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Karryn Cristi premieres profound work at local cafe

Karryn Cristi premieres profound work at local cafe

March 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Karryn Cristi’s dream of becoming a full-fledged artist became a reality when she displayed her art at a local cafe. “I’ve been told so many times to just be a nurse, and that my art should be a hobby that I do on the side. IRead More

Devil’s lettuce: Legalization or condemnation?

Devil’s lettuce: Legalization or condemnation?

March 14, 2017 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

Tea’ Claus Staff Writer Legislation to make marijuana use legal has passed in Massachusetts. The cultural, economic and social impacts of such legislation will be felt in the capital region and beyond. According to News Channel 10, “The law allows adults 21 and over to possess up to one ounceRead More

State of college addressed at all college meeting

State of college addressed at all college meeting

March 14, 2017 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Anthony O’Connell News Editor The semi-annual All College Meeting delivered by President Andrew Matonak took place on Feb. 6 in Maureen Stapleton theater and via live-stream on the college website. Remarks from student senate president, Emma Dillon, president of the faculty association, Gregory Sausville and Academic Senate member, Rosemary SchultzRead More

Privilege grant offered specifically for white males

Privilege grant offered specifically for white males

March 14, 2017 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

Isaac Kautz Staff Writer The Privilege Grant has been created exclusively for white males to support their post- secondary education. Conservative personality and Breitbart News senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos announced The Yiannopoulos Privilege Grant for tuition assistance in a news release on Jan. 28. Funded by Yiannopoulos and other privateRead More

The method of Katherine Eisenried

The method of Katherine Eisenried

March 14, 2017 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Junior Copy Editor The compulsion to create for an artist can come in many forms. The natural world, an ideology or passion the artist feels the need to endear to their audience, translating the essence of areas or lifestyles exotic to the intended audience and more have allRead More

Vikings prepare for spring

March 14, 2017 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Snow may be covering the fields, but coaches for spring sports teams are planning for the upcoming season. The men’s baseball team has the bar set high for them this year due to the success of their past two seasons. Currently, the team ranks in theRead More

Excelsior Ever Upward: governor Cuomo’s budget for 2017

Excelsior Ever Upward: governor Cuomo’s budget for 2017

March 13, 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Creative Editor Members of the college and local community joined together to look at governor Cuomo’s $152.3 billion agenda for 2017. Held in the Campus Center, the presentation opened with an introduction from Patrick Madden, the mayor of Troy. Former mayors were also in attendance. “I like whatRead More

Trump’s Executive Order detains SUNY student

March 13, 2017 at 10:13 am 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer 19 Hudson Valley students have the potential to be detained if they were to leave the country under President Trump’s Executive Order. The executive order banned people trying to enter the country from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days and refugeesRead More

Palmer brothers are finishing their years at the valley strong

Palmer brothers are finishing their years at the valley strong

March 13, 2017 at 10:09 am 0 comments

Josh McCart Staff Writer Sophomore twin brothers, John and Brandon Palmer, have pursued their basketball careers at Hudson Valley for the last two years. Both have contributed to the men’s basketball team’s overall record of 13 wins and eight losses since their victory against SUNY Adirondack on Feb. 1. “TheyRead More

Vikings give their take on Feminism

Vikings give their take on Feminism

March 12, 2017 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Feminism is sparking up conversation throughout the country, so students at Hudson Valley weigh in on the debate. “Women are seen as fragile beings, and men are viewed as being tough. Men aren’t allowed to show emotion without being called pansies, and women aren’t allowed toRead More