenges student loan defaults

Financial aid office challenges student loan defaults

February 16, 2016 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

Evette Linendoll Staff Writer Despite the many resources available to help prevent students from defaulting on their loans, some students still end up becoming a statistic. When accepting a loan, the borrower signs an agreement that sets up a payment plan. If students fail to make payments on their studentRead More

Expert teaches students dining etiquette

Expert teaches students dining etiquette

February 16, 2016 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

Rebecca Jordan News Editor Did you know that you have probably been eating incorrectly your entire life? “There’s a street in Washington called Embassy Row, and think about every night what happens in all of those embassies at dinner. Think about all of the conversations that keep the world togetherRead More

All College Meeting addresses Hudson Valley’s future

All College Meeting addresses Hudson Valley’s future

February 16, 2016 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

Rebecca Jordan News Editor During the All College Meeting last Monday, President Andrew Matonak brought the audience of professors, faculty, and staff up-to-date on the college’s successes and areas needing improvement. “[The All College Meeting] is our one time during the semester – twice a year – where I’m ableRead More

Transfer student avoids ‘tracking back’ by heading to Hudson Valley

Transfer student avoids ‘tracking back’ by heading to Hudson Valley

February 16, 2016 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

Neimra Coulibaly Staff Writer The goal for most Hudson Valley students is to transfer into a four-year school, but some students end up tracking back to Hudson Valley. Kamanzi Rama-Monroe is one of these students who took a step back from his plans to attend Hudson Valley. In 2015, Rama-MonroeRead More

Student grips cane for musical support

Student grips cane for musical support

February 16, 2016 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor Alex Hutchins has found carrying a musical cane to be ‘instrumental’ in finding comfort. “I will always wear what I want to wear and I will treat people in the way that I feel they should be treated, not in the way society or the peopleRead More