Archive for February, 2017

Former defensive tackle earns all-american defensive honors

Former defensive tackle earns all-american defensive honors

February 27, 2017 at 11:31 am 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Former Hudson Valley football player, Jon Miller, received a full scholarship to Southeastern Louisiana after receiving an honorable mention in the All-American Award. “The nice thing about Jon is that he’s not just a football player. He’s a well-rounded young man, and he’s done far moreRead More

Are you graduating after this semester?

February 27, 2017 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Passing classes isn’t the only requirement for students to get their diploma on May 12. “Students need to file a degree application in order to be eligible to graduate; some students may not know that, but that gives us notice that the student is intending toRead More

Special Olympics track and field and tennis events to be held on campus

Special Olympics track and field and tennis events to be held on campus

February 27, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Anthony O’Connell News Editor Taking advantage of the new Athletic Outdoor Complex, track and field, and tennis competitions for the Special Olympics New York 2017 Summer Games will be held on campus starting June 17. “With the addition of our new outdoor athletic facility, it seemed like a perfect fitRead More

Governor Cuomo proposes tuition-free college

Governor Cuomo proposes tuition-free college

February 27, 2017 at 11:13 am 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Gov. Andrew Cuomo was accompanied by U.S Senator Bernie Sanders at LaGuardia Community College on Jan. 3, to announce his plan for tuition-free college via new Excelsior Scholarships. “A college education is not a luxury – it is an absolute necessity for any chance at economicRead More

Unemployed students… You’re in luck!

February 27, 2017 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Staff Writer The Center for Careers and Transfer is a resource that advises students in planning their next step while coordinating visits by colleges and employers. Throughout the spring semester, the Center for Careers and Transfer will have four-year colleges, armed forces and employer representatives scheduled to visitRead More

Winter weather reemerges in the lives of students

Winter weather reemerges in the lives of students

February 27, 2017 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Creative Editor Within the coming months, winter weather will be a presence to be reckoned with on campus. Non-matriculated student Shannon Kelleher said, “I prefer cold weather because I can always bundle up in layers, and I have an addiction to scarves.” Kelleher has always taken a likingRead More

Assassin’s Creed takes a leap of faith… and succeeds

Assassin’s Creed takes a leap of faith… and succeeds

February 27, 2017 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Hunter Wallace Staff Writer Assassin’s Creed is pure action and historical adventure, providing enjoyment for audiences of different backgrounds, regardless of experience with the video games. The director, Justin Kurzel, is the same Australian-born filmmaker who was involved with acclaimed titles such as The Snowtown Murders and Macbeth. As such,Read More

Opinion: Starting and succeeding at community college

February 27, 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Staff Writer For many stepping onto a college campus for the first time, there are opportunities for a fresh beginning and new experiences. Others may not use the freedom from a K-12 education to their advantage. This could potentially hinder their ability to acquire opportunities, and socialize withRead More

New head coach for the reinstated track and field team

New head coach for the reinstated track and field team

February 27, 2017 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Skylar Blankenship Sports Editor In mid-December Justin Hoyt, Interim Director of Athletics, announced that Justin York would be the head coach of the reinstated men and women track and field teams. About 25 years ago Hudson Valley’s track and field teams were disbanded, but in Spring 2018 the teams willRead More

Vikings continue their season over the vacation

Vikings continue their season over the vacation

February 27, 2017 at 10:23 am 0 comments

Skylar Blankenship Sports Editor At the Valley, even though students haven’t been participating in classes, Vikings sports teams continued on with their seasons. BASKETBALL Over the break, the Viking’s basketball teams had two games apiece. They competed against Columbia-Greene Community College and Clinton Community College. Against Columbia-Greene, the men’s teamRead More