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Students strike it rich in the Big Apple

Students strike it rich in the Big Apple

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Thomas Marra Staff Writer Members of the Investment Club at Hudson Valley had the rare opportunity of getting a tour of the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 27. A total of 53 students and faculty members, including many from Hudson Valley’s Investment Club, loaded onto aRead More

Thor Ragnorak crushes the sequel blues

Thor Ragnorak crushes the sequel blues

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jarrod Flaherty Staff Writer Thor: Ragnarok is everything a comic book film should be: fast-paced, action-packed and hilarious. Directed by Taika Waititi, the newest installment includes stars like Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett. It follows Hemsworth as Thor, the God of Thunder, once again tasked withRead More

Rhode Island artist demonstrates the power of paper

Rhode Island artist demonstrates the power of paper

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Richard Decker Staff Writer The work of Rhode Island-based artist Barbara “Babs” Owens was displayed Thursday, Oct. 26, in “Vivid Forms: Cut Paper and Installations,” a new exhibition of wall installations, composed entirely of hand-painted and cut paper. Owens hosted a talk in the BTC Auditorium, where she discussed theRead More

Entrepreneur’s Club workshop prepares for Speak-Off

Entrepreneur’s Club workshop prepares for Speak-Off

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief How would you like to make $100 dollars for a three-minute speech? The Entrepreneur’s Club will host their annual Speak-Off Contest, where student will compete for the $100 prize with their various speeches, in CTR 150 at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Contestants must prepare anRead More

Alyssa Decker elected Freshman Class President

Alyssa Decker elected Freshman Class President

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief Alyssa Decker, the newly elected freshman class president, won the election with 66 and beat opponent Nia Giwa, who raked in 25. “I put some effort into the election,” Decker said. “I printed out fliers and hung them all around campus. I passed them around campus, too.Read More

Developers show they aren’t playing games

Developers show they aren’t playing games

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Nick Fisk Staff Writer Creators of the game development studio Vicarious Visions stopped by Hudson Valley last Wednesday to talk about their new game studio, Velan Studios. The founders, brothers Guha and Karthik Bala, discussed their successful venture and future plans for Velan Studios during their presentation, “Velan Studios: BuildingRead More

CAMS building one step closer to completion

CAMS building one step closer to completion

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Hunter Wallace News Editor The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation has raised $100,000 toward the construction of the upcoming Gene F. Haas Center for Advanced Manufacturing Skills. The update was revealed during The Foundation’s annual Gala on Oct. 20 at the Franklin Plaza ballroom in Troy. Funds for CAMS haveRead More

Majid Jordan revitalize with ‘The Space Between’

Majid Jordan revitalize with ‘The Space Between’

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief Are you looking for an album to accompany you on your smooth cruise? Majid Jordan’s latest release just might be the album for you. The Canadian R&B duo released their album on Oct. 27 and it’s perfect for anyone looking for a set list full of pop-R&BRead More

Women’s soccer end the season with two accomplishments

Women’s soccer end the season with two accomplishments

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Brian Dengler Staff Writer The women’s soccer team finished their season with an overall record of 12-5 at the Region III Women’s Soccer Championship after an extremely impressive streak of eight wins, losing to Herkimer College last Sunday. Their first game, and win, of the week took place at home,Read More

Growing bigger and better: Stranger Things 2

Growing bigger and better: Stranger Things 2

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jarrod Flaherty Staff Writer It’s bigger. It’s scarier. It’s more ambitious. “Stranger Things 2” exceeds expectations and is even better than its predecessor. Arriving to Netflix in July 2016, Stranger Things was immediately a surprise hit. The show dropped an ‘80s nostalgia bomb on its viewers with its unique style,Read More