Vice President uses service experience to benefit campus

Vice President uses service experience to benefit campus

September 27, 2016 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

Adam Whittet Staff Writer Stephen Pelletier prides himself on what he can give back to his community. Pelletier, who graduated from Berlin High School, racked up a number of experiences that he felt would make him an ideal candidate for his goals at Hudson Valley. Pelletier is currently acting asRead More

Senate anticipates high attendance for holiday feast

November 24, 2015 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Samantha Longton Staff Writer The Student Senate is expecting a large turnout for this year’s winter banquet, where students can enjoy free food and entertainment. Student Senate vice president Bryce Kirk believes that the dance is a great way to make connections with other students on campus “It’s personally aRead More

Students question national problems in Oregon shooting aftermath

Students question national problems in Oregon shooting aftermath

October 6, 2015 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor In the aftermath of a deadly community college shooting last Thursday that left nine dead, students opened up about the impact of gun violence affecting the nation and themselves. “I’m just waiting for the next one to happen, hoping it’s not here,” said Ryan Krupa, individualRead More

Red-bearded activist runs for Troy City Council

Red-bearded activist runs for Troy City Council

September 1, 2015 at 8:51 pm 0 comments

Brandon Freer Staff Writer Democrat Anasha Cummings is hoping to be elected to the Troy City Council this November, and he is running an unconventional campaign. In an effort to make himself more approachable and relatable, throughout his campaign Cummings has released a series of whimsical, yet informative videos thatRead More

Anthrax attack drill held on campus

May 5, 2015 at 11:03 am 0 comments

Durgin McCue News Editor The Rensselaer County Department of Health ran a point of distribution (POD) drill in the McDonough Sports Complex on Friday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The event consisted of about 100 Rensselaer County staff simulating a massive distribution of medical supplies. The staffRead More

Faculty contract approved after year of negotiations

May 5, 2015 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief A new contract for Hudson Valley faculty was approved by Rensselaer County last week after about a year of negotiations. All professors are members of a union, the Faculty Association, and their terms of employment are determined by the newly passed contract. The previous agreement between theRead More

2015 memorial service honors 25 students, faculty, and staff

2015 memorial service honors 25 students, faculty, and staff

April 21, 2015 at 9:57 am 0 comments

Andrea Currie Copy Editor On Apr. 13, more than 70 people attended Hudson Valley’s 2015 memorial service honoring college students, faculty, and staff who had died during the course of the previous year. Campus Chaplain Cylon George led the service, opening with a greeting and prayer that began, “We welcomeRead More

Dental hygiene department connects with community

Dental hygiene department connects with community

April 15, 2015 at 12:03 am 0 comments

Jefri Nazri Staff Writer Not only does Hudson Valley’s dental hygiene department run a fully operational dental clinic, recently it has reached out to the community in numerous ways, with a focus on the greater Troy area due to the college’s location. The department’s efforts began at Joseph’s House andRead More

Looking at it from all angles: A Q and A with Brady Farkas

April 14, 2015 at 11:11 am 0 comments

John C. Longton III Staff Writer Brady Farkas is in his second year as the pitching coach for the Hudson Valley baseball team. Farkas is a homegrown talent from Shenendehowa and played college baseball as a pitcher at Oswego State. Brady has high aspirations for the team this year andRead More

State budget assists Hudson Valley and students

April 14, 2015 at 11:07 am 0 comments

A poll taken by “New York Now,” a weekly news program on PBS, found that 98 percent of viewers were not happy with the budget passed by New York State in the early hours of April 1. The budget session started with the indictment of longtime assembly speaker Sheldon SilverRead More