Archive for March 6th, 2017

Gene Haas donates $30,000 to Advanced Manufacturing Technology program

March 6, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Shelby Collins Copy Editor The Gene Haas foundation donated $30,000 to Hudson Valley’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree program. “The funds will be used to purchase the equipment needed for enrollment in machining programs… What we will be doing is we will be providing equipment tool kits to our incoming freshmanRead More

Security cameras are always watching

March 6, 2017 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Staff Writer The Department of Public Safety maintains a camera surveillance system and is in the process of installing Alertus emergency beacons across campus. Director of Public Safety, Fred Aliberti oversees campus security, often times personally monitoring the footage that enters his office. “We’ve got a few hundredRead More

Life of an Opium Addict screening draws in diverse crowd

Life of an Opium Addict screening draws in diverse crowd

March 6, 2017 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer The two-part event of the showing of Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict brings the community together to talk about addiction. “Being addicted to opium is like chasing the dragon. You are constantly seeking that high, but what is going to happen whenRead More

Looking for something to do? Check out the Cultural Affairs calender

March 6, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Anthony O’Connell News Editor The Cultural Affairs program hosts a wide range of events each semester which have included a lecture from poet and Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree, Maya Angelou, in 2003. Tobias Wolff, author of acclaimed novel The Barracks Thief is set to appear on campus this semester,Read More

Women’s March on Washington

Women’s March on Washington

March 6, 2017 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer The evening after the inauguration the streets of Washington DC were alive with the cheers of Trump supporters. They roamed the dusk streets, traveling in small packs and waving American flags. The morning after the election, the streets were no less electric. Beneath the grey sky,Read More

Female minorities triumph in Hidden Figures

Female minorities triumph in Hidden Figures

March 6, 2017 at 10:51 am 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Creative Editor Hidden Figures depicts the journey of three African-American women employed by the oppressive, misogynistic and white-dominated NASA of the 1960s. The women, Kathryn Goble Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) worked in the segregated West Area Computers division forRead More

Are our professors evil?

March 6, 2017 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Staff Writer Teachers are often constrained by department, federal and state standards, but individual teaching styles can often make the difference between a passing or failing grade, even within the same course with a different professor. General grading leniency, extra credit offerings, adherence to stated lesson planning, whetherRead More

The Viking’s final stretch on the ice is melting away

The Viking’s final stretch on the ice is melting away

March 6, 2017 at 10:37 am 0 comments

Skylar Blankenship Sports Editor The final season for the Vikings ice hockey team is ending within the next month. The termination of the ice hockey team will mainly affect the decisions of this year’s freshmen and future students to stay at or come to Hudson Valley. Jimmy Morrison, a freshmanRead More

Sporting events coming this January

Sporting events coming this January

March 6, 2017 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Shelby Collins Copy Editor As January comes to a close Hudson Valley is hosting a variety of team and campus-wide events. Women’s golf pre-season meeting is Jan. 25 in the McDonough Sports Complex. The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. in room 202. Alyssa Ruggiero, who led last season’s teamRead More