Archive for October 4th, 2016

Student uses past to promote leadership on campus

Student uses past to promote leadership on campus

October 4, 2016 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

Haley Parlapiano Staff Writer Going from being bullied in high school to becoming president of Hudson Valley’s Student Senate, Emma Dillon has a newfound confidence in herself. Dillon started out in the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) in high school. The club, which helps students in bullying situations whether theyRead More

Enrollment numbers drop despite increased projection

Enrollment numbers drop despite increased projection

October 4, 2016 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

Anthony O’Connell Staff Writer Hudson Valley has experienced a 2.6 percent decrease in enrollment this year, but is taking steps to increase headcount. “HVCC had a record 14,011 students enrolled in 2010, when the country was coming out of the recession. As the economy recovered and the job market inRead More

Changes in advising leave students with questions

Changes in advising leave students with questions

October 4, 2016 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Staff Writer Students are concerned with the advising changes the liberal arts and sciences department has made in an effort to better serve students. “I’m frustrated because an advisor should be a counselor. You want to be able to get know them so you can feel comfortable aroundRead More

Students let their memes be dreams

October 4, 2016 at 8:03 pm 0 comments

Tea’ Claus Staff Writer What do SpongeBob SquarePants, a gorilla and frogs have in common? All of these things have been turned into memes. Memes, which are funny images or photos that are popular with our generation, have taken college campuses by storm. If you look in any building onRead More

A bite to eat on the 224

A bite to eat on the 224

October 4, 2016 at 7:50 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Staff Writer Locating a tasty food stop while on your 224 commute is no longer a challenge for students on the bus. The restaurant prospects are all around, and students have a variety of options at their disposal. The Flying Chicken, located on 7th Ave. in Troy, providesRead More

“Drew” retiring in 2018

“Drew” retiring in 2018

October 4, 2016 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

Tea Claus Staff Writer President Andrew Matonak is retiring after 11 years in his position. At the end of August 2018, Hudson Valley will have a new president in charge. President Matonak, better known as Drew, has been president since April of 2005. Before taking the job as president, heRead More

Two vice presidents retiring at the end of this year

Two vice presidents retiring at the end of this year

October 4, 2016 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

Hunter Wallace Staff Writer The Vice Presidents of Finance and Administration are among the list of faculty who is retiring after decades of working for the college. Vice President of Finance Joel Fatato is retiring after having served the college for over four decades. He is a graduate of theRead More

Wellness Fair aims to promote health on campus

Wellness Fair aims to promote health on campus

October 4, 2016 at 7:17 pm 0 comments

Chris Payne Staff Writer Students went to learn about physical and mental wellness on Wednesday during the Wellness Fair. “I came here because I was walking around when my professor mentioned the Wellness Fair, and it’s up my alley,” said Jonathan Delaney, an exercise science student. “I think the WellnessRead More

Vikings football evens up, 2-2

Vikings football evens up, 2-2

October 4, 2016 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Brandon Hladik Sports Editor The Hudson Valley football team has pushed their way towards evening up a 2-2 record. After a few blowout losses to Lackawanna (9-48) and ASA New York (11-37), the team propelled themselves to a 15-12 win over Dean College’s Bulldogs. Despite the loss to Lackawanna, VikingsRead More

Spirits high despite Mohawk Valley loss

Spirits high despite Mohawk Valley loss

October 4, 2016 at 6:40 pm 0 comments

Brandon Hladik Sports Editor The Hudson Valley volleyball team is staying positive and undeterred by a few losses. In the past week, the Vikings seized a win versus Southern Vermont and a win against Tompkins-Cortland. Besides that, they have lost three games; Broome, Corning and most recently, Mohawk Valley. TheRead More