Articles by: Tyler McNeil, Managing Editor

Student Senate executives await life beyond Hudson Valley

Student Senate executives await life beyond Hudson Valley

May 5, 2015 at 11:27 am 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor While the next executive board in the Student Senate anticipates moving in to the Student Activities Office starting June 1, officers Grace Harrison, My’Asia Colon, Fanny Motey and Samantha Bedell are anticipating the future beyond Hudson Valley. “It completely changed my whole campus experience,” said HarrisonRead More

New Senate leaders also elected as Investment Club executives

New Senate leaders also elected as Investment Club executives

May 5, 2015 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor Over the course of this academic year, three members of the Investment Club, the fastest-growing club on campus, have gone from struggling to fund a trip to Wall Street to winning four executive seats in student government. Three elected Student Senate officers secured Investment Club seatsRead More

Garrett White is the “unicycle dude”

Garrett White is the “unicycle dude”

April 28, 2015 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor For many students, managing school, recreation, and work is a balancing act, and for one fine arts student this act is performed on a unicycle. “It’s my favorite way of moving because every time I look at somebody, there’s a smile on their face,” said GarrettRead More

Library flooding relocates students across campus

Library flooding relocates students across campus

April 21, 2015 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

  After flooding last Saturday, the lower level of the library could take several weeks to reopen, possibly remaining closed into May. On Apr. 15, Michelle Floyd, student receptionist in the LAC, visited the flooded area. “It’s an absolute disaster down there,” she said. “I can only say that we’reRead More

15 years of student government impacts on life at Hudson Valley

April 21, 2015 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Over the last 15 years, student leaders have looked into the future with contributions affecting all facets of student life, pushing forward long-term changes, despite serving short terms. CDTA Free Ridership When enrollment began to climb in 2009, members of Hudson Valley’s Environmental Sustainability Committee began to look into aRead More

New orientation model aims to improve retention

April 21, 2015 at 9:53 am 0 comments

From late March to late August this year, students entering college for the first time will be introduced to Hudson Valley in a new format. “This is the first year of a major shift for how we advise new students,” said Dennis Kennedy, director of communications and marketing. The newRead More

Rock N’ Robotics: The enthusiasms of Bobby VanNess

Rock N’ Robotics: The enthusiasms of Bobby VanNess

April 15, 2015 at 12:39 am 0 comments

  Bobby VanNess was late to the Hudson Valley Mar. 20 talent show because he was mentoring at the First Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) NY Tech Valley Regional Robotics Competition, held at RPI. The engineering science student still captured second place in the talent show forRead More

From Pucks to Picks: Trevor Henderson’s Nashville Dream

From Pucks to Picks: Trevor Henderson’s Nashville Dream

April 15, 2015 at 12:36 am 0 comments

    When Trevor Henderson isn’t playing hockey for the Vikings, he’s dreaming about performing country music in Nashville. “I’ve had positive feedback from complete strangers, and it’s definitely been a great influence to make me pursue this as a career down south,” said Henderson. The criminal justice major isRead More

Wellness Center and Careers and Transfer planned for next fall

April 14, 2015 at 11:04 am 0 comments

The campus map will be rearranged next academic year with the introduction of the Wellness Center and a merger of the Center for Careers and Employment and the Center for Careers and Transfer. “We’re essentially restructuring and adding services that will better serve students,” said Dennis Kennedy, director of marketingRead More

Free busing now available for summer students

Free busing now available for summer students

March 31, 2015 at 8:25 pm 0 comments

Summer students will be able to ride public transportation for free as part of the latest expansion announced in Hudson Valley’s relationship with the Capital District Transportation Authority. “It just makes sense. Some students can get a full semester done during the summer,” said Ann Carrozza, director of the FacultyRead More