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KONY 2012 Inspires Students to Take Action

March 15, 2012 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

With over 64 million views on YouTube in the first week of its introduction, the short film, “KONY 2012,” has swept the internet through various outlets of social media. But this leaves a lot of people wondering: What exactly is KONY 2012?

Extensive Library Renovations

March 15, 2012 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

The Marvin Library building is currently undergoing extensive renovations, including the addition of a café, the building of a different main entrance, the merging of the Writing Center and Reference Desk, and the shifting of librarian offices and library resources.

World Travelers and Musicians, The Ahn Trio, Perform at Maureen Stapleton Theatre

March 15, 2012 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

Thursday, March 8, HVCC students saw a musical performance by the Ahn Trio. The Stapleton Theatre echoed the music of Angella, who played the violin, and the twins Lucia and Maria on the piano and the cello, respectively.

Student Abducted on Campus. Students, Faculty Not Notified.

March 15, 2012 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

A student was abducted from the college parking garage last November, and the college didn’t notify students and faculty about it. “I got emails about [a] suicide and deaths but I didn’t hear anything about a abduction,” said Fallon Cryslar, freshman Individual Studies.

Student Blogger Has Huge Audience, Celebrities Included. Some Controversy, Too.

March 7, 2012 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

Loren Serritella may be one of over 13,000 students enrolled in HVCC. However, off campus, Serritella is a blogger who has amassed a weekly audience of thousands, including prominent celebrities, and has generated some controversy along the way.

Habitat for Humanity Plans House Build. Looking for Student Volunteers.

March 7, 2012 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

Habitat for Humanity has organized a house build for March 14, and students looking for volunteer opportunities are encouraged to participate. Students who attend this semester’s build on Alexander Street in Albany need no previous experience in construction because there will be paid personnel to train the volunteers.

Mental Health Counseling Services Available at Center for Counseling and Transfer

March 7, 2012 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

The Center for Counseling and Transfer (CCT) is best known for offering help to students intending to transfer to another school. However, the CCT is actually a much broader counseling service that also offers free personal and psychological counseling to all students.

Students Greeted by Plenty of Snow

March 7, 2012 at 2:47 pm 0 comments

Students who came to campus last week were greeted with the year’s first major snowstorm. The recent storm produced about six inches of snow in the Capital Region, affecting some students’ commute to the campus and their classes.

An Interview with Dr. Fredrick Kakumba

March 1, 2012 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Fredrick Kakumba, an HVCC instructor and prominent figure at Hudson Valley, discusses his thoughts and experiences on Black History. Dr. Kakumba, who is from Uganda, started teaching at Hudson Valley in 1970. Dr. Kakumba currently teaches economics and history, part-time.

Student Senate Organizes Humanitarian Effort

March 1, 2012 at 11:49 am 0 comments

This March, from the 16th to the 21st, the Student Senate has scheduled a Habitat for Humanity trip down to Melbourne, Florida. Up to 16 students will be headed down to help set up a yearly event which raises money for Habitat Builds throughout the year.