Archive for May, 2017

Change comes to Hudson Valley

Change comes to Hudson Valley

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Hunter Wallace News Editor United Group of Companies, Inc. has partnered with Hudson Valley to build housing for students, which will be available by this fall. Located at 100 Morrison Ave., at the corner of Vandenburg Avenue in Troy, the near complete College Suites at Hudson Valley will soon houseRead More

Editor-in-Chief’s ‘famous last words’

Editor-in-Chief’s ‘famous last words’

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jenny Caulfield Editor-in-Chief Being the Editor-in-Chief of an organization like The Hudsonian is incredibly difficult, but the right people can make it the best experience of your life. I’ve never enjoyed hard work—this is—until I was elected to lead Hudson Valley’s award winning newspaper. The transition was frightening, and thoughRead More

Hudson Valley appoints new Vice President

Hudson Valley appoints new Vice President

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Hunter Wallace News Editor William D. Reuter was named vice president of administration and finance at Hudson Valley on May 1. Reuter has served as chief administrative and financial officer at Erie Community College for almost two decades and has served as interim president from 2006 to 2008. Reuter beginsRead More

“13 Reasons Why” features controversial depiction of teen-suicide

“13 Reasons Why” features controversial depiction of teen-suicide

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Alyssa Gilroy Staff Writer The newly released Netflix series “Thirteen Reasons Why,” released on March 31, has skyrocketed in popularity. The show tackles high school suicide, depression and sexual assault. The show consists of 13 main characters. Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) and Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) are the main focusRead More

Gorillaz continue to impress with newest album

Gorillaz continue to impress with newest album

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Vinny Croce Photo Editor Whether a fan of indie rock, hip-hop, or anything in between, the British “genre-less” band Gorillaz have something in store for everyone. The virtual band Gorillaz have returned with their fifth full-length album, “Humanz”, after an agonizing seven year wait. This record aims to grasp theRead More

Community mourns student death and injury

Community mourns student death and injury

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Copy Editor On April 25, at 9:19 A.M., ECM major, and classmate to us all at Hudson Valley, Logan Penzabene, 18, passed away in a motor vehicle accident. Penzabene and long time friend and classmate Matthew Hamilton, 18, were returning home from classes when a flatbed truck collidedRead More

Liberal Arts courses: valuable learning or a waste of time?

Liberal Arts courses: valuable learning or a waste of time?

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Tea’ Claus Staff Writer Whether it’s chemical dependency or fine arts, are students taking unnecessary classes that will not benefit them in their future careers? The majority of students at Hudson Valley need about 61 credits to graduate. Some of these classes are connected to their major, while others areRead More

Music expert deconstructs The Beatles

Music expert deconstructs The Beatles

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Elizabeth Farstad Staff Writer Hudson Valley students and members of the community joined together on Thursday, May 4 to listen to producer, musician and composer Scott Freiman do what he does best: talk about The Beatles. Freiman, who has previously visited Hudson Valley, is widely known for his demonstrations titledRead More

Vikings present awards to worthy members of the athletic community

Vikings present awards to worthy members of the athletic community

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Skylar Blankenship Sports Editor The athletic department recognized members of Hudson Valley’s athletic community to close and celebrate the past fall, winter and spring seasons on May 3. The men’s soccer team finished the season with an overall record of of 6-9-2 after losing to Jefferson 2-0. The women’s teamRead More

Hoyt named Athletic Director

Hoyt named Athletic Director

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Skylar Blankenship Sports Editor Justin Hoyt was named Hudson Valley’s Athletic Director at the April Board of Trustees meeting. As Athletic Director, Hoyt will continue to oversee the entire athletic department including the 18 NJCAA Region III teams as well as the 300 plus students that create them. Prior toRead More