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Bagpipes Â accompanied Â by Â a Â procession Â of Â students Â KROGLQJVFKRROEDQQHUVDQGLQWHUQDWLRQDOĂ€DJVEHJDQWKH inauguration Â of Â Donald Â P. Â Christian, Â the Â eighth Â president Â of Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz, Â on Â Friday, Â April Â 13. Â Christian Â previously Â served Â as Â provost Â and Â vice Â presi-Â dent Â of Â academic Â affairs Â for Â the Â 2009-Â10 Â academic Â year Â and Â began Â serving Â as Â interim Â president Â in Â July Â 2010. Â The Â Presidential Â Search Â Committee Â appointed Â Christian Â in Â June Â 2012 Â succeeding Â former-ÂPresident Â Steven Â Poskanzer. Â â€œU.S. Â higher Â education Â is Â a Â grand Â ecosystem Â with Â responsibilities Â and Â commitments Â expanding Â beyond Â the Â reach Â of Â our Â individual Â campuses,â€? Â Christian Â said. Â â€œI Â tip Â my Â hat Â to Â the Â seven Â past Â presidents Â here Â at Â New Â Paltz Â â€” Â my Â aim Â is Â to Â build Â on Â your Â legacy Â and Â leave Â this Â great Â col-Â lege Â even Â greater Â than Â it Â is Â today.â€? Â Lori Â DuBord, Â New Â Paltz Â alumna Â and Â district Â represen-Â tative, Â read Â a Â letter Â at Â the Â inauguration Â on Â behalf Â of Â New Â York Â State Â Assemblyman Â Maurice Â Hinchey. Â In Â his Â letter, Â Hinchey Â noted Â Christianâ€™s Â achievements Â from Â the Â past Â year Â and Â his Â background, Â framing Â the Â theme Â of Â the Â instal-Â
lation Â ceremony. Â â€œIn Â your Â short Â time Â here, Â Mr. Â President, Â you Â have Â made Â an Â indelible Â impression Â on Â the Â New Â Paltz Â campus Â and Â the Â community Â at Â large,â€? Â Hinchey Â said. Â â€œYour Â Mid-Â western Â sensibility Â helped Â guide Â you Â and Â the Â campus Â through Â a Â federally Â declared Â disaster Â and Â enabled Â you Â to Â develop Â a Â budget Â that Â made Â sure Â the Â liberal Â arts Â tradition Â ZDVHQVXUHGGXULQJWKHVHGLIÂżFXOWHFRQRPLFWLPHVÂ´ Christian Â used Â lessons Â he Â learned Â from Â his Â aunt Â and Â uncleâ€™s Â dairy Â farm Â in Â Ohio Â to Â illustrate Â his Â commitment Â to Â the Â college Â and Â the Â work Â necessary Â to Â meet Â his Â goals. Â â€œThese Â include Â things Â like Â the Â value Â of Â hard Â work, Â the Â LPSRUWDQFHRIFRRSHUDWLRQRIÂżQGLQJUHZDUGLQERWKWKH process Â of Â our Â work Â and Â the Â product Â of Â recognizing Â that Â sometimes Â a Â dayâ€™s Â work Â will Â include Â walking Â through Â ma-Â nure, Â or Â shoveling Â it,â€? Â Christian Â said. He Â did Â this Â while Â weaving Â his Â metaphor Â with Â his Â leadership Â views, Â the Â strength Â and Â values Â of Â the Â campus, Â the Â national Â context Â of Â New Â Paltz Â and Â his Â thoughts Â about Â student Â education Â and Â success. Â Overall, Â Christian Â said Â his Â goal, Â as Â well Â as Â the Â single Â most Â important Â challenge, Â is Â stu-Â dent Â education. Â â€œWe Â are Â all Â teachers, Â students Â learn Â from Â all Â of Â us Â
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about Â how Â to Â interact Â with Â each Â other Â and Â the Â world Â and Â we Â must Â be Â purposeful Â about Â those Â lessons,â€? Â Christian Â said. Â â€œThe Â opportunities Â and Â challenges Â they Â will Â face Â are Â QRWGHÂżQHGRUERXQGHGE\GLVFLSOLQHRUIXQFWLRQÂ´ Within Â the Â next Â year, Â Christian Â said Â he Â plans Â to Â bring Â about Â a Â number Â of Â improvements Â for Â the Â New Â Paltz Â cam-Â pus Â and Â students, Â such Â as Â the Â current Â work Â on Â the Â Wooster Â Science Â Building, Â the Â Sojourner Â Truth Â Library Â and Â the Â new Â science Â building, Â all Â while Â focusing Â on Â sustainability. Â â€œThis Â process Â will Â be Â consultative, Â drawing Â on Â the Â creativity Â and Â experience Â of Â our Â talented Â and Â diverse Â com-Â munity,â€? Â Christian Â said. Â â€œWe Â will Â not Â begin Â with Â a Â blank Â VODWHEXWLQVWHDGRXUIRFXVZLOOEHWRUHÂżQHDQGRSHUDWLRQ-Â alize Â the Â vision Â points Â that Â have Â served Â us Â so Â well.â€? Assemblyman Â Kevin Â Cahill Â said Â Christian Â has Â been, Â and Â will Â be, Â the Â president Â New Â Paltz Â needs Â at Â this Â moment Â in Â time Â and Â in Â the Â future. Â â€œWe Â are Â closing Â a Â chapter Â on Â this Â institution Â where Â ZHÂśYH VHHQ D ÂżQDQFLDO LQYHVWPHQW LQ WKH SK\VLFDO VWUXF-Â ture Â of Â this Â campus Â rivaling Â the Â initial Â investment,â€? Â Ca-Â hill Â said. Â â€œ[Christian Â has] Â already Â proven Â to Â be Â not Â just Â an Â able Â spokesman Â for Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â but Â for Â the Â [SUNY] Â Â system.â€?
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Senate Â Hears Â Art Â Alliance Â Appeal By Â Clarissa Â Moses Â Â
On Â Tuesday, Â April Â 17, Â the Â 53rd Â student Â sen-Â ate Â held Â their Â 11th Â regular Â meeting Â during Â which Â they Â heard Â an Â appeal Â from Â the Â Student Â Art Â Al-Â liance Â (SAA) Â which Â addressed Â issues Â with Â So-Â GH[RDQGUDWLÂżHGWKHEXGJHW SAA Â attended Â the Â senate Â meeting Â with Â QXPHURXV PHPEHUV WR DSSHDO IRU WKH SURSRVHG EXGJHW ZKLFK ZDV FXW E\ PRUH WKDQ 6$$UHTXHVWHGLQVWHDGRIWKH $14,548 Â that Â they Â were Â allotted Â during Â Budget Â DQG)LQDQFH&RPPLWWHH%)& ZHHNHQG <RXVVRXI.RX\RYLFHSUHVLGHQWRIÂżQDQFH said Â SAA Â was Â denied Â money Â to Â provide Â lunch Â for Â their Â speakers, Â a Â photographer Â and Â an Â emer-Â JHQF\ IXQG 7KH\ ZHUH JLYHQ LQVWHDG RI $500 Â for Â workshops Â and Â the Â two Â thirds Â rule Â which Â BFC Â introduced Â this Â year Â will Â provide Â the Â FOXEZLWKRQO\WZRWKLUGVIXQGLQJIRUWKHLUWULSV In Â addition, Â the Â Student Â Association Â (SA) Â will Â EHSURYLGLQJ6$$ZLWKKDOIRIWKHIXQGLQJIRU WKHLUDQQXDOKRQRUDULXP Âł:HDUHSD\LQJKDOIRIWKHKRQRUDULXPEH-Â FDXVH ZH EHOLHYH WKDW ZH VKRXOGQÂśW EH SD\LQJ for Â events Â that Â only Â art Â students Â or Â only Â a Â cer-Â WDLQJURXSVRISHRSOHDUHVXSSRVHGWREHJRLQJ WRÂ´ .RX\R VDLG Âł(YHU\ HYHQW WKDW ZH IXQG LV VXSSRVHGWREHRSHQWRHYHU\ERG\,WVHHPVOLNH >WKHLUHYHQWV@DUHYHU\IRFXVHGRQDUWVWXGHQWVÂ´ SAA Â said Â they Â were Â unaware Â they Â were Â in Â YLRODWLRQRIDQ\SROLFLHV+RZHYHUWKH\DUHSUH-Â pared Â to Â make Â necessary Â changes Â to Â satisfy Â the Â demands Â of Â the Â policies Â while Â preserving Â pro-Â JUDPPLQJ â€œTo Â say Â the Â least, Â these Â cuts Â would Â have Â a Â devastating Â effect Â on Â the Â opportunities Â our Â college Â can Â offer Â through Â SAA Â to Â the Â student Â population Â and Â the Â community Â at Â large,â€? Â Todd Â Martin, Â graduate Â student Â in Â the Â Printmaking Â De-Â SDUWPHQWVDLG 7KHVWXGHQWVHQDWHGLVFXVVHGWKHSRVVLELOLW\ RILQFUHDVLQJWKH6$$EXGJHWE\DOORZ-Â ing Â SAA Â to Â hold Â programs Â such Â as Â the Â honorari-Â XPZLWKRXWDQ\GLIÂżFXOW\ After Â consideration, Â the Â senate Â decided Â in Â IDYRURIDPRWLRQVSRQVRUHGE\6HQ:HQG\&R-Â KHQ7KHVWXGHQWVHQDWHPRYHGIURPWKH *HQHUDO3URJUDPLQJEXGJHWDQGIURPWKH &RQIHUHQFHVEXGJHWWRWKH6$$EXGJHWLQDGGL-Â WLRQWRWKHWKH\ZHUHDOUHDG\DZDUGHG The Â senate Â awarded Â this Â money Â with Â the Â stipulation Â that Â contracts Â with Â artists Â participat-Â ing Â in Â the Â honorarium Â specify Â that Â all Â students Â DUH DEOH WR SDUWLFLSDWH LQ WKH OHFWXUH VHULHV DQG KDYH WKHLU DUWZRUN FULWLTXHG $OVR WKH HYHQWV PXVWEHKHOGLQDPRUHSXEOLFVSDFH In Â addition Â to Â SAA, Â the Â General Â Manager Â of Â Food Â Services Â Ralph Â Perez-ÂRogers Â attended Â WKH VHQDWH PHHWLQJ WR VROLFLW TXHVWLRQV DERXW IRRGVHUYLFHVDQG6RGH[RIURPWKHVHQDWRUV 6HQ'KUXY6KDKH[SUHVVHGFRQFHUQVZLWK the Â price Â of Â food Â on Â campus Â compared Â to Â the Â SULFHRIIRRGLQWRZQ+HVDLGWKHSULFHRIWKH IRRGRQFDPSXVDQGLQWRZQLVVLPLODUEXWWKH VHUYLFHDQGTXDOLW\RIWKHIRRGRQFDPSXVLVQRW
Â 3+272%<52%,1:(,167(,1 7KHVHQDWHKHDUGDQDSSHDOIURPWKH6WXGHQW$UW$OOLDQFHRYHUEXGJHWFRQFHUQV XSWRSDU Perez-ÂRogers Â said Â the Â fact Â that Â students Â must Â go Â to Â the Â same Â places Â to Â get Â food Â every Â day Â EHFRPHVYHU\OLPLWLQJ+HVDLGZKLOHWKH\WU\WR develop Â a Â solution Â that Â will Â create Â more Â choices, Â KHZLOOORRNLQWRORZHULQJWKHSULFHRIWKHIRRG Perez-ÂRogers Â also Â said Â he Â contacted Â com-Â munications Â to Â speak Â with Â corporate Â Sodexo Â representatives Â in Â response Â to Â the Â incident Â tak-Â LQJSODFHGXULQJWKHUHFHQW6RGH[RIRFXVJURXS +HVDLGOHWWHUVZHUHVHQWRXWWKDWDGGUHVVHGWKH VLWXDWLRQ DQG WKH FRQFHUQV VWXGHQWV KDG DERXW XQIDLUWUHDWPHQW $IWHUKHDULQJRXWVLGHERGLHVWKHVHQDWHUDW-Â LÂżHGWKHEXGJHWZLWKRXWDQ\REMHFWLRQV RUFKDQJHVDQGWKHQGLVFXVVHGWKHLUJRDOVOLVW The Â senate Â added Â a Â goal Â to Â develop Â a Â sci-Â HQFHODEZKLFKZLOOEHRSHQWRDOOVWXGHQWV7KLV SURMHFWZLOOEHKHDGHGE\6HQ-RVNDU\'LD] SA Â President Â Terrell Â Coakley Â reported Â to Â WKH VHQDWH KLV SODQ WR VWDUW D 6RMRXUQHU 7UXWK ,QVWLWXWH DOORZLQJ VWXGHQWV WR EHFRPH H[SHUWV RQ6RMRXUQHU7UXWKÂśVOLIH&RDNOH\DOVRVDLGKH ÂżQLVKHG WKH JUDQW SURSRVDO IRU GLYHUVLW\ LQLWLD-Â tives Â he Â discussed Â last Â meeting Â and Â is Â hopeful Â
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Students Â Seek Â Printers Â In Â The Â Residence Â Halls By Â Jaleesa Â Baulkman Â Â
OHIO Â REVIVES Â DEATH Â PENALTY Ohio Â on Â Wednesday Â executed Â a Â man Â for Â fatally Â stabbing Â the Â 15-Âyear-Âold Â son Â of Â his Â former Â employers Â during Â a Â 1985 Â farm-Â KRXVH EXUJODU\ PDUNLQJ WKH VWDWHÂśV ÂżUVW execution Â in Â six Â months Â and Â signaling Â a Â possible Â return Â to Â Ohioâ€™s Â status Â as Â one Â of Â the Â countryâ€™s Â busiest Â death Â penalty Â states. CANDIDS Â COME Â UNDER Â FIRE The Â White Â House Â says Â the Â conduct Â de-Â picted Â in Â photos Â that Â purport Â to Â show Â U.S. Â troops Â posing Â with Â the Â bodies Â of Â dead Â insurgents Â in Â Afghanistan Â is Â â€œreprehen-Â sible.â€? Â PHOTO Â BY Â ROBIN Â WEINSTEIN Efforts Â are Â being Â made Â to Â install Â printers Â in Â each Â of Â the Â residence Â halls Â on Â campus. Â
they Â have Â to Â walk Â over Â to Â the Â Sojourner Â Truth Â Li-Â brary Â (STL) Â or Â Hasbrouck Â before Â midnight. Â Although Â there Â are Â printers Â installed Â in Â Shan-Â go, Â they Â are Â not Â accessible Â to Â all Â students, Â Liver-Â pool Â said. Â Members Â of Â SA Â feel Â these Â installations Â are Â necessary Â because Â students Â might Â have Â limited Â access Â to Â the Â printers Â in Â the Â STL Â due Â to Â the Â on-Â going Â library Â renovations Â which, Â according Â to Â Â newpaltz.edu, Â is Â scheduled Â to Â be Â completed Â in Â â€˜winter Â 2013.â€™ Â Âł%HFDXVHZHÂśUHORVLQJDĂ€RRURIWKHOLEUDU\ itâ€™s Â going Â to Â make Â the Â library Â smaller,â€? Â Liverpool Â said. Â â€œ[The Â installation Â of Â printers Â in Â each Â hall] Â will Â make Â it Â a Â little Â better Â for Â us.â€?
Liverpool Â said Â funding Â issues Â might Â halt Â or Â slow Â down Â the Â process Â of Â installation Â and Â al-Â though Â this Â initiative Â falls Â under Â the Â Residence Â Life Â budget, Â they Â arenâ€™t Â sure Â if Â they Â have Â enough Â money Â to Â install Â printers Â in Â each Â hall. Director Â of Â Residence Â Life Â Corinna Â Caracci Â said Â the Â senateâ€™s Â goal Â is Â plausible Â but Â will Â cost Â a Â lot Â of Â money Â to Â buy Â and Â maintain Â the Â printers Â if Â theyâ€™re Â in Â each Â residence Â hall. Liverpool Â said Â this Â initiative Â can Â be Â properly Â handled Â with Â a Â trial Â run, Â which Â consists Â of Â a Â print-Â er Â installation Â with Â regulated Â hours Â and Â possibly Â a Â lab Â proctor Â to Â see Â how Â students Â respond. â€œThere Â are Â still Â a Â lot Â of Â question Â marks,â€? Â Â Carraci Â said.
Construction Â Begins Â On Â The Â Mohonk Â Walk By Â Dan Â Oâ€™Regan Â Staff Â Writer Â | Â N01726896@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
Blue Â fences Â were Â raised Â last Â month Â around Â Mohonk Â Avenue Â East Â and Â Wooster Â Parking Â Lot Â 21 Â as Â construction Â began Â on Â the Â â€œMohonk Â Walk.â€? The Â current Â construction Â projects Â are Â tied Â to Â the Â work Â on Â the Â Hasbrouck Â Quad, Â with Â both Â proj-Â ects Â totaling Â over Â $11 Â million. Â The Â Mohonk Â Walk Â construction Â is Â expected Â to Â be Â completed Â by Â the Â summer Â of Â 2013. John Â McEnrue, Â director Â of Â facilities, Â design Â & Â construction, Â said Â the Â Mohonk Â Walk Â will Â be Â an Â east-Âwest Â axis Â that Â will Â improve Â accessibility Â from Â Route Â 32 Â to Â the Â main Â quadrangle Â and Â concourse. Â After Â the Â completion Â of Â the Â walk, Â McEnrue Â said, Â the Â focus Â of Â the Â renovations Â will Â be Â shifted Â toward Â creating Â a, Â â€œmore Â sustainable, Â low Â main-Â tenance Â environment.â€? Â They Â hope Â to Â work Â toward Â developing Â a Â natural Â edge Â to Â the Â pond Â and Â continue Â
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After Â installing Â a Â printer Â in Â the Â Student Â Union, Â members Â of Â the Â Student Â Association Â (SA) Â and Â Academic Â Computing Â are Â looking Â to Â install Â printers Â in Â other Â areas Â on Â campus. Earlier Â this Â semester, Â the Â student Â senate Â set Â a Â goal Â that Â each Â residence Â hall Â on Â campus Â have Â printers Â installed Â in Â their Â computer Â labs. Â This Â ini-Â tiative Â was Â spearheaded Â by Â Sen. Â Ramelle Â Liver-Â pool. Â â€œWe Â should Â have Â printers Â in Â our Â [residence Â halls] Â especially Â when Â [thereâ€™s Â already] Â a Â com-Â puter Â lab Â in Â there,â€? Â Liverpool Â said. Â Assistant Â Director Â of Â Academic Â Computing Â Lura Â Speth Â said Â she Â will Â be Â purchasing Â printers Â for Â this Â initiative Â within Â the Â next Â couple Â of Â months Â and Â she Â plans Â to Â start Â installing Â them Â over Â the Â summer Â break. Â These Â actions Â are Â the Â result Â of Â the Â student Â senate Â and Â the Â responses Â Academic Â Computing Â received Â from Â a Â survey Â given Â in Â spring Â 2010 Â re-Â garding Â this Â issue, Â Speth Â said. Â Speth, Â who Â has Â worked Â on Â the Â initiative Â for Â nearly Â two Â years, Â said Â Academic Â Computing Â sent Â out Â a Â survey Â to Â students Â and Â the Â majority Â that Â re-Â sponded Â said Â they Â would Â like Â to Â see Â printers Â in-Â stalled Â in Â residence Â halls Â on Â campus. Â â€œAs Â far Â as Â I Â know, Â the Â printers Â will Â be Â located Â LQWKH5$RIÂżFHDQGVWXGHQWVZLOOEHDEOHWRSULQW during Â RA Â hours,â€? Â Speth Â said. Although Â Liverpool Â is Â pushing Â for Â 24-Âhour Â printing, Â she Â said Â these Â installations Â would Â be Â con-Â venient Â for Â students Â because Â they Â wouldnâ€™t Â have Â to Â leave Â their Â residence Â halls. Â She Â said Â since Â not Â all Â students Â have Â access Â to Â Â printing Â in Â their Â halls, Â Â
making Â improvements Â to Â the Â campus Â drives Â walk-Â ways. Although Â the Â project Â will Â eventually Â improve Â travel Â on Â campus, Â some Â students Â are Â more Â focused Â on Â the Â short-Âterm Â implications, Â as Â parking Â and Â foot Â travel Â have Â been Â disrupted Â on Â the Â north Â end Â of Â Â campus. Â â€œI Â used Â to Â park Â in Â the Â handicap Â spaces Â right Â outside Â of Â the Â Haggerty Â Administration Â Building Â [HAB],â€? Â Christina Â Holtzberger, Â fourth-Âyear Â visual Â arts Â major, Â said. Â â€œIâ€™ve Â been Â trying Â to Â use Â the Â circle Â SDUNLQJ ORW E\ 2OG 0DLQ EXW LWÂśV EHHQ ÂżOOLQJ XS more Â quickly Â since Â the Â construction.â€? Holtzberger Â suffers Â from Â a Â bone Â disease Â known Â as Â osteochondromatosis, Â making Â it Â hard Â for Â her Â to Â get Â around Â on Â campus. Â â€œEven Â just Â from Â a Â walking Â standpoint, Â if Â I Â have Â to Â go Â from Â Old Â Library Â to Â Smiley Â I Â have Â to Â walk Â all Â the Â way Â down Â and Â around Â instead Â of Â being Â
able Â to Â cut Â through Â the Â parking Â lot Â which Â is Â much Â quicker,â€? Â Holtzberger Â said. Â 2WKHUVWXGHQWVWU\WRIRFXVRQWKHEHQHÂżWVRI the Â construction. â€œI Â think Â [the Â walkway] Â will Â add Â to Â the Â cam-Â pus Â and Â make Â it Â seem Â less Â like Â a Â concrete Â jungle,â€? Â Jennaleigh Â Fish, Â third-Âyear Â psychology Â graduate Â student, Â said. Fish Â is Â another Â commuter Â whose Â regular Â park-Â ing Â spot Â has Â also Â been Â taken Â up Â by Â the Â construction. Â She Â said Â she Â doesnâ€™t Â really Â mind Â the Â construction Â and Â welcomes Â the Â added Â exercise Â from Â walking Â be-Â tween Â campus Â and Â the Â parking Â lots Â by Â Shango Â Hall. Â McEnrue Â said Â certain Â changes Â will Â â€œframeâ€? Â the Â scenic Â view. Â â€œThe Â walk Â will Â include Â seating Â elements Â as Â well Â as Â a Â double Â row Â of Â trees Â which Â will Â help Â to Â frame Â the Â famous Â view Â of Â the Â Mohonk Â Lodge Â in Â the Â Shawangunk Â Mountains,â€? Â he Â said. Â
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PAGING Â NURSE Â RATCHED A Â nurse Â has Â admitted Â to Â fatally Â shooting Â a Â young Â mother Â in Â a Â town Â near Â Houston Â and Â abducting Â the Â dying Â womanâ€™s Â new-Â born Â son Â whom Â she Â apparently Â intended Â to Â adopt, Â authorities Â said Â Wednesday. CRASH Â AND Â BURN North Â Koreaâ€™s Â recent Â failed Â rocket Â launch Â shows Â that Â the Â communist Â country Â has Â PDGH OLWWOH SURJUHVV LQ LWV VSDFHĂ€LJKW program, Â the Â head Â of Â the Â U.S. Â missile Â de-Â fense Â program Â said Â Wednesday. FIGURING Â OUT Â THE Â FUNDS )HGHUDOPRQH\PRVWRILWWKURXJKWKHÂż-Â nancial Â aid Â that Â students Â get, Â accounts Â for Â XS WR SHUFHQW RI IRUSURÂżW FROOHJHVÂś revenue Â -Â Â even Â more Â in Â some Â cases Â if Â vet-Â erans Â attend Â the Â school Â on Â the Â GI Â bill. JUMP Â ON Â THE Â JACKPOT Â A Â retired Â southern Â Illinois Â couple Â FODLPHG WKH WKLUG DQG ÂżQDO VKDUH RI last Â monthâ€™s Â record Â $656 Â million Â Mega Â Millions Â jackpot Â on Â Wednesday, Â and Â said Â they Â plan Â to Â treat Â themselves Â -Â Â pos-Â sibly Â even Â to Â a Â vacation Â -Â Â once Â theyâ€™ve Â sorted Â out Â how Â to Â invest Â their Â windfall.
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Students Â Raise Â Concerns Â About Â Sodexo By Â Ben Â Kindlon Â Â Â Copy Â Editor Â | Â N02182316@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
A Â representative Â of Â Sodexo Â Inc., Â SUNY Â New Â Paltzâ€™s Â current Â food-Âservice Â provider, Â confronted Â students Â gathered Â in Â the Â Student Â Union Â (SU) Â on Â Monday, Â April Â 9. Â Â Outside Â of Â SU Â 62/63, Â where Â Sodexoâ€™s Â focus Â group Â meetings Â were Â held, Â Students Â With Â a Â Common Â Interest Â (SCI) Â said Â they Â gath-Â HUHGWRH[SUHVVWKHLUGLVWDVWHIRU6RGH[R,QFZKHQ%RE*ULIÂżQD representative Â of Â Sodexo Â Inc., Â tore Â up Â their Â signs Â after Â being Â told Â to Â leave Â them Â alone, Â they Â said. According Â to Â SCI Â President Â Robert Â LoBianco, Â SCI Â members Â are Â displeased Â with Â Sodexo Â Inc. Â as Â a Â food Â provider Â and Â are Â opposed Â to Â renewing Â a Â contract Â with Â them. The Â purpose Â of Â the Â meetings Â was Â to Â gauge Â student Â feedback Â on Â the Â dining Â experience Â on Â campus, Â Sodexo Â spokesperson Â En-Â rico Â Dinges Â said. Â Sixty Â students Â registered Â for Â the Â event Â and Â were Â split Â into Â groups Â for Â meetings Â at Â different Â time Â blocks. Â Sodexo Â Inc. Â partnered Â with Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â to Â organize Â the Â on-Âcampus Â focus Â group Â meetings. Â 'XULQJDEUHDNLQEHWZHHQWKHÂżUVWDQGVHFRQGPHHWLQJV*ULI-Â ÂżQH[LWHG68DQGEHJDQWHDULQJXSWKHSURWHVWRUVVLJQVDF-Â cording Â to Â a Â University Â Police Â report. Third-Âyear Â political Â science Â major Â Lisa Â Wojehowski Â was Â one Â of Â the Â few Â protesters Â present Â during Â that Â time. Â Most Â of Â the Â other Â SIC Â members Â were Â in Â class, Â she Â said. :RMHKRZVNLVDLGVKHSOHDGHGZLWK*ULIÂżQWRVWRSGHVWUR\LQJ their Â signs, Â explaining Â there Â was Â nothing Â wrong Â with Â what Â they Â were Â doing. Â Wojehowski Â said Â he Â ignored Â her Â completely Â and Â â€œact-Â ed Â if Â she Â werenâ€™t Â there.â€? 'LQJHVVDLGWKHLQFLGHQWEHWZHHQWKHGHPRQVWUDWRUDQG*ULIÂżQ was Â a Â miscommunication. â€œHis Â intent Â was Â to Â clean Â up Â the Â signs Â prior Â to Â the Â next Â event, Â WKLQNLQJWKDWWKHSURWHVWHUVKDGÂżQLVKHGDQGOHIWÂ´KHVDLGÂł,WZDV just Â a Â misunderstanding. Â An Â apology Â was Â given Â and Â that Â was Â that.â€? Â LoBianco Â said Â he Â and Â his Â fellow Â classmates, Â and Â even Â profes-Â sors, Â have Â been Â disappointed Â by Â Sodexoâ€™s Â service Â at Â New Â Paltz. Â LoBianco Â said Â he Â was Â disgusted Â with Â the Â controversial Â issues Â the Â company Â is Â involved Â in Â both Â on Â and Â off Â campus. Â â€œThere Â is Â no Â accountability, Â and Â no Â oversight,â€? Â he Â said. â€œWe Â do Â actually Â source Â a Â lot Â of Â products Â locally Â â€Ś Â that Â help Â support Â the Â local Â economy,â€? Â Dinges Â said Â in Â an Â interview Â with Â the Â Daily Â Freeman. Â Â LoBianco Â said Â he Â wanted Â to Â stress Â the Â fact Â that Â the Â â€œlocalâ€? Â businesses Â that Â Sodexo Â is Â being Â supplied Â by Â includes Â a Â Pepsi Â Co. Â which Â is Â located Â within Â Ulster Â County. Â He Â said Â there Â have Â been Â dozens Â of Â complaints Â from Â Sodexo Â employees Â worldwide. Â Â In Â a Â press Â release Â from Â the Â TransAfrica Â Forum, Â workers Â com-Â plained Â about Â separate Â and Â unequal Â treatment Â between Â employees Â of Â different Â races Â or Â ethnicities: A Â Sodexo Â warehouse Â worker Â from Â Guniea Â claimed Â the Â em-Â ployees Â of Â European Â descent Â are Â always Â well Â fed Â and Â taken Â care Â of, Â but Â he Â and Â others Â of Â his Â descent Â sometimes Â show Â up Â to Â work Â and Â are Â given Â nothing Â to Â eat. Â A Â company Â in Â Columbia Â being Â supplied Â by Â Sodexo Â was Â given Â spoiled Â food Â leading Â to Â more Â than Â 60 Â workers Â contracting Â food Â poisoning. Â Â A Â Sodexo Â employee Â in Â Morocco Â said Â in Â the Â report Â that Â he Â and Â his Â co-Âworkers Â fear Â their Â employer.
Â PHOTO Â BY Â ROBIN Â WEINSTEIN Ralph Â Perez-ÂRogers Â (right) Â of Â Sodexo Â appeared Â before Â the Â student Â senate Â after Â students Â expressed Â concerns Â about Â the Â companyâ€™s Â services.
â€œWe Â do Â not Â complain Â about Â the Â supervisor Â because Â we Â are Â scared Â of Â him,â€? Â he Â said Â in Â the Â report. Human Â Rights Â Watch Â released Â a Â study Â of Â the Â labor Â practices Â of Â European Â corporations Â in Â their Â operations Â in Â the Â United Â States. Â Â The Â study Â showed Â Sodexo Â managers Â have Â â€œat Â times Â crossed Â the Â line Â to Â anti-Âunion Â behavior, Â unlawful Â under Â both Â U.S. Â Law Â and Â international Â standards...recent Â developments Â indicate Â that Â Sodexo Â still Â resists Â workersâ€™ Â new Â organizing Â attempts.â€? In Â a Â report Â titled Â â€œVoices Â For Â Change: Â Sodexo Â Workers Â From Â Five Â Countries Â Speak,â€? Â an Â employee Â of Â Loyola Â University Â in Â New Â Orleans Â reported Â that Â there Â is Â no Â opportunity Â for Â workers Â making Â lower Â wages Â to Â earn Â overtime Â hours. Â The Â employee Â said Â she Â had Â to Â leave Â Sodexo Â and Â receive Â outside Â food Â industry Â experience Â to Â be Â eligible Â to Â become Â a Â supervisor. â€œWhen Â they Â see Â you Â are Â close Â to Â 38 Â or Â 40 Â hours, Â you Â have Â to Â
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leave Â and Â go Â home, Â even Â if Â you Â are Â in Â the Â middle Â of Â a Â shift, Â because Â they Â donâ€™t Â want Â you Â to Â go Â into Â overtime,â€? Â she Â said. A Â Sodexo Â cafeteria Â worker Â at Â Tulane Â University, Â New Â Or-Â leans, Â still Â makes Â less Â than Â $10 Â an Â hour Â after Â working Â there Â for Â 40 Â years, Â according Â to Â the Â forum. The Â SCI Â and Â other Â students Â around Â the Â New Â Paltz Â campus Â are Â outraged Â with Â these Â allegations, Â according Â to Â LoBianco. Students Â contend Â Sodexo Â has Â been Â unresponsive Â to Â com-Â plaints Â about Â the Â poor Â quality Â of Â food. Â â€œWe Â need Â to Â get Â Sodexo Â out Â of Â New Â Paltz,â€? Â second-Âyear Â lin-Â guistics Â major Â Chacho Â Guenancia Â said, Â â€œItâ€™s Â fucking Â terrible. Â My Â stomach Â has Â never Â been Â the Â same Â since Â I Â started Â eating Â here.â€? SCI Â will Â hold Â a Â forum Â to Â discuss Â campus Â food Â issues Â and Â pos-Â sible Â alternatives Â to Â Sodexo. Â LoBianco Â said Â the Â forum Â will Â be Â held Â on Â Thursday, Â April Â 26 Â in Â SU Â 407.
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2IÂżFLDOV1RW$FWLQJ2Q8QLRQ%XGJHW5HTXHVW By Â Julie Â Mansmann Â Managing Â Editor Â | Â Jmansmann60@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
While Â campus Â administrators Â continue Â to Â review Â re-Â quests Â for Â a Â share Â of Â the Â new Â revenue Â generated Â by Â a Â tuition Â increase, Â one Â campus Â group Â has Â already Â been Â informed Â that Â their Â proposal Â will Â not Â be Â acted Â on: Â the Â United Â University Â Professions Â (UUP) Â union. Vice Â President Â of Â Administration Â and Â Finance Â Jacque-Â line Â DiStefano Â said Â the Â UUP Â proposal Â to Â set Â aside Â 15 Â percent Â of Â the Â estimated Â $1.6 Â million Â in Â new Â revenue Â the Â college Â could Â be Â receiving Â in Â 2012-Â13 Â for Â increased Â adjunct Â pay Â will Â not Â be Â acted Â on Â because Â the Â union Â is Â still Â negotiating Â their Â contract. DiStefano Â said Â the Â contract, Â which Â is Â negotiated Â with Â WKH VWDWH JRYHUQRUÂśV RIÂżFH RI HPSOR\HH UHODWLRQV DQG WKH XQLRQKDVQRWEHHQÂżQDOL]HGDWWKLVWLPH6LQFHWKHFXUUHQW faculty Â contract Â makes Â no Â mention Â of Â salary Â for Â part-Âtime Â IDFXOW\ 'L6WHIDQR VDLG FROOHJH RIÂżFLDOV KRSH WKH XQLRQ members Â will Â bring Â this Â issue Â to Â the Â negotiating Â table. â€œWe Â had Â hoped Â that Â these Â types Â of Â requests Â be Â brought Â to Â the Â people Â they Â are Â negotiating Â with Â in Â Albany,â€? Â she Â said. Â â€œWe Â are Â not Â going Â to Â react Â to Â the Â requests Â until Â those Â nego-Â WLDWLRQVZHUHÂżQDOÂ´ 1HZ3DOW]883&KDSWHU3UHVLGHQW3HWHU%URZQVDLGWKH EXGJHWUHTXHVWZDVPDGHZLWKWKHIDFWWKDWFDPSXVRIÂżFLDOV have Â the Â ability Â to Â set Â a Â per-Âcredit Â compensation Â rate Â for Â ad-Â juncts Â in Â mind, Â however, Â and Â the Â union Â felt Â the Â availability Â of Â new Â revenue Â could Â provide Â a Â chance Â to Â close Â pay Â gaps Â between Â part-Âtime Â and Â full-Âtime Â faculty. $IWHUWKHSDVVDJHRI*RY$QGUHZ&XRPRÂśV1<681< SODQDQGWKHVWDWHZLGHDGRSWLRQRIDÂżYH\HDUUDWLRQDO WXLWLRQ SODQ DFURVV WKH V\VWHP WKH VWXGHQWV DW 1HZ 3DOW] DQGDFURVVWKH681<V\VWHPH[SHULHQFHGWXLWLRQLQFUHDVHV EHJLQQLQJODVWIDOO3UHVLGHQW'RQDOG&KULVWLDQVDLGDGPLQ-Â istrators Â are Â estimating Â that Â the Â college Â may Â have Â as Â much Â DVPLOOLRQLQQHZUHYHQXHLQWKHQH[WÂżVFDO\HDUDVD result. UUP Â members Â proposed Â that Â 15 Â percent Â of Â those Â funds Â Â˛DSSUR[LPDWHO\Â˛EHVHWDVLGHWRLQFUHDVHSD\ IRU DGMXQFWV%URZQVDLG WKH XQLRQ FKRVH WKLV QXPEHU EH-Â cause Â it Â is Â the Â same Â percentage Â of Â funding Â earmarked Â for Â part-Âtimers Â in Â the Â UUPâ€™s Â Individual Â Development Â Awards, Â a Â joint Â state Â and Â union Â program. Âł:HWKRXJKWVLQFHWKDWQXPEHUDOUHDG\H[LVWVLQDMRLQW program, Â it Â was Â a Â reasonable Â number,â€? Â he Â said. Â â€œIt Â would Â FRPHRXWWREHDIHZH[WUDKXQGUHGGROODUVIRUHDFKDGMXQFW per Â course. Â Itâ€™s Â not Â a Â huge Â amount Â of Â money, Â but Â it Â would Â be Â more Â than Â just Â a Â symbolic Â step Â towards Â closing Â the Â gap Â between Â adjunct Â salaries Â and Â everybody Â else.â€? %URZQVDLGKLVUHVHDUFKVKRZVWKDWDGMXQFWVW\SLFDOO\ earn Â $12,000 Â annually Â for Â teaching Â two Â three-Âcredit Â courses Â SHU VHPHVWHU DW 681< 1HZ 3DOW] ZKLFK KH VDLG UHTXLUHV them Â to Â seek Â other Â sources Â of Â income. Â He Â said Â the Â 235 Â part-Â timers Â employed Â by Â the Â college Â have Â not Â received Â a Â substan-Â tial Â salary Â increase Â in Â the Â past Â seven Â years, Â with Â compensa-Â WLRQGURSSLQJSHUFHQWRYHUWKHSDVWIRXUGHFDGHVZKHQ DGMXVWHGIRULQĂ€DWLRQ
Â The Â compensation Â of Â part-Âtimers Â is Â an Â important Â issue Â WRWKHXQLRQ%URZQVDLGEHFDXVHPHPEHUVIHHOWKHFROOHJH should Â be Â concerned Â for Â the Â livelihood Â of Â the Â part-Âtimers Â relied Â on Â to Â teach Â all Â types Â of Â courses Â across Â academic Â units Â DW681<1HZ3DOW]7KHXQLRQSUHVLGHQWVDLGWKHIDFWWKDW these Â faculty Â do Â not Â receive Â much Â pay Â could Â also Â discour-Â DJHVWXGHQWVIURPHQWHULQJWKHHGXFDWLRQÂżHOGDQGWKDWWKLV should Â be Â corrected. â€œIf Â students Â see Â the Â result Â of Â hard Â work Â and Â getting Â good Â grades Â and Â getting Â a Â higher Â education Â degree Â is Â going Â to Â result Â in Â a Â dead-Âend Â job Â and Â near Â poverty Â wages, Â they Â are Â not Â going Â to Â go Â into Â the Â teaching Â profession,â€? Â he Â said. Â â€œI Â think Â we Â need Â to Â inspire Â students Â and Â get Â good Â people Â to Â go Â LQWRWKLVÂżHOGEXWLIZHSD\SHRSOHOHVVWKDQZKDWWKHFOHDQ-Â ers Â get Â paid, Â people Â will Â not Â want Â to Â go Â on Â to Â get Â a Â graduate Â degree Â and Â end Â up Â in Â a Â really Â low Â paying Â job.â€? However, Â DiStefano Â said Â the Â rate Â offered Â to Â adjuncts Â DUH RQ SDU ZLWK FROOHJHV FRPSDUDEOH WR 681< 1HZ 3DOW] at Â this Â time. â€œWeâ€™ve Â looked Â at Â national Â and Â local Â benchmarks, Â in-Â cluding Â that Â for Â adjunct Â compensation Â at Â the Â nine Â other Â com-Â
SUHKHQVLYHFROOHJHVLQWKH681<V\VWHPÂ´VKHVDLGÂł7KRVH data Â indicate Â that, Â comparatively, Â the Â per-Âcredit Â hour/per-Â course Â rates Â that Â we Â offer Â are Â very Â competitive.â€? DiStefano Â said Â union Â members Â should Â bring Â their Â re-Â search Â and Â opinions Â about Â compensation Â for Â part-Âtimers Â to Â contract Â negotiations Â in Â Albany, Â as Â she Â feels Â this Â is Â a Â state Â and Â national Â issue Â in Â higher Â education. %URZQFDOOHGWKHODFNRIPHQWLRQRIDGMXQFWSD\LQWKH last Â contract Â a Â â€œglaring Â omission.â€? â€œIn Â the Â meantime, Â itâ€™s Â up Â to Â individual Â adjuncts Â to Â ne-Â gotiate Â their Â own Â salaries Â and Â they Â have Â no Â leverage Â what-Â soever,â€? Â he Â said. Â â€œThis Â all Â strengthens Â the Â argument Â that Â we Â need Â better Â provisions Â for Â adjuncts Â in Â our Â contract.â€? Other Â requests Â for Â shares Â of Â the Â possible Â $1.6 Â million Â in Â QHZUHYHQXHDUHVWLOOEHLQJUHYLHZHGDQGVXPPDUL]HG'L6-Â tefano Â said. Â As Â of Â press Â time, Â she Â said Â administrators Â have Â received Â about Â 100 Â requests Â for Â funding Â from Â the Â revenue Â garnered Â from Â the Â tuition Â increases. Â The Â UUP Â request Â was Â the Â only Â one Â dealing Â with Â compensation, Â DiStefano Â said, Â while Â the Â rest Â were Â predominantly Â asking Â for Â funds Â to Â hire Â new Â faculty Â and Â student Â support Â services.
3UHVLGHQW*HWV3LHG$W5+6$(YHQW The Â Residence Â Hall Â Student Â Association Â (RHSA) Â commemorated Â the Â inauguration Â of Â 3UHVLGHQW'RQDOG&KULVWLDQRQ6XQGD\$SULO with Â a Â barbecue. Â RHSA Â representatives Â said Â more Â than Â 1,000 Â students Â used Â their Â meal Â â€œswipesâ€? Â to Â get Â barbe-Â cued Â food Â at Â the Â event. Â Other Â items, Â like Â cotton Â candy Â and Â snow Â cones, Â were Â also Â available. Â 2WKHUFDPSXVFOXEVDQG*UHHNRUJDQL]D-Â tions Â were Â invited Â to Â table Â at Â the Â barbecue Â to Â commemorate Â the Â inauguration Â that Â happened Â on Â Friday. Â One Â participating Â group Â was Â Kappa Â Delta Â Phi, Â who Â allowed Â event Â goers Â to Â pie Â members Â in Â the Â face Â if Â they Â made Â a Â donation Â to Â charity. Â The Â fraternity Â members Â saved Â one Â whipped Â cream Â SLHWRSXWLQWKHIDFHRI&KULVWLDQKLPVHOIZKR was Â in Â attendance Â Sunday. Â Kappa Â Delta Â Phi Â raised Â more Â than Â $100 Â at Â the Â barbecue. Â $VLGHIURPYLVLWLQJRUJDQL]DWLRQWDEOHVVWX-Â dents Â in Â attendance Â could Â ride Â a Â mechanical Â bull, Â participate Â in Â jousting Â or Â go Â in Â a Â bouncy Â castle. Â 5+6$RIIHUHGJLYHDZD\SUL]HVDWWKHHYHQW to Â students Â who Â answered Â trivia Â questions Â about Â WKHUHVLGHQFHKDOOV7KHSUL]HVLQFOXGHG7VKLUWV lanyards, Â mugs Â and Â more. 3+272%<52%,1:(,167(,1 &$37,21%<-8/,(0$160$11
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New Â Paltz Â RHSA Â Honored Â With Â Several Â Awards By Â Maria Â Jayne Â Â Copy Â Editor Â | Â Maria.email@example.com
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Graduate Â Program Â Moves Â Up Â In Â The Â Ranks By Â Katherine Â Speller Â Features Â Editor Â | Â Katherine.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â Master Â of Â Fine Â Arts Â Program Â ranked Â 83rd Â in Â U.S. Â News Â & Â World Â Reportâ€™s Â list Â of Â the Â best Â graduate Â VFKRROVIRUÂżQHDUWV New Â Paltz Â was Â one Â of Â four Â schools Â in Â the Â SUNY Â system Â to Â be Â recognized Â in Â the Â top Â 100 Â on Â the Â list, Â moving Â up Â 11 Â places Â from Â its Â previous Â rank Â in Â 2008. â€œWe Â are Â so Â proud Â of Â this Â recognition Â of Â our Â arts Â programs Â and Â the Â creativity Â and Â level Â of Â accomplishment Â of Â our Â students, Â faculty Â and Â staff,â€? Â Â President Â Donald Â Chris-Â tian Â said Â on Â the Â universityâ€™s Â website. Â â€œThe Â DFFODLPJLYHQWRRXUÂżQHDUWVJUDGXDWHSUR-Â JUDPLV\HWDQRWKHUUHĂ€HFWLRQRIWKHYLEUDQ-Â cy Â of Â the Â Hudson Â Valley Â arts Â community Â that Â is Â so Â important Â to Â our Â regionâ€™s Â culture, Â history Â and Â economy.â€? L. Â David Â Eaton, Â vice Â president Â of Â en-Â rollment Â management, Â said Â the Â distinction Â FRQÂżUPV ZKDW KH DOUHDG\ NQHZ DERXW WKH quality Â of Â the Â program. Â â€œWe Â must Â be Â good Â to Â be Â at Â the Â top,â€? Â Ea-Â ton Â said. Â â€œWe Â are Â continuously Â recognized Â for Â being Â good Â and Â remaining Â committed Â to Â continual Â improvement.â€? Â Eaton Â said Â more Â applications Â could Â be Â received Â as Â a Â result Â of Â the Â listing. Â However, Â the Â MFA Â program Â is Â already Â competitive Â with Â high Â admission Â standards. Â Jennie Â Hirsch, Â a Â second-Âyear Â art Â his-Â tory Â major Â and Â volunteer Â at Â The Â Dorsky, Â said Â students Â would Â be Â attracted Â by Â both Â the Â
Â PHOTO Â BY Â ROBIN Â WEINSTEIN The Â Master Â of Â Fine Â Arts Â Program Â at Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â was Â one Â of Â four Â schools Â in Â the Â SUNY Â system Â to Â be Â ranked Â in Â the Â top Â 100 Â of Â this Â magazineâ€™s Â list. Â
ranking Â and Â the Â artistic Â environment Â of Â the Â school. â€œI Â think Â that Â moving Â up Â on Â a Â list Â shows Â that Â the Â school Â has Â a Â high Â standard, Â and Â thatâ€™ll Â attract Â attention,â€? Â Hirsch Â said. Â â€œI Â think Â that Â especially Â at Â the Â graduate Â level Â itâ€™s Â the Â quality Â of Â work Â thatâ€™s Â being Â pro-Â duced Â that Â pushes Â people Â to Â actually Â study Â
here. Â There Â are Â a Â lot Â of Â really Â talented Â peo-Â ple Â at Â New Â Paltz Â right Â now.â€? Eaton Â said Â the Â goal Â of Â the Â institution Â is Â to Â continue Â moving Â forward Â and Â improving Â the Â quality Â of Â the Â educational Â environment. Â The Â U.S. Â News Â & Â World Â Report Â MFA Â Program Â rankings Â are Â based Â on Â the Â results Â of Â a Â peer Â assessment Â survey, Â according Â to Â
the Â publicationâ€™s Â website. Â Respondents Â to Â the Â survey, Â conducted Â by Â Ipsos Â Public Â Af-Â fairs, Â rated Â the Â academic Â quality Â of Â pro-Â JUDPVRQDVFDOHRIRQHWRÂżYH In Â 2012, Â New Â Paltz Â was Â also Â ranked Â as Â sixth Â among Â the Â best Â public Â universities Â and Â 30th Â among Â public Â and Â private Â universities Â in Â the Â north Â by Â the Â publication. Â
New Â Paltz Â Chosen Â For Â EPA Â Sustainable Â Program By Â Clarissa Â Moses Â Copy Â Editor Â | Â Cmoses59@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
New Â Paltz Â was Â named Â by Â the Â Environmental Â Protection Â Agency Â (EPA) Â as Â one Â of Â the Â 13 Â nationwide Â communities Â to Â be Â part Â of Â their Â Sustainable Â Materials Â Management Â (SMM) Â program. Â â€œSustainable Â materials Â management Â is Â a Â corner-Â stone Â of Â any Â sustainability Â program,â€? Â Kimiko Â Link, Â environmental Â scientist Â at Â United Â States Â Environmental Â Protection Â Agency Â (USEPA) Â Region Â 2, Â said. Â â€œA Â SMM Â approach, Â combined Â with Â a Â sustainable Â energy, Â sustain-Â able Â food Â and Â sustainable Â water Â approach Â will Â help Â pre-Â serve Â our Â precious Â natural Â resources, Â improve Â health, Â strengthen Â our Â economy Â and Â build Â resilience Â for Â the Â future.â€? The Â SMM Â program Â is Â aiming Â to Â serve Â human Â needs Â by Â using Â and Â reusing Â resources Â most Â productively Â and Â sustainably Â from Â extraction Â to Â disposal. Â The Â SMM Â approach Â seeks Â to Â minimize Â the Â amount Â of Â materials Â involved Â and Â all Â associated Â environmental Â impacts, Â as Â
ZHOODVDFFRXQWIRUHFRQRPLFHIÂżFLHQF\DQGVRFLDOFRQ-Â siderations, Â Link Â said. Â In Â order Â to Â promote Â nationwide Â awareness Â and Â change, Â one Â municipality Â per Â EPA Â region Â was Â chosen Â to Â participate Â in Â the Â program. Â New Â Paltz Â was Â recruited Â as Â the Â New Â York Â community Â from Â USEPA Â Region Â two Â to Â be Â a Â part Â of Â the Â program, Â Link Â said. Â Link Â said Â New Â Paltzâ€™ Â interest Â in Â both Â the Â SMM Â program Â and Â the Â partnership Â made Â the Â town Â a Â good Â choice. Â She Â said Â the Â partnership Â program Â was Â intended Â WR UHĂ€HFW D YDULHW\ RI GHPRJUDSKLFV 7KH 1HZ 3DOW] communityâ€™s Â mix Â of Â village, Â suburban Â and Â rural Â per-Â VSHFWLYHVDJULFXOWXUDODQGFROOHJHLQĂ€XHQFHVSUR[LPLW\ to Â urban Â centers, Â access Â to Â markets Â and Â varied Â disposal Â RSWLRQVÂżWVWKHSURJUDPÂśVQLFKH Organizations Â such Â as Â the Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â Re-Â cycling Â Club Â and Â the Â New Â Paltz Â Recycling Â Center Â will Â be Â collaborating Â with Â the Â EPA Â to Â reach Â the Â goal Â of Â Â zero Â waste Â through Â the Â SMM Â program. Kelly Â Drummond, Â president Â of Â the Â Recycling Â Club, Â said Â they Â will Â be Â involved Â with Â the Â initiatives Â tak-Â
ing Â place Â on Â the Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â campus. Â Drummond Â said Â some Â of Â the Â events Â the Â club Â has Â already Â hosted, Â such Â as Â awareness Â events Â and Â the Â RecycleMania Â pro-Â gram, Â promote Â recycling Â on Â campus Â and Â educate Â stu-Â dents Â about Â sustainability. â€œHaving Â people Â know Â their Â resources Â will Â prob-Â DEO\EHWKHPRVWGLIÂżFXOWÂ´'UXPPRQGVDLGÂł7KHUHDUH so Â many Â different Â resources Â out Â there Â that Â are Â just Â not Â really Â known. Â Once Â people Â know Â what Â recourses Â are Â out Â there Â they Â will Â be Â willing Â to Â participate.â€? The Â New Â Paltz Â Recycling Â Center Â will Â also Â assist Â the Â EPA Â in Â a Â variety Â of Â ways Â including Â technical Â support Â and Â peer-Âto-Âpeer Â networking, Â Link Â said. â€œNew Â Paltz Â Recycling Â Center Â will Â be Â the Â â€œhome Â baseâ€? Â for Â the Â Reduction, Â Diversion Â and Â Reuse Â part Â of Â the Â Zero Â Waste Â Initiative,â€? Â Recycling Â Coordinator Â Lau-Â ra Â Petit Â said. Â â€œWe Â have Â hosted Â school Â and Â scout Â tours Â of Â the Â facility, Â offer Â internships Â and Â training Â opportunities, Â and Â have Â low Â cost Â materials Â on Â site Â that Â have Â been Â di-Â verted Â from Â the Â waste Â stream Â (environmental) Â and Â help Â socially Â and Â economically Â to Â reduce Â expenses Â for Â arts, Â
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crafts, Â home Â improvements, Â etc.â€? Link Â said Â the Â EPA Â is Â hopeful Â this Â program Â will Â inform Â the Â community Â about Â the Â effects Â and Â costs Â of Â current Â approaches Â to Â materials Â management Â and Â addi-Â tional Â options Â available. The Â EPA Â has Â extended Â the Â SMM Â program Â to Â other Â communities Â and Â individuals Â who Â are Â not Â directly Â in-Â volved Â by Â developing Â sustainable-Âtype Â challenges Â in Â which Â people Â can Â demonstrate Â how Â the Â Â U.S. Â can Â move Â toward Â a Â greener Â future. Â The Â challenges Â include Â the Â Federal Â Green Â Challenge, Â the Â Food Â Recovery Â Challenge Â and Â the Â Electronics Â Challenge. â€œThe Â sustainability Â phenomenon Â has Â rippled Â throughout Â the Â community Â through Â public Â support Â and Â information Â that Â the Â EPA Â brought Â in Â through Â network-Â ing, Â workshops Â and Â the Â creation Â of Â programs Â (real Â pro-Â grams, Â not Â just Â meetings Â and Â talk),â€? Â Petit Â said. Â â€œThere Â will Â be Â a Â food Â waste Â program, Â backyard Â composting Â initiative, Â more Â aggressive Â recycling Â and Â compliance Â efforts, Â and Â hands Â on Â inspecting Â of Â what Â is Â being Â thrown Â out Â versus Â what Â should Â have Â been Â recycled Â or Â diverted.â€?
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Council Â Discusses Â Upcoming Â SA Â Elections By Â Maria Â Jayne
Vice Â President Â of Â Academic Â Affairs Â and Â Gover-Â nance Â Ayanna Â Thomas Â announced Â that Â elections Â for Â SA Â On Â Monday, Â April Â 9, Â the Â Council Â of Â Organizations Â DUHFRPLQJXSVKRUWO\6KHVDLGDOOHOHFWLRQVPXVWEH GRQHSULRUWRWKHÂ¿UVWFRXQFLOPHHWLQJÂ²WKHUHIRUHWKH PHWIRURQHRIWKHÂ¿QDOWLPHVIRUWKLVVHPHVWHU At Â the Â beginning Â of Â the Â meeting, Â Council Â Chair Â Shayna Â Bentley Â said Â all Â students Â should Â take Â Student Â Association Â (SA) Â Executive Â Vice Â President Â Eve Â Sternâ€™s Â survey Â on Â gender-Âneutral Â housing Â that Â was Â emailed Â FDPSXVZLGH ODVW ZHHN 6KH DOVR VDLG LW LV LPSRUWDQW for Â everyone Â in Â attendance Â to Â make Â sure Â they Â spread Â the Â ZRUGDERXWWKHVXUYH\ Following Â this, Â Bentley Â said Â the Â Community Â Out-Â reach Â and Â Development Â (COD) Â program Â is Â canceled Â WKLVVHPHVWHUEHFDXVHQRIRUPVZHUHVXEPLWWHG+RZ ever, Â Bentley Â said Â she Â is Â hoping Â that Â next Â semester Â Rose Â )DEHUFRXQFLOFKDLUHOHFWZLOOWDNHRQWKLVLQLWLDWLYH Bentley Â then Â addressed Â insurance Â issues Â that Â have Â arisen Â due Â to Â SA-Âfunded Â organizations Â hosting Â events Â at Â bars Â under Â their Â SA Â club Â names Â or Â similar Â pseud-Â RQ\PV1RFDPSXVRUJDQL]DWLRQVDUHDOORZHGWRGRWKLV because Â there Â is Â a Â chance Â someone Â might Â be Â injured Â AYANNA THOMAS DQGWKHVFKRROPD\EHKHOGOLDEOHVKHVDLG She Â said Â the Â insurance Â company Â threatened Â to Â drop Â SA Â the Â next Â time Â a Â club Â hosts Â events Â at Â a Â bar Â or Â restau-Â SRVLWLRQV EHLQJ Â¿OOHG ZLOO EH RQ WKH &RQVWLWXWLRQ DQG UDQW WKDW VHUYHV DOFRKRO ,I 6$ LV XQLQVXUHG WKH\ ZLOO Rules Â Committee Â (CRC), Â SA Â E-ÂBoard Â positions, Â senate Â not Â be Â able Â to Â have Â any Â clubs Â or Â organizations Â on Â cam-Â DQGDOORWKHUSRVLWLRQVDIÂ¿OLDWHGZLWK6$ Thomas Â said Â SA Â elections Â would Â start Â on Â May Â 7 Â at Â SXVDQ\PRUH%HQWOH\VDLG
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The Â Cystic Â Fibrosis Â Awareness Â Club Â hosted Â a Â 5K Â run Â on Â Sunday, Â April Â 15 Â on Â Old Â Main Â Quad. Â
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Second-Âyear Â Ryan Â Randazzo Â is Â among Â the Â minority Â of Â students Â living Â in Â a Â single Â room Â on Â campus. Â Although Â he Â lives Â in Â a Â suite Â with Â several Â others, Â his Â loud Â treatments Â and Â coughing Â require Â him Â to Â live Â alone. Â His Â living Â situation Â is Â just Â one Â element Â of Â his Â life Â at Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â affected Â by Â his Â Cystic Â Fibrosis;Íž Â another Â is Â how Â he Â walks Â to Â class Â â€” Â he Â has Â to Â hold Â his Â breath Â to Â get Â there. â€œI Â canâ€™t Â be Â around Â smoke,â€? Â Randazzo Â said. Â â€œI Â hold Â my Â breath Â and Â run Â by Â Humanities.â€? Randazzo Â has Â Cystic Â Fibrosis, Â a Â genetic Â disease Â that Â causes Â a Â thick Â mucus Â to Â build Â up Â in Â the Â lungs Â and Â diges-Â tive Â tracks. Â He Â started Â the Â Cystic Â Fibrosis Â Awareness Â Club Â at Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â with Â the Â help Â of Â one Â of Â his Â suitemates Â to Â educate Â people Â about Â his Â disease Â and Â to Â help Â raise Â mon-Â ey Â for Â research. Â Prior Â to Â meeting Â Randazzo, Â Cecilia Â Stein, Â a Â second-Â year Â international Â relations Â major, Â said Â she Â had Â no Â knowl-Â
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edge Â of Â the Â disease. Â But Â after Â viewing Â a Â slideshow Â during Â WKHÂżUVWPHHWLQJVKHVDLGVKHIHOWPRUHLQIRUPHG Second-Âyear Â international Â relations Â major Â Alexander Â (OPDVULDJUHHGWKDWWKHÂżUVWPHHWLQJRIWKHFOXEZDVHV-Â pecially Â informative Â because Â of Â a Â video Â that Â Randazzoâ€™s Â sister Â made Â about Â Randazzo Â living Â with Â Cystic Â Fibrosis Â at Â college Â was Â shown. Â Randazzo Â said Â his Â sister Â was Â unable Â to Â go Â away Â to Â school Â because Â of Â her Â own Â experience Â with Â Cystic Â Fibro-Â sis, Â so Â the Â video Â offered Â a Â different Â perspective Â on Â the Â ex-Â perience. Â As Â a Â student, Â Randazzo Â is Â also Â involved Â in Â other Â extra Â curricular Â activities Â such Â as Â rugby. Â He Â serves Â as Â vice Â pres-Â ident Â of Â the Â rugby Â team, Â even Â though Â he Â said Â he Â always Â gets Â sick Â after Â games Â due Â to Â dehydration. Â â€œI Â technically Â canâ€™t Â play,â€? Â Randazzo Â said. Â â€œMy Â doc-Â tors Â donâ€™t Â know Â I Â do.â€? Â However, Â he Â said Â his Â doctors Â do Â encourage Â him Â to Â VWD\ÂżWWKLVLVRQHGRFWRUÂśVRUGHUWKDWKHKDVQRSUREOHP complying Â with.
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The Â Cystic Â Fibrosis Â Awareness Â Club Â aims Â to Â promote Â themselves Â and Â awareness Â of Â the Â disease Â on Â campus Â by Â hosting Â events Â like Â the Â 5K Â run Â they Â held Â on Â the Â Old Â Main Â Quad Â on Â Sunday, Â April Â 15. Â Randazzo Â said Â they Â provided Â brochures Â for Â participants Â to Â learn Â about Â the Â illness Â and Â sold Â bracelets Â to Â earn Â money Â to Â donate Â to Â the Â Cystic Â Fi-Â brosis Â Foundation. â€œThere Â are Â so Â few Â people Â with Â the Â disease Â that Â thereâ€™s Â not Â a Â lot Â of Â research Â being Â done,â€? Â Randazzo Â said. Â â€œAll Â of Â the Â money Â that Â the Â Cystic Â Fibrosis Â Foundation Â gets Â is Â from Â people Â like Â us.â€? According Â to Â their Â website, Â the Â Cystic Â Fibrosis Â Foun-Â dation Â aims Â to Â fund Â research Â on Â drugs Â that Â can Â be Â used Â to Â ÂżJKWWKHGLVHDVHWRKHOSWKRVHZKRVXIIHUIURPWKHGLV-Â HDVHDQGWRÂżQGDFXUHIRULW Randazzo Â said Â he Â grew Â tired Â of Â explaining Â his Â disease Â to Â people Â he Â met, Â so Â he Â began Â carrying Â around Â a Â page Â in Â his Â wallet Â explaining Â his Â illness. Â He Â hopes Â his Â club Â will Â eliminate Â the Â need Â to Â carry Â a Â page Â in Â his Â wallet Â ever Â again.
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A Weighted Issue In New Paltz PROGRAM DISCUSSES COMMON EATING DISORDERS By Â Roberto Â Cruz Thou Â shall Â live Â thy Â life Â by Â the Â scale Â â€” Â and Â for Â many Â Americans Â this Â means Â risking Â your Â life Â to Â attain Â an Â unhealthy Â weight. Â The Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â Eating Â Disorders Â Awareness Â com-Â mittee Â hosted Â a Â viewing Â of Â â€œAmerica Â the Â Beautiful Â 2: Â The Â Thin Â Commandmentsâ€? Â on Â Thursday, Â March Â 29 Â in Â Lecture Â Center Â 100 Â as Â part Â of Â the Â collegeâ€™s Â Healthy Â Living Â Aware-Â QHVV:HHN7KHÂżOPGHDOVZLWKFRPPRQSUREOHPVLQGLHWLQJ eating Â disorders Â and Â debates Â whether Â it Â was Â the Â willpower Â of Â the Â dieter Â or Â the Â instinctive Â need Â to Â eat Â that Â makes Â dieting Â so Â GLIÂżFXOWIRUPLOOLRQVRI$PHULFDQV Writer Â and Â Director Â Darryl Â Roberts Â documented Â his Â tri-Â als Â of Â numerous Â popular Â dieting Â methods Â including Â $80 Â per Â gallon Â vegetable Â juice Â diets, Â detoxing, Â Picture Â Perfect Â Weight Â Loss, Â Weight Â Watchers Â and Â Lean Â Cuisine. Â Roberts Â said Â di-Â HWVZHUHGLIÂżFXOWIRUKLPWRPDLQWDLQDQGLQPRVWFDVHVWKH changes Â in Â his Â diet Â led Â him Â to Â gain Â more Â weight Â than Â he Â lost;Íž Â until Â his Â regimented Â exercise Â and Â healthy Â mind-Âset Â led Â him Â to Â lower Â his Â blood Â pressure Â from Â 160/108 Â to Â 116/72 Â â€” Â a Â drastic Â improvement. Â Roberts Â also Â lost Â 11 Â pounds, Â and Â concluded Â that Â a Â healthy Â mindset Â can Â be Â more Â of Â an Â asset Â than Â a Â set Â of Â six-Âpack Â abs. Â The Â documentary Â was Â followed Â by Â a Â panel Â discussion Â where Â the Â 41 Â students Â and Â faculty Â in Â attendance Â asked Â ques-Â tions Â about Â weight Â and Â mental Â health Â to Â members Â of Â the Â Eat-Â ing Â Disorders Â Awareness Â Committee Â including Â Dr. Â Gweneth Â Lloyd Â of Â the Â Psychological Â Counseling Â Center, Â the Â campusâ€™ Â registered Â dietitian Â and Â nutritionist, Â Evelyn Â Gezo Â and Â Dr. Â Richard Â Ordway, Â director Â of Â Student Â Health Â Services. Â Gezo Â spoke Â to Â the Â audience Â about Â problems Â with Â the Â Center Â for Â Disease Â Controlâ€™s Â Body Â Mass Â Index Â (BMI) Â mea-Â surements, Â like Â how Â the Â scale Â is Â the Â same Â for Â men Â and Â women. Â She Â said Â numbers Â can Â be Â skewed Â depending Â on Â the Â amount Â of Â muscle Â mass Â on Â the Â body. Â â€œThereâ€™s Â no Â cookie-Âcutter Â approach Â to Â this,â€? Â Gezo Â said. *H]RDQG2UGZD\WKHQWRXFKHGEULHĂ€\RQJDVWULFE\SDVV surgery Â and Â the Â uniqueness Â of Â each Â individualâ€™s Â body Â type Â in Â relation Â to Â their Â weight. Â Lloyd Â said Â it Â was Â important Â to Â use Â a Â calm Â demeanor Â when Â approaching Â a Â friend Â or Â family Â member Â dealing Â with Â an Â eating Â disorder, Â like Â anorexia Â or Â bulimia. Â She Â spoke Â about Â life Â in Â moderation, Â a Â lifestyle Â approach Â that Â does Â not Â ask Â the Â dieter Â to Â avoid Â certain Â foods Â altogether Â or Â demand Â an Â obses-Â sive Â workout Â routine, Â but Â rather Â a Â healthy Â realistic Â approach Â to Â dieting. Â Lloyd Â stressed Â the Â importance Â of Â self-Âlove Â and Â accep-Â tance. Lloyd Â said Â eating Â disorders Â manifest Â through Â deep-Â seeded Â psychological Â and Â emotional Â issues. Â Where Â there Â are Â eating Â disorders, Â there Â is Â often Â deep Â psychological Â trauma. Â She Â said Â eating Â disorders, Â in Â some Â ways, Â greatly Â resemble Â an Â DGGLFWLRQ Â˛ HVSHFLDOO\ WKH ZD\ WKH DIĂ€LFWHG LQWHUDFWV ZLWK
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others Â on Â a Â daily Â basis. â€œThey Â have Â it Â down Â to Â a Â science,â€? Â Lloyd Â said. Â â€œThey Â know Â just Â how Â many Â calories Â they Â need Â to Â survive.â€? Lloyd Â said Â college Â students Â are Â especially Â susceptible Â to Â developing Â eating Â disorders, Â because Â their Â sleep Â habits Â leave Â them Â deprived Â of Â a Â chance Â to Â rebuild. Â She Â said Â mental Â fatigue Â leads Â to Â the Â lack Â of Â ability Â to Â tolerate Â stress Â and Â anxiety. Â Lloyd Â HVWLPDWHV WKDW KHU RIÂżFH VHHV DERXW VL[ RU VHYHQ VWXGHQWV D year Â about Â eating Â disorders. Â Â Colleen Â A. Â Bruley, Â head Â coach Â of Â Womenâ€™s Â Soccer Â at Â New Â Paltz Â and Â a Â member Â of Â the Â Eating Â Disorders Â Awareness Â Committee, Â said Â she Â joined Â the Â committee Â four Â years Â ago Â to Â try Â to Â make Â a Â difference Â in Â studentsâ€™ Â lives. She Â said Â during Â her Â tenure Â at Â New Â Paltz Â she Â has Â dealt Â with Â two Â players Â that Â battled Â with Â eating Â disorders. Â â€œItâ€™s Â not Â about Â the Â food,â€? Â Bruley Â said. Â â€œItâ€™s Â about Â the Â loss Â of Â control Â in Â one Â area Â of Â their Â life, Â and Â food Â is Â something Â they Â can Â control.â€? Â Students Â at Â the Â screening Â were Â giving Â bookmarks Â cov-Â ered Â in Â healthy Â living Â awareness Â tips, Â and Â blue Â water Â canisters Â given Â by Â the Â Psychological Â Counseling Â Center Â that Â had Â â€œCel-Â ebrate Â Our Â Natural Â Sizesâ€? Â written Â underneath Â a Â half-Âhollow Â silhouette Â of Â a Â curvy Â person. Â Â Â 6DP:HLVVDÂżUVW\HDUSV\FKRORJ\PDMRUVDLGWKHGRFX-Â mentary Â met Â her Â expectations, Â which Â were Â admittedly Â low. Â Both Â of Â Weissâ€™ Â parents Â have Â undergone Â gastric Â bypass Â sur-Â gery, Â and Â she Â said Â the Â documentary Â drove Â a Â lot Â of Â emotion Â out Â of Â her, Â as Â well Â as Â her Â appetite.
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â€œI Â felt Â like Â I Â didnâ€™t Â want Â to Â eat Â for Â a Â week,â€? Â Weiss Â said. Weiss Â said Â she Â has Â been Â working Â out Â up Â to Â six Â times Â a Â week Â since Â the Â eighth Â grade. Â She Â said Â after Â her Â parentâ€™s Â sur-Â geries, Â the Â family Â took Â action Â by Â dieting, Â eating Â more Â fresh Â foods. Â She Â said Â she Â also Â bought Â a Â treadmill Â for Â her Â home. Â â€œPeople Â think Â you Â can Â look Â like Â a Â twig,â€? Â Weiss Â said. Â â€œAs Â ORQJDV\RXÂśUHKHDOWK\DQGKDSS\\RXÂśUHÂżQHÂ´ %URRNH7HWD DQ XQGHFODUHG ÂżUVW\HDU VWXGHQW VDLG VKH had Â to Â look Â away Â during Â scenes Â of Â stomach Â stapling, Â and Â lap Â banding. Â Her Â father Â underwent Â lap Â banding Â to Â try Â and Â combat Â his Â type Â one Â diabetes Â and Â back Â issues. Â She Â said Â she Â thinks Â that Â KHDOWK\OLIHVW\OHVRQFDPSXVFRXOGEHQHÂżWIURPDQLPSURYHG diet Â at Â Hasbrouck Â Dining Â Hall. Â â€œThey Â need Â a Â bigger Â vegan Â section,â€? Â Teta Â said. Â â€œItâ€™s Â pa-Â thetic.â€? Â The Â documentary Â also Â included Â interviews Â with Â health Â and Â nutrition Â experts, Â including Â Michigan Â State Â Universityâ€™s Â Dr. Â Jon Â Robison, Â former Â Ohio Â Senator Â Kevin Â Coughlin Â (who Â PDGHLWDODZWRPHDVXUH%RG\0DVV,QGH[RIFKLOGUHQLQÂżUVW and Â third Â grades) Â and Â current Â Secretary Â of Â Health Â and Â Human Â Services Â Kathleen Â Sebelius, Â who Â commented Â on Â the Â obesity Â epidemic. Â Â Â According Â to Â the Â National Â Association Â of Â Anorexia Â Ner-Â vosa Â and Â Associated Â Disorders Â website, Â 95 Â percent Â of Â all Â diet-Â HUVZLOOUHJDLQWKHLUORVWZHLJKWZLWKLQÂżYHyears Â and Â 91 Â per-Â cent Â of Â women Â surveyed Â on Â a Â college Â campus Â had Â attempted Â to Â control Â their Â weight Â through Â dieting, Â while Â 22 Â percent Â â€œof-Â tenâ€? Â or Â â€œalwaysâ€? Â dieted. Â
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Each week, one of the members of our Copy Desk will share their culinary chops with you. Bon appetit! Recently, Â I Â have Â become Â sort Â of Â a Â vegetarianâ€Ś but Â not Â by Â choice. Â Meat Â these Â days Â is Â pricey Â and Â as Â a Â FROOHJHVWXGHQWWKDWGRHVQÂśWĂ€\,I\RXÂśUHDSRRUFRO lege Â student Â too, Â take Â a Â break Â from Â the Â high Â sodium Â Ramen Â Noodle Â alternative Â and Â listen Â up. Â Eggplant Â parmesan Â is Â quick Â and Â cheap Â to Â make, Â easy Â to Â store Â and Â totally Â delicious! Â I Â know, Â some Â of Â you Â may Â have Â just Â gagged Â a Â little, Â but Â trust Â me, Â this Â stuff Â is Â good. Â Iâ€™m Â Italian Â and Â if Â there Â is Â something Â we Â do Â well, Â itâ€™s Â breading Â food Â and Â throwing Â sauce Â and Â cheese Â over Â it. Â If Â you Â are Â daring Â enough Â to Â try Â this Â out, Â you Â will Â QHHGWKHIROORZLQJ2QHHJJSODQW,WDOLDQVW\OHEUHDG crumbs, Â three Â eggs, Â vegetable Â oil, Â garlic, Â basil, Â sugar, Â WRPDWR VDXFH PR]]DUHOOD FKHHVH DQG VSDJKHWWL RS tional). 3HHOWKHVNLQRIIRIWKHHJJSODQW6OLFHLWYHUWL FDOO\DERXWRQHÂżIWKRIDQLQFK&XWWKHPLQWRWR inch Â long Â pieces, Â but Â make Â sure Â theyâ€™re Â not Â so Â thin Â that Â they Â burn Â in Â the Â pan. Â &UDFN WKUHH HJJV LQWR D ERZO DQG ZLVN WKHP 3RXUVRPHEUHDGFUXPEVLQWRDVHSDUDWHERZO'LSWKH HJJSODQWVOLFHVLQWRWKHPL[WXUHFRYHULQJWKHVOLFHHQ tirely Â with Â egg Â and Â place Â it Â into Â the Â bread Â crumb Â bowl, Â covering Â the Â eggplant Â piece Â in Â bread Â crumbs. Â Repeat Â this Â step Â with Â all Â the Â slices. Â 3RXUDERXWDTXDUWHURIDFXSRIRLOLQWRDSDQ VHWWLQJWKHĂ€DPHRQPHGLXP3ODFHDIHZVOLFHVLQDWD time, Â turning Â them Â over. Â :KLOH WKH IULHG HJJSODQW VOLFHV DUH FRROLQJ down, Â you Â can Â boil Â sauce Â in Â a Â medium Â sized Â pot. Â This Â VKRXOGOLWHUDOO\WDNHPLQXWHV)RUĂ€DYRUEDVLODQG JDUOLFFDQEHDGGHGDQGWREXIIHUDFLGLW\DIHZSLQFK es Â of Â sugar Â are Â needed. Â %RLO VSDJKHWWL LI GHVLUHG 2QFH WKH VDXFH LV done, Â drown Â the Â eggplant Â in Â your Â tomato Â sauce Â and Â place Â a Â slice Â of Â mozzarella Â cheese Â on Â top. Â 3ODFHLQWKHPLFURZDYHIRURQHDQGDKDOIPLQ utes Â and Â you Â have Â your Â dish! ,I\RXFDQÂśWÂżQLVKDOORIWKHVDXFHDQGHJJSODQW you Â can Â wrap Â it Â up Â and Â store Â it Â in Â the Â fridge. Â It Â lasts Â RYHU D ZHHN 6HW VRPH VDXFH DVLGH IRU WKH HJJSODQW and Â place Â excess Â in Â a Â container Â and Â freeze Â it. Â This Â way, Â you Â have Â tomato Â sauce Â stored Â securely Â for Â your Â QH[WKRPHFRRNHGPHDOZKHQHYHUWKDWPD\EH
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High Infidelity NEW PALTZ GRADUATE STUDENT INVESTIGATES RELATIONSHIPS THROUGH PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY
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Popping Up Into New Paltz Hitting ROBERT SABUDA HOLDS BOOK SIGNING IN LECTURE CENTER the Books By Â Maria Â Jayne Â
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Illustrator Â Robert Â Sabuda Â creates Â 3-ÂD Â pop-Âup Â books. Â
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The Â allure Â of Â pop-Âup Â art Â brought Â faculty, Â students, Â mothers Â and Â children Â together Â outside Â the Â Lecture Â Center Â to Â get Â their Â books Â signed Â by Â illustrator Â Robert Â Sabuda, Â on Â Wednesday, Â April Â 4. Sabuda Â returned Â to Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â to Â host Â a Â lecture Â RQKLVOLIHDVDQLOOXVWUDWRUDIWHUKLVÂżUVWDSSHDUDQFHLQ This Â lecture Â brought Â inspiration Â and Â gave Â the Â audience Â insight Â on Â the Â world Â of Â pop-Âup Â books. Â Â â€œI Â hope Â I Â inspired Â students Â to Â go Â out Â there Â and Â make Â something,â€? Â Sabuda Â said. Â â€œWhen Â was Â the Â last Â time Â some-Â one Â actually Â made Â something?â€? Sabudaâ€™s Â lecture Â was Â sponsored Â by Â the Â Friends Â of Â the Â Sojourner Â Truth Â Library, Â a Â group Â of Â faculty, Â alumni, Â com-Â munity Â members Â and Â students Â who Â donate Â books Â and Â mate-Â ULDOVWRWKH6RMRXUQHU7UXWK/LEUDU\WREHQHÂżWWKHVWXGHQWV Other Â events Â that Â they Â host Â include Â the Â used Â book Â sale Â and Â the Â annual Â Dennis Â Oâ€™Keefe Â lectures. Â Sabuda Â graduated Â from Â the Â Pratt Â Institute Â in Â Brooklyn, Â N.Y., Â where Â he Â studied Â art. Â He Â said Â he Â decided Â he Â wanted Â to Â be Â a Â childrenâ€™s Â book Â illustrator Â after Â interning Â with Â Dial Â %RRNV IRU<RXQJ 5HDGHUV +LV ÂżUVW VXFFHVVIXO ERRN ZDV titled Â â€œThe Â Christmas Â Alphabet,â€? Â published Â in Â 1994. Attendees Â had Â the Â opportunity Â to Â purchase Â Sabudaâ€™s Â pop-Âup Â books Â before Â and Â after Â the Â lecture. Â Sabuda Â took Â
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time Â to Â chat Â with Â fans, Â address Â their Â questions Â and Â sign Â FRSLHVRIKLVERRNVZKLOHVWRSSLQJWRÂż[PLQRUGHIHFWVLQ a Â few Â injured Â copies. 6DEXGD H[SODLQHG KLV GHVLJQ SURFHVV ZKLFK KH FDOOV â€œpaper Â engineering,â€? Â during Â his Â lecture. Â He Â begins Â with Â the Â completion Â of Â a Â manuscript Â and Â then Â gets Â together Â with Â his Â design Â team Â to Â create Â a Â pop-Âup Â list. Â Library Â Outreach Â Coordinator Â Morgan Â Gwenwald Â helps Â the Â Friends Â of Â the Â Sojourner Â Truth Â Library Â coordi-Â nate Â events. Â She Â said Â she Â was Â on Â board Â with Â having Â Sabuda Â come Â to Â New Â Paltz, Â and Â was Â pleased Â with Â the Â outcome. Â â€œRobert Â Sabuda Â was Â a Â fabulous Â speaker Â and Â success-Â ful Â author,â€? Â Gwenwald Â said. Â â€œEveryone Â from Â kids Â to Â adults Â could Â get Â something Â out Â of Â this.â€? Alissa Â Oko, Â a Â graduate Â student, Â said Â she Â was Â amazed Â by Â Sabuda Â after Â attending Â the Â lecture Â with Â her Â childrenâ€™s Â literature Â class. Â â€œI Â did Â not Â realize Â that Â there Â was Â so Â much Â you Â could Â do Â with Â pop-Âup Â books,â€? Â said Â Oko. Â â€œWe Â thought Â it Â would Â be Â interesting Â to Â come.â€? Oko Â said Â she Â ended Â up Â purchasing Â a Â copy Â of Â â€œPeter Â Panâ€? Â because Â it Â was Â her Â favorite Â as Â a Â child. Â Sabuda Â said Â he Â hopes Â everyone Â took Â something Â out Â of Â this Â event. Â â€œAll Â I Â want Â for Â a Â child Â is Â to Â think Â â€˜I Â want Â to Â do Â that,â€™â€? Â Sabuda Â said. Â
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Subject: Â It Â is Â based Â on Â research Â I Â did Â on Â Quan Â Ho Â folk Â music. Â Basically, Â itâ€™s Â a Â type Â of Â singing Â that Â started Â out Â in Â the Â villages Â of Â Northern Â Viet-Â nam Â in Â one Â particular Â province Â and Â youâ€™d Â have Â groups Â of Â singers Â all Â one Â gender Â â€” Â so Â all Â female Â VLQJHUV H[FKDQJLQJ VRQJV ZLWK RWKHU JURXSV RI singers. Â Women Â singers Â would Â get Â together Â with Â a Â group Â of Â male Â singers Â and Â they Â would Â sing Â back Â and Â forth. Â What Â this Â book Â looks Â like Â is Â the Â village Â form Â of Â this Â music Â as Â well Â as Â what Â has Â happened Â to Â it Â as Â it Â has Â moved Â onto Â the Â professional Â stage. Â How Â long Â have Â you Â been Â working Â on Â this?: Â This Â is Â based Â upon Â my Â dissertation Â research, Â ZKLFK,VWDUWHGLQ6R,GLGWKH research. Â Then Â I Â wrote Â my Â dissertation Â and Â de-Â fended Â it Â in Â 2007 Â and Â since Â Iâ€™ve Â been Â at Â New Â Paltz Â Iâ€™ve Â spent Â two Â summers Â over Â there Â [in Â Viet-Â nam] Â talking Â to Â people Â and Â updating Â some Â of Â the Â research. Â Then Â I Â got Â a Â contract Â with Â the Â Univer-Â sity Â of Â Hawaii Â Press Â to Â revise Â the Â dissertation. Â It Â has Â evolved Â into Â the Â book Â that Â it Â is Â over Â a Â long Â period Â of Â time. Â Publication Â date: Â The Â manuscript Â is Â at Â the Â pub-Â lishers Â at Â the Â moment Â and Â it Â is Â in Â line Â to Â be Â copy-Â edited. Â Generally Â speaking, Â [the Â process] Â takes Â about Â a Â year. Â What Â makes Â this Â unique?: Well, Â there Â are Â no Â books Â published Â in Â English Â DERXW4XDQ+RIRONPXVLF6RLWZLOOEHWKHÂżUVW one Â in Â English. Â Thereâ€™s Â a Â few Â things Â that Â have Â been Â published Â about Â performance Â in Â Vietnam Â but Â not Â a Â whole Â lot Â at Â this Â point, Â so Â Iâ€™m Â contribut-Â ing Â to Â this Â growing Â body Â of Â anthropology Â work. Â
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Caribbean Nights GROUP HOLDS FUNDRAISER FOR MISSIONARY TRIP
By Caterina De Gaetano Copy Editor | Cdegaetano64@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu The SUNY New Paltz Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM) celebrated Caribbean-style in preparation for their mission trip to the Dominican Republic this spring. The group held the Caribbean night dinner dance fundraiser at St. Joseph’s Church in New Paltz on Sat- urday, April 14. Members of the New Paltz Catholic community gathered in the basement of the church to feast on a buf- fet of rice and beans, curry chicken and spicy pulled pork while salsa and Reggae music played in the back- ground. Couples and young people practiced their two- VWHSDQG&KD&KD$OOJXHVWVWRRNSDUWLQDUDIÀHDQGD silent auction of gift cards, paintings and other novelties with the funds going to the missionaries. Katelyn Burns, a third-year communication disor- GHUVPDMRUKDVEHHQDPHPEHURI&&0VLQFHKHU¿UVW year at SUNY New Paltz. She said she is one of 12 stu- dents going on the trip in May. Burns said the materials the group needs to aid the
people abroad are expensive, so any help is appreciated. “We will be raising money for our funds that are going to the trip. We are bringing a water pump to a school in Haiti that is a costly expense,” Burns said. “We also will be doing service projects while we are there so we’ll need supplies for cleaning and painting. It is costly for all of us to travel there so any support is much appreciated.” CCM members will leave on May 21 and arrive at the central mountain region of the Dominican Republic where they will begin construction work and establish a Bible school for the children in the area, part-time Cath- olic Ministry Minister Hank Grimsland said. The team will be working in Jarabacoa and Mao, regions of the Dominican Republic, Grimsland said. He also said that the ministry will visit a school in Fort- Liberté, Haiti where they will install the electric water pump. Students are required to raise funds individually and as a group before the trip, Grimsland said. The pro- ceeds from auctioneers and guests at the group event aid in purchasing the electric water pump.
Grimsland said the ministry has held this fundrais- ing event in the past and it has seemed to catch on. “The combination of dinner, dancing — merengue, salsa and bachata — and silent auction seems to work very well,” Grimsland said. Trudy Unger, a New Paltz resident who attended the event Saturday, said she was impressed with the stu- dents for traveling abroad. “I hope they surpass what they hoped they would do to begin with. [I wish] success for them,” Unger said. The student missionaries will return on June 1, Burns said, but in the brief time they will be there, the group will be making a tremendous impact on people who have very little. “The work we will be doing there will literally be changing people’s lives. The communities we work with are very poor and they greatly appreciate all the work we do for them,” Burns said. “I look forward to seeing our work help [the children]. I know this trip, just like the last one, will be life changing!”
NEW SUPPORT GROUP STARTED FOR SENIOR STUDENTS By Jena Lagonia Contributing Writer | N02046663@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu The Psychological Counseling Center at SUNY New Paltz is now hosting a group that will bring seniors togeth- er to express what concerns they have about graduating. The group, Gearing Up For Graduation, aims to bring graduating students together to speak about their concerns and what graduation means to them. The group will be hosted by Catherine Davies, the co-facilitator at the SUNY New Paltz Counseling Center, and Carrie Schapker, a so- cial work intern. Davies and Schapker started the group due to the stressful job market awaiting students when they gradu- ate. The objective is to help students realize that they are not at all alone in their post-matriculation concerns. Every student may have a different situation that they want to speak about. “Some students are worried that if they return home they are a failure, others may be concerned about apply-
ing to grad school,” Davies said. “This group will provide perspective and give these students a comfort in knowing that they are not alone in their concerns.” The group was supposed to start meeting in the begin- ning of April on Monday afternoons, however not enough students were aware it existed. Caroline Monahan, a fourth-year student, said she ZRXOGGH¿QLWHO\DWWHQGWKHJURXS “I am so bad at coping with graduating,” Monahan said. “This would be comforting because everyone is a wreck and so many of us don’t know what we want to do.” Schapker just graduated herself and said she under- stands the unsettling feeling that comes with making the next steps after college. Schapker said she hopes students will be able to relate to her and that the group will hold discussions that are challenging. She said she will speak of her own experiences and help to facilitate the group. “I heard about Catherine’s idea and jumped on it,” Schapker said. “The feeling of entering unknown territory is very relevant to me right now, so it will make the group
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more relatable.” All of the discussions held in the group are completely FRQ¿GHQWLDO0HPEHUVRIWKHJURXSZLOODOOKDYHDFKDQFH to speak about their own experiences and concerns. Some students have a rough home life or have personal feelings. The group would be a place where they can express these IHHOLQJVZLWKFRPSOHWHFRQ¿GHQWLDOLW\ “Things always seem bigger and scarier when you look at them,” Schapker said. “Talking about it and bring- ing it into the light will help to evaluate their fears and worries.” Schapker said the group still plans to hold meetings once enough people sign up for the group. This will give VWXGHQWVDFKDQFHWRKDYHDFRQ¿GHQWLDORXWOHWWKH\FDQJR to every week. “We just want students to know that they are not alone in their concerns,” Davies said. “It brings comfort to know that if they are not successful right out of college, they are still not a failure.”
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The Last good Book I Read: â€˜Eyes Like Starsâ€™ by Lisa Mantchev By Â Nicole Â Brinkley Â Staff Â Writer Â | Â Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org
I Â will Â happily Â drop Â out Â of Â school Â if Â the Â Theatre Â Illuminata Â will Â take Â me Â into Â their Â fold. Â Sure, Â I Â canâ€™t Â act Â or Â paint Â or Â do Â any-Â thing Â in Â a Â theater, Â but Â I Â would Â magically Â acquire Â a Â skill Â for Â them. The Â Theatre Â Illuminata Â is Â where Â â€œEyes Â Like Â Stars,â€? Â the Â ÂżUVWLQ/LVD0DQWFKHYÂśVWULORJ\WDNHVSODFH7KHVWRU\LWVHOIIRO lows Â Beatrice Â Shakespeare Â Smith, Â a Â girl Â who Â isnâ€™t Â an Â actress Â but Â OLYHVLQWKHWKHDWHU6KHÂśVEHVWIULHQGVZLWK1DWHDSLUDWHIURP Âł7KH/LWWOH0HUPDLGÂ´WKHIDLULHVIURPÂł$0LGVXPPHU1LJKWÂśV Dreamâ€? Â and Â Ariel, Â the Â wispy Â air Â spirit Â from Â â€œThe Â Tempest.â€? But Â the Â theater Â is Â no Â longer Â enough Â for Â Bertie Â â€” Â not Â be-Â FDXVHVKHGRHVQÂśWORYHLWEXWEHFDXVHVKHÂśVTXLWHFXULRXVDERXW how Â she Â got Â to Â the Â theater. Â The Â typical Â questions Â plague Â her: Â Who Â is Â she? Â Where Â did Â she Â come Â from? But Â Bertie Â isnâ€™t Â your Â typical Â heroine, Â and Â in Â a Â world Â where Â HYHU\ERG\NQRZVWKHLUSODFHDQGWKHLUOLQHV%HUWLHÂśVDERXWWR create Â her Â own Â part. I Â could Â be Â less Â cheesy Â in Â the Â description Â of Â this Â book, Â but Â IRUVRPHVWUDQJHUHDVRQP\FKHHVLQHVVRR]HVRXWZKHQ,ÂżQG VRPHWKLQJ , UHDOO\ ORYH Âł(\HV /LNH 6WDUVÂ´ LV D ERRN , UHDOO\ ORYH PHOTO Â COURTESY Â OF Â AMAZON.COM
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Collaborative Cartoonish Cooperation DOUGLAS C. EBERHARDT MIXES POP WTH MACABRE IN UPCOMING MFA SHOW By Â Zan Â Strumfeld When Â he Â graduates Â from Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz, Â printmaker Â Douglas Â C. Â Â Eberhardt Â will Â be Â a Â master Â of Â collaboration. For Â part Â of Â his Â Master Â of Â Fine Â Arts Â (MFA) Â thesis, Â Eberhardt Â decided Â to Â make Â more Â than Â 100 Â prints Â of Â a Â self-Âportrait Â inside Â a Â robotic-Âlooking Â silhouette, Â with Â another Â EODQNÂżJXUHEHVLGHKLV Calling Â it Â the Â â€œLets Â Hang Â Out Â Kit,â€? Â he Â sent Â them Â to Â his Â artist Â friends, Â along Â with Â ev-Â eryone Â in Â the Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â printmaking Â SURJUDPDQGDVNHGWKHPWRÂżOOLQWKHLURZQ self-Âportraits Â any Â way Â they Â liked. Â â€œPeople Â did Â interpretations Â of Â them-Â selves,â€? Â Eberhardt Â said. Â â€œThis Â is Â sort Â of Â a Â way Â of Â bringing Â friends Â and Â community Â into Â my Â work Â because Â my Â work Â can Â be Â re-Â ally Â personal. Â A Â lot Â of Â it Â is Â pretty Â accessible, Â cartoony, Â but Â bringing Â other Â people Â into Â it Â makes Â it Â interesting Â to Â me. Â Kind Â of Â opens Â up Â a Â whole Â new Â realm.â€? Â During Â his Â undergraduate Â career Â at Â Ed-Â inboro Â University Â in Â Pennsylvania, Â Eber-Â hardt Â became Â inspired Â by Â the Â older Â technique Â of Â the Â exquisite Â corpse Â â€” Â where Â different Â artists Â draw Â separate Â parts Â of Â a Â body Â and Â combine Â them Â together, Â allowing Â the Â possi-Â bility Â to Â interchange Â the Â parts. Â With Â this Â idea Â in Â mind, Â Eberhardt Â will Â WDNH WKH ÂżOOHGLQ ' SULQWV DQG IROG WKHP LQWR ' ÂżJXUHV 7KH ÂżJXUHV ZLOO VWDQG LQ front Â of Â a Â diorama Â of Â an Â environment Â Eber-Â hardt Â painted, Â showcasing Â the Â major Â places Â in Â his Â life: Â the Â Buffalo Â house Â he Â grew Â up Â in, Â the Â house Â he Â lived Â in Â as Â an Â undergraduate Â and Â the Â cityscapes Â of Â New Â York Â City, Â Buffalo Â and Â Pittsburgh. Â â€œI Â wanted Â it Â to Â be Â as Â noisy Â as Â possible,â€? Â Eberhardt Â said. Eberhardtâ€™s Â work Â is Â colorful, Â bursting Â with Â energy, Â exuding Â the Â grotesque Â and Â eerie Â shapes Â of Â the Â face Â and Â body. Â In Â one Â particular Â self-Âportrait Â that Â will Â be Â on Â display Â at Â his Â the-Â sis Â show, Â Eberhardtâ€™s Â print Â shows Â him Â sleep-Â ing Â on Â a Â couch Â with Â an Â explosion Â of Â wild Â images Â pouring Â out Â of Â his Â head Â in Â different Â directions. â€œItâ€™s Â a Â really Â abstracted Â self-Âportrait Â that Â was Â trying Â to Â explain Â all Â of Â the Â ideas Â coming Â out Â of Â my Â head,â€? Â Eberhardt Â said. Â â€œItâ€™s Â as Â if Â my Â head Â just Â blew Â up Â on Â a Â bunch Â of Â paper. Â That Â is Â what Â I Â was Â trying Â to Â go Â for.â€? Â
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Âł3RUFK/LIHÂ´E\'RXJODV&(EHUKDUGWZLOOEHRQGLVSOD\DORQJZLWKRWKHUSULQWVDQGÂżJXUHVDW7KH'RUVN\0D\ Eberhardt Â said Â his Â work Â is Â a Â â€œmix Â of Â printmaking Â and Â illustration.â€? Â Often Â describ-Â ing Â his Â pieces Â as Â â€œcartoonyâ€? Â and Â even Â â€œsilly,â€? Â Eberhardt Â said Â his Â style Â of Â drawing Â comes Â from Â a Â lot Â of Â places, Â including Â touches Â of Â Ed Â Roth Â and Â Ralph Â Steadman Â and Â a Â lot Â of Â car-Â toon-Âwatching. Âł,ÂśP UHDOO\ LQĂ€XHQFHG E\ FDUWRRQLVWV like Â Art Â Crumb. Â He Â straddles Â the Â line Â between Â high Â art Â and Â low Â cartoon Â art,â€? Â Eberhardt Â said. Â â€œI Â really Â enjoy Â pretty Â much Â anything Â and Â everything Â that Â I Â deem Â is Â good. Â That Â can Â be Â anything Â from Â older Â â€˜90s Â cartoons Â like Â â€˜Ren Â & Â Stimpy,â€™ Â and Â then Â thereâ€™s Â really Â good Â new Â cartoons Â out Â now, Â like Â â€˜Adventure Â Time.â€™â€? Eberhardtâ€™s Â very Â personal Â work Â is Â also Â inspired Â by Â the Â people Â around Â him. Â Another Â print Â in Â his Â thesis, Â â€œPorch Â Life,â€? Â represents Â his Â old Â porch Â from Â his Â house Â in Â Pennsylva-Â nia. Â A Â self-Âportrait Â of Â Eberhardt Â sits Â com-Â fortably Â while Â a Â swarm Â of Â monstrous Â and Â
bizarre-Âlooking Â creatures Â surround Â him. Â â€œThat Â was Â a Â print Â about Â how Â embracing Â a Â party Â or Â rock Â â€˜n Â roll Â lifestyle Â is Â not Â only Â a Â good Â thing, Â but Â how Â it Â changes Â your Â per-Â spective, Â and Â changes Â the Â way Â people Â inter-Â act Â with Â each Â other,â€? Â Eberhardt Â said. Â â€œI Â donâ€™t Â mean Â to Â show Â them Â [friends] Â in Â a Â super Â nega-Â tive Â way Â and Â me Â in Â a Â glorifying Â way, Â being Â WKH RQO\ QRQPRQVWURXV DEVWUDFWHG ÂżJXUH , wanted Â to Â show Â the Â interactions Â people Â make Â and Â the Â way Â my Â perception Â may Â be Â to Â every-Â body Â else. Â Itâ€™s Â a Â way Â of Â understanding, Â an Â example Â of Â perceiving Â the Â world.â€? Eberhardt Â said Â he Â also Â enjoys Â lithogra-Â phy Â and Â has Â had Â his Â work Â on Â display Â at Â the Â Unison Â Arts Â in Â Water Â Street Â Market, Â Cel-Â ebration Â of Â the Â Arts, Â McKenna Â Theatre Â and Â Haggerty Â Administration Â Building. Â While Â a Â graduate Â student Â at Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz, Â he Â also Â taught Â an Â Introduction Â to Â Printmaking Â class, Â and Â would Â be Â interested Â in Â returning Â to Â New Â
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Paltz Â to Â teach Â professionally. Â After Â he Â graduates, Â Eberhardt Â will Â be Â interning Â at Â a Â farm Â outside Â of Â Poughkeepsie, Â called Â The Â Wassaic Â Project. Â Yet Â on Â a Â larger Â scale, Â Eberhardt Â said Â he Â would Â love Â to Â start Â a Â collective Â in Â Pittsburgh Â where Â a Â group Â of Â artists Â can Â pool Â their Â resources Â together Â for Â projects Â like Â large Â printmaking Â installations. â€œIâ€™m Â really Â interested Â in Â making Â fun Â ob-Â jects, Â itâ€™s Â sort Â of Â eye-Âcandy,â€? Â Eberhardt Â said. Eberhardtâ€™s Â MFA Â thesis Â show, Â â€œPor-Â traits, Â Parodies Â & Â Perspectives,â€? Â will Â be Â on Â display Â in Â The Â Dorsky, Â May Â 11 Â to Â 15.
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Constructed Chaos ANTHONY TINO SHOWCASES TALENT By Suzy Berkowitz Copy Editor | N02007890@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
BFA THESIS SHOWS
Anthony Tino spends the majority of his time working with plaster gauze, fabric, metal, plastic and video. Tino, a fourth-year printmaking Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), said he focuses on several mediums and is cur- rently working toward preparing for his senior thesis show on display at the Dor- sky. His show, called “Yotonyo,” will include a large format digital print with silkscreen, an assemblage type of sculp- ture and a video monitor. Though Tino entered New Paltz studying literature, he found himself being drawn more to the formation of a book than the content of it. He learned how to design images and after taking a class about creating sound experiences, he realized he belonged in the Fine Arts Department. Since then, his focus has shifted to- ward working with visual and audio me- diums to communicate his art, he said. Over the past two semesters, Tino has accumulated works from his time at New Paltz and elaborating on them. “I think there might be a few themes in the show that include disguise, fetish- ism and subversion,” Tino said. “There will also be alternative ways of using materials, which all kind of boils down
to my making a show that’s about an ex- ploration of taste.” The most challenging part of put- ting together his thesis show, Tino said, was scaling back the work he wanted to show. He said he overproduced and then KDGWKHGLI¿FXOWWDVNRI¿WWLQJKLVZRUN into the space he was given. The inclusion of several different mediums in Tino’s thesis has not dis- couraged him because the chaos rein- forces the show’s themes and is embed- ded in the pieces on display, he said. “I think the more confused the view- er is, the better,” Tino said. Coupled with the show’s chaotic nature, Tino said he created the show to feel as busy as a conversation might. A FOHDUYLVLRQRIZKDWWKH¿QLVKHGSURGXFW would look like is not evident. “I am an artist and printmaker but above all, I am in love with the way aes- thetics works, movements are created and artworks that make us think,” Tino said. “My show deals with how images are recycled and how the act of produc- tion is mimetic of things that have come before. My show undermines notions of the individual artistic genius and places that emphasis on culture while simulta- neously glamorizing myself as an artist and my personal interests.” Tino’s BFA thesis show will be on display at The Dorsky from May 4 to 8.
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APRIL 27 - MAY 1 Elana Bernnard – Painting and Drawing Ben Campbell – Painting and Drawing Jenna Chalmers – Photography John C. Chichester – Printmaking Allison Clogg – Metal Tanya Monique Crane – Metal Katie Grove – Printmaking Veronica Hilado – Ceramics
Andrew Kaminski – Painting and Drawing Allison Krein – Photography Boram Lee – Painting and Drawing Jamie Ogrodnik – Photography Matthew James Ortiz – Photography Hannah Van Ravenswaay – Painting and Drawing Gabrielle Stein – Photography Hannah Ward – Painting and Drawing
Miranda Austin – Painting and Drawing Anthony Brickner – Photography Katie Chirichillo – Photography L.T. Christie – Photography Nikki Frumkin – Painting and Drawing Ian Gallagher – Painting and Drawing Krista Hannaford – Printmaking Laura Hertel – Painting and Drawing
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OLIVIA WELLS MAKES FILM BASED ON LOVE TRIANGLE
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Jeff, Who Lives at Home Directed by Jay and Mark Duplass When Â I Â went Â to Â see Â the Â Duplass Â brothersâ€™ Â â€œJeff, Â Who Â Lives Â at Â Homeâ€? Â over Â the Â long Â weekend, Â I Â braced Â myself Â for Â another Â mediocre Â comedy Â about Â a Â man-Âchild Â who Â refuses Â to Â grow Â up. Â Iâ€™m Â actually Â a Â fan Â of Â those Â comedies, Â but Â I Â donâ€™t Â expect Â much Â from Â them. Â Judging Â by Â the Â title, Â Jason Â Segelâ€™s Â top-Âbilling Â and Â the Â fact Â that Â co-Âwriter/director Â Mark Â Duplass Â stars Â in Â a Â show Â about Â fantasy Â football Â (FXâ€™s Â â€œThe Â Leagueâ€?), Â I Â thought Â I Â would Â have Â exactly Â this Â experience: Â Iâ€™d Â watch Â Segel Â do Â his Â bug-Âeyed Â thing, Â enjoy Â the Â clever Â one-Âliners Â and Â pop Â culture Â references Â and Â make Â a Â mental Â venn Â diagram Â comparing Â the Â moments Â I Â laughed Â to Â the Â moments Â I Â cringed. Â To Â my Â surprise, Â that Â wasnâ€™t Â my Â experience Â at Â all. Â Â â€œJeff, Â Who Â Lives Â at Â Homeâ€? Â is Â about Â a Â thoughtful, Â 30-Âyear-Âold Â slacker Â (Segel) Â whoâ€™s Â been Â thinking Â about Â his Â place Â in Â the Â world. Â Jeff Â believes Â the Â universe Â sends Â signs Â to Â guide Â us, Â but Â his Â cynical Â brother, Â Pat Â (Ed Â Helms), Â doesnâ€™t Â agree Â â€” Â until Â a Â simple Â errand Â sends Â the Â pair Â on Â a Â day-Âlong Â journey Â toward Â destiny. Â Throw Â in Â two Â car Â crashes, Â a Â broken Â
marriage Â and Â an Â AIM-Âchat Â secret Â admirer Â and Â youâ€™ve Â got Â a Â touching, Â clever Â comedy-Âdrama Â about Â human Â connection Â and Â self-Âdiscovery. Â Â Segel, Â who Â consistently Â takes Â blasĂŠ Â roles Â as Â clumsy Â JDORRWVWXUQVRXWDWUXO\WHQGHUSHUIRUPDQFHLQWKLVÂżOP Look Â for Â the Â moments Â when Â his Â face Â switches Â from Â inno-Â cent Â amusement Â to Â watery-Âeyed Â epiphany Â in Â about Â half Â a Â second. Â Youâ€™ll Â end Â up Â with Â the Â same Â expression. The Â supporting Â castâ€™s Â performances Â were Â equally Â ab-Â sorbing. Â Susan Â Sarandon Â (Jeffâ€™s Â mother) Â is, Â as Â always, Â fan-Â tastic. Â Her Â characterâ€™s Â compelling Â subplot Â culminates Â in Â WKHÂżOPÂśVPRVWMR\RXVPRPHQW+HOPVSOD\VKLVFKDUDFWHU VRDJDLQVWKLVQRUPKHÂśVDOPRVWUHSXJQDQWDWÂżUVWDQG-XG\ Greer, Â as Â his Â unhappy Â wife, Â easily Â steals Â the Â few Â scenes Â in Â which Â she Â appears. Â I Â also Â want Â to Â point Â out Â how Â great Â the Â original Â score Â was. Â Michael Â Andrewsâ€™ Â deceptively Â simple Â music Â was Â de-Â lightful, Â carrying Â the Â action Â in Â bursts Â of Â playfulness Â and Â poignancy. Â Iâ€™m Â itching Â to Â buy Â the Â soundtrack. Itâ€™s Â not Â often Â that Â I Â walk Â out Â of Â a Â theater Â crying Â because Â ,IHHOP\IDLWKLQKXPDQLW\KDVEHHQUHVWRUHG$WWKHÂżOPÂśV heart Â is Â a Â simple, Â but Â much Â needed, Â reminder: Â people Â have Â an Â endless Â capacity Â to Â be Â excellent Â to Â each Â other. Â You Â bet Â I Â just Â borrowed Â a Â phrase Â from Â â€œBill Â and Â Tedâ€™s Â Excellent Â Adventureâ€? Â to Â acknowledge Â the Â endurance Â of Â compassion Â in Â our Â cynical Â world. &RPLQJLQDWDFR]\PLQXWHVWKLVÂżOPLVDEUHDWK of Â fresh Â air. Â Take Â a Â short Â break Â during Â the Â next Â few Â weeks Â and Â go Â see Â â€œJeff, Â Who Â Lives Â at Â Home.â€? Â You Â donâ€™t Â need Â to Â wait Â for Â a Â sign. Â
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WHAT Â ARE Â YOU Â INVOLVED Â WITH Â MUSICALLY? Iâ€™ve Â been Â in Â Male Â Call Â for Â three Â years. Â I Â have Â a Â band Â called Â the Â Love-Â ly Â Matadors. Â We Â just Â released Â an Â EP Â at Â thelovelymatadors.bandcamp.com. WHO Â ARE Â YOUR Â BIGGEST Â INFLUENCES? Bouncing Â Souls. Â Latterman. Â The Â Avett Â Brothers. Â Michael Â Jackson. WHO Â HAVE Â YOU Â BEEN Â LISTENING Â TO Â LATELY? Frightened Â Rabbit. Â The Â National. Â The Â Menzingers. Â WHATâ€™S Â YOUR Â PLAN Â FOR Â THE Â FUTURE? I Â want Â to Â always Â have Â a Â band Â and Â tour Â and Â release Â music Â when Â itâ€™s Â convenient Â for Â me. Â Music Â has Â never Â been Â my Â entire Â life Â but Â Iâ€™ve Â always Â enjoyed Â playing Â it Â in Â bands.
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CARTOON Â BY Â JULIE Â GUNDERSEN Â
On Â April Â 9, Â a Â representative Â from Â our Â current Â food Â service Â provider, Â Sodexo Â Inc., Â confronted Â stu-Â dents Â rallying Â in Â front Â of Â Student Â Union Â 62/63 Â where Â an Â open Â forum Â was Â held. Â Â The Â meeting Â was Â for Â stu-Â dents Â to Â express Â their Â concerns Â about Â the Â current Â food Â program Â and Â propose Â changes. Â At Â around Â noon, Â the Â Sodexo Â representative Â left Â the Â meeting Â and Â tore Â up Â signs Â and Â materials Â the Â students Â had Â posted, Â ignoring Â their Â pleas Â to Â stop. Â Distressed Â by Â the Â situation, Â the Â stu-Â GHQWVFDOOHG8QLYHUVLW\3ROLFHZKRODWHUÂżOHGDUHSRUW on Â the Â incident. We Â at Â The Â New Â Paltz Â Oracle Â are Â outraged Â that Â students Â were Â forced Â out Â of Â an Â open Â forum Â where Â cli-Â ent Â feedback Â was Â requested Â by Â the Â company. Â We Â are Â appalled Â that Â students Â merely Â expressing Â their Â opin-Â ions Â were Â treated Â so Â harshly. Â The Â forum Â was Â meant Â for Â the Â student Â body Â to Â freely Â address Â their Â thoughts Â and Â feelings Â on Â the Â present Â food Â service Â and Â when Â negative Â responses Â were Â given, Â the Â company Â attempt-Â ed Â to Â silence Â them Â in Â an Â aggressive Â way. If Â our Â society Â expects Â to Â see Â changes, Â voices Â must Â be Â heard Â and Â not Â silenced. Â In Â order Â to Â make Â chang-Â es Â on Â our Â campus, Â student Â voices Â are Â essential. Â The Â school Â is Â for Â students Â after Â all. Â Disturbingly, Â it Â ap-Â SHDUV1HZ3DOW]VWXGHQWVDUHQRWWKHÂżUVWJURXS6R
dexo Â has Â attempted Â to Â silence. Â Sodexo Â Inc. Â is Â a Â multinational Â corporation Â serv-Â ing Â campuses Â across Â the Â nation, Â as Â well Â as Â 120 Â pris-Â ons Â worldwide. Â The Â company Â has Â a Â history Â of Â abusing Â workersâ€™ Â rights Â in Â the Â United Â States Â and Â in Â countries Â abroad Â such Â as Â the Â Dominican Â Republic, Â Columbia Â and Â Morocco, Â according Â to Â documents Â of Â the Â NGO Â TransAfrica. Â It Â is Â startling Â that Â Sodexoâ€™s Â intolerance Â for Â justice Â doesnâ€™t Â end Â with Â the Â rallying Â of Â New Â Paltz Â students. Â 6RGH[R KDV EHHQ DFFXVHG RI ÂżULQJ ZRUNHUV LQ Columbia Â as Â a Â result Â of Â their Â efforts Â to Â form Â a Â labor Â union. Â In Â Guinea, Â workers Â allegedly Â are Â not Â allowed Â to Â drink Â from Â the Â same Â canteen Â as Â European Â workers. Â They Â claim Â the Â food Â they Â are Â given Â is Â scarce Â in Â con-Â trast Â with Â the Â European Â laborers. Â In Â the Â United Â States, Â Sodexo Â also Â launched Â an Â aggressive Â campaign Â against Â some Â of Â their Â employeesâ€™ Â efforts Â to Â form Â unions Â and Â bargain Â collectively. Â These Â examples Â seem Â to Â indicate Â Sodexo Â likes Â to Â rough-Âup Â anyone Â who Â speaks Â or Â acts Â against Â the Â company. Â 6RGH[R LV QRW D JRRG ÂżW IRU RXU FDPSXV :H should Â not Â support Â a Â company Â known Â for Â mistreating Â employees Â and Â denying Â them Â of Â their Â rights. Â In Â addition, Â Sodexo Â has Â been Â found Â guilty Â of Â
scamming Â universities Â and Â public Â schools Â across Â the Â nation. Â The Â New Â York Â State Â Attorney Â Generalâ€™s Â Of-Â ÂżFHFRQGXFWHGDQLQYHVWLJDWLRQLQWKDWIRXQG6R dexo Â cheated Â SUNY Â colleges, Â including Â New Â Paltz, Â out Â of Â millions Â of Â dollars. Â The Â New Â York Â Times Â found Â that Â Sodexo Â continues Â to Â exploit Â legal Â loopholes Â that Â allow Â the Â company Â to Â pocket Â funds Â intended Â for Â our Â schools Â through Â a Â process Â called Â â€œprompt Â payment Â discounts.â€? We Â desperately Â urge Â Campus Â Auxiliary Â Services Â (CAS) Â and Â administration Â to Â review Â the Â collegeâ€™s Â con-Â tract Â with Â Sodexo Â as Â their Â contract Â is Â up Â for Â renewal Â and Â other Â food Â services Â are Â up Â for Â consideration. Â We Â ask Â that Â these Â other Â services Â are Â seriously Â considered Â and Â the Â contract Â with Â Sodexo Â is Â not Â renewed Â for Â the Â aforementioned Â reasons. Â We Â refuse Â to Â support Â a Â ser-Â vice Â which Â abuses Â employees, Â swindles Â schools Â out Â of Â money Â and Â serves Â unhealthy Â food Â to Â young Â con-Â sumers. Â Our Â university Â deserves Â better Â service Â and Â an Â equitable Â business Â relationship. Â We Â as Â students Â are Â entitled Â to Â healthier Â food Â for Â a Â more Â affordable Â price, Â which Â can Â be Â found Â with Â alternative Â providers. We Â look Â forward Â to Â working Â with Â CAS Â and Â the Â administration Â and Â would Â like Â to Â see Â the Â contract Â with Â Sodexo Â reassessed Â in Â the Â coming Â year. Â
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It Â was Â easier Â for Â me Â to Â make Â new Â friends Â as Â a Â child. Â I Â used Â to Â walk Â over Â to Â someone, Â impress Â them Â with Â my Â toys Â or Â Barbie Â doll Â collection Â and Â BOOM! Â Just Â like Â that, Â we Â were Â friends. Â I Â was Â much Â more Â outgoing Â and Â eager Â to Â make Â friends Â too. Â But Â now Â Iâ€™ve Â become Â so Â jaded Â that Â Iâ€™m Â not Â even Â interested Â in Â making Â friends Â anymore. Â Also, Â I Â havenâ€™t Â found Â anyone Â my Â age Â that Â still Â plays Â with Â Barbie Â dolls Â or Â would Â be Â interested Â in Â my Â collection. I Â avoid Â people Â now. Â I Â avoid Â potential Â friends Â the Â way Â a Â browbeaten Â kid Â would Â avoid Â the Â school Â bully. Â For Â example, Â Â if Â I Â was Â on Â my Â way Â to Â class Â and Â I Â saw Â some-Â one Â I Â knew Â 20 Â yards Â away Â and Â walking Â toward Â me, Â I Â would Â most Â likely Â take Â a Â detour, Â even Â if Â that Â means Â arriving Â to Â class Â 10 Â or Â 20 Â minutes Â late. Â I Â used Â to Â look Â down Â at Â my Â cellphone Â to Â avoid Â someone Â walking Â by, Â but Â then Â I Â realized Â everyone Â else Â does Â that Â shit Â too. Â It Â also Â really Â doesnâ€™t Â work Â with Â some-Â
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It Â was Â only Â a Â month Â ago Â when Â I Â knew Â exactly Â what Â I Â was Â going Â to Â do Â with Â my Â life. Â I Â had Â a Â plan: Â major Â in Â jour-Â nalism, Â minor Â in Â law, Â get Â straight Â Aâ€™s, Â ZDONRXWRIFROOHJHDVDĂ€XHQW&KLQHVH speaker Â with Â a Â 4.0 Â GPA Â and Â become Â a Â writer Â for Â The Â New Â York Â Times Â (special-Â izing Â in Â news Â and Â legal Â writing). Â It Â was Â perfect. Â Then Â my Â advisor Â emailed Â me Â about Â declaring Â my Â major Â and Â suddenly Â my Â plan Â fell Â apart. Itâ€™s Â not Â that Â I Â canâ€™t Â follow Â through Â with Â my Â planâ€ŚI Â am Â already Â taking Â jour-Â
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COLUMNS one Â who Â is Â super Â talkative Â and Â friendly. Â Theyâ€™ll Â see Â that Â youâ€™re Â busy Â â€œtextingâ€? Â or Â listening Â to Â your Â iPod Â and Â decide Â to Â talk Â to Â you Â anyway. Â That Â happened Â to Â me Â once Â and Â I Â swear Â on Â my Â pinky Â toe Â this Â is Â how Â the Â conversation Â went. Bitch Â Iâ€™m Â trying Â to Â avoid Â (BITTA): Â â€œHey.â€? Â Me: Â â€œHey.â€? BITTA: Â â€œWhatâ€™s Â up?â€? Me: Â â€œNothing Â much. Â Whatâ€™s Â up Â with Â you?â€? BITTA: Â â€œOh, Â nothing.â€? Me: Â â€œOkay, Â bye.â€? And Â thatâ€™s Â it. Â These Â are Â the Â types Â of Â verbal Â exchanges Â I Â try Â to Â avoid. Â If Â you Â ask Â me, Â I Â think Â Iâ€™m Â doing Â these Â people Â a Â favor Â by Â avoiding Â them. Â No Â one Â wants Â to Â be Â in Â a Â dry-Âass Â dialogue Â like Â that. Â I Â mean, Â I Â donâ€™t Â understand Â why Â someone Â would Â interrupt Â me Â to Â start Â some Â bullshit Â conversation Â like Â that. Â Especially Â when Â you Â have Â nothing Â to Â say. Â I Â mean, Â this Â conversation Â wouldnâ€™t Â be Â so Â annoying Â if Â Â the Â person Â had Â something Â to Â say Â after Â I Â said Â â€œWhatâ€™s Â up Â with Â you?â€? Â I Â donâ€™t Â mind Â speaking Â to Â â€œhiâ€? Â and Â â€œbyeâ€? Â people Â be-Â cause Â thatâ€™s Â all Â they Â say Â â€œhi,â€? Â â€œheyâ€? Â and Â keep Â it Â moving. Â But Â I Â digress, Â I Â think.
Lately, Â social Â settings Â have Â been Â the Â bane Â of Â my Â existence, Â especially Â when Â I Â donâ€™t Â know Â the Â people Â too Â well. Â Outside Â of Â the Â incredibly Â small Â group Â of Â friends Â I Â have Â at Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz, Â I Â realized Â that Â I Â just Â canâ€™t Â deal Â with Â people. Â They Â are Â either Â too Â annoying, Â loud, Â vain, Â or Â want Â to Â be Â the Â center Â of Â attention Â all Â the Â time. Â I Â canâ€™t Â deal Â with Â that Â shit. Â Some Â of Â my Â friends Â have Â these Â char-Â acteristics Â but Â they Â also Â possess Â positive Â attributes Â that Â overpower Â the Â annoying Â ones. Â I Â donâ€™t Â really Â know Â most Â people Â well Â enough Â to Â see Â past Â their Â annoying Â traits. Iâ€™ve Â made Â friends Â or Â acquaintances Â outside Â of Â my Â small Â circle Â of Â friends. Â , XVXDOO\ IRU WKH PRVW SDUW GRQÂśW ÂżQG these Â people Â to Â be Â annoying. Â But Â Iâ€™m Â not Â emotionally Â attached Â to Â them Â like Â I Â am Â to Â the Â people Â in Â my Â circle. Â So Â itâ€™s Â easy Â for Â me Â to Â drop Â them Â like Â a Â hot Â potato Â and Â not Â feel Â guilty Â about Â it Â or Â anything. Â Iâ€™ve Â done Â that Â to Â a Â lot Â of Â people Â since Â Iâ€™ve Â been Â here. Â Â I Â like Â that Â I Â am Â this Â way, Â though. Â You Â see, Â when Â I Â was Â younger Â I Â always Â tried Â to Â please Â people, Â and Â impress Â them, Â in Â hopes Â that Â they Â would Â become Â my Â
friends. Â I Â was Â more Â vulnerable Â to Â (so-Â cial) Â rejection Â back Â then Â and Â I Â often Â got Â my Â feelings Â hurt. Â I Â mean, Â when Â I Â was Â a Â toddler, Â other Â kids Â used Â to Â steal Â toys. Â Â So Â I Â stopped Â trying Â so Â hard. The Â friends Â I Â have, Â Iâ€™ve Â made Â them Â effortlessly. Â Iâ€™m Â not Â going Â to Â start Â lis-Â tening Â to Â music Â and Â watching Â the Â same Â 79VKRZVDVRWKHUVMXVWWRÂżWLQ,PHDQ I Â probably Â would Â check Â it Â out Â if Â I Â was Â interested. Â But Â I Â wouldnâ€™t Â do Â it Â just Â to Â make Â friends. Â I Â know Â a Â lot Â of Â people Â who Â do Â that Â shit Â and Â it Â annoys Â me. Â I Â donâ€™t Â know Â why Â itâ€™s Â not Â easier Â for Â me Â to Â make Â friends Â now. Â I Â mean, Â Iâ€™m Â at-Â tractive, Â funny Â (once Â you Â get Â to Â know Â me), Â and Â I Â have Â a Â ton Â of Â smart Â and Â dumb Â shit Â to Â say. Â However, Â Iâ€™ve Â noticed Â that Â now Â it Â takes Â a Â while, Â a Â long Â while, Â for Â me Â to Â feel Â comfortable Â with Â someone Â before Â a Â friendship Â (if Â at Â all) Â follows. Â I Â know Â that Â friendships Â can Â be Â more Â com-Â plicated Â and Â hard Â to Â keep Â hold Â of Â when Â youâ€™re Â older Â so Â maybe Â thatâ€™s Â a Â factorâ€ŚI Â donâ€™t Â know. Â Â I Â wish Â making Â friends Â and Â building Â friendships Â could Â be Â as Â simplis-Â tic Â as Â it Â was Â when Â I Â was Â a Â child. Â Maybe Â they Â are Â still Â that Â simple Â and Â I Â just Â donâ€™t Â know Â it.
nalism Â and Â law Â classes;Íž Â I Â have Â spoken Â to Â RQHRIWKH&KLQHVHSURIHVVRUVP\*3$ is Â a Â 3.7 Â (so Â Iâ€™m Â close) Â and Â Iâ€™ve Â grown Â ac-Â FXVWRPHGWRWKHWLWOHÂł&ODULVVD([SODLQV It Â Allâ€? Â while Â working Â for Â The Â Oracle Â so Â I Â may Â be Â New Â York Â Times-Âworthy Â pretty Â soon. Â My Â problem Â is Â I Â donâ€™t Â know Â if Â I Â like Â my Â plan Â anymore. Â I Â might Â want Â to Â be Â a Â public Â relations Â major Â instead, Â law Â is Â getting Â a Â bit Â too Â complicated, Â straight Â $ÂśVZDVRQO\DÂżUVWVHPHVWHUWKLQJ&KL nese Â doesnâ€™t Â seem Â so Â cool Â anymore Â and Â The Â New Â York Â Times, Â well, Â maybe Â thatâ€™s Â still Â possible. After Â all Â of Â my Â strategic Â planning Â and Â mapping Â out Â of Â my Â life, Â reality Â set Â in Â as Â soon Â as Â my Â advisor Â told Â me Â I Â can Â set Â my Â plan Â in Â motion Â and Â declare. Â It Â
was Â like Â a Â wave Â of Â anxiety Â swept Â over Â me Â and Â my Â perfect Â life Â plan Â was Â turned Â into Â 1,000 Â piece Â puzzle. Â Itâ€™s Â strange Â how Â just Â two Â words Â -Â Â â€œdeclare Â majorâ€? Â -Â Â can Â spark Â all Â of Â these Â thoughts. Â Itâ€™s Â also Â strange Â how Â I Â can Â go Â IURP D GHÂżQLWH MRXUQDOLVP PDMRU WR D possible Â English Â major, Â to Â an Â undecided Â major Â to Â a Â pretty Â positive Â public Â rela-Â tions Â major Â then Â back Â to Â undecided Â in Â just Â a Â week. Â My Â parents Â have Â told Â me Â to Â get Â out Â LQ WKH ÂżHOG ÂłYROXQWHHUÂ´ ÂłLQWHUQÂ´ ÂłVHH ZKDW \RX OLNHÂ´ 8QIRUWXQDWHO\ ÂżQGLQJ an Â internship Â (which Â is Â free Â labor) Â is Â just Â DVKDUGDVÂżQGLQJDMREWKHVHGD\V At Â the Â end Â of Â the Â day, Â I Â sometimes Â have Â to Â question Â if Â my Â major Â even Â mat-Â ters. Â Iâ€™m Â paying Â thousands Â of Â dollars Â for Â
this Â education Â and Â some Â of Â my Â future Â co-Âworkers Â wonâ€™t Â even Â have Â a Â college Â degree. Â They Â will Â have Â gotten Â there Â by Â who Â they Â know, Â not Â by Â what Â they Â learned Â as Â whatever Â major Â in Â whatever Â college. Yes, Â I Â know Â it Â seems Â a Â bit Â soon Â for Â me Â to Â start Â thinking Â about Â my Â future Â co-Âworkers Â but Â I Â only Â have Â three Â more Â years Â -Â Â THREE! Â And Â I Â have Â just Â a Â matter Â of Â months Â before Â I Â am Â forced Â to Â declare Â a Â major. Â I Â refuse Â to Â waste Â my Â time Â taking Â random Â classes Â just Â as Â an Â experiment. Â I Â want Â to Â work Â toward Â my Â career, Â not Â just Â VRXOVHDUFKZKLOH,IXOÂżOOP\*(ÂśV &ROOHJHLVWKHWLPHWRÂżJXUHWKLQJV outâ€Ś Â I Â guessâ€Śbut Â Iâ€™m Â just Â hoping Â this Â road Â to Â self Â discovery Â doesnâ€™t Â take Â too Â long.
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LETTERS I’ve met a truly wonderful man who will be on the Democratic Pri- mary ballot on June 26, to take over Maurice Hinchey’s seat in Congress. He is Joel Tyner, and in addition to Maurice’s position on expanding Medicare, the “break up the too big to fail” banks, amending the Con- stitution to get rid of corporate per- sonhood, “No! to NAFTA,” clean money elections, and ending “Big Oil” speculation, Joel supports crim- inalizing fracking. He is endorsed by Josh Fox, the creator of “Gasland,” the wonderful movie that has done
so much to bring the evils of frack- ing to the public’s awareness. He is endorsed by Pete Seeger, who knows something about progressive politics. He is endorsed by Dr. Cornel West, distinguished Professor at Princeton, a leader for civil rights, progressive social rights, a man who exposes the anti-humanistic distortions held by 5HSXEOLFDQ DQG 'HPRFUDWLF RI¿FH holders. Dr. West has a great sense of humor, and so does Joel, and I will never trust anyone who can’t laugh at themselves. Joel can, and will win. He has
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So many of you now are graduat- ing. Done with classes. Done with tests. Done with ... clubs and organizations? Perhaps - that is what many people do. I’ve know some incredibly active and involved people who gave their all in clubs and organizations who just stopped doing those things after college. People often see those things as some- thing you do while you’re in college and
forget that those types of groups exist out in the ‘real world.” This shouldn’t be the case. The end of your college (or perhaps just undergraduate) time should be just the start of your involvement in the community. In the Hudson Valley or wherever you live after you leave SUNY New Paltz, there are tons of organiza- tions looking for new members, volun- teers and even leaders and organizers.
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Joel Tyner embodies the values of peace, justice, environmental protec- tion and true democracy that I learned from Dr. King and Pete Seeger - and he works as hard as humanly possible to assure that they are realized. His dedication and perseverance have al- ORZHG KLP WR EH UHHOHFWHG ¿YH WLPHV to the Dutchess County legislature - the last time running unopposed. He’s the very best person I know of to succeed Maurice Hinchey in Congress to rep- UHVHQWWKHSHRSOHRIWKHQHZO\FRQ¿J- ured District 19. Margaret Mead said it best: ‘Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world;; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.’ No more hoping for change, let’s create it. IT’S TIME FOR TYNER. Manna Jo Greene Councilwoman Town of Rosendale Cottekill, NY 845-687-9253 mannajo.weebly.com
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The Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â Womenâ€™s Â Lacrosse Â team Â began Â this Â season Â under Â the Â guidance Â of Â a Â new Â coach Â and Â a Â brand Â new Â approach Â to Â victory. On Â Tuesday, Â April Â 17 Â a Â historic Â win Â was Â secured. Â The Â 21-Â20 Â game Â over Â SUNY Â Oswego Â ended Â in Â the Â favor Â of Â the Â /DG\+DZNVJLYLQJWKHPWKHLUÂżUVWZLQ over Â a Â Â SUNYAC Â team Â since Â the Â pro-Â gramâ€™s Â reinstatement Â in Â 2009. Head Â Coach Â Liz Â Student Â said Â the Â team Â really Â pulled Â it Â together Â in Â the Â game. Â She Â said Â they Â quickly Â realized Â they Â needed Â each Â other Â to Â win Â and Â made Â all Â of Â the Â right Â moves. â€œItâ€™s Â been Â a Â joy Â to Â watch Â them Â grow Â DVSHRSOHDQGSOD\HUVRQWKHÂżHOGÂ´6WX dent Â said. Â â€œOur Â approach Â to Â every Â game Â is Â the Â same, Â and Â the Â girls Â have Â kept Â their Â ZLQQLQJDWWLWXGHVÂ´
Student Â said Â the Â teamâ€™s Â persever-Â ance, Â positivity Â and Â refusal Â to Â let Â the Â tough Â times Â beat Â them Â has Â been Â their Â greatest Â advantages. Â Thinking Â of Â the Â SUNYAC Â games Â as Â different Â from Â oth-Â ers Â is Â not Â something Â she Â stresses Â to Â her Â players. Student Â said Â her Â focus Â on Â details Â has Â brought Â out Â the Â best Â playing Â in Â the Â team Â overall. Fourth-Âyear Â Captain Â Samantha Â Del-Â *DXGLR VDLG WKH WHDP ZDV FRQÂżGHQW DW the Â start Â of Â the Â game Â and Â collectively Â sensed Â a Â win Â going Â in. Â The Â entire Â team, Â VKHVDLGXQGHUVWRRGWKHÂłVLJQLÂżFDQFHRI WKHZLQÂ´7KHLUJUHDWHVWDVVHWLVWKDWHDFK girl Â strives Â for Â what Â is Â best Â for Â the Â team Â as Â a Â whole, Â she Â said. Â 7KHODGLHVPDGHVDFULÂżFHVWREHQHÂżW the Â rest, Â third-Âyear Â Captain Â Juli Â Rehain Â said, Â which Â is Â something Â she Â has Â never Â seen Â from Â any Â other Â team. Â She Â said Â they Â
hold Â the Â camaraderie Â of Â doing Â what Â is Â best Â for Â the Â group, Â not Â the Â individual, Â which Â will Â lead Â them Â to Â victory Â come Â the Â approaching Â games. Student Â attributes Â much Â of Â the Â teamâ€™s Â success Â Â to Â their Â winning Â attitude. Â More Â of Â a Â psychological Â element, Â she Â said Â they Â are Â shifting Â their Â focus Â from Â their Â past Â to Â their Â extremely Â bright Â future Â as Â a Â young Â team. The Â balance Â of Â the Â team, Â Student Â said, Â is Â somewhere Â between Â physical Â and Â mental. Â With Â this Â in Â mind, Â Student Â has Â assigned Â a Â summer Â reading Â list Â for Â the Â 2012 Â summer, Â compiled Â of Â books Â that Â address Â the Â mental Â side Â of Â the Â team. â€œItâ€™s Â not Â fair Â to Â just Â focus Â on Â the Â SK\VLFDOVLGHRIWKHJDPHÂ´6WXGHQWVDLG Fourth-Âyear Â Captain Â Julia Â Donato Â agreed Â and Â said Â the Â team Â has Â changed Â its Â tactics Â these Â past Â few Â weeks, Â practic-Â ing Â as Â a Â whole Â in Â order Â to Â â€œstrengthen Â
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Around Â New Â Paltz, Â it Â seems Â like Â trying Â to Â grind Â will Â al-Â ways Â to Â be Â a Â hassle. Â Iâ€™m Â not Â talking Â about Â the Â stuff Â you Â see Â on Â WKHGDQFHĂ€RRUVRI3 *ÂśVDQG&DEDORRVDÂśVÂ˛,ÂśPUHIHUULQJWR the Â grinding Â tricks Â of Â the Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â skateboard Â club, Â B-Â &XEHG According Â to Â the Â Student Â Handbook, Â students Â are Â allowed Â to Â skateboard Â anywhere Â on Â campus Â as Â long Â as Â they Â are Â mind-Â ful Â of Â other Â people Â passing Â and Â do Â not Â skateboard Â in Â front Â of Â entrances. Â Â Third-Âyear Â computer Â engineering Â major Â Julian Â Santo Â said Â University Â Police Â reprimand Â him Â constantly Â for Â skateboarding Â around Â campus. Â He Â said Â he Â is Â more Â often Â than Â not Â talked Â down Â Â to Â by Â police, Â and Â treated Â like Â â€œsome Â sort Â of Â punk.â€? In Â one Â instance, Â Santo Â was Â skateboarding Â with Â a Â friend Â in Â an Â empty Â parking Â lot Â when Â a Â cop Â forced Â them Â to Â leave. Â Santo Â asked Â why Â they Â couldnâ€™t Â skate Â in Â a Â parking Â lot Â that Â was Â not Â being Â used, Â and Â the Â cop Â would Â either Â ignore Â his Â questions Â or Â respond Â with Â â€œjerky Â wisecracks.â€? Â The Â area Â he Â was Â skating Â in Â had Â no Â vio-Â lation Â of Â the Â Student Â Handbook, Â an Â explanation Â the Â cop Â (who Â will Â remain Â unnamed) Â was Â not Â willing Â to Â listen Â to, Â according Â to Â Santo. â€œHeâ€™s Â trying Â to Â override Â something Â written Â down Â in Â our Â
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Â Let Â The Â Kids Â Skate Student Â Handbooks, Â and Â he Â talks Â down Â to Â us Â like Â heâ€™s Â some Â su-Â per Â authority Â when Â itâ€™s Â not Â his Â place Â at Â all Â to Â be Â making Â these Â kinds Â of Â rules,â€? Â Santo Â said. At Â a Â different Â time, Â Santo Â was Â given Â a Â citation Â and Â was Â ob-Â ligated Â to Â meet Â with Â the Â Dean Â of Â Students Â after Â a Â cop Â had Â written Â KLPXSIRUVNDWLQJEHKLQGWKH/HFWXUH&HQWHU$FFRUGLQJWR6DQ to, Â what Â the Â cop Â thought Â he Â was Â trying Â to Â use Â as Â a Â skate Â obstacle Â Santo Â hadnâ€™t Â been Â using. Â After Â going Â to Â a Â hearing, Â Santoâ€™s Â case Â was Â dismissed Â due Â to Â the Â lack Â of Â evidence Â the Â cop Â had Â to Â show. Jesse Â Fishman, Â a Â second-Âyear Â electrical Â engineering Â major Â DQGPHPEHURI%&XEHGVDLGWKH1HZ3DOW]$WKOHWLFV'HSDUW PHQW FRQÂżVFDWHG WKH YDULRXV REVWDFOHV WKDW WKH FOXE KDG SXU chased Â through Â grants Â given Â to Â them Â by Â the Â Student Â Association. Â Â So Â is Â this Â fair? Â Â Iâ€™d Â say Â no. Â Â After Â talking Â to Â the Â Rugby Â Team Â last Â week Â and Â hearing Â the Â number Â of Â injuries Â their Â teammates Â go Â through, Â itâ€™s Â ridiculous Â for Â there Â to Â be Â any Â restrictions Â on Â the Â skateboarding Â community Â because Â their Â actions Â are Â potentially Â dangerous. Â Wake Â up Â administration: Â When Â a Â 20-Âyear-Âold Â is Â try-Â ing Â to Â slide Â a Â metal Â rail Â at Â 15 Â miles Â per Â hour, Â he Â or Â she Â has Â con-Â sidered Â the Â possibility Â of Â injury. Â Â *LYHWKHNLGVEDFNWKHLUER[HVUDLOVDQGUDPSVDQGMXVWOHW them Â skate.
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The Â NHL Â playoffs Â have Â been Â nothing Â short Â of Â entertaining Â thus Â far. Â Too Â bad Â itâ€™s Â for Â almost Â all Â of Â the Â wrong Â reasons. Â The Â social Â media-Âsphere Â is Â in Â an Â uproar Â due Â to Â the Â NHL Â Player Â Safety Â Department Â and Â its Â recent Â lack Â of Â consistency. Â Blown Â FDOOV XQIDLU VXVSHQVLRQV DQG ERJXV ÂżQHV have Â become Â commonplace Â in Â the Â league, Â and Â thousands Â of Â people Â â€” Â including Â fans, Â analysts, Â coaches, Â writers Â and Â players Â â€” Â have Â started Â to Â become Â more Â vocal Â about Â these Â issues. Ranger Â fans Â are Â all Â too Â familiar Â with Â how Â badly Â things Â have Â spiraled Â out Â of Â con-Â trol, Â seeing Â as Â it Â more Â or Â less Â started Â with Â them. Â It Â may Â have Â been Â a Â couple Â of Â weeks Â ago Â now, Â but Â the Â Orpik Â knee Â incident Â was Â WKH ÂżUVW VLJQ RI KRZ EDG WKLQJV KDYH EH come. Â The Â Penguinsâ€™ Â star Â defenseman Â Brooks Â Orpik Â kneeâ€™d Â Derek Â Stepan, Â causing Â the Â latter Â injury. Â It Â isnâ€™t Â totally Â clear, Â but Â if Â you Â look Â closely Â enough Â you Â see Â that Â Or-Â pikâ€™s Â skate Â turns Â out Â and Â thereâ€™s Â no Â reason Â why Â it Â should Â have. I Â canâ€™t Â even Â begin Â to Â tell Â you Â how Â livid Â I Â was Â when Â I Â saw Â the Â play. Â I Â had Â
Skating Â On Â Shaky Â Ice literally Â just Â gotten Â home Â for Â Easter, Â turned Â on Â the Â TV Â with Â my Â folks Â and Â bam, Â Stepan Â was Â on Â the Â ice. ,WKRXJKWWKHUHZRXOGGHÂżQLWHO\EHVRPH punishment Â for Â Orpik, Â my Â original Â guess Â being Â a Â three-Âgame Â suspension. Â But Â there Â was Â nothing. Â There Â wasnâ€™t Â even Â a Â hearing. Â I Â was Â embarrassed Â with Â the Â league, Â because Â LWRQO\IXUWKHUVROLGLÂżHGWKH3HQJXLQSURWHF tion Â theory. And Â I Â know Â all Â of Â you Â out Â there Â Â didnâ€™t Â think Â it Â could Â get Â any Â worse. Â Oh Â yes Â it Â could, Â apparently. Letâ€™s Â talk Â about Â Carl Â Hagelin. +HUHÂśVDSOD\HUZKRLQKLVÂżUVW\HDULQ the Â NHL Â has Â barely Â placed Â a Â skate Â out Â of Â line Â and Â would Â probably Â need Â Mike Â Rupp Â to Â point Â him Â toward Â the Â direction Â of Â the Â penalty Â box, Â thatâ€™s Â how Â little Â heâ€™s Â been Â there. Â How Â did Â he Â warrant Â a Â three-Âgame Â suspension? Â Iâ€™m Â not Â saying Â he Â should Â have Â been Â ex-Â HPSWIURPKHDULQJVRUDÂżQHRUVXVSHQVLRQ because Â he Â shouldnâ€™t Â have Â been. Â The Â fact Â is Â you Â canâ€™t Â be Â careless Â about Â what Â you Â do, Â and Â if Â you Â elbow Â someone Â and Â seriously Â injure Â them Â (Daniel Â Alfredsson Â did Â suffer Â from Â a Â
concussion, Â keeping Â him Â out Â of Â game Â three Â of Â the Â series), Â there Â should Â be Â consequences. However, Â this Â was Â inconsistent Â and Â un-Â fair Â and Â displays Â some Â serious Â problems Â in Â the Â NHL Â right Â now. Â Itâ€™s Â clear Â certain Â players Â are Â given Â more Â leeway Â than Â others, Â and Â that Â NHL Â Player Â Safety Â has Â become Â a Â joke. This Â is Â more Â disappointing Â than Â aggra-Â YDWLQJ:KHQ%UHQGDQ6KDQDKDQÂżUVWFDPH in, Â everyone Â thought Â things Â would Â get Â bet-Â ter. Â Here Â was Â a Â guy Â who Â had Â been Â a Â success-Â ful Â and Â honest Â player Â for Â many Â years Â in Â the Â NHL. Â He Â is Â someone Â who Â understands Â what Â players Â go Â through Â and Â what Â goes Â on Â in Â their Â heads. Â At Â least, Â he Â was Â supposed Â to. Â Iâ€™m Â embarrassed Â to Â remember Â how Â fond Â I Â was Â of Â him, Â especially Â when Â he Â was Â a Â Ranger. Â He Â knows Â that Â delivering Â pain Â and Â causing Â concussions Â is Â not Â part Â of Â the Â Rangersâ€™ Â organization. Â He Â openly Â stated Â he Â doesnâ€™t Â believe Â Hagelin Â is Â that Â kind Â of Â play-Â er Â and Â heâ€™s Â a Â â€œgoodâ€? Â kid. Â Alfredsson Â said Â he Â thinks Â it Â was Â just Â the Â intensity Â of Â the Â play-Â offs. Â So Â how Â is Â it Â he Â got Â three Â games Â when Â players Â like Â Shea Â Weber Â and Â James Â Neal Â get Â
D PHUH ÂżQH DQG RQH JDPH UHVSHF tively? Weber Â grabbed Â Henrik Â Zetterberg Â by Â the Â neck Â and Â bashed Â his Â head Â into Â the Â glass. Â Neal Â attacked Â both Â Sean Â Couturier Â and Â Claude Â Giroux Â out Â of Â nowhere. Â Hagelin Â made Â a Â mistake, Â but Â the Â difference Â is Â that Â Hagelin Â isnâ€™t Â a Â star, Â and Â the Â player Â he Â at-Â tacked Â ended Â up Â hurt. Â Things Â like Â that Â canâ€™t Â affect Â punishment. Â Discipline Â should Â be Â based Â on Â intent. Â Players Â like Â Orpik Â and Â Weber Â have Â histo-Â ries Â of Â acting Â like Â neanderthals. Â However, Â theyâ€™re Â both Â stars, Â and Â Neal Â has Â made Â a Â name Â for Â himself Â this Â season. Â They Â get Â to Â stay Â around Â because Â theyâ€™re Â such Â important Â keys, Â not Â only Â in Â their Â respective Â markets, Â but Â in Â the Â NHL Â as Â a Â whole. Â I Â understand Â the Â importance Â of Â star Â players Â and Â making Â smaller Â markets Â grow, Â especially Â Nashville. Â However, Â safety Â needs Â to Â be Â taken Â more Â seriously Â and Â it Â certainly Â canâ€™t Â be Â as Â biased Â as Â it Â is Â now. Â It Â has Â to Â start Â getting Â consistent, Â or Â else Â the Â fans Â who Â have Â been Â there Â wonâ€™t Â stick Â around Â much Â lon-Â ger. Â Â Â Â
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With Â the Â Mets Â heading Â to Â Philly Â last Â weekend, Â I Â could Â not Â help Â but Â miss Â the Â once-Âgreat Â rivalry Â the Â two Â teams Â had. Â Gone Â are Â the Â days Â of Â the Â smack Â talk Â between Â Jimmy Â Rollins Â and Â Car-Â los Â Beltran, Â gone Â are Â the Â days Â of Â crucial Â series Â in Â September Â and Â certainly Â gone Â are Â the Â days Â of Â Pat Â Burrell Â unleashing Â terror Â upon Â the Â Mets Â every Â season. Â It Â makes Â sense Â really;Íž Â the Â Mets Â and Â Phillies Â were Â at Â each Â otherâ€™s Â throats Â LQ ZKHQ WKH 3KLOOLHV WRRN ÂżUVW place Â by Â one Â game Â and Â in Â 2008, Â the Â Phillies Â once Â again Â took Â the Â best Â of Â the Â Amazinâ€™s. Â Since Â then, Â the Â Phillies Â have Â be-Â come Â World Â Champions Â and Â been Â a Â SOD\RII FRQWHQGHU IRU ÂżYH \HDUV ZKLOH the Â Mets Â have Â gone Â into Â a Â tailspin, Â a Â re-Â gime Â change Â and Â complete Â rebuilding Â PRGH :LWKRXW WKDW FRPSHWLWLYH ÂżUH
how Â can Â a Â rivalry Â maintain Â its Â gusto? But Â back Â to Â this Â weekendâ€™s Â series. Â I Â asked Â myself Â â€” Â do Â the Â Mets Â actually Â have Â a Â rival Â at Â this Â point? The Â once-Âhated Â Braves Â lost Â the Â hoist Â of Â biggest Â rival Â once Â the Â Phillies Â usurped Â them Â as Â the Â dominant Â force Â of Â the Â division. Â Since Â their Â fall Â from Â grace, Â Braves Â series Â are Â not Â the Â adrenaline Â DQG EHHU ÂżOOHG UDJHIHVWV WKDW RQFH shook Â the Â halls Â of Â Shea Â Stadium. Â Sure, Â Chipper Â Jones Â is Â still Â around, Â but Â his Â soon-Âto-Âbe Â hall Â of Â fame Â career Â is Â end-Â ing Â this Â season, Â so Â the Â venom Â Mets Â fans Â once Â had Â now Â calmed Â to Â something Â of Â a Â somber Â acknowledgement. Â The Â Nationals Â and Â Marlins Â have Â done Â their Â fair Â share Â of Â damage Â to Â the Â Mets Â over Â the Â years, Â but Â nothing Â close Â to Â a Â rivalry-Âlike Â status. Â The Â closest Â thing Â the Â Nationals Â and Â Mets Â had Â to Â an Â ongo-Â ing Â rivalry Â was Â when Â Pedro Â Martinez Â plunked Â Jose Â Guillen Â in Â 2006, Â causing Â
WKH1DWVRXWÂżHOGHUWRFKDUJHWKHPRXQG with Â his Â bat Â and Â benches Â to Â empty. Â Perhaps Â with Â Jose Â Reyes Â now Â don-Â ning Â his Â funky Â new Â uniform Â in Â Miami, Â the Â Mets Â could Â kindle Â some Â sort Â of Â sat-Â isfaction Â from Â winning Â games Â against Â him Â down Â the Â line. Â But Â for Â now, Â it Â doesnâ€™t Â seem Â too Â heated Â â€” Â especially Â with Â the Â revelation Â that Â the Â Mets Â will Â be Â honoring Â him Â with Â a Â video Â tribute Â when Â the Â Marlins Â head Â to Â town. Â The Â basic Â conclusion Â is Â that Â the Â Mets Â have Â not Â played Â meaningful Â games Â in Â the Â past Â few Â years, Â and Â be-Â cause Â of Â this, Â they Â do Â not Â have Â a Â cur-Â rent Â heated Â rivalry. Â Without Â high Â stakes Â games Â putting Â emotions Â on Â edge Â and Â excitement Â to Â build, Â there Â are Â fewer Â op-Â portunities Â to Â bring Â about Â the Â buzz Â that Â surrounds Â rivalries. Â Perhaps Â as Â the Â Mets Â grow Â and Â go Â through Â their Â transformation Â into Â a Â younger Â and Â more Â sustainable Â club, Â the Â
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rivalries Â that Â once Â made Â stadiums Â shake Â and Â fans Â roar Â will Â come Â back. Â Hopeful-Â ly Â players Â like Â Matt Â Harvey Â and Â Zach Â Wheeler Â will Â thrust Â themselves Â into Â the Â thick Â of Â things Â and Â force Â teams Â to Â take Â the Â Mets Â more Â seriously. Â With Â the Â development Â of Â players Â like Â Lucas Â Duda, Â Jon Â Niese Â and Â Ruben Â Tejada Â â€” Â among Â others Â â€” Â the Â Mets Â are Â gearing Â themselves Â up Â for Â better Â years Â in Â the Â future, Â which Â will Â lead Â to Â more Â wins Â and Â ultimately Â to Â bigger Â and Â better Â rivaliries Â that Â will Â excite Â a Â fan Â base Â that Â LVLQGHVSHUDWHQHHGRIVRPHÂżUH Maybe Â then Â I Â can Â feel Â that Â same Â burning Â desire Â to Â watch Â Philadelphiaâ€™s Â team Â be Â devoured Â by Â smack Â talk Â and Â passion. Â Maybe Â the Â next Â few Â years Â will Â ignite Â the Â rabid Â fan Â inside Â of Â me Â and Â I Â can Â stop Â writing Â columns Â that Â ask Â â€œwhat Â if?â€? Â and Â â€œnext Â year.â€? Â We Â can Â only Â hope, Â the Â fan Â in Â me Â is Â waiting Â to Â be Â unleashed. Â
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