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Put the brakes on “fast fashion” this season

Put the brakes on “fast fashion” this season

December 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Hannah Stumbaugh Guest Contributor Would you still enjoy wearing your trendy jacket or low-cost tank top if you had to sit down with the penniless person responsible for its creation or see the mounds of wasted fabric that were disposed of during its manufacturing? According to the EPA, nearly 13.1Read More

Chicken Joe’s is a flock above the rest

Chicken Joe’s is a flock above the rest

December 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief Healthy, delicious and cost-effective chicken is only a three-minute drive from campus. Chicken Joe’s Troy location at 506 Campbell Ave. offers an assortment of delicious and affordable chicken cuisine while also keeping their recipes of the highest quality. The local restaurant chain’s goal is to provide theirRead More

Treasurer Max Morand applies passion for accounting to the Senate

Treasurer Max Morand applies passion for accounting to the Senate

December 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Matthew Saunders Staff Writer Hudson Valley student senate treasurer Max Morand has come a long way since graduating from Shenendehowa High School and has no intention of slowing down. Morand, a second-year student, is in the Business Administration Honors program and joined senate last year as a freshman senator. “IRead More

There’s something for everyone at Troy Kitchen

There’s something for everyone at Troy Kitchen

December 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Richard Decker Staff Writer Troy Kitchen is home to possibly the most unique restaurant set-up the Capital District has to offer, acting as a food court-style eatery by day and a sultry lounge by night. The revolutionary restaurant can be found at 77 Congress St. in the heart of downtownRead More

Video artist fights ban on her art

Video artist fights ban on her art

December 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer “I make films because I’m a storyteller. If what you create doesn’t convey a message, there is no point.” Digital Media major Ember Sheffer found her message as she recently made a video art piece about the over-sexualization of women’s bodies. It was subsequently banned fromRead More

T-Swift attempts rebellion with ‘Reputation’

T-Swift attempts rebellion with ‘Reputation’

November 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jacob Pitts Staff Writer A legal battle with the American Civil Liberties Union is never a good look during album launch week, but on “Reputation,” Taylor Swift compensates for bad publicity with quality tunes. Three years after Swift’s massive 1989 era success, the singer has become highly polarizing, releasing herRead More

Student Senator Kyle Hudson uses knowledge of business to lead

Student Senator Kyle Hudson uses knowledge of business to lead

November 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Richard Decker Staff Writer Student Senate Secretary Kyle Hudson has been using his business and innovation skills long before stepping foot on Hudson Valley’s campus last year. In high school, he participated in Hudson Valley’s early college Training and Education Center for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies, orRead More

Superior Merch coffee is devilishly hip and worth the splurge

Superior Merch coffee is devilishly hip and worth the splurge

November 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Grace Sgambettera Creative Editor Superior Merchandise Company is a locally-owned business that’s part design shop, part coffee bar and part dream come true for every coffee aficionado on the Hudson Valley Campus. The shop is located in the heart of downtown Troy, less than three miles from campus, and offersRead More

‘The Florida Project’ pulls at heart strings

‘The Florida Project’ pulls at heart strings

November 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jarrod Flaherty Staff Writer You know a film is special when, as the credits roll, the audience lingers to process what they just watched. This was the case with The Florida Project, a movie that is something really special. Touching, moving and heartbreaking, this film hasn’t left my mind since.Read More

Seasonal Affective Disorder disrupts morale at the Valley

Seasonal Affective Disorder disrupts morale at the Valley

November 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jacob Pitts Staff Writer The gloomy winter weather is starting to hit Hudson Valley, leaving some students feeling sad, overwhelmed and fatigued. These are just a few symptoms of seasonal affective disorder. Also referred to as seasonal depression, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, happens on a cyclical basis. Symptoms areRead More