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Cross country closes out the year with mixed success

Cross country closes out the year with mixed success

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Richard Decker Staff Writer The Vikings Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams have trained effortlessly to improve their showings at conference and invitational meets as runners dominate their personal records, placing inside the Top-5 on multiple occasions throughout the season. The start of the competition season began in September withRead More

The “art bench” pushes for creative freedom on campus

The “art bench” pushes for creative freedom on campus

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Richard Decker Staff Writer A student recently added her drawings to what she deemed the “art bench,” with the goal of creating a permanent medium for students to express their creativity on campus. “I began weeks ago but the art went unnoticed for so long before gaining attention in theRead More

Men’s soccer close the season with 9-8

Men’s soccer close the season with 9-8

November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Brian Dengler Staff Writer Men’s soccer had their last two matchups of the season against Jefferson Community College and Finger Lakes Community College in the Sun-Regionals last week. In their first game they took on Jefferson Community College, along with the women’s team. In the first seven minutes, Hudson ValleyRead More

DACA stirs up talk across the nation

DACA stirs up talk across the nation

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jacob Pitts Staff Writer The fates of nearly 800,000 undocumented young adults are at stake as President Trump announces his plans to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a program that President Obama created in 2012 through executive order to protect young immigrants,Read More

Club Corner shut down

Club Corner shut down

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Yellow caution tape ropes off a once-bustling area at Hudson Valley as the Club Corner is brought to a grinding halt. Director of Student Life Louis Coplin called Public Safety because students were reported to be yelling profanities. The loud and lewd behavior was attributed toRead More

New vice president of Academic Affairs uses past to promote change

New vice president of Academic Affairs uses past to promote change

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer “I like the idea of higher education — it encourages people to dream big and do what they want to do with their life,” said newly instated Vice President of Academic Affairs MaryAnn Janosik. Janosik shared this sentiment upon being named interim Vice President of StudentRead More

President Matonak set to retire in summer 2018

President Matonak set to retire in summer 2018

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Nick Fisk Staff Writer President Andrew Matonak, known to many simply as “Drew,” is retiring from his position after 13 years of working at the college, effective Aug. 2018. “The average tenure for a community college president is about five years, and I’ve been here for 13,” Matonak said. WhileRead More

Alumnus turned entrepreneur produces TookTimeCo.

Alumnus turned entrepreneur produces TookTimeCo.

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jacob Pitts Staff Writer A prominent news anchor, a distinguished congressman and an NFL football player. The sky is the limit for HVCC alumni, and that is especially true for up-and-coming fashion designer Trey Terry. A former business major, Terry is the founder of TookTimeCo., a fast-growing clothing brand inRead More

Proposed $5 billion Amazon headquarters could thrive in Tech Valley

Proposed $5 billion Amazon headquarters could thrive in Tech Valley

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief The capital region could potentially be home to Amazon’s second planned headquarters, which would link newly-installed infrastructure between Rensselaer and Albany. On Oct. 19, The Center for Economic Growth submitted a proposal to Amazon’s public competition, titled HQ2. The proposal details a plan to develop a technologicalRead More

Running proves to be a part of life for Conto

Running proves to be a part of life for Conto

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief “I would run as a kid with my dad. I never did running professionally on a team. Then I tried it out when I was a sophomore in high school and I ended up being really good at it,” said freshman exercise science student Anton Conto. ReallyRead More