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College Â Terrace Â Considered Â For Â Study Â Space By Â Ryan Â Walz Contributing Â Writer Â | Â N01873518@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
Beginning Â in Â September Â 2012, Â there Â will Â be Â a Â new Â late Â night Â study Â room Â in Â the Â College Â Terrace. The Â new Â study Â room Â location Â was Â picked Â as Â an Â alternative Â to Â the Â one Â in Â the Â Sojourner Â Truth Â Library Â (STL). Â The Â library Â is Â due Â to Â close Â for Â renovations Â and Â its Â current Â study Â room Â will Â be Â unavailable Â to Â students Â for Â late-Ânight Â study Â hours. Â A Â group Â of Â RIÂżFLDOV IURP DFDGHPLF DIIDLUV 6RGH[R LQIRUPDWLRQ WHFKQRO-Â ogy Â staff, Â facilities Â and Â student Â affairs Â chose Â the Â College Â Ter-Â race Â because Â itâ€™s Â a Â well-Âlit Â area Â and Â has Â convenient Â parking Â for Â students. The Â importance Â of Â study Â rooms Â on Â campus Â became Â clear Â WRFROOHJHRIÂżFLDOVDVDQDEXQGDQFHRIUHTXHVWVIURPVWXGHQWV came Â for Â additional Â late-Ânight Â and Â weekend Â study Â hours. Â Over Â WKH ODVW ÂżYH PRQWKV PDQ\ VWXGHQWV LQFOXGLQJ PHPEHUV RI D student Â group Â on Â campus, Â have Â approached Â the Â college Â asking Â for Â more Â study Â hours. Â Vice Â President Â of Â Academic Â Affairs Â Cher-Â yl Â Torsney Â said Â the Â administration Â responded Â by Â restoring Â hours Â that Â had Â been Â lost Â due Â to Â budget Â cuts. Â â€œWe Â agreed Â to Â accommodate Â them Â and Â they Â have Â been Â using Â these Â additional Â hours, Â making Â it Â well Â worth Â the Â added Â cost,â€? Â Torsney Â said. As Â the Â STLâ€™s Â closing Â date Â draws Â near Â however, Â a Â new Â loca-Â tion Â is Â needed Â for Â a Â study Â room. Â The Â college Â looked Â at Â a Â number Â of Â locations Â before Â deciding Â on Â the Â Terrace. â€œWe Â considered Â several Â spots, Â including Â the Â Lecture Â Center Â lobby, Â a Â piece Â of Â the Â Multipurpose Â Room Â in Â the Â SU, Â the Â lobby Â of Â the Â Humanities Â building, Â even Â the Â library,â€? Â Torsney Â said. Â â€œWe Â decided Â against Â all Â of Â those Â options. Â At Â a Â point Â in Â our Â delibera-Â tions, Â the Â possibility Â of Â using Â the Â Terrace Â as Â [a] Â late-Ânight Â study Â space Â during Â the Â library Â renovation Â materialized.â€? The Â college Â intends Â to Â invest Â in Â technology, Â card Â access Â and Â daily Â cleaning Â for Â the Â Terrace. Â In Â addition Â to Â the Â lighting Â
Â PHOTO Â BY Â SUZY Â BERKOWITZ There Â will Â be Â a Â new Â late-Ânight Â study Â room Â situated Â in Â the Â College Â Terrace Â available Â to Â students Â starting Â this Â September.
and Â parking, Â the Â Terrace Â will Â offer Â laptops Â and Â a Â printer Â for Â student Â use Â and Â large Â round Â tables Â will Â be Â available Â for Â group Â studying. Â Some Â students Â said Â itâ€™s Â a Â little Â out Â of Â the Â way Â as Â compared Â to Â other Â locations. Â They Â still Â want Â to Â have Â more Â late-Ânight Â study Â hours Â and Â more Â study Â rooms Â to Â utilize. Âł,XVHRQHOLNHÂżYHGD\VRXWRIWKHZHHNÂ´7HUU\*DUGQHUD third-Âyear Â communication Â and Â media Â major, Â said.
&ROOHJHRIÂżFLDOVDOVRIHHOWKHQHZVWXG\URRPORFDWLRQZLOO provide Â students Â a Â good Â venue Â for Â their Â work. The Â college Â hopes Â the Â new Â study Â room Â in Â the Â College Â Ter-Â race Â will Â be Â an Â attractive Â alternative Â for Â students Â as Â the Â one Â in Â the Â library Â becomes Â temporarily Â unavailable, Â providing Â all Â the Â space Â and Â technology Â they Â need. Â The Â study Â room Â is Â scheduled Â to Â open Â Sept. Â 1, Â 2012. Â It Â will Â be Â open Â Sunday Â through Â Thursday, Â SPWRDPH[FOXGLQJDQ\PDMRUKROLGD\VRULQWHUVHVVLRQ
1HZ3DOW]%XVLQHVV&RXQFLO0HPEHU5XQV)RU2IÂżFH By Â Cat Â Tacopina Sports Â Editor Â | Â Ctacopina97@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
Thomas Â Sipos, Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â School Â of Â Business Â advi-Â sory Â council Â chairman, Â recently Â announced Â plans Â to Â run Â for Â the Â newly-Âformed Â 106th Â Assembly Â District Â seat. Â Sipos Â said Â he Â is Â choosing Â to Â run Â for Â the Â position Â because Â of Â the Â knowledge Â he Â has Â concerning Â the Â Hudson Â Valley Â economy. â€œIâ€™m Â not Â a Â politics Â guy, Â so Â this Â has Â been Â a Â real Â education Â for Â me,â€? Â Sipos Â said. Â â€œHowever, Â I Â have Â seen Â the Â economy Â of Â the Â Hudson Â Valley Â for Â years, Â and Â itâ€™s Â currently Â in Â the Â worst Â shape Â itâ€™s Â ever Â been. Â If Â I Â join Â the Â assembly, Â I Â want Â to Â make Â sure Â people Â know Â the Â truth Â and Â what Â we Â can Â do Â to Â make Â things Â better.â€? Sipos Â has Â been Â an Â active Â member Â of Â the Â Hudson Â Valley Â economic Â community Â for Â over Â 30 Â years. Â While Â not Â having Â a Â background Â in Â politics, Â Sipos Â is Â the Â founder Â of Â Hudson Â Valley Â Focus, Â a Â radio Â talk Â show Â which Â focuses Â on Â issues Â such Â as Â poli-Â tics Â and Â the Â regional Â economy. Â Prior Â to Â founding Â Hudson Â Valley Â Focus, Â Sipos Â served Â as Â co-Âowner Â and Â vice Â president Â of Â Sipos Â Insurance. Â Sipos Â said Â his Â main Â focus Â if Â he Â does Â win Â the Â Assembly Â seat Â is Â to Â help Â rebuild Â the Â economy Â in Â the Â Hudson Â Valley. Â He Â said Â
while Â his Â seat Â would Â represent Â parts Â of Â Dutchess Â and Â Colum-Â bia Â County, Â the Â position Â hosts Â a Â regional Â platform Â for Â getting Â Â initiatives Â accomplished. Â Âł%HFDXVHRIP\H[SHULHQFHZLWKDQGXQGHUVWDQGLQJRIRXU local Â economy, Â I Â believe Â having Â this Â position Â would Â allow Â me Â to Â stand Â as Â a Â regional Â leader Â in Â improving Â our Â economy Â and Â KHOSLQJSHRSOHQRWMXVWÂżQGMREVEXWKDYHWKHVNLOOVWRJHWWKRVH jobs,â€? Â Sipos Â said. Â Sipos Â said Â when Â the Â change Â in Â the Â economy Â happened Â â€œno Â oneâ€? Â was Â prepared Â for Â it Â to Â become Â as Â bad Â as Â it Â has. Â Sipos Â said Â one Â of Â his Â strategic Â objectives Â is Â â€œto Â restore Â the Â 30,000-Âplus Â jobs Â lost Â in Â the Â Columbia, Â Dutchess, Â Orange Â and Â Ulster Â Region,â€? Â and Â to Â help Â citizens Â realize Â there Â are Â â€œhundreds, Â maybe Â thousandsâ€? Â of Â jobs Â available Â for Â people Â who Â possess Â the Â skills Â for Â them. â€œWhat Â weâ€™re Â seeing Â right Â now Â is Â that Â there Â are Â a Â lot Â of Â jobs Â WKDWUHTXLUHWHFKQLFDOWUDLQLQJEXWRXUVRFLHW\WXUQHGDZD\IURP things Â like Â that Â a Â while Â ago,â€? Â Sipos Â said. Â â€œThere Â are Â plenty Â of Â MREVLQWKH+XGVRQ9DOOH\WKDWPDLQO\UHTXLUHDVROLGZRUNHWKLF and Â knowledge Â of Â how Â to Â work Â a Â machine Â shop.â€? Sipos Â said Â another Â key Â issue Â is Â to Â educate Â students Â on Â the Â
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opportunities Â that Â are Â available Â to Â them. Â He Â said Â students Â are Â the Â future Â and Â the Â driving Â force Â toward Â making Â the Â economy Â better, Â and Â if Â he Â isnâ€™t Â elected, Â he Â will Â still Â pursue Â educating Â students Â on Â possible Â opportunities. â€œIf Â this Â whole Â assembly Â thing Â doesnâ€™t Â work Â out, Â Iâ€™d Â like Â to Â KRVWDELJHYHQWRQFDPSXVQH[WVHPHVWHUIRUVWXGHQWVKHUHÂ´6L-Â pos Â said. Â â€œI Â think Â thereâ€™s Â a Â big Â misunderstanding Â about Â our Â job Â economy, Â and Â I Â want Â them Â to Â know Â where Â our Â country Â stands. Â There Â may Â not Â be Â as Â many Â jobs Â out Â there, Â but Â the Â value Â of Â what Â students Â can Â provide Â is Â doubling Â and Â tripling.â€? Hadi Â Salavitabar, Â dean Â of Â the Â School Â of Â Business, Â said Â Si-Â pos Â is Â someone Â whose Â knowledge Â and Â care Â for Â the Â economy Â ZLOOEHQHÂżWWKH+XGVRQ9DOOH\DVDZKROH â€œHe Â is Â knowledgeable Â and Â he Â cares Â deeply Â about Â the Â stu-Â dents Â here,â€? Â Salavitabar Â said. Â â€œHe Â knows Â a Â lot Â about Â our Â econo-Â my Â having Â been Â involved Â with Â it Â for Â so Â long.â€? Sipos Â said Â he Â believes Â he Â can Â make Â a Â difference Â in Â the Â Hud-Â son Â Valley Â because Â of Â his Â economic Â knowledge. â€œI Â want Â the Â younger Â generations Â to Â have Â a Â future, Â and Â I Â donâ€™t Â want Â them Â to Â be Â worried Â about Â not Â having Â any Â options,â€? Â Sipos Â said. Â â€œThe Â options Â are Â out Â there.â€?
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OBAMAâ€™S Â OUT Â ON Â MARRIAGE On Â the Â fence Â no Â longer, Â President Â Barack Â Obama Â declared Â his Â unequivocal Â support Â for Â gay Â marriage Â on Â Wednesday, Â a Â histor-Â ic Â announcement Â that Â gave Â the Â polarizing Â social Â issue Â a Â more Â prominent Â role Â in Â the Â 2012 Â race Â for Â the Â White Â House. CONSTITUTIONAL Â CLARITY North Â Carolina Â voters Â overwhelmingly Â passed Â a Â constitutional Â amendment Â that Â GHÂżQHVPDUULDJHDVVROHO\EHWZHHQDPDQ and Â a Â woman, Â but Â not Â much Â is Â expected Â to Â change Â immediately. PUTIN Â IT Â ON Â PAUSE Russian Â President Â Vladimir Â Putin Â is Â skip-Â ping Â a Â planned Â visit Â to Â the Â United Â States Â this Â month Â for Â an Â economic Â summit Â and Â a Â much-Âanticipated Â meeting Â with Â Presi-Â dent Â Barack Â Obama, Â the Â White Â House Â an-Â nounced Â Wednesday. LAUNCHING Â FORWARD The Â House Â Armed Â Services Â Committee Â on Â Wednesday Â backed Â construction Â of Â a Â missile Â defense Â site Â on Â the Â East Â Coast, Â re-Â jecting Â Pentagon Â arguments Â that Â the Â facil-Â ity Â is Â unnecessary Â and Â Democratic Â com-Â plaints Â that Â the Â nearly Â $5 Â billion Â project Â amounts Â to Â wasteful Â spending Â in Â a Â time Â of Â tight Â budgets.
Ribbon Â Cutting Â Reopens Â Old Â Main By Â Caterina Â De Â Gaetano Â Copy Â Editor Â | Â Cdegaetano64@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
The Â Old Â Main Â Building Â restorations Â are Â complete Â and Â the Â building Â will Â be Â re-Âdedicated Â to Â the Â campus Â community Â during Â the Â ribbon Â cutting Â Â ceremony Â on Â Friday, Â May Â 11 Â at Â 11 Â a.m. â€œHaving Â the Â School Â of Â Education Â back Â in Â the Â main Â part Â of Â the Â campus Â makes Â us Â all Â feel Â a Â stronger Â connection Â to Â the Â campus Â community Â and Â allows Â more Â interactions Â between Â students Â and Â faculty,â€? Â Interim Â Dean Â of Â the Â School Â of Â Education Â Karen Â Bell Â said. Â The Â ceremony Â will Â take Â place Â on Â the Â front Â steps Â of Â Old Â Main, Â with Â the Â alternative Â rain Â site Â in Â the Â 1907 Â room, Â Bell Â said. Â Speakers Â will Â include Â Bell, Â President Â Donald Â Christian, Â State Â Sen. Â John Â Bonacic, Â Assemblyman Â Kevin Â Cahill Â and Â former-Â Dean Â Robert Â Michael. Â A Â reception, Â tours Â of Â the Â renovated Â building Â and Â a Â dedication Â of Â a Â plaque Â honoring Â former Â foreign Â language Â professors Â will Â follow Â the Â ceremony, Â Bell Â said. Â %HOOVDLGWKHFHUHPRQ\LVVLJQLÂżFDQWWR681< New Â Paltz, Â because Â the Â event Â will Â showcase Â the Â oldest Â building Â on Â campus. â€œItâ€™s Â great Â that Â the Â building Â will Â be Â highlight-Â ed,â€? Â Bell Â said. Â â€œIt Â holds Â a Â special Â place Â in Â the Â hearts Â of Â many, Â since Â it Â was Â the Â heart Â of Â the Â campus Â for Â many Â years.â€? Among Â the Â transformations Â the Â building Â went Â through Â were Â the Â additions Â of Â electronic Â class-Â URRPV PRVW LQFOXGLQJ 6PDUW %RDUGV D /LWHUDF\ Center Â where Â students Â struggling Â with Â reading Â will Â be Â able Â to Â seek Â help, Â the Â Curriculum Â Materi-Â DOV&HQWHU/LEUDU\DVSDFHIRUVWXGHQWVWRZRUNRQ projects) Â and Â lounge Â areas, Â Bell Â said. Â John Â F. Â McEnrue, Â director Â of Â facilities Â Â design Â & Â construction, Â said Â in Â a Â New Â Paltz Â Times Â
WAR Â POPULARITY Â PLUMMETS Support Â for Â the Â war Â in Â Afghanistan Â has Â hit Â a Â new Â low Â and Â is Â on Â par Â with Â support Â for Â the Â Vietnam Â War Â in Â the Â early Â 1970s, Â a Â bad Â sign Â for Â President Â Barack Â Obama Â as Â he Â argues Â that Â to Â end Â the Â war Â respon-Â sibly Â the Â United Â States Â must Â remain Â in Â Afghanistan Â another Â two Â years.
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Â 3+272%<52%,1:(,167(,1 Old Â Main Â Building Â will Â be Â re-Âdedicated Â to Â the Â campus Â community Â on Â Friday, Â May Â 11. Â article Â that Â the Â most Â drastic Â change Â made Â during Â the Â Old Â Main Â renovations Â was Â gutting Â the Â previ-Â ous Â gymnasium Â area. Â It Â was Â replaced Â with Â a Â â€œsoftly Â lit Â pale-Âblue-Âand-Âgrey Â elevator Â lobby,â€? Â and Â the Â KDOOZD\ Ă€RRUV ZHUH UHIXUELVKHG ZLWK RDN ZRRG Â Ă€RRULQJ0F(QUXHVDLG Old Â Main Â is Â more Â handicap-Âaccessible, Â with Â a Â ZKHHOFKDLUOLIWEHIRUHWKHÂżUVWĂ€LJKWRIVWDLUVNH\ pad Â authorized Â automatic Â doors Â and Â a Â new Â gran-Â ite Â ramp Â with Â sturdy Â railings. Â The Â building Â was Â also Â updated Â with Â green Â features, Â such Â as Â energy Â HIÂżFLHQW DLU FRQGLWLRQLQJ KHDWLQJ DQG OLJKWLQJ LQ RUGHU WR UHFHLYH WKH /HDGHUVKLS LQ (QHUJ\ DQG (QYLURQPHQWV'HVLJQ/((' 6LOYHU&HUWLÂżFDWLRQ according Â to Â the Â New Â Paltz Â Times. Â Â Still, Â the Â building Â has Â maintained Â its Â vintage Â qualities Â during Â the Â restoration Â period. Â The Â de-Â signers Â cleaned Â and Â reinforced Â the Â stained-Âglass Â windows Â in Â Old Â Main, Â as Â well Â as Â preserved Â the Â wrought-Âiron Â railings Â and Â replaced Â some Â wooden Â railings Â in Â the Â stairwells, Â according Â to Â the Â New Â Paltz Â TimesDUWLFOH7KHLQVWLWXWLRQDOĂ€XRUHVFHQWOLJKWLQJ has Â also Â been Â replaced Â with Â pendant Â lamps, Â which Â
DUHHQHUJ\HIÂżFLHQWDQGVXLWWKHRULJLQDOORRNRIWKH building, Â according Â to Â the Â New Â Paltz Â Times. Â â€œIt Â is Â often Â believed Â that Â building Â upgrades Â that Â are Â necessary Â to Â keep Â pace Â with Â modern Â tech-Â nology, Â conformance Â with Â safety Â codes Â and Â ex-Â pected Â occupant Â comforts Â cannot Â coincide Â with Â UHVWRUDWLRQV RI EHDXWLIXO DQG KLVWRULFDOO\ VLJQLÂż-Â FDQWEXLOGLQJVÂ´0F(QUXHVDLGÂł681<1HZ3DOW] and Â the Â State Â University Â Construction Â Fund Â have Â proven Â this Â theory Â wrong Â with Â the Â renovation Â of Â Old Â Main.â€? Bell Â said Â she Â hopes Â for Â good Â weather Â so Â the Â event Â can Â remain Â on Â the Â front Â steps Â outside Â of Â Old Â Mainâ€™s Â doors Â and Â guests Â can Â enjoy Â the Â ceremony Â and Â what Â the Â day Â has Â to Â offer. Â She Â said Â the Â tours Â will Â be Â a Â special Â opportunity Â to Â share Â some Â of Â the Â VLJQLÂżFDQW UHQRYDWLRQV 6KH VDLG WKH DOXPQL ZLOO take Â special Â interest Â in Â them. Â â€œThe Â Old Â Main Â Building Â has Â been Â home Â to Â the Â School Â of Â Education Â ever Â since Â the Â school Â was Â IRUPHGÂ´%HOOVDLGÂł0RYLQJRXWZDVGLIÂżFXOWDQG we Â were Â spread Â out Â across Â the Â campus. Â Now, Â we Â have Â returned Â home.â€?
SA Â To Â Explore Â Creating Â Food Â Areas Â On Â Campus By Â Clarissa Â Moses Â
ALLEGATIONS Â IN Â ARIZONA Federal Â authorities Â said Â Wednesday Â that Â they Â plan Â to Â sue Â Arizona Â sheriff Â Joe Â Ar-Â SDLR DQG KLV RIÂżFH RYHU DOOHJDWLRQV RI civil Â rights Â violations, Â including Â the Â racial Â SURÂżOLQJRI/DWLQRV
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As Â the Â semester Â comes Â to Â a Â close, Â Stu-Â dent Â Association Â (SA) Â President Â Terrell Â &RDNOH\LVORRNLQJWRGHSDUWZLWKDÂżQDOLP-Â pact Â on Â campus Â by Â starting Â projects Â that Â he Â will Â ultimately Â leave Â for Â the Â next Â SA Â Execu-Â tive Â Board Â (E-Âboard). Â While Â the Â goal Â to Â have Â the Â Student Â Union Â (SU) Â open Â later Â is Â completed, Â Coakley Â is Â looking Â to Â create Â additional Â food Â space Â in Â the Â SU. â€œI Â just Â had Â a Â conversation Â and Â Iâ€™m Â going Â to Â pass Â it Â along Â to Â the Â next Â E-Âboard,â€? Â Coakley Â said. Â Coakley Â said Â he Â suggested Â creating Â a Â food Â space Â in Â addition Â to Â Hawk Â Street Â Station. Â He Â said Â if Â the Â senate Â next Â year Â works Â on Â it Â and Â if Â Campus Â Auxiliary Â Services Â (CAS) Â has Â the Â funding Â for Â it, Â an Â additional Â food Â area Â will Â be Â open Â in Â the Â SU Â until Â 1 Â a.m. Michael Â Patterson, Â director Â of Â student Â activities Â and Â union Â services, Â said Â the Â SU Â is Â used Â for Â club Â meetings, Â a Â place Â to Â study Â and Â
serve Â as Â a Â common Â place Â for Â students Â to Â con-Â nect Â and Â socialize. Â He Â said Â having Â it Â open Â ORQJHUZLOOEHQHÂżWWKHVWXGHQWVLQDYDULHW\RI ways Â and Â he Â understands Â Coakleyâ€™s Â rationale Â of Â getting Â an Â additional Â food Â space Â in Â the Â SU Â because Â it Â is Â a Â natural Â facility Â to Â look Â at. 3DWWHUVRQ VDLG WKH RIÂżFH RI 6WXGHQW$F-Â tivities Â and Â Union Â Services Â made Â the Â recom-Â mendation Â to Â reallocate Â the Â hours Â of Â the Â SU. Â He Â said Â some Â hours Â were Â taken Â off Â Sunday Â to Â extend Â the Â hours Â from Â Monday Â to Â Thursday Â until Â 1 Â a.m. Â â€œBased Â on Â our Â usage Â and Â conversation Â with Â the Â Student Â Association Â we Â came Â to Â a Â common Â ground Â in Â terms Â of Â what Â was Â the Â best Â case Â scenario Â for Â everybody,â€? Â Patterson Â said. Patterson Â said Â while Â Coakleyâ€™s Â effort Â to Â get Â additional Â food Â space Â in Â the Â SU Â is Â in Â its Â infancy Â of Â a Â conversation, Â it Â is Â a Â good Â idea. Â He Â said Â it Â is Â a Â good Â choice Â for Â SA Â to Â continue Â the Â conversation Â with Â food Â service Â providers Â and Â it Â will Â be Â interesting Â to Â see Â where Â that Â conversation Â leads. First-Âyear Â undeclared Â major Â Melissa Â Ia-Â
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chetta Â said Â she Â thinks Â it Â isnâ€™t Â fair Â that Â the Â SU Â closes Â earlier Â than Â other Â schools. â€œI Â have Â some Â friends Â at Â Hofstra Â Univer-Â sity Â and Â they Â had Â a Â Student Â Union Â like Â ours Â with Â a Â pool Â table Â and Â TVâ€™s Â and Â everything,â€? Â Iachetta Â said. Â â€œThey Â also Â had Â a Â food Â place Â within Â the Â building. Â I Â thought Â that Â was Â such Â an Â awesome Â and Â convenient Â feature. Â Further-Â more Â there Â were Â so Â many Â students Â there Â tak-Â ing Â advantage Â of Â the Â late Â hours. Â I Â think Â stu-Â dents Â will Â be Â [in Â the Â SU] Â even Â more Â with Â the Â late Â hours Â and Â possible Â food Â options.â€? Coakley Â said Â he Â has Â sought Â feedback Â from Â students Â by Â sitting Â in Â Hasbrouck Â and Â in Â front Â of Â Hawk Â Street Â Station. Â He Â said Â in Â one Â day Â he Â got Â feedback Â from Â about Â 80 Â students. Â He Â said Â the Â general Â consensus Â was Â that Â stu-Â dents Â wanted Â alternative Â food Â options Â which Â would Â be Â open Â later, Â no Â matter Â the Â location. â€œEvery Â student, Â I Â donâ€™t Â care Â who Â you Â are, Â freshmen, Â sophomore, Â everybody Â wants Â something Â else,â€? Â Coakley Â said. Â â€œThatâ€™s Â the Â exact Â phrase, Â â€˜I Â want Â something Â else Â and Â I Â donâ€™t Â care Â where Â it Â is.â€™â€?
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The Â 53rd Â student Â senate Â met Â for Â WKHLU ÂżQDO PHHWLQJ RI WKH VHPHVWHU RQ Tuesday, Â May Â 8 Â to Â discuss Â the Â Clean Â Construction Â Resolution, Â hear Â from Â Students Â with Â a Â Common Â Interest Â and Â say Â farewell Â to Â those Â not Â returning Â next Â semester. Â The Â Executive Â Board Â (E-Âboard) Â congratulated Â the Â senate Â on Â a Â produc-Â tive Â semester Â as Â most Â of Â them Â move Â Â toward Â graduation. â€œYou Â all Â have Â done Â an Â amazing Â job Â this Â semester,â€? Â Student Â Association Â (SA) Â President Â Terrell Â Coakley Â said. Â â€œJust Â keep Â the Â ball Â rolling Â and Â thank Â you Â for Â a Â great Â semester.â€? Â SA Â Executive Â Vice Â President Â Eve Â Stern Â said Â she Â is Â in Â the Â process Â of Â typ-Â ing Â up Â information Â for Â the Â next Â vice Â president, Â which Â will Â help Â them Â get Â the Â hang Â of Â things Â come Â fall. Vice Â President Â of Â Academic Â Af-Â fairs Â and Â Governance Â Ayanna Â Thomas Â said Â the Â senate Â passed Â new Â advising Â proposal Â which Â would Â help Â improve Â advising. Â Sen. Â Wendy Â Cohen Â said Â many Â de-Â partments Â were Â revised Â and Â the Â meth-Â ods Â professors Â were Â using Â to Â get Â stu-Â GHQWV WR ÂżOO RXW 6WXGHQW (YDOXDWLRQ RI Instruction Â (SEIs), Â such Â as Â having Â stu-Â dents Â complete Â them Â during Â lab Â time. Â Â Thomas Â said Â currently Â 711 Â students Â have Â voted Â in Â favor Â of Â the Â Student Â Ac-Â WLYLW\)HHOHDYLQJDERXWPRUHUH-Â quired Â votes. Â She Â said Â Blackout Â Day Â is Â helping Â to Â highlight Â the Â importance Â of Â WKH6WXGHQW$FWLYLW\)HH Council Â Chair Â Shayna Â Bentley Â also Â encouraged Â the Â senators Â to Â vote Â for Â the Â 6WXGHQW$FWLYLW\)HHDQGWRVSUHDGWKH word. Â She Â said Â she Â sent Â out Â an Â email Â to Â promote Â the Â fee Â and Â forwarded Â it Â to Â Â clubs Â and Â organizations. Sen. Â Matt Â Clarkson Â sponsored Â a Â resolution Â written Â by Â Eric Â Wood, Â New Â Paltzâ€™s Â NYPIRG Â chapter Â leader, Â which Â involved Â a Â clean Â construction Â policy. Â The Â Clean Â Construction Â Resolution Â re-Â quires Â all Â construction Â to Â comply Â with Â the Â Environmental Â Protection Â Agency Â (EPA) Â standards. Â The Â resolution Â was Â unanimously Â supported Â by Â the Â senate Â and Â approved. Students Â with Â a Â Common Â Interest Â brought Â to Â the Â senateâ€™s Â attention Â their Â concern Â with Â the Â administrative Â deci-Â
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sion Â to Â stop Â funding Â temporary Â work-Â HUVULJKWEHIRUHÂżQDOVIRUWKH7XWRULQJ Center. Â The Â representatives Â said Â tutor-Â ing Â was Â cut Â due Â to Â budgeting Â and Â the Â Tutoring Â Center Â needs Â $3,000 Â more Â dollars Â to Â be Â brought Â back. Â 9LFH 3UHVLGHQW RI )LQDQFH <RXV-Â souf Â Kouyo Â said Â it Â is Â not Â possible Â for Â SA Â to Â fund Â the Â Tutoring Â Center. Â However, Â Stern Â said Â she Â is Â in Â the Â process Â of Â talking Â to Â administrative Â of-Â ÂżFLDOVDERXWWKLVLVVXHDQGWKHVWXGHQWV should Â wait Â until Â she Â gets Â a Â response Â before Â they Â act. Â She Â said Â she Â will Â be Â emailing Â the Â senate Â with Â the Â response Â
from Â the Â administrators Â once Â they Â Â reply. Coakley Â suggested Â that Â in Â the Â meantime, Â willing Â Â tutors Â should Â vol-Â unteer Â to Â help Â students Â as Â they Â prepare Â IRUÂżQDOV Residence Â Hall Â Student Â Associa-Â tion Â (RHSA) Â President Â Ranysha Â Ware Â awarded Â Coakley Â with Â her Â last Â bronze Â pin Â which Â is Â the Â highest Â award Â one Â can Â receive Â from Â RHSA. Â Â She Â said Â although Â VKHKDGÂżYHWRJLYHRXWVKHRQO\JDYH three Â away. Â She Â said Â she Â chose Â Coakley Â because Â of Â his Â dedication Â to Â the Â role Â of Â president. Â
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Student Â Highlights Â Smoke Â Free Â Zones
By Â Andrew Â Wyrich Â Â Editor-Âin-ÂChief Â | Â Andrew.firstname.lastname@example.org
In Â light Â of Â the Â recent Â exploration Â of Â re-Â enforcing Â smoking Â zones Â on Â campus, Â one Â graduate Â student Â has Â decided Â to Â mark Â them Â with Â an Â artistic Â approach. Â 7RP0DUWLQDÂżUVW\HDUSULQWPDNLQJ graduate Â student, Â used Â an Â assignment Â in Â his Â photo Â silkscreen Â class Â to Â draw Â liquid Â chalk Â installations Â in Â front Â of Â the Â Fine Â Arts Â %XLOGLQJ6PLOH\$UW%XLOGLQJDQGWKH6R-Â MRXUQHU7UXWK/LEUDU\WKDWZRXOGKLJKOLJKW the Â zones Â next Â to Â building Â entrances Â that Â are Â smoke-Âfree Â areas. Â â€œI Â wanted Â to Â draw Â attention Â to Â the Â 50-Â Â foot Â smoke-Âfree Â zone Â around Â the Â entranc-Â es Â because Â I Â didnâ€™t Â know Â if Â people Â were Â aware Â of Â the Â area Â or Â even Â the Â distance,â€? Â Martin Â said. Â â€œI Â feel Â privileged Â in Â having Â WKH RSSRUWXQLW\ WR KDYH P\ ZRUN VKRZ-Â cased Â on Â campus.â€? Â Outside Â of Â each Â of Â the Â buildingâ€™s Â en-Â
trances, Â Martin Â used Â stencils Â to Â draw Â white Â daffodils Â and Â the Â words Â â€œsmoke Â free Â zoneâ€? Â WR IXOÂżOO KLV DVVLJQPHQW RI SULQWLQJ RQ D three-Âdimensional Â surface. Â Âł, XVHG ZKLWH GDIIRGLOV EHFDXVH WKH\ DUHWKHĂ€RZHURIOXQJFDQFHUDZDUHQHVVÂ´ Martin Â said. Â Director Â of Â Environmental Â Health Â & Â 6DIHW\0LNH0DOOR\VDLG0DUWLQÂśVJUDSK-Â LFVZRXOGEHDJRRGZD\WRKLJKOLJKWWKH recent Â attempt Â to Â remind Â students Â of Â the Â smoke-Âfree Â areas Â around Â campus. Â Âł$Q\WKLQJWRKHOSSHRSOHXQGHUVWDQG WKH FDPSXV VPRNLQJ SROLF\ LV D JRRG LGHDÂ´ 0DOOR\ VDLG Âł,I ZH FDQ H[SUHVV LW through Â the Â talent Â of Â our Â students, Â even Â better.â€? Â Sen. Â Jonathan Â Espinosa, Â one Â of Â three Â senators Â who Â spearheaded Â a Â project Â to Â ORRNLQWRGLIIHUHQWZD\VWRFXUEVPRNLQJ in Â prohibited Â areas Â earlier Â this Â semester, Â said Â he Â was Â unaware Â of Â Martinâ€™s Â project;Íž Â
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Managing Â Editor Â | Â Jmansmann60@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
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students Â to Â do Â things Â like Â ask Â professors Â ques-Â WLRQV RU WDON WR SHHUV LI WKH\ DUH ZRUNLQJ LQ D group. Â Â Â Â %RUJLD VDLG LW ZRXOG DOVR KHOS VWXGHQWV avoid Â missing Â class Â time Â to Â go Â to Â the Â restroom. Â Âł1RW DOO SURIHVVRUV DUH 2. ZLWK VWXGHQWV JRLQJGXULQJFODVVÂ´VKHVDLGÂł7KH\ZRXOGQRW KDYHWRUXVKWRWKHLUQH[WFODVVRUZRUU\LIWKHUH is Â a Â long Â line.â€? 2WKHUVWXGHQWVVDLGWKHPLQXWHJDSEH-Â WZHHQFRXUVHVLVVXIÂżFLHQW
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6KDURQ +LOOPDQ D VHFRQG\HDU SV\FKRO-Â RJ\ PDMRU VDLG WKH FXUUHQW VFKHGXOH DIIRUGV students Â â€œplenty Â of Â timeâ€? Â to Â get Â from Â one Â class Â to Â the Â next. Â Âł,ÂśYH QHYHU KDG DQ LVVXH ZLWK JHWWLQJ WR class Â on Â time,â€? Â she Â said. Â â€œIf Â Iâ€™m Â late, Â itâ€™s Â my Â RZQIDXOWÂ´ Christian Â said Â AACRAO Â had Â other Â recom-Â mendations Â in Â addition Â to Â the Â schedule Â time Â ad-Â MXVWPHQW WKDW ZLOO EH UHYHDOHG RYHU WKH FRXUVH of Â the Â next Â year. Â Â
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Rosenberg Â Named Â School Â Of Â Education Â Dean By Â Julie Â Mansmann Managing Â Editor Â | Â Jmansmann60@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
President Â Donald Â Christian Â recently Â announced Â that Â Dr. Â Mi-Â chael Â Rosenberg Â will Â be Â the Â dean Â of Â the Â School Â of Â Education Â at Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz, Â effective Â August Â 3. Â 5RVHQEHUJ ZDV RQH RI IRXU ÂżQDOLVWV QDPHG E\ WKH VHDUFK committee, Â which Â was Â assembled Â after Â Robert Â Michael Â Â announced Â his Â retirement Â nearly Â two Â years Â ago. Â 5RVHQEHUJZLOOEHRQHRIWKHWRSUDQNLQJDFDGHPLFRIÂżFLDOV at Â New Â Paltz Â when Â he Â leaves Â his Â current Â position Â as Â associate Â dean Â for Â research Â in Â the Â School Â of Â Education Â and Â a Â professor Â in Â the Â Special Â Education Â Department Â at Â Johns Â Hopkins Â University. Â Christian Â said Â Rosenberg Â will Â bring Â a Â wealth Â of Â administra-Â tive Â and Â faculty Â experience Â and Â strengths Â as Â â€œa Â serious-Âminded, Â thoughtful Â leader Â and Â problem-Âsolver Â and Â an Â effective Â commu-Â nicator.â€? Â â€œHis Â strong Â commitment Â to Â collaborative, Â transparent Â lead-Â ership, Â his Â dedication Â to Â student Â learning, Â and Â his Â reputation Â as Â an Â advocate Â for Â high Â quality Â will Â serve Â us Â well,â€? Â he Â said Â in Â his Â email. Â Prior Â to Â his Â 26-Âyear Â stint Â at Â Johns Â Hopkins Â University, Â Rosenberg Â was Â an Â assistant Â professor Â at Â Ball Â State Â University Â and Â also Â a Â visiting Â scholar Â at Â Westminster Â College Â in Â Oxford, Â England. Â Prior Â to Â his Â return Â to Â graduate Â study, Â Rosenberg Â taught Â secondary Â students Â with Â learning Â and Â behavior Â disorders Â for Â the Â Orleans-ÂNiagara Â Board Â of Â Cooperative Â Educational Â Services Â in Â New Â York, Â Christian Â said. Â Rosenberg Â is Â also Â the Â co-Âeditor Â of Â Teacher Â Education Â and Â Special Â Education, Â the Â journal Â of Â the Â Teacher Â Education Â Division Â of Â the Â Council Â for Â Exceptional Â Children. Â Christian Â said Â he Â holds Â both Â his Â masterâ€™s Â and Â bachelorâ€™s Â degrees Â in Â special Â education Â from Â the Â SUNY Â Buffalo. Â Karen Â Bell, Â who Â served Â as Â an Â associate Â dean Â of Â her Â academic Â unit Â from Â 2003 Â to Â 2010, Â was Â appointed Â interim Â dean Â of Â the Â School Â of Â Education Â in Â December Â 2010. Bell Â said Â the Â new Â dean Â should Â look Â forward Â to Â leading Â the Â school Â through Â our Â next Â accreditation Â review Â within Â the Â next Â three Â years. Â
Dr. Â Michael Â Rosenberg Â was Â named Â dean Â of Â the Â School Â of Â Education Â â€œThere Â will Â also Â be Â the Â need Â to Â address Â increased Â account-Â ability, Â reduced Â resources Â and Â pressures Â from Â outside Â and Â inside Â the Â institution,â€? Â she Â said. Â In Â a Â campus Â wide Â email, Â Christian Â thanked Â Bell Â for Â serving Â as Â interim Â since Â January Â 2011. Â Rosenbergâ€™s Â duties Â will Â include Â overseeing Â undergraduate Â
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programs Â in Â elementary Â and Â secondary Â education, Â masterâ€™s Â de-Â gree Â programs Â in Â elementary Â and Â secondary Â education, Â literacy, Â special Â education Â and Â humanistic Â education, Â as Â well Â as Â the Â cer-Â WLÂżFDWH SURJUDPV LQ DGYDQFHG VWXG\ LQ HGXFDWLRQDO OHDGHUVKLS Christian Â said. Â Rosenberg Â could Â not Â be Â reached Â for Â comment Â by Â press Â time. Â
Committee Â Evaluates Â Sojourner Â Truth Â Library Â Dean Â Candidates By Â Maria Â Jayne Â Copy Â Editor Â | Â Maria.email@example.com
SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â is Â currently Â searching Â for Â a Â new Â dean Â of Â Sojourner Â Truth Â Library Â (STL) Â after Â Chui-Âchun Â Lee Â retired Â last Â Â semester. The Â new Â dean Â will Â replace Â Interim Â Dean Â William Â Connors Â who Â took Â the Â position Â Jan. Â 1. Â They Â must Â be Â willing Â to Â lead Â the Â STL Â through Â the Â upcoming Â $12 Â million Â renovations, Â support Â student-Â faculty Â collaborative Â research, Â manage Â resources Â and Â staff Â and Â as-Â sist Â in Â external Â fundraising Â among Â many Â other Â duties, Â according Â to Â newpaltz.edu. Â The Â search Â committee Â recently Â held Â three Â open Â forums Â for Â stu-Â dents Â to Â ask Â questions Â and Â hear Â from Â each Â candidate. Â The Â forums Â took Â place Â on Â different Â days Â for Â each Â candidate. Â May Â 1 Â was Â the Â fo-Â rum Â for Â Barbara Â Petruzzelli, Â director Â of Â the Â library Â at Â Mount Â Saint Â Mary Â College Â (MSMC), Â May Â 4 Â was Â W. Â Mark Â Colvson, Â associate Â director Â of Â the Â library Â at Â Marist Â College Â and Â the Â last Â forum Â was Â May Â 8 Â with Â Natalka Â Sawchuk, Â assistant Â director Â of Â the Â Library Â for Â Public Â Services Â and Â Systems Â at Â Iona Â College. Â Following Â each Â forum, Â students Â were Â given Â the Â option Â to Â re-Â view Â the Â candidates Â and Â submit Â evaluations Â on Â Zoomerang. Â For Â an Â opinion Â to Â be Â considered, Â students Â must Â have Â read Â a Â candidateâ€™s Â re-Â
sume Â and/or Â attended Â a Â session Â with Â him/her, Â Jacqueline Â Andrews, Â assistant Â vice Â president Â of Â institutional Â research Â and Â planning Â and Â chair Â of Â the Â search Â committee, Â said. Â Their Â resumes Â and Â cover Â letters Â are Â posted Â on Â Blackboard Â under Â â€œMy Â Announcementsâ€? Â on Â the Â right Â side Â of Â the Â opening Â page. Andrews, Â who Â is Â also Â the Â moderator Â of Â the Â open Â forum, Â said Â she Â hoped Â students Â took Â the Â opportunity Â to Â attend Â the Â forums Â and Â vote. Â â€œIf Â students Â come Â to Â the Â forum, Â their Â voice Â is Â heard,â€? Â Andrews Â said. Â â€œThe Â dean Â of Â the Â Sojourner Â Truth Â Library Â is Â an Â important Â player Â in Â the Â intellectual Â lives Â of Â students Â and Â it Â is Â right Â that Â students Â have Â an Â opportunity Â to Â meet Â the Â candidates Â for Â the Â position.â€? Colvson Â said Â he Â brings Â 22 Â years Â of Â experience Â and Â his Â goal Â is Â to Â better Â the Â communication Â between Â students Â and Â the Â library Â staff. Â He Â said Â although Â STL Â currently Â has Â a Â large Â online Â presence, Â he Â hopes Â to Â engage Â students Â and Â the Â community Â by Â making Â improvements Â to Â social Â media Â networks, Â blogging Â and Â the Â website. Â â€œThe Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â community Â have Â already Â begun Â a Â major Â review Â of Â ways Â to Â enhance Â the Â library Â space, Â through Â the Â renovations Â and Â the Â planned Â learning Â commons,â€? Â Colvson Â said. Â Â â€œIâ€™m Â excited Â to Â build Â on Â that Â foundation, Â especially Â by Â continuing Â the Â conversations Â among Â students, Â faculty, Â staff Â and Â administration Â that Â have Â informed Â the Â process Â so Â far.â€?
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Another Â concern, Â Colvson Â said, Â is Â the Â gap Â between Â the Â STL Â budget Â and Â the Â cost Â of Â online Â journals Â and Â databases. Â â€œOnline Â journal Â costs Â are Â growing Â by Â 5 Â to Â 8 Â percent Â annually, Â while Â most Â library Â budgets Â have Â grown Â by Â less Â than Â 2 Â percent,â€? Â he Â said. Â â€œIâ€™d Â like Â to Â be Â an Â advocate, Â along Â with Â librarians Â nationally Â for Â alternatives, Â such Â as Â so-Âcalled Â â€˜Open Â Accessâ€™ Â publishing, Â which Â is Â GRQHRQDFRVWUHFRYHU\UDWKHUWKDQDIRUSURÂżWEDVLVÂ´ Petruzzelli Â said Â she Â worked Â in Â STL Â for Â 12 Â years Â prior Â to Â the Â six Â from Â Mount Â Saint Â Mary Â College. She Â said Â her Â goal Â is Â to Â create Â better Â learning Â spaces Â for Â students Â and Â to Â teach Â them Â how Â to Â be Â â€œskilled Â information Â users.â€? Â Â â€œMy Â vision Â for Â a Â college Â library Â is Â one Â that Â offers Â outstanding Â learning Â spaces Â for Â students, Â [student Â teachers] Â to Â be Â skilled Â informa-Â tion Â users, Â and Â advances Â teaching, Â learning, Â and Â scholarship Â across Â the Â disciplines,â€? Â Petruzzelli Â said. Â â€œThe Â library Â is Â a Â place Â where Â peo-Â ple Â come Â together Â from Â all Â different Â majors, Â backgrounds Â and Â inter-Â ests Â to Â learn Â something Â new Â â€” Â a Â true Â intellectual, Â cultural Â and Â social Â gathering Â place Â on Â campus.â€? $SSOLFDWLRQV ZLOO EH DFFHSWHG XQWLO WKH SRVLWLRQ LV ÂżOOHG Â although Â priority Â is Â given Â to Â applications Â that Â were Â received Â on Â or Â before Â March Â 15. Â Â Sawchuk Â declined Â to Â comment. Â Â
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Four New Paltz Seniors Are The
CHANCELLOR’S CHOICE Story on page 2B PHOTO BY SAMANTHA SCHWARTZ
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The Academic Elite FOUR SENIORS RECEIVE CHANCELLORâ€™S AWARD FOR STUDENT EXCELLENCE
Ayanna Â Thomas, Â Kristofer Â Pistillo, Â Jeremy Â Borrelli Â and Â Alexandra Â Danz Â were Â among Â 257 Â students Â from Â 64 Â state Â university Â campuses Â recognized Â for Â Student Â Excellence.
By Â Caterina Â De Â Gaetano Copy Â Editor Â | Â Cdegaetano64@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
On Â April Â 4, Â four Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â se-Â niors Â were Â awarded Â the Â 2012 Â SUNY Â Chan-Â cellorâ€™s Â Award Â for Â Student Â Excellence Â and Â were Â recognized Â by Â Whoâ€™s Â Who Â Among Â Stu-Â dents Â in Â American Â Colleges Â and Â Universities Â at Â a Â ceremony Â in Â Albany. Â Jeremy Â Borrelli, Â Alexandra Â Danz, Â Ayanna Â Thomas Â and Â Kristofer Â Pistillo Â were Â among Â 257 Â students Â from Â 64 Â state Â university Â campuses Â honored. Â According Â to Â the Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â website, Â the Â Chancellorâ€™s Â Award Â for Â Student Â Excellence Â was Â created Â in Â 1997 Â and Â recog-Â nizes Â students Â who Â have Â best Â demonstrated Â academic Â excellence Â while Â achieving Â ac-Â complishments Â in Â leadership, Â community Â service, Â athletics, Â creative Â and Â performing Â arts Â or Â career Â achievements. Â A Â selection Â committee, Â appointed Â by Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â President Â Donald Â Chris-Â tian, Â nominated Â the Â qualifying Â students. Â These Â nominees Â were Â then Â sent Â to Â the Â Chan-Â FHOORUÂśVRIÂżFHIRUDGGLWLRQDOUHYLHZLQJSULRU WRVHQGLQJWKHÂżQDOUHFRPPHQGDWLRQVWRWKH Chancellor. Â Pistillo, Â a Â fourth-Âyear Â psychology Â and Â organizational Â communications Â major, Â said Â his Â involvement Â on Â campus Â helped Â him Â over-Â come Â many Â of Â the Â obstacles Â in Â his Â life. Â How-Â ever, Â Pistillo Â said Â getting Â involved Â served Â as Â
an Â outlet Â for Â his Â stresses. Pistillo Â said Â he Â has Â worked Â two Â intern-Â ships Â and Â served Â as Â a Â Resident Â Assistant Â in Â Dubois Â Hall Â in Â the Â last Â three Â years. Â He Â founded Â the Â Dub-ÂStep Â into Â Leadership Â or-Â ganization, Â which Â he Â said Â helps Â students Â in-Â dividually Â to Â realize Â the Â potential Â they Â have Â to Â succeed Â on Â their Â own Â by Â just Â being Â them-Â selves. Â Pistillo Â said Â he Â believes Â the Â people Â he Â has Â met Â during Â his Â time Â at Â New Â Paltz, Â helped Â to Â shape Â who Â he Â has Â become Â and Â to Â achieve Â the Â Chancellorâ€™s Â award Â he Â was Â given Â last Â month. â€œHonestly, Â I Â think Â there Â are Â so Â many Â amazing Â people Â on Â our Â campus Â that Â do Â so Â much Â and Â if Â it Â wasnâ€™t Â for Â them, Â I Â wouldnâ€™t Â have Â people Â to Â live Â up Â to,â€? Â he Â said. Â â€œI Â am Â driven Â to Â help Â those Â around Â me Â and Â I Â want Â to Â make Â every Â experience Â one Â I Â wouldnâ€™t Â forget Â as Â well Â as Â make Â an Â experience Â others Â wouldnâ€™t Â forget.â€? Danz, Â a Â fourth-Âyear Â earth Â science Â and Â adolescent Â education Â major, Â was Â excited Â when Â she Â found Â out Â that Â she Â had Â been Â nomi-Â nated Â for Â the Â 2012 Â Chancellorâ€™s Â Award Â but Â she Â didnâ€™t Â realize Â what Â an Â honor Â it Â was Â at Â ÂżUVW 6LQFH KHU ÂżUVW \HDU 'DQ] KDV SOD\HG lacrosse, Â joined Â the Â Emerging Â Leaders Â pro-Â gram Â and Â became Â a Â mentor Â in Â her Â second Â year. Â Â
'DQ]LVDIRXQGHUDQGDIÂżOLDWHRI6LJPD Gamma Â Epsilon Â (the Â National Â Honor Â Soci-Â ety Â for Â the Â Earth Â Sciences) Â something Â she Â said Â she Â is Â most Â proud Â of. Â She Â currently Â works Â in Â the Â Student Â Union Â as Â a Â student Â ac-Â tivities Â manager. Â Danz Â said Â she Â appreciated Â the Â geology Â program Â and Â said Â she Â has Â had Â unforgettable Â experiences Â from Â the Â department. Â Âł,ZLOOWDNHZLWKPHWKHFRQÂżGHQFHDQG ambition Â to Â learn Â every Â day Â of Â my Â life,â€? Â Danz Â said. Â Â Â Danz Â said Â she Â hopes Â to Â work Â as Â a Â full Â time Â earth Â science Â teacher Â at Â a Â high Â school Â or Â middle Â school Â come Â September. Â Thomas, Â a Â fourth-Âyear Â political Â sci-Â ence Â major Â and Â Black Â Studies Â minor, Â said Â she Â has Â only Â attended Â New Â Paltz Â for Â three Â years Â because Â she Â is Â graduating Â a Â year Â early. Â Thomas Â has Â been Â the Â Student Â Associa-Â tion Â vice Â president Â of Â academic Â affairs Â and Â governance Â since Â 2011 Â and Â said Â she Â has Â helped Â in Â the Â efforts Â to Â extend Â library Â hours Â and Â creating Â the Â Student Â Concerns Â commit-Â tee Â on Â senate. Â â€œI Â was Â very Â grateful Â to Â receive Â the Â award Â because Â it Â was Â a Â great Â feeling Â to Â know Â that Â my Â hard Â work Â this Â year Â paid Â off,â€? Â Thomas Â Â said. Â â€œI Â have Â represented Â the Â student Â body Â well.â€? Thomas Â said Â she Â will Â be Â attending Â St. Â
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Johnâ€™s Â Law Â School Â in Â Queens Â next Â fall. Â Borelli, Â a Â fourth-Âyear Â anthropology Â ma-Â jor, Â said Â he Â was Â honored Â to Â be Â nominated Â for Â the Â Chancellorâ€™s Â award. Â Borelli Â has Â been Â a Â swimmer Â throughout Â his Â undergraduate Â career Â and Â served Â as Â cap-Â tain Â of Â the Â Menâ€™s Â Swim Â team Â this Â year. Â He Â was Â also Â a Â member Â of Â New Â Paltzâ€™s Â Student Â Athlete Â Advisory Â Committee Â as Â well Â as Â the Â rising Â stars Â leadership Â academy. Â Academically, Â he Â said Â he Â has Â been Â in-Â volved Â in Â work Â within Â his Â major. Â Last Â sum-Â mer, Â he Â worked Â as Â the Â crew Â chief Â for Â New Â Paltzâ€™s Â Archaeological Â Field Â School Â and Â has Â been Â the Â vice Â president Â of Â the Â Anthropology Â Club Â for Â the Â past Â two Â years. Â %RUHOOLVDLGWKDWLWZDVGLIÂżFXOWIRUKLP to Â balance Â school Â work Â with Â everything Â else Â he Â was Â involved Â with Â at Â times, Â but Â extracur-Â riculars Â helped Â him Â relax. Â Borelli Â said Â he Â is Â proud Â of Â the Â impact Â he Â had Â on Â the Â Anthropology Â Department, Â working Â closely Â with Â faculty Â to Â spread Â infor-Â mation Â about Â the Â major Â and Â create Â interest Â among Â students. Â He Â said Â his Â success Â is Â due Â to Â the Â support Â of Â those Â around Â him, Â especially Â his Â teammates. Â â€œGetting Â involved Â on Â campus Â and Â fol-Â lowing Â your Â passion Â is Â key Â and Â looking Â back Â on Â my Â career, Â I Â can Â say Â that Â I Â have Â no Â regrets Â and Â followed Â what Â made Â me Â happy Â and Â this Â DZDUGLVDUHĂ€HFWLRQRIWKDWÂ´%RUHOOLVDLG
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Reclaiming The Night TBTN TAKES A STAND AGAINST VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT By Â Maria Â Jayne Copy Â Editor Â | Â Maria.firstname.lastname@example.org
Chalk Â arrows Â and Â positive Â messages Â scrawled Â across Â the Â sidewalk Â informed Â students Â and Â attendees Â where Â to Â go Â and Â that Â Â â€œthis Â is Â a Â safe Â place.â€? Â Under Â a Â large Â white Â tent Â in Â the Â middle Â of Â Parker Â Quad, Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â students Â gathered Â for Â the Â Â annual Â Take Â Back Â the Â Night Â (TBTN) Â event. Â This Â year Â TBTN Â took Â place Â on Â Sunday, Â May Â 6, Â from Â 2 Â to Â 7 Â p.m. Â and Â all Â money Â raised Â was Â donated Â to Â Battered Â Womenâ€™s Â Services Â in Â Poughkeepsie Â N.Y., Â TBTN Â club Â President Â Karly Â Fesolowich Â said. â€œTake Â Back Â the Â Nightâ€™s Â purpose Â is Â to Â open Â up Â the Â con-Â versation Â about Â our Â violent Â culture Â and Â to Â change Â viewpoints Â from Â a Â victim-Âblaming Â standpoint Â to Â one Â in Â which Â we Â are Â more Â supportive Â of Â survivors,â€? Â Fesolowich Â said. Â â€œI Â know Â way Â too Â many Â unbelievably Â strong Â survivors Â of Â violence Â and Â the Â nega-Â WLYHH[SHULHQFHVWKH\ÂśYHFRQIHVVHGWRPHÂŤ,ÂżJKWIRUWKHPÂ´ The Â event Â featured Â several Â performances Â by Â slam Â poets Â and Â musicians, Â speeches, Â T-Âshirt Â tie-Âdyeing Â and Â organizations Â tabling. Â Â Fesolowich Â said Â the Â women Â contributing Â to Â the Â event Â all Â have Â strong Â ties Â to Â the Â cause Â and Â are Â advocates Â for Â womenâ€™s Â rights, Â including Â the Â two Â alumna Â who Â performed, Â Sophia Â
Wortzel Â and Â Megan Â Falley. Â The Â T-Âshirts Â are Â designed Â not Â only Â to Â draw Â in Â participants, Â but Â to Â also Â start Â conversations Â every Â time Â a Â shirt Â is Â worn, Â TBTN Â President-Âelect Â Petra Â Vega Â said. Â This Â year, Â Vega Â said Â the Â theme Â of Â the Â shirt Â was Â to Â â€œunveil Â the Â elephant Â in Â the Â room.â€? â€œThe Â problem Â is Â that Â we Â donâ€™t Â talk Â about Â [abuse] Â enough Â or Â at Â all, Â openly Â with Â one Â another,â€? Â Vega Â said. Â â€œThese Â issues Â are Â things Â that Â we Â usually Â know Â happen Â but Â we Â act Â like Â they Â arenâ€™t Â there Â by Â associating Â the Â issues Â with Â shame, Â or Â the Â idea Â that Â itâ€™s Â taboo Â and Â shouldnâ€™t Â be Â spoken Â about.â€? Shayna Â Bentley, Â who Â was Â tabling Â for Â her Â Planned Â Parent-Â hood Â Human Â Service Â internship, Â handed Â out Â condoms, Â ribbons Â and Â informational Â pamphlets. Â She Â said Â the Â event Â is Â thought-Â Â provoking Â and Â needs Â to Â be Â seen Â on Â campus. Â Â â€œIn Â our Â society, Â women Â are Â extensively Â taught Â on Â how Â to Â not Â get Â raped Â and Â be Â abused, Â while Â men Â arenâ€™t Â really Â taught Â how Â to Â respect Â us Â and Â how Â to Â not Â be Â abusive/rapists,â€? Â Bentley, Â the Â Student Â Associationâ€™s Â council Â chair, Â said. Â â€œIf Â a Â group Â on Â campus Â that Â is Â comprised Â of Â mostly Â men Â created Â a Â program Â in Â conjunction Â with Â Take Â Back Â the Â Night Â titled Â â€˜Give Â Back Â the Â Nightâ€™ Â that Â was Â geared Â toward Â men, Â I Â think Â it Â would Â be Â really Â effective.â€?
Each Â year, Â the Â group Â starts Â planning Â the Â event Â at Â the Â be-Â ginning Â of Â the Â spring Â semester. Â TBTN Â happens Â toward Â the Â end Â of Â the Â school Â year Â during Â Rape Â and Â Sexual Â Assault Â Awareness Â Week,Vega Â said. Â Fesolowich Â said Â she Â originally Â attended Â TBTN Â as Â a Â part Â of Â her Â Rape Â Aggression Â Defense Â (RAD) Â course. Â â€œI Â went Â to Â the Â event Â and Â ended Â up Â being Â used Â as Â a Â dem-Â onstrator Â for Â RAD,â€? Â Fesolowich Â said. Â â€œEver Â since, Â I Â was Â hooked.â€? Â Fesolowich Â said Â that Â the Â next Â year Â she Â made Â sure Â to Â be-Â come Â part Â of Â the Â planning Â committee Â and Â soon Â rose Â to Â the Â Â position Â of Â president. Â Vega Â said Â that Â as Â president Â she Â will Â be Â in Â charge Â of Â reach-Â ing Â out Â to Â the Â public Â and Â raising Â awareness Â for Â these Â issues Â and Â she Â is Â looking Â forward Â to Â working Â with Â new Â people. Â â€œI Â have Â so Â many Â ideas Â about Â reaching Â out Â to Â other Â orgs Â on Â campus Â in Â an Â effort Â to Â raise Â awareness Â and Â direct Â act Â against Â the Â multiple Â oppressions Â that Â foster Â an Â environment Â that Â make Â incidents Â like Â rape Â and Â sexual Â assault Â happen Â such Â as Â racism, Â sexism, Â stereotypes, Â gender Â scripts, Â homophobia, Â transphobia, Â the Â media,â€? Â Vega Â said. Â â€œThese Â are Â issues Â that Â are Â better Â tack-Â led Â with Â a Â group Â of Â dedicated Â individuals Â who Â seek Â to Â make Â change.â€?
Cultures Collide In New Paltz TURKISH-THEMED NIGHT SHARES MUSIC, FOOD AND CUSTOMS FROM THE EAST
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Traditional Â Turkish Â folk Â music Â played Â throughout Â the Â Student Â Union Â (SU) Â on Â Thursday, Â May Â 3. Â Partici-Â pants Â gathered Â in Â the Â SU Â Multipurpose Â Room Â to Â dis-Â cuss Â their Â country Â and Â its Â culture Â during Â Turkish Â Night, Â hosted Â by Â New Â York Â Assemblyman Â Kevin Â Cahill Â and Â the Â Turkish Â Cultural Â Center Â in Â Albany. Â Turkish Â exchange Â students Â joined Â with Â Ameri-Â can Â New Â Paltz Â students Â and Â greeted Â each Â other Â with Â â€œsalam,â€? Â or Â â€œhelloâ€? Â in Â Turkish. Â The Â event Â featured Â speeches Â by Â Cahill, Â President Â Donald Â Christian Â and Â $VVLVWDQW3URIHVVRURI3ROLWLFDO6FLHQFHĂšĂ¸OJÂ g]OHU The Â speeches Â were Â followed Â by Â traditional Â Turkish Â dance Â and Â food, Â provided Â by Â New Â Paltzâ€™s Â own Â Anatolia Â Turkish Â restaurant. Eight Â years Â ago Â a Â dual Â diploma Â program Â was Â cre-Â DWHGDVDFROODERUDWLRQEHWZHHQ681<DQG<g.WKH Turkish Â Higher Â Education Â Council. Â The Â programâ€™s Â purpose Â is Â to Â promote Â increased Â cultural Â awareness Â between Â the Â United Â States Â and Â Turkey, Â while Â provid-Â
ing Â additional Â educational Â opportunities Â for Â Turkish Â students. Â New Â Paltz Â currently Â offers Â its Â 150 Â Turkish Â ex-Â FKDQJH VWXGHQWV ÂżYH GLIIHUHQW SURJUDPV ZLWK WKUHH varying Â majors Â including Â business, Â economics Â and Â teaching Â English. Â At Â the Â end Â of Â the Â program, Â students Â earn Â degrees Â from Â New Â Paltz Â and Â their Â partner Â Turkish Â university, Â including Â Middle Â East Â Technical Â University, Â Istan-Â bul Â Technical Â University Â and Â Izmir Â University Â of Â Â Economics. Â â€œThese Â are Â among Â the Â most Â competitive Â schools Â in Â Turkey Â so Â we Â get Â excellent Â students Â who Â participate Â in Â this Â program,â€? Â Director Â of Â the Â New Â Paltz Â SUNY Â <g. SURJUDP 'U .DWK\ %DXPDQ *HKHUHU VDLG Âł$W this Â time, Â we Â have Â very Â few Â American Â students Â who Â choose Â to Â study Â in Â Turkey Â but Â the Â Turkish Â universities Â and Â government Â would Â love Â to Â host Â American Â students Â on Â their Â campuses Â as Â well Â to Â create Â a Â more Â balanced Â exchange.â€? Turkish Â Night Â invited Â campus-Âdwellers Â and Â New Â
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Paltz Â community Â members Â to Â learn Â about Â Turkish Â stu-Â dents Â and Â their Â culture, Â while Â combatting Â stereotypes Â associated Â with Â Turkey Â and Â its Â political Â ties, Â Cahill Â said. Â Cahill Â presented Â a Â video Â promoting Â Turkish Â culture Â and Â history, Â focusing Â on Â the Â intercultural Â and Â interfaith Â freedom Â within Â Turkey. Â In Â addition, Â large Â presentation Â boards Â illustrating Â the Â history Â of Â religious Â intolerance Â in Â the Â Ottoman Â Empire Â were Â displayed. Â Assistant Â of Â the Â Center Â for Â International Â Programs Â Purnima Â Schachter Â said Â this Â event Â shows Â how Â open Â the Â school Â is Â to Â different Â cultures, Â regardless Â of Â differing Â political Â opinions. â€œThis Â celebration Â is Â cool Â because Â we Â mostly Â as-Â sociate Â with Â fellow Â Turkish Â kids Â here, Â since Â we Â are Â placed Â in Â the Â dorms Â together,â€? Â Cem Â Menase, Â Turkish Â exchange Â student Â and Â third-Âyear Â student Â at Â New Â Paltz, Â said. Â â€œNew Â Paltz Â is Â very Â different Â than Â my Â home Â city Â of Â Istanbul, Â but Â the Â people Â are Â very Â welcoming Â here Â and Â I Â love Â seeing Â American Â students Â eating Â our Â food Â and Â listening Â to Â the Â music Â of Â our Â culture.â€?
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Keep up with the latest faculty writing projects! Author: Â Dr. Â Kathleen Â (Katy Â Sue) Â Tillman, Â Assistant Â Professor Â of Â Psychology Â Title: Â Group Â Counseling Â with Â Elementary Â School Â Students: Â A Â Practical Â Guide Â for Â School Â Counselors. Â Subject: Â How Â to Â run Â counseling Â groups Â for Â kids Â who Â have Â experienced Â the Â death Â of Â a Â parent Â or Â kids Â whose Â families Â are Â going Â through Â transitions Â like Â parents Â that Â are Â getting Â a Â divorce Â or Â separation. How Â long Â have Â you Â been Â working Â on Â this? Â Â Â Iâ€™ve Â been Â working Â on Â the Â book Â for Â four Â months. Â I Â wrote Â an Â article Â for Â a Â magazine Â and Â it Â was Â about Â grief Â counseling Â for Â kids Â and Â how Â to Â run Â a Â group Â and Â help Â kids Â out Â that Â are Â experiencing Â the Â death Â of Â a Â parent Â or Â sibling. Â Â Â Â Â I Â got Â a Â lot Â of Â emails Â after Â that Â from Â people Â saying Â â€œI Â want Â to Â run Â a Â group Â on Â divorce, Â how Â do Â I Â do Â it?â€? Â and Â â€œI Â want Â to Â run Â a Â group Â on Â social Â skills Â and Â how Â do Â I Â do Â it?â€? Â I Â wrote Â the Â publisher Â of Â the Â magazine Â and Â she Â asked Â if Â Iâ€™d Â be Â willing Â to Â write Â a Â book. Â And Â I Â said, Â â€œSure, Â that Â sounds Â like Â a Â good Â idea.â€? When Â will Â it Â be Â published? Â Â Â Â Â The Â American Â School Â Counselor Â Associations Â will Â publish Â it Â this Â June. How Â is Â it Â unique? Â Â Â It Â includes Â curriculum Â and Â goes Â over Â what Â to Â GRHDFKVHVVLRQ'RWKLVWKHÂżUVWWLPH\RXPHHW with Â the Â students, Â this Â the Â second Â time, Â this Â the Â third Â time Â â€” Â the Â books Â that Â are Â out Â there Â donâ€™t Â do Â that. Â Â Â Itâ€™s Â also Â unique Â because Â it Â is Â designed Â for Â school Â counselors Â completely. Â Also, Â it Â incorporates Â lots Â of Â aspects Â of Â play Â and Â art, Â including Â different Â art Â techniques: Â puppet Â shows Â with Â the Â kids Â to Â illustrate Â a Â concept Â or Â reading Â a Â book Â to Â them Â and Â types Â of Â games. Â
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Deep In The Bowels Of Bouton EXCREMENT FOUND IN RESIDENCE HALL CORRIDORS By Â Robin Â Weinstein Photo Â Editor Â | Â Robin.firstname.lastname@example.org
Second-Âyear Â business Â major Â Richard Â Mundy Â left Â his Â room Â in Â Bouton Â Hall Â to Â get Â dinner Â on Â April Â 23 Â when Â he Â found Â something Â he Â didnâ€™t Â expect: Â someone Â had Â defecated Â at Â the Â end Â of Â his Â hallway. Â â€œI Â saw Â it. Â I Â smelled Â it Â and Â I Â just Â knew Â it Â was Â shit,â€? Â Mundy Â said. Â â€œIt Â was Â smudged Â on Â the Â radiator Â and Â there Â was Â a Â solid Â piece Â on Â the Â Ă€RRUÂ´ 5HVLGHQWV LQ %RXWRQ +DOO VDLG ÂżQGLQJ SLOHV RI KXPDQ ZDVWH LQWKHVKRZHULVQRWXQFRPPRQEXWWKLVLVWKHÂżUVWWLPHWKH\KDYH seen Â feces Â make Â its Â way Â into Â the Â hallway. Director Â of Â Residence Â Life Â Corinna Â Caracci Â said Â she Â doesnâ€™t Â think Â studentsâ€™ Â desire Â to Â defecate Â throughout Â the Â residence Â hall Â is Â JHWWLQJZRUVHRQO\WKDWVWXGHQWVDUHÂżQGLQJGLIIHUHQWSODFHV â€œTheyâ€™re Â braverâ€Śthe Â sloppier Â they Â get, Â the Â more Â likely Â theyâ€™re Â going Â to Â get Â caught. Â Theyâ€™re Â taking Â risks,â€? Â Caracci Â said. Â â€œItâ€™s Â all Â disgusting.â€? Students Â in Â this Â particular Â campus Â residence Â hall Â said Â this Â problem Â has Â been Â recurring Â for Â years. Â Kevin Â Carlin, Â a Â second-Âyear Â communication Â and Â media Â major, Â said Â that Â in Â the Â past Â two Â years Â the Â shower Â in Â his Â bathroom Â has Â been Â DYLFWLPRIWKHVOLP\SUDFWLFHÂżYHRUVL[WLPHV However, Â Carlin Â said Â he Â has Â only Â happened Â upon Â excrements Â when Â going Â to Â take Â a Â shower. Â â€œI Â went Â into Â the Â stall Â and Â saw Â it,â€? Â he Â said. Â â€œI Â turned Â around Â and Â went Â into Â a Â different Â one, Â and Â I Â told Â my Â [Residence Â Assitant] Â after.â€? Â Mundy Â said Â aside Â from Â his Â encounter Â in Â the Â hallway, Â he Â has Â also Â seen Â feces Â in Â the Â shower. â€œ[It] Â was Â in Â an Â unreachable Â spot,â€? Â Mundy Â said. Â â€œIâ€™m Â just Â pic-Â turing Â someone Â doing Â that Â in Â an Â unreachable Â spot. Â They Â must Â have Â done Â it Â and Â kicked Â it Â somewhere.â€? More Â than Â just Â creating Â a Â bad Â smell, Â students Â said Â the Â act Â had Â other Â repercussions. Â Carlin Â said Â the Â affected Â restroom Â is Â locked Â for Â a Â week Â after Â HYHU\LQFLGHQWIRUFLQJUHVLGHQWVWRXVHEDWKURRPVRQRWKHUĂ€RRUV Âł,WÂśVOLNHWKHÂľZDONRIVKDPHÂśLQDWRZHOIURPWKHWKLUGĂ€RRU bathroom,â€? Â Carlin Â said. Â 0XQG\VDLGWKHLQFRQYHQLHQFHRIWUDYHOLQJWRYDULRXVĂ€RRUVWR XVHWKHUHVWURRPLVDSXQLVKPHQWWKDWGRHVQRWÂżWWKHFULPH However, Â Bouton Â Hall Â Complex Â Director Â Chanel Â Ward Â said Â the Â restroom Â was Â closed Â as Â a Â safety Â protocol Â and Â not Â as Â a Â punishment. Â She Â and Â other Â complex Â directors Â are Â trained Â to Â call Â the Â main-Â tenance Â facilities, Â so Â itâ€™s Â not Â a Â health Â concern Â for Â the Â rest Â of Â the Â population, Â Ward Â said. Â Caracci Â said Â feces, Â blood Â and Â vomit Â are Â haz-Â ardous Â to Â those Â who Â come Â into Â contact Â with Â it Â and Â therefore Â must Â be Â cleaned Â by Â authorities. Â Caracci Â said Â she Â does Â not Â want Â to Â punish Â those Â who Â use Â the Â bathrooms Â respectfully. â€œWe Â donâ€™t Â want Â to Â close Â the Â bathrooms Â for Â a Â long Â time,â€? Â Car-Â acci Â said. Â â€œIt Â just Â punches Â people Â in Â the Â face Â who Â didnâ€™t Â do Â it.â€? Ward Â said Â that Â when Â incidents Â like Â this Â happen, Â a Â hall Â meet-Â ing Â is Â held Â with Â herself, Â the Â RA Â in Â control Â of Â the Â restroom Â and Â the Â residents Â of Â the Â particular Â section. The Â meetings Â are Â directed Â toward Â residents Â who Â use Â the Â of-Â
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fending Â restroom Â because Â people Â who Â regularly Â use Â that Â restroom Â will Â know Â something Â about Â the Â situation, Â Caracci Â said. The Â meeting Â is Â an Â â€œopen Â forumâ€? Â in Â which Â students Â can Â discuss Â the Â current Â issue Â as Â well Â as Â other Â cases, Â allowing Â residents Â to Â be Â critical Â of Â their Â surroundings Â and Â encourage Â them Â to Â speak Â up Â if Â they Â see Â something, Â Ward Â said. Â â€œYou Â can Â correct Â the Â actions Â of Â others,â€? Â Ward Â said. Â â€œSay Â some-Â thing Â [to Â them] Â yourself Â or Â just Â tell Â me.â€? Caracci Â said Â the Â only Â way Â to Â prevent Â defecation Â in Â the Â showers Â is Â for Â residents Â to Â be Â responsible Â for Â their Â living Â space Â and Â for Â oth-Â ers Â actions. Â She Â said Â administrators Â have Â to Â believe Â what Â students Â tell Â them Â due Â to Â the Â lack Â of Â evidence. Â However, Â she Â said Â confront-Â ing Â the Â suspect Â usually Â solves Â the Â problem Â because Â the Â suspect Â knows Â that Â he Â or Â she Â is Â being Â watched. â€œWeâ€™re Â not Â putting Â in Â cameras. Â Weâ€™re Â not Â putting Â in Â security Â at Â the Â bathroom. Â Weâ€™re Â not Â living Â in Â an Â authoritarian Â society,â€? Â Caracci Â said. According Â to Â the Â Housing Â Handbook, Â â€œbehavior Â that Â poses Â a Â danger Â to Â themselves Â or Â othersâ€? Â and Â â€œbehavior Â that Â is Â disruptive Â and/or Â destructive Â to Â the Â Residence Â Hall Â environmentâ€? Â are Â grounds Â for Â revoking Â the Â studentâ€™s Â Residence Â Hall Â License. Â The Â contract Â has Â nothing Â to Â do Â with Â due Â process, Â Caracci Â said. Â If Â the Â contract Â is Â broken, Â it Â is Â revoked. Caracci Â said Â that Â usually Â the Â suspected Â students Â have Â offenses Â on Â their Â records Â already Â and Â alcohol Â use Â often Â goes Â along Â with Â the Â defecation. â€œSometimes Â itâ€™s Â a Â joke,â€? Â Caracci Â said. Â â€œBut Â sometimes Â some-Â one Â has Â serious Â issuesâ€Śthey Â need Â help, Â and Â they Â will Â get Â the Â help Â that Â they Â need.â€? PHOTO Â BY Â ROBIN Â WEINSTEIN Â
Students in Bouton Hall were locked out of their bathroom after fecal matter was found in the hallway.
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CLUB HOSTS CRITICAL â€˜STAR WARSâ€™ LECTURE
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Each week, one of the members of our Copy Desk will share their culinary chops with you. Bon appetit! News Â Editor Â John Â Brandi: Â Clearly, Â it Â was Â Suzy Â because Â Bev-Âisms Â are Â hilarious Â and Â a Â delight. Â You Â should Â hear Â her Â do Â her Â impression Â â€” Â itâ€™s Â even Â better. Â Honestly Â though, Â who Â doesnâ€™t Â like Â charcoal Â popcorn? Â Burn Â everything: Â rules Â to Â live Â by. Â Stay Â Gold. Â
Dumbledoreâ€™s Â Army Â of Â New Â Paltz Â hosted Â a Â lecture Â on Â the Â failures Â of Â the Â â€œStar Â Warsâ€? Â prequels. Editor-Âin-ÂChief Â | Â Andrew.email@example.com
A Â long Â time Â ago, Â in Â a Â galaxy Â not Â so Â far Â away, Â the Â force Â was Â not Â strong Â with Â the Â â€œStar Â Warsâ€? Â prequels, Â said Â the Â self-Â proclaimed Â â€œprofessor Â of Â badasseryâ€? Â and Â second-Âyear Â edu-Â cation Â major Â Blake Â McGready. Â Armed Â with Â puns, Â character Â impersonations Â and Â a Â plethora Â of Â knowledge Â regarding Â George Â Lucasâ€™ Â classic Â space Â operas, Â McGready Â stood Â in Â front Â of Â over Â 30 Â students Â in Â Lecture Â Center Â 107 Â and Â presented Â his Â lecture Â â€œMidi-Â Chlorians Â and Â Other Â Failures Â of Â the Â Star Â Wars Â Prequels,â€? Â on Â Thursday, Â May Â 3 Â as Â part Â of Â an Â event Â hosted Â by Â SUNY Â New Â Paltzâ€™s Â chapter Â of Â Dumbledoreâ€™s Â Army. Â â€œI Â have Â a Â lot Â to Â say Â about Â these Â movies,â€? Â McGready Â said Â as Â he Â started Â his Â presentation. Â â€œI Â will Â try Â my Â very Â best Â not Â to Â point Â out Â just Â the Â plot Â holes, Â I Â am Â not Â a Â screenwriter Â or Â a Â Hollywood Â executive Â â€“ Â just Â a Â manâ€ŚBut Â boy Â do Â I Â have Â a Â lot Â to Â say.â€? Â 0F*UHDG\VDLGIRFXVLQJRQSORWKROHVZLWKLQWKHÂżOP would Â have Â been Â an Â entire Â separate Â lecture, Â so Â instead Â he Â KRSHGWRVKRZFDVHZK\ÂżOPVOLNHÂł7KH3KDQWRP0HQDFHÂ´ â€œAttack Â of Â the Â Clonesâ€? Â and Â â€œRevenge Â of Â the Â Sithâ€? Â were Â disappointments Â when Â compared Â to Â their Â revered Â counter-Â parts. Â In Â fact, Â McGready Â said Â in Â the Â beginning Â of Â his Â lecture Â that Â he Â would Â not Â approach Â the Â subject Â of Â Jar Â Jar Â Binks Â â€” Â one Â of Â the Â most Â common Â complaints Â fans Â have Â with Â the Â ÂżOPV â€œWhat Â more Â could Â I Â possibly Â say Â about Â this Â character Â that Â hasnâ€™t Â already Â been Â said Â before?â€? Â McGready Â said. Â $FWLQJDVD<RGDÂżJXUHVHWRXWWRWHDFKKLV\RXQJOLQJV McGreadyâ€™s Â lecture Â went Â through Â each Â of Â the Â prequels Â one-Â by-Âone, Â meticulously Â picking Â apart Â each Â scene. Â The Â â€œBa-Â GDVV 0&Â´ DQDO\]HG H[SRVLWLRQ GLDORJXH DQG RWKHU ÂżOP aspects Â to Â prove Â how Â the Â prequels Â did Â not Â stack Â up Â to Â the Â RWKHUÂżOPVLQWKHVHULHV
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â€œEpisode Â I Â starts Â out Â with Â a Â trade Â federation Â blockading Â Naboo,â€? Â McGready Â said. Â â€œNaboo Â is Â part Â of Â the Â republic, Â the Â Jedi Â are Â part Â of Â the Â republicâ€Ś[and] Â the Â trade Â federa-Â tion Â is Â part Â of Â the Â republic. Â So Â why Â does Â the Â republic, Â send Â the Â republic Â to Â protect Â the Â republic Â from Â the Â republic? Â It Â doesnâ€™t Â make Â any Â sense.â€? Â Later Â in Â the Â lecture, Â McGready Â had Â volunteers Â act Â out Â certain Â scenes Â from Â both Â the Â original Â trilogy Â and Â their Â lat-Â er Â additions Â to Â showcase Â how Â the Â quality Â of Â writing Â had Â decreased Â in Â the Â new Â incarnations Â of Â the Â â€œStar Â Warsâ€? Â se-Â ries Â â€” Â and Â at Â one Â point Â even Â likened Â Anakin Â and Â Padmeâ€™s Â romance Â to Â Napoleon Â Dynamite. Â $QRWKHUPDMRULVVXH0F*UHDG\KDGZLWKWKHÂżOPVZDV /XFDVÂśGHFLVLRQWRPDNHWKHIRUFHDVFLHQWLÂżFSKHQRPHQD rather Â than Â a Â spiritual Â ideal Â that Â anyone Â could Â accomplish. Â By Â doing Â this, Â McGready Â said Â Han Â Soloâ€™s Â famous Â accep-Â tance Â of Â the Â force Â in Â â€œA Â New Â Hopeâ€? Â became Â essentially Â meaningless. Â Finally, Â McGready Â became Â feverish Â when Â discussing Â /XFDVÂśFKRLFHWRPDNH$QDNLQD&KULVWOLNHÂżJXUHERUQRI supposed Â immaculate Â conception. Â â€œAnakin Â is Â not Â space Â Jesus,â€? Â McGready Â said. Â Elizabeth Â Pinto, Â a Â third-Âyear Â creative Â writing Â major Â and Â organizer Â of Â the Â event, Â said Â McGreadyâ€™s Â lecture Â was Â eye-Âopening Â and Â a Â fun Â cap Â off Â to Â the Â clubâ€™s Â semester. Â â€œWe Â wanted Â to Â have Â something Â fun Â so Â we Â could Â have Â a Â ODXJKEHIRUHÂżQDOVÂ´3LQWRVDLGÂł,IHHODELWPRUHVWURQJO\ about Â the Â movies Â now, Â I Â saw Â them Â when Â I Â was Â really Â young Â DQG QRZ , GHÂżQLWHO\ KDYH D GLIIHUHQW RSLQLRQ WKDQ , GLG before.â€? Â McGready Â volunteered Â to Â do Â the Â lecture, Â not Â only Â for Â entertainment, Â but Â to Â talk Â about Â the Â movies Â that Â have Â been Â close Â to Â him Â all Â his Â life. Â â€œâ€˜Star Â Warsâ€™ Â has Â always Â been Â a Â big Â part Â of Â my Â life,â€? Â 0F*UHDG\ VDLG Âł7KH ÂżUVW PRYLH , UHQWHG ZDV Âľ$ 1HZ Hopeâ€™ Â from Â the Â local Â library.â€? Â
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Sports Â Editor Â Cat Â Tacopina: Â First, Â props Â to Â both Â of Â my Â copy Â editors, Â Ben Â and Â Kelsey. Â Ben Â tapped Â into Â my Â slightly Â appalling Â love Â for Â bacon, Â while Â Kelsey Â tickled Â and Â teased Â my Â sweet Â tooth. Â However, Â Iâ€™m Â an Â Italian Â cook Â myself, Â so Â Carolyn, Â Caterina Â and Â Pete Â really Â spoke Â to Â me. Â For Â this Â one, Â Iâ€™m Â going Â to Â take Â the Â side Â of Â my Â girl Â Carolyn. Â Pizzelles Â are Â simple, Â great Â to Â share Â with Â friends Â and, Â while Â they Â may Â not Â be Â the Â healthiest, Â they Â certainly Â are Â satisfying. A&E Â Editor Â Zan Â Strumfeld: Â Ben Â wins, Â hands Â down. Â He Â clearly Â took Â the Â Cookoff Â seriously Â and Â although Â I Â donâ€™t Â eat Â bacon, Â I Â was Â impressed Â with Â his Â capabilities Â of Â supplying Â a Â meal Â in Â six Â minutes. Features Â Editor Â Katherine Â Speller: Â Iâ€™m Â really Â such Â a Â Pollyanna Â about Â this Â sort Â of Â thing. Â Everyone Â has Â to Â be Â a Â winner Â in Â my Â eyes, Â I Â guess. Â Otherwise, Â Iâ€™d Â feel Â bad. Â I Â thought Â there Â was Â merit Â in Â just Â about Â everyoneâ€™s Â submissions. Â This Â column Â hosted Â an Â all-Âstar Â menu Â of Â heart-Âwarming Â family Â favorites, Â classy Â culinary Â chops Â and Â some Â genuinely Â hilarious Â commentary Â from Â our Â talented Â and Â charming Â copy Â desk. Â Honestly, Â I Â was Â impressed Â by Â everyone, Â making Â this Â decision Â really Â freakinâ€™ Â hard. Â Â But, Â a Â decision Â has Â to Â be Â made Â and, Â by Â some Â sick Â joke, Â itâ€™s Â my Â call. Â Considering Â Iâ€™m Â the Â least Â culinary Â apt Â person Â I Â know Â (I Â burnt Â cereal Â one Â time), Â Iâ€™m Â going Â to Â have Â to Â go Â with Â the Â submission Â that Â made Â me Â laugh Â the Â hardest Â and Â pine Â a Â bit Â for Â the Â bizarre Â workings Â and Â idiosyncrasies Â of Â my Â own Â home-Âkitchen: Â Suzyâ€™s Â Tips Â From Â Bev! Thanks Â for Â reading Â and Â look Â out Â for Â more Â dishes Â next Â semester!
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Hokey Pokey Over The Hudson
LOCAL BRIDGE SEEKS WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST LINE OF ORGANIZED DANCERS By Â Katherine Â Speller Features Â Editor Â | Â Katherine.firstname.lastname@example.org
Dancers Â are Â encouraged Â to Â put Â more Â than Â just Â their Â left Â foot Â in Â and Â out Â of Â the Â Walkway Â Over Â the Â Hudson Â to Â vie Â for Â a Â Guinness Â World Â Record Â on Â Saturday, Â June Â 9. Â Â Whatâ€™s Â it Â all Â about? The Â Walkway Â will Â host Â these Â waving Â limbs Â as Â the Â organi-Â zation Â attempts Â to Â set Â the Â world Â record Â for Â the Â longest Â line Â of Â organized Â dancers Â â€” Â a Â record Â previously Â held Â by Â 2,354 Â people Â performing Â the Â â€œToe Â Dance,â€? Â an Â Estonian Â folk Â dance, Â in Â 2008, Â according Â to Â the Â Guinness Â World Â Record Â website. Ellen Â E. Â Henneberry, Â development Â manager Â at Â Walkway Â Over Â the Â Hudson Â said Â that, Â if Â the Â attempt Â is Â a Â success, Â it Â will Â be Â the Â second Â record Â for Â the Â organization, Â as Â the Â walkway Â currently Â holds Â the Â record Â for Â longest Â footbridge. Walkway Â Executive Â Director Â Elizabeth Â Waldstein-ÂHart Â said Â WKDWWKHUHFRUGDWWHPSWZLOODOVREHDIXQGUDLVHUIRUWKHQRQSURÂżW organization Â as Â the Â funds Â are Â crucial Â for Â sustaining Â and Â improv-Â ing Â the Â Walkway Â State Â Park. â€œWe Â feel Â the Â Guinness Â World Â Record Â attempt Â represents Â a Â perfect Â fundraising Â event Â for Â the Â Walkway Â organization Â because Â it Â combines Â a Â great Â opportunity Â for Â public Â involvement Â with Â an Â activity Â that Â will Â draw Â the Â worldâ€™s Â attention Â to Â this Â great Â re-Â
source,â€? Â Waldstein-ÂHart Â said. Â Henneberry Â said Â the Â funds Â from Â this Â particular Â hokey Â pokey Â hootenanny Â will Â go Â to Â the Â building Â a Â 21-Âstory Â elevator Â from Â the Â Poughkeepsie Â Train Â Station Â to Â allow Â more Â pedestrians Â entrance Â to Â the Â Walkway. Henneberry Â set Â the Â scene Â for Â the Â dayâ€™s Â events. Â Registration Â will Â be Â from Â 7:30 Â to Â 8 Â a.m., Â where Â hopefully Â the Â necessary Â 3,000 Â bodies Â will Â arrive Â and Â pay Â the Â $15 Â event Â fee. Â Â &XPXOXV0HGLD5DGLRWKHRIÂżFLDOVSRQVRURIWKHHYHQWZLOO SOD\WKHÂżYHPLQXWHWUDFNRIWKHVRQJUHFRUGHGE\ORFDOPXVL-Â cians Â especially Â for Â the Â record Â attempt, Â broadcasting Â and Â record-Â ing Â the Â event Â over Â the Â airwaves Â to Â more Â than Â 200,000 Â listeners. +HQQHEHUU\ VDLG SUL]HV ZLOO EH DZDUGHG WR WKH ÂżUVW people Â to Â arrive Â with Â a Â working Â portable Â radio Â to Â broadcast Â the Â cumulus Â station Â during Â the Â dance. Â â€œThen Â weâ€™ll Â line Â everybody Â up Â on Â the Â walkway, Â across Â the Â 1.28 Â miles Â of Â the Â bridge,â€? Â Henneberry Â said. Â â€œAnd Â weâ€™ll Â dance.â€? Guiness Â World Â Record Â judge Â Danny Â Girton, Â of Â Fishkill, Â N.Y., Â will Â be Â on Â hand Â to Â watch Â and Â ensure Â the Â attempt Â is Â done Â according Â to Â protocol, Â collecting Â a Â head Â count Â while Â walkway Â ambassadors Â â€” Â who Â are Â not Â included Â in Â the Â count Â â€” Â help Â par-Â WLFLSDQWVWRHQVXUHHYHU\RQHLVGDQFLQJIRUWKHIXOOÂżYHPLQXWHV needed Â to Â set Â the Â record.
Participants Â record Â their Â moves Â and Â post Â it Â on Â their Â YouTube Â channel. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â PHOTO Â COURTESY Â OF Â YOUTUBE
Getting Into The Right Mindset GRADUATE STUDENT ADMINISTERS CAMPUS-WIDE SURVEY EXPLORING YOGA DEMOGRAPHICS
By Â Kelsey Â Damrad Copy Â Editor Â | Â Kdamrad86@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â graduate Â student Â Monique Â Dauphin Â said Â she Â has Â spent Â the Â majority Â of Â her Â life Â practicing Â and Â teaching Â yoga Â â€” Â the Â art Â of Â connecting Â mind Â and Â body Â through Â physical, Â mental Â and Â spiritual Â discipline. A Â yoga Â instructor Â at Â Hudson Â River Â Yoga Â in Â Poughkeepsie Â VLQFH'DXSKLQSDUWLFLSDWHGLQKHUÂżUVWFODVVDWWKHDJHRI RQO\WRÂżQGVKHZDVIDVFLQDWHGZLWKXQGHUVWDQGLQJKHUERG\ in Â peaceful Â and Â beautiful Â ways. â€œIâ€™ve Â been Â teaching Â and Â practicing Â yoga Â for Â quite Â some Â time,â€? Â Dauphin Â said. Â â€œI Â started Â to Â notice Â that Â almost Â all Â of Â my Â students Â were Â white Â and Â female, Â so Â I Â started Â wondering Â why Â other Â groups, Â like Â African-ÂAmericans, Â might Â not Â be Â as Â likely Â to Â practice Â yoga.â€? Dauphin Â said Â she Â partakes Â in Â the Â Mental Â Health Â Counsel-Â ing Â Program, Â conducted Â a Â campus-Âwide Â study Â on Â the Â common Â perceptions Â of Â yoga. Â With Â a Â survey Â containing Â questions Â regard-Â ing Â ethnicity Â and Â socio-Âeconomic Â status Â in Â relation Â to Â those Â who Â practice Â yoga, Â Dauphin Â said Â she Â attempted Â to Â better Â understand Â the Â purpose Â of Â yoga Â through Â most Â peoplesâ€™ Â eyes. Before Â administering Â the Â survey, Â Dauphin Â said Â she Â predict-Â ed Â that Â ethnicity Â and Â socio-Âeconomic Â status Â would Â indeed Â have Â an Â effect Â on Â whether Â certain Â groups Â practice Â yoga.
She Â said Â the Â survey Â received Â a Â good Â response. Â While Â only Â an Â inkling, Â Dauphin Â took Â note Â of Â the Â fact Â that Â many Â of Â the Â par-Â ticipants Â were Â white Â women, Â and Â only Â 14 Â percent Â were Â people Â of Â color. She Â said Â the Â survey Â pinpointed Â certain Â notions Â Dauphin Â predicted Â to Â be Â true Â in Â regards Â to Â peoplesâ€™ Â perceptions Â of Â yoga. Â She Â said Â she Â addressed Â the Â ideas Â that Â yoga Â is Â only Â for Â white Â people, Â particularly Â women, Â that Â underprivileged Â people Â have Â less Â time Â to Â practice Â yoga Â and Â that Â yoga Â is Â only Â affordable Â to Â the Â richer Â half Â of Â the Â population. Dauphin Â said Â yoga Â was Â developed Â in Â India Â where Â people Â could Â go Â to Â an Â ashram Â and Â study Â it Â in Â exchange Â for Â service. Â Dur-Â LQJ WKH LQĂ€X[ RI ,QGLDQ LPPLJUDWLRQLQ WKH PLGWKFHQWXU\ yoga Â became Â increasingly Â popular Â in Â the Â United Â States. Â Since Â then, Â yoga Â has Â become Â more Â and Â more Â expensive Â in Â the Â U.S. Second-Âyear Â art Â history Â major Â and Â yoga Â instructor Â Jennie Â Hirsch Â said Â yoga Â is Â more Â than Â just Â a Â physical Â workout. Â Itâ€™s Â a Â time Â when Â one Â can Â learn Â what Â the Â body Â is Â capable Â of Â doing. â€œThe Â gym Â is Â great Â but Â itâ€™s Â not Â for Â your Â mind,â€? Â Hirsch Â said. Â Âł,WÂśVIRUÂżQGLQJDSODFHZKHUH\RXÂśUHIRFXVHGRQZKDWH[DFWO\ it Â is Â your Â body Â is Â doing.â€? With Â sights Â set Â high, Â Dauphin Â said Â she Â is Â planning Â on Â using Â her Â experience Â in Â counseling Â for Â Post-ÂTraumatic Â Stress Â Disor-Â der Â (PTSD), Â incorporating Â this Â into Â her Â teaching.
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She Â said Â her Â new Â class Â at Â Hudson Â River Â Yoga Â will Â be Â called Â Mindful Â Yoga. Â Beginning Â May Â 12, Â Dauphin Â intends Â to Â teach Â ex-Â ploratory Â yoga Â techniques Â for Â those Â who Â have Â experienced Â mild Â to Â severe Â trauma Â as Â a Â means Â of Â coping. â€œThe Â mind Â cannot Â process Â trauma Â until Â the Â body Â is Â calm,â€? Â Dauphin Â said. Mindful Â Yoga Â will Â involve Â the Â same Â poses Â as Â a Â traditional Â class;Íž Â however, Â it Â will Â be Â instructed Â using Â invitational Â language Â such Â as Â â€œpleaseâ€? Â and Â â€œif Â youâ€™d Â likeâ€? Â instead Â of Â the Â active Â lan-Â guage Â and Â demanding Â tone Â used Â in Â other Â classes, Â Dauphin Â said. Trauma Â victims Â â€œlose Â the Â right Â to Â have Â a Â choice,â€? Â Dauphin Â said, Â and Â so Â it Â is Â important Â not Â to Â be Â too Â demanding Â when Â teach-Â ing Â a Â yoga Â class. Dauphin Â said Â the Â classâ€™ Â popularity Â is Â directly Â related Â to Â the Â results Â of Â the Â survey. Â These Â preconceived Â perceptions Â of Â yoga Â block Â the Â groups Â who Â need Â it Â the Â most. Â She Â said Â that Â people Â with Â a Â lower Â socio-Âeconomic Â status Â tend Â to Â experience Â a Â dispropor-Â tionately Â high Â amount Â of Â trauma Â and Â life Â stressors. Â These Â are Â the Â people Â who Â tend Â to Â shy Â away Â from Â yoga Â and Â who Â also Â could Â EHQHÂżWIURPLWWKHPRVWVKHVDLG â€œIâ€™ve Â begun Â to Â learn Â how Â to Â recognize Â systematic Â biases,â€? Â Dauphin Â said. Â â€œAnd Â with Â more Â study Â in Â the Â future, Â I Â hope Â to Â ÂżJXUH RXW D ZD\ WR UHPRYH WKH EDUULHUV SHRSOH SXW EHWZHHQ themselves Â and Â yoga.â€? Â
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The Last gooD Book I Read: â€˜Soullessâ€™ by Gail Carriger By Â Nicole Â Brinkley Â Staff Â Writer Â | Â Nicole.email@example.com
With Â summer Â just Â around Â the Â corner, Â I Â wanted Â to Â start Â mine Â off Â right. Â I Â wanted Â something Â fun, Â something Â witty, Â VRPHWKLQJWKDWZRXOGPDNHPHUHOD[LQDZRUOGRIÂżQDOV And Â for Â that, Â I Â went Â to Â â€œSoullessâ€? Â by Â Gail Â Carriger. â€œSoullessâ€? Â follows Â the Â tale Â of Â Miss Â Alexia Â Tarabotti, Â a Â spinster Â who Â lacks Â a Â soul. Â After Â being Â attacked Â by Â a Â vam-Â pire Â in Â a Â library Â â€” Â quite Â rude! Â â€” Â Alexia Â sets Â off Â to Â dis-Â cover Â just Â what Â the Â hell Â is Â going Â on Â in Â London. She Â runs Â into Â a Â large Â and Â rather Â attractive Â werewolf Â after Â murdering Â a Â vampire Â who Â tried Â to Â Â attack Â her. Â Lord Â Maccon, Â Alpha Â wolf Â of Â the Â local Â werewolf Â pack, Â acts Â as Â an Â investigator. Â Though Â he Â wants Â Alexia Â to Â stay Â away Â from Â his Â investigation, Â Queen Â Victoria Â has Â other Â plans Â for Â the Â soulless Â Alexia Â and Â demands Â she Â be Â involved. Alexiaâ€™s Â always Â up Â for Â a Â bit Â of Â adventure. Â This Â partic-Â ular Â one Â involves Â new Â vampires Â appearing, Â friendly Â vam-Â pires Â disappearing Â and Â using Â her Â parasol Â as Â a Â very Â handy Â weapon. This Â is, Â without Â a Â doubt, Â one Â of Â my Â favorite Â novels Â of Â all Â time. Â There Â is Â nothing Â about Â this Â story Â that Â I Â dislike. Â The Â world Â Carriger Â builds Â is Â fabulous Â and Â so Â much Â fun Â to Â
read Â about. Â Who Â wouldnâ€™t Â love Â an Â alternate Â paranormal Â steam-Âpunk Â London? But, Â I Â canâ€™t Â decide Â if Â my Â favorite Â part Â is Â the Â humor Â or Â the Â characters. Â To Â be Â fair, Â they Â may Â be Â too Â interconnected Â to Â tell. Even Â with Â the Â villainous Â characters, Â thereâ€™s Â not Â a Â single Â character Â in Â â€œSoullessâ€? Â that Â I Â dislike. Â Everybody Â Â˛ DQG , PHDQ HYHU\ERG\ Â˛ LV Ă€HVKHG RXW ,WÂśV TXLUN\ and Â funny Â and Â I Â absolutely Â adore Â it. Â Alexia Â herself Â may Â be Â one Â of Â my Â top Â three Â favorite Â female Â characters Â of Â all Â time. Â Her Â tendency Â to Â beat Â things Â with Â her Â parasol, Â her Â indiffer-Â ence Â to Â the Â frivolous Â tendencies Â of Â her Â sisters, Â her Â love Â of Â Â adventure;Íž Â I Â love Â it. And Â we Â could Â talk Â about Â how Â sexy Â Lord Â Maccon Â is Â â€” Â WKHRQO\ÂżFWLRQDOZHUHZROI,KDYHHYHUGHHPHGDWWUDFWLYH in Â any Â way, Â I Â might Â add Â â€” Â but Â that Â would Â take Â away Â some Â of Â the Â reading Â pleasure Â for Â yourself. Now, Â I Â donâ€™t Â want Â to Â make Â it Â sound Â like Â â€œSoullessâ€? Â is Â a Â piece Â of Â paranormal Â chick Â lit. Â Itâ€™s Â not. Â Trust Â me, Â thereâ€™s Â enough Â battle Â scenes Â and Â mystery Â to Â keep Â even Â the Â most Â hard-Âhearted Â of Â men Â interested. Âł6RXOOHVVÂ´LVPRVWGHÂżQLWHO\DJUHDWZD\WRNLFNRII summer Â reading, Â whether Â you Â love Â paranormal Â or Â not.
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Spooky Stripping By Carolyn Quimby Copy Editor | N01979729@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
Jackie Wolozin, under her pseud- onym Kinky Demure, took the stage at Alpha Psi Ecdysia’s (APE) burlesque show in white roller skates and gold hot pants. “You are not at the opera,” Wolozin said. “It’s not a sit down, hands-in- your-lap kind of night.” The crowd cheered and “Things That Go Boob In The Night,” held on Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 in Parker Theatre, began. Wolozin said the show, punning off the phrase “things that go bump in the night,” embodies a theme — fear. She said performers did not have to choose things they were personally afraid of, but were encouraged to “think outside the box.” “There were acts about fear of death, fear of manipulation, monster acts, an act about oil as a non-renew- able resource and a little bit at the end about graduating for the seniors in the troupe,” Wolozin said. APE performer Jennifer Rai- mondo’s act extended outside of her own personal fear. Raimondo’s stage persona, Ramona Lisa, was introduced as “every parent’s worst nightmare.” “I was kind of playing on that whole parent fear and also the societal fear [of] women in control,” she said. Raimondo’s act started as an ‘in- nocent’ girl, dressed in a powder-pink robe, then transformed into a rebellious punk who shoved a paper clip through her lip and strutted around with a huge, black anarchist symbol tattooed on her
stomach. Raimondo said she thought care- fully about how she would convey this transformation, including the color scheme of her costumes (the shift from pink to black and red) and her song choice, “Cherry Bomb” by Joan Jett. “Originally, I wanted to go with a song by the Sex Pistols or the Ramones, but I deliberately picked a female sing- er,” she said. “I wanted to demonstrate how society fears powerful women. I wanted to get that message across and GH¿QLWHO\ PDNH LW PRUH RI D IHPDOH foundation, than just punk in general.” 5DLPRQGR VDLG WKLV VSHFL¿F $3( event showcased diverse body types. She said she hopes it shows there is not one “right” size and shape for burlesque. “Everybody’s philosophy on bur- lesque is different, but I kind of like to think of it as doing it the way you are,” she said. “You don’t have to worry about losing weight and then perform- ing. I think that naturally that sends the message to be empowered by your own body.” Wolozin said she hoped the audi- ence had fun. She said sex can be can- didly talked and joked about in public. “I hope that [the audience] sees that everyone is in charge of their own sexuality and that being sexy has noth- ing to do with size, shape, color or gen- der,” she said. “I hope that people walk away from our shows feeling a little more empowered than they did before, but even if they simply had a good time without any of the other stuff, I will be happy.”
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APE performers focused on fears in their show, “Things That Go Boob In The Night.”
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Artists Hit The Streets WATER STREET MARKET TO HOST FIRST HUDSON VALLEY CHALK ART FESTIVAL
By Â Maria Â Jayne Copy Â Editor Â | Â Maria.firstname.lastname@example.org
On Â sunny Â summer Â days, Â children Â are Â often Â outside Â creating Â chalk Â masterpieces Â and Â explor-Â ing Â their Â imaginations Â â€” Â but Â this Â summer, Â profes-Â sional Â artists Â from Â around Â the Â country Â are Â hitting Â the Â pavement Â in Â downtown Â New Â Paltz. :DWHU 6WUHHW 0DUNHW LV KRVWLQJ WKHLU ÂżUVW Hudson Â Valley Â Chalk Â Art Â July Â 20 Â to Â 22 Â from Â 10 Â a.m. Â to Â 6 Â p.m.. The Â festival Â will Â consist Â of Â 12 Â professional Â artists Â showing Â off Â their Â talents Â by Â making Â intri-Â cate Â illustrations Â and Â 3D Â pieces Â of Â temporary Â art, Â Theresa Â Fall, Â events Â coordinator Â for Â Water Â Street, Â said. She Â said Â each Â professional Â will Â be Â assisted Â by Â a Â local Â artist Â to Â help Â with Â the Â workload, Â but Â they Â must Â pay Â their Â own Â entry Â fee. Â Fall Â said Â they Â are Â currently Â accepting Â portfolios Â through Â email Â that Â will Â be Â judged Â based Â on Â creativity, Â talent Â and Â interest. â€œAll Â skill Â levels Â and Â types Â of Â artists Â are Â wel-Â come,â€? Â Fall Â said. Â â€œYou Â donâ€™t Â have Â to Â be Â a Â chalk Â artist Â to Â participate.â€? Â Chalk Â art Â is Â a Â new Â medium Â in Â which Â the Â art-Â
LVWLVDEOHWRSXWDVLJQLÂżFDQWDPRXQWRIZRUNLQWR the Â product, Â and Â it Â disappears Â at Â its Â own Â pace. Â Fall Â said Â it Â can Â last Â as Â long Â as Â the Â environment Â doesnâ€™t Â interfere. Â Fourth-Âyear Â psychology Â major Â Shane Â Triano Â said Â the Â temporary Â aspect Â of Â the Â artwork Â is Â en-Â dearing Â and Â itâ€™s Â necessary Â to Â bring Â different Â art Â forms Â to Â the Â community. â€œArt Â is Â necessary Â and Â weâ€™re Â really Â lucky Â to Â live Â in Â a Â town Â where Â we Â have Â access Â to Â so Â much Â great Â visual Â and Â musical Â art,â€? Â Triano Â said. Â â€œIâ€™m Â a Â big Â fan Â of Â temporary Â art Â too, Â so Â sounds Â pretty Â badass Â to Â me.â€? To Â make Â room Â for Â the Â artwork, Â the Â upper Â parking Â lot Â will Â be Â closed Â for Â the Â three Â days, Â Fall Â said. Â Each Â artist Â will Â get Â their Â own Â area Â of Â the Â lotâ€™s Â asphalt Â and Â places Â will Â be Â mapped Â out Â and Â marked Â prior Â to Â the Â event. Fall Â said Â the Â event Â was Â created Â by Â the Â owner Â of Â Water Â Street Â Market Â who Â saw Â chalk Â art Â when Â he Â was Â traveling Â and Â thought Â it Â would Â draw Â a Â large Â crowd. Â According Â to Â Â hudsonvalleychalkfestival.com, Â the Â event Â will Â be Â sponsored Â by Â several Â businesses Â in Â town Â such Â as Â Unison Â Arts Â Center Â and Â Krauseâ€™s Â Chocolate. Â Â Christine Â Retta, Â a Â fourth-Âyear Â secondary Â
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education Â major, Â said Â she Â thinks Â this Â is Â a Â great Â Â opportunity Â for Â New Â Paltz. Â â€œI Â always Â see Â pictures Â of Â things Â of Â that Â nature Â online Â and Â didnâ€™t Â believe Â it Â actually Â happened. Â Bringing Â it Â to Â New Â Paltz Â is Â such Â an Â interesting Â
FRQFHSWDQG,WKLQNLWUHDOO\ÂżWVLQZLWKWKHFXO-Â ture Â of Â our Â town, Â especially Â Water Â Street Â Market,â€? Â Retta Â said. Â â€œI Â only Â wish Â it Â was Â going Â to Â be Â during Â the Â school Â year Â so Â the Â student Â population Â could Â enjoy Â it Â as Â well Â as Â the Â local Â population.â€?
SPRING CONCERT: WALE
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For Â this Â yearâ€™s Â spring Â concert, Â rapper Â Wale Â per-Â formed Â in Â the Â Elting Â Gym Â on Â Saturday, Â May Â 5. Â In Â addition Â to Â the Â hip-Âhop Â artist, Â local Â band Â Bounce Â Method Â and Â rapper Â Sam Â Lachow Â were Â selected Â as Â the Â opening Â acts Â through Â a Â video Â Â submission Â contest. Wale Â was Â chosen Â to Â perform Â after Â a Â survey Â was Â sent Â out Â to Â students Â by Â Student Â Associa-Â tion Â Productions Â last Â semester. Â Wale Â placed Â ÂżIWKLQWKHYRWLQJ
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Gettinâ€™ No Rest In All Night Fest MUSIC, ART AND ACTIVISM TAKE ROOT IN ROSENDALE EVENT
By Â Suzy Â Berkowitz Copy Â Editor Â | Â N020079890@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
A Â stage Â constructed Â from Â trees: Â the Â makings Â of Â Forest Â Fest Â 2012. Â A Â music, Â arts Â and Â activism Â festival, Â Forest Â Fest Â planted Â its Â roots Â in Â 2009 Â and Â has Â been Â growing Â taller Â ever Â since. Â Fea-Â turing Â local Â bands Â performing Â rap, Â jazz, Â metal, Â indie Â rock, Â electronic Â and Â R&B, Â the Â festival Â brought Â in Â audience Â mem-Â bers Â who Â camped Â out Â for Â a Â day-Âlong Â event Â on Â Saturday, Â May Â 5 Â at Â the Â Center Â for Â Symbolic Â Studies Â in Â Rosendale. Â â€œItâ€™s Â a Â mess Â of Â social Â collaboration Â that Â is Â slowly Â spreading Â outward Â to Â en-Â compass Â as Â many Â individuals Â as Â it Â can Â touch,â€? Â Brad Â Gorfein, Â one Â of Â the Â eventâ€™s Â coordinators, Â said. Â â€œItâ€™s Â creating Â a Â plat-Â form Â for Â positivity Â through Â creativity, Â especially Â music Â and Â art.â€? Although Â the Â festival Â has Â been Â an Â annual Â event Â for Â several Â years Â now, Â this Â ZDVWKHÂżUVW\HDULWZDVEURXJKWLQWRWKH light Â and Â legal Â changes Â were Â made Â for Â both Â positive Â and Â negative Â outcomes. Â Having Â to Â book Â a Â space Â and Â attain Â a Â li-Â cense Â and Â insurance Â for Â the Â festival Â was Â tiresome, Â but Â worth Â it, Â Gorfein Â said. Â However, Â some Â bands Â were Â given Â the Â short Â end Â of Â the Â tree Â limb.
DawnMarie Â Allan, Â a Â fourth-Âyear Â music Â therapy Â major Â and Â lead Â singer Â for Â Harmologna Â & Â the Â Foxy Â Booty Â Bootyz, Â was Â shut Â down Â around Â 1 Â a.m. Â because Â of Â a Â noise Â complaint Â after Â only Â perform-Â ing Â three Â or Â four Â songs Â with Â her Â band. Â They Â were Â provided Â the Â smaller Â stage Â to Â perform Â on, Â but Â were Â excited Â to Â sing Â together Â for Â the Â last Â time Â before Â going Â their Â separate Â ways, Â she Â said. â€œThat Â was Â our Â last Â gig Â before Â we Â break Â up Â because Â everyoneâ€™s Â graduating Â and Â leaving,â€? Â Allan Â said. Â â€œAnd Â it Â was Â re-Â ally Â rough Â because Â everyone Â was Â really Â hyped Â to Â hear Â us Â and Â we Â had Â to Â shut Â it Â GRZQ:HFRXOGQÂśWHYHQÂżQLVKDVRQJÂ´ Although Â Allan Â would Â have Â liked Â to Â perform Â on Â the Â main Â stage Â so Â her Â band Â FRXOG ÂżQLVK WKHLU VHW VKH VDLG VKH LV looking Â forward Â to Â attending Â next Â year, Â perhaps Â not Â as Â a Â performer. Â Besides Â that, Â Gorfein Â said Â the Â fes-Â tival Â was Â a Â success. Â He Â is Â planning Â on Â providing Â transportation Â to Â and Â from Â the Â festival Â next Â year Â to Â accommodate Â more Â people Â in Â general Â as Â well Â as Â being Â eco-Â logically Â friendly. Â â€œWe Â expected Â hundreds Â more Â peo-Â ple Â and Â I Â think Â one Â of Â the Â major Â reasons Â why Â they Â werenâ€™t Â there Â was Â because Â
Young Â Neighbors Â performed Â at Â Forest Â Fest Â on Â May Â 5. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â PHOTO Â BY Â JULIAN Â BERMAN there Â wasnâ€™t Â a Â shuttle,â€? Â Gorfein Â said. Â â€œNo Â way Â any Â of Â the Â freshmen Â would Â have Â known Â where Â this Â was Â and Â if Â we Â were Â able Â to Â get Â a Â shuttle, Â we Â couldâ€™ve Â made Â it Â easier Â and Â more Â ecologically Â friendly.â€? Â Despite Â the Â kinks Â that Â still Â needed Â to Â be Â worked Â out, Â this Â yearâ€™s Â Forest Â
Fest Â was Â enjoyed Â by Â many, Â including Â Sandy Â Davis, Â guitarist/singer Â for Â Young Â Â Neighbors. Â â€œIt Â was Â a Â lot Â of Â fun,â€? Â she Â said. Â â€œOverall Â there Â was Â a Â really Â good Â energy Â and Â it Â was Â fun Â to Â be Â hanging Â out Â with Â our Â friends Â in Â the Â sun Â with Â really Â happy Â people Â and Â a Â lot Â of Â good Â music.â€? Â
Folk Singer Takes On A â€˜Brand New Keyâ€™ MELANIE SAFKA TO COME TO BEARSVILLE THEATER THIS JUNE By Â Zan Â Strumfeld A&E Â Editor Â | Â Sstrumfeld34@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
With Â more Â than Â 40 Â years Â of Â performing Â under Â her Â belt, Â folk Â singer-Âsongwriter Â Melanie Â Safka Â is Â still Â not Â taking Â a Â break. Â On Â June Â 2, Â she Â will Â bring Â her Â grassroots Â back Â to Â the Â stage Â at Â the Â Bearsville Â Theater. Safka, Â also Â known Â as Â just Â Melanie, Â began Â her Â career Â in Â the Â â€˜60s Â and Â got Â her Â break Â at Â Woodstock. Â She Â is Â best Â known Â for Â her Â hits Â â€œBrand Â New Â Keyâ€? Â and Â â€œLay Â Down Â (Candles Â in Â the Â Rain).â€? She Â said Â Woodstock Â changed Â everything Â for Â her. â€œItâ€™s Â a Â real Â phenomenon Â because Â I Â walked Â on Â that Â stage Â an Â unknown Â person Â and Â I Â walked Â off Â a Â celebrity,â€? Â she Â said. Â â€œJust Â a Â total Â different Â life Â after Â I Â walked Â off.â€?
Â Safka Â is Â currently Â on Â tour Â for Â her Â newest Â album, Â Ever Â Since Â You Â Never Â Heard Â Of Â Me. Â Although Â it Â was Â completed Â in Â 2010, Â the Â record Â release Â was Â put Â on Â hold Â when Â her Â husband, Â Peter Â Schek-Â eryk, Â who Â was Â also Â her Â producer, Â passed Â away. Â Safka Â said Â that, Â while Â dealing Â with Â the Â loss Â of Â her Â husband, Â she Â had Â no Â idea Â how Â to Â handle Â the Â business. Â â€œPeter Â is Â the Â business Â and Â I Â did Â the Â music, Â that Â was Â the Â way Â we Â were Â happy,â€? Â she Â said. Â â€œThen Â life Â presented Â these Â challenges. Â We Â are Â dealing Â with Â them. Â The Â only Â way Â I Â could Â get Â through Â it Â was Â to Â keep Â doing Â the Â gigs. Â When Â Iâ€™m Â singing, Â Iâ€™m Â OK.â€? The Â album Â is Â a Â culmination Â of Â Safkaâ€™s Â painful Â truths, Â she Â said. Â â€œI Â Tried Â to Â Die Â Youngâ€? Â features Â lyrics Â like, Â â€œI Â took Â a Â plane Â through Â the Â dawn Â / Â Threw Â myself Â on Â the Â tracks Â / Â But Â the Â train Â didnâ€™t Â come Â and Â I Â had Â to Â walk Â back.â€? Â
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â€œI Â pretty Â much Â go Â for Â the Â truth,â€? Â Safka Â said. Â â€œI Â write Â down Â what Â I Â feel. Â I Â write Â journal Â entries Â and Â I Â put Â them Â on Â my Â web-Â site Â and Â my Â songs. Â Itâ€™s Â always Â my Â little Â universe Â Iâ€™m Â trying Â to Â explain.â€? Safkaâ€™s Â son, Â Beau Â Jarred Â Schekeryk, Â is Â also Â featured Â on Â the Â album Â with Â his Â own Â instrumental, Â â€œDeserts Â of Â Blue.â€? Â Although Â she Â was Â often Â around Â big-Ânamed Â celebrities, Â in-Â cluding Â taking Â a Â plane Â ride Â with Â Jimi Â Hendrix Â and Â talking Â with Â Elton Â John, Â Safka Â said Â she Â was Â always Â pretty Â shy Â and Â didnâ€™t Â stay Â close Â with Â anyone. Â She Â said Â she Â hid Â from Â cameras Â and Â although Â she Â liked Â performing, Â stayed Â out Â of Â the Â spotlight. â€œI Â was Â married Â in Â a Â very Â conventional Â way Â with Â kids Â and Â all Â I Â wanted Â to Â do Â was Â go Â home Â to Â my Â organic Â vegetables,â€? Â Safka Â said. Â â€œI Â was Â totally Â granola. Â It Â was Â just Â the Â way Â it Â was.â€?
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Celebrating Their Youth NOISE-PUNK BAND DELIVERS EXPLOSIVE SECOND ALBUM By Â Andrew Â Wyrich (GLWRULQ&KLHI_Andrew.email@example.com
Japandroids Celebration Rock
Want Â to Â be Â overcome Â with Â a Â feeling Â of Â pure, Â musically-Âinduced Â invincibility? Â If Â you Â do, Â look Â no Â further Â than Â Japandroidsâ€™ Â newest Â al-Â bum Â Celebration Â Rock. My Â friend Â happened Â upon Â the Â not-Âyet-Âreleased Â album Â â€” Â which Â is Â scheduled Â to Â infect Â the Â ears Â of Â the Â entire Â noise-Âpunk Â genre Â on Â June Â 5 Â â€” Â and Â let Â me Â listen Â to Â it. Â Upon Â its Â completion, Â I Â instantly Â decided Â that Â it Â ZRXOGEHWKHDOEXPWKDWGHÂżQHVP\VXPPHU Put Â simply, Â Celebration Â Rock Â is Â an Â album Â about Â youth. Â Japan-Â droidsâ€™ Â premier Â album Â Post-ÂNothing Â was Â saturated Â with Â the Â theme Â of Â unbridled Â youthfulness Â that Â made Â you Â want Â to Â break Â out Â a Â bottle Â of Â alcohol Â and Â sneak Â into Â the Â dead Â of Â night. Â Each Â song Â on Â Post-ÂNothing Â reminded Â you Â to Â resist Â societyâ€™s Â desire Â for Â you Â to Â grow Â up Â and Â evolve Â from Â your Â teenage Â debauchery Â through Â loud Â chants Â and Â grizzly Â guitar Â riffs, Â and Â Celebration Â Rock Â spins Â that Â feeling Â into Â a Â mature Â fashion. Â Instead Â of Â thrusting Â against Â your Â inevitable Â turning Â of Â the Â calen-Â dar, Â Celebration Â Rock Â preaches Â a Â sober Â acceptance Â Â â€” Â albeit Â an Â un-Â wanted Â one Â â€” Â of Â your Â coming-Âof-Âage. Â The Â bandâ€™s Â unguided Â energy Â has Â no Â limit Â in Â its Â ability Â to Â make Â you Â GDQFHDQGVFUHDPZKLFKLVHYLGHQWLQWKHÂżUVWVRQJRIWKHDOEXPÂł7KH Nights Â of Â Wine Â and Â Roses,â€? Â throws Â the Â listener Â into Â a Â state Â of Â euphoria Â I Â can Â only Â imagine Â would Â force Â you Â to Â slap Â on Â a Â pair Â of Â aviators, Â light Â up Â a Â cigarette Â and Â just Â drive Â for Â hours Â into Â the Â distance. Â The Â album Â continues Â to Â storm Â forward Â with Â fantastic Â middle Â
WUDFNVOLNHÂł(YLOÂśV:D\Â´DQGÂł$GUHQDOLQH1LJKWVKLIWÂ´FRPSOHWHZLWK strained Â vocals Â and Â choruses Â that Â demand Â every Â inch Â of Â energy Â you Â FRXOGSRVVLEO\H[HUWEHIRUHOHDGLQJWKHOLVWHQHULQWRWKHWKLUGDQGÂżQDO act Â of Â Celebration Â Rock Â that Â is Â an Â explosion Â of Â revolts, Â chants Â and Â un-Â checked, Â well....celebration. Â Âł<RXQJHU 8VÂ´ ZKLFK ZDV UHOHDVHG SULRU WR Celebration Â Rock, Â discusses Â exactly Â what Â you Â would Â expect Â â€” Â the Â desire Â to Â relieve Â the Â PRPHQWVRI\RXWK\RXZLOOQHYHUIRUJHW:LWKOLQHVOLNHÂłUHPHPEHU saying Â things Â like Â weâ€™ll Â sleep Â when Â weâ€™re Â dead Â and Â thinking Â this Â feel-Â ing Â was Â never Â gonna Â end Â / Â remember Â that Â night Â you Â were Â already Â in Â bed Â / Â said Â â€˜fuck Â itâ€™ Â and Â got Â up Â to Â drink Â with Â me Â insteadâ€? Â how Â can Â you Â not Â yearn Â to Â relate Â with Â their Â youthful Â exuberance? Â The Â song Â shows Â that Â the Â band Â has Â accepted Â their Â coming Â of Â age, Â just Â not Â as Â happily Â as Â you Â might Â expect. Â 7KHDOEXPÂśVODVWWZRWUDFNVÂł7KH+RXVH7KDW+HDYHQ%XLOWÂ´DQG Âł&RQWLQXRXV7KXQGHUÂ´DFWDVSHUIHFWERRNHQGVWRCelebration Â Rock, Â offering Â not Â only Â an Â anthemic Â rock Â that Â could Â inject Â energy Â into Â even Â WKHPRVWSDVVLYHRIOLVWHQHUVEXWDMX[WDSRVLQJÂżQDOVRQJWKDWVXPVXS the Â album Â entirely. Â Âł7KH+RXVH7KDW+HDYHQ%XLOWÂ´KDVPRUHÂłRKÂśVÂ´LQLWWKDQDQ\ song Â Iâ€™ve Â ever Â heard Â â€” Â and Â itâ€™s Â perfect. Â The Â song Â makes Â you Â want Â to Â lash Â out Â and Â scream Â against Â the Â walls Â caving Â in Â around Â you Â and Â live Â the Â OLIH\RXZDQW:KHQWKHGXRRI%ULDQ.LQJDQG'DYLG3URZVHVFUHDP ÂłZKHQWKH\ORYH\RXDQGWKH\ZLOO7HOOWKHPWKH\FDQDOOORYHLQP\ shadow Â / Â and Â if Â they Â try Â to Â slow Â you Â down Â / Â tell Â them Â all Â to Â â€˜go Â to Â hell,â€™â€? Â how Â can Â you Â not Â be Â overcome Â with Â a Â revolution-Âlike Â feeling Â of Â power? Â Âł&RQWLQXRXV7KXQGHUÂ´LVWKHVRPEHUÂżQDOHRICelebration Â Rock, Â complete Â with Â repeated Â guitar Â slamming Â and Â soft-Âspoken Â lyrics Â that Â seem Â to Â question Â whether Â anyone Â out Â there Â feels Â the Â same Â way Â the Â EDQGGRHVDERXWWKHLUDJH7KHVRQJHQGVZLWKÂżUHZRUNVEORZLQJXSLQ WKHGLVWDQFHEXWKRQHVWO\ZKRQHHGVÂżUHZRUNVZKHQ\RXFDQMXVWKLW repeat Â and Â listen Â to Â Celebration Â Rock Â again?
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MINOR: Anthropology HOMETOWN: Yonkers, N.Y.
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JEREMY VANDERHEYDEN Major: BFA Ceramics Year: Fourth
“Working with ceramics and wood is not merely a material choice, it is a lifestyle choice. By working closely with materials that have been forged over time by the processes of this planet, I am humbled by their vast history, character and tradition. These materials speak of craftsmanship, life and patience. I hope that through interacting and using my work individuals can begin to understand the value of material, craftsmanship, the environment and their role as integral members of communities and our society.”
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Student Association (SA) President Terrell Coakley recently proposed that administrators work to provide more food service providers in the Student Union (SU) which would work in tandem with the Student Activi- ties announcement of extended SU hours starting next semester to improve life in the SU. We at The New Paltz Oracle commend Coakley and administrators for this initiative as it demonstrates a willingness to work amicably to ensure all parties get what they need from our campus facilities. Especially in light of recent discourse regarding our meal service providers and the hype surrounding the potential renewal of Sodexo’s contract, we feel this is an important topic worth our time and attention. What better time than now to approach the potential operation hours critically with attention to the students needs? We are also in favor of Coakley’s idea of expanding the admittedly limited meal selection. It’s no secret that students have incredibly limited
food options as the sun goes down, especially toward the end of the week. With the choices between Hawk Street Station or Hasbrouck come 7:30 p.m., students aren’t given particularly healthy or appetizing regular choices. We think these changes to the SU are a step in the right direction, but further extensions to the building’s hours would be even better. Students would get what they need — and what they were promised — from the space. Our campus is lucky to have such a wealth of active organizations that call the SU their home. However, they are often rushed out by the limited hours of op- HUDWLRQ&OXEVFRXOGEHQH¿WIURPHYHQPRUHDGGLWLRQDO KRXUVRIDFFHVVWRWKHLURI¿FHVDQGPHHWLQJVSDFHV7KLV would allow for more productive and comprehensive meetings that would certainly ensure more thoughtful and engaging programs and events. It’d be a great ser- vice to our campus, creating a strong core location for the thriving community.
Organizations aside, our student body as a whole is incredibly busy and active with complex and unpredict- DEOHVFKHGXOHV0RVWVWXGHQWV¿QGWKHPVHOYHVERXQF- ing between classes, work and extracurriculars in rapid succession with little to no down time from their daily grinds. It seems imprudent that the SU, which was meant to be a sanctuary from our academic stresses, is open primarily during the hours we’re in class or busy. This beautiful building equipped with televisions, pool ta- bles and computers is going to waste. The SU could be a true anchoring headquarters that could only improve our community — if only it was available. We can’t KHOSEXW¿QGWKHZDVWHGSRWHQWLDOWREHDVKDPH In the end, improvements to our SU would only work to foster a comfortable and accommodating liv- ing environment for those of us who spend our time on campus. It’s important to remember that during the academic months the campus is our home and we shouldn’t feel like guests.
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JOHN Â BRANDI Â News Â Editor
By Â the Â time Â you Â read Â this, Â I Â will Â no Â longer Â be Â the Â news Â editor Â for Â The Â New Â Paltz Â Oracle. Â Least Â important, Â I Â wonâ€™t Â be Â a Â full-Âtime Â college Â student Â either. Â Iâ€™ll Â be Â off Â into Â the Â sunset, Â to Â follow Â my Â psychotic Â dreams Â of Â fame. Â You Â want Â to Â know Â how Â to Â be Â famous? Â Send Â in Â an Â audition Â tape Â to Â the Â â€œReal Â World,â€? Â and Â for Â some Â reason Â do Â a Â lot Â of Â splits, Â convince Â them Â that Â youâ€™re Â dramatic Â and Â demon-Â strate Â that Â you Â can Â pull Â a Â weave Â off Â when Â cornered. Â Once Â accepted, Â go Â wild. Â Throw Â shit, Â scream Â a Â lot, Â drink, Â drink Â some Â more Â and Â turn Â that Â mother Â out. Â Hopefully Â this Â will Â lead Â to Â your Â own Â spinoff, Â your Â spot Â on Â celebrity Â rehab Â or Â worst Â case, Â six Â hours Â in Â jail. Â However, Â thereâ€™s Â always Â the Â reunion Â and Â God Â help Â those Â bitches. Â Then Â again, Â who Â am Â I Â kidding? Â I Â canâ€™t Â even Â make Â a Â proper Â phone Â call Â to Â journalism Â sources. Â You Â can Â most Â OLNHO\ÂżQGPHÂżQLVKLQJÂł%DWWOHVWDU*DODFWLFDÂ´RQ1HWĂ€L[. Â 6RPHKRZ , WKLQN , ORVW WKH SRLQW RI WKLV ÂłUHĂ€HF tion.â€? Â Iâ€™m Â here Â to Â talk Â about Â the Â one Â thing Â in Â college Â that Â I Â actually Â enjoyed: Â the Â Oracle. Â There Â was Â a Â time Â when Â I Â was Â seriously Â considering Â not Â returning Â to Â the Â news Â chair Â a Â second Â time. Â Then Â I Â got Â drunk Â and Â made Â the Â best Â deci-Â sion Â of Â my Â life, Â and Â believe Â me Â friends, Â that Â donâ€™t Â happen Â often. Â Needless Â to Â say, Â you Â all Â know Â what Â that Â was. Â Iâ€™m Â still Â here. Â ,ÂśP VWLOO D ÂżUP EHOLHYHU LQ WKH &RVPLF 6ODS DQG how Â bad Â shit Â just Â seems Â to Â follow Â me Â incessantly. Â My Â time Â as Â news Â editor Â has Â been Â marked Â with Â confronta-Â tions, Â verbal Â assaults, Â let Â downs Â and Â M.I.A Â contributing Â ZULWHUV,JXHVVWKH\WRRNDZURQJWXUQLQWKH&RN\NHQ dall Â dungeon. Â Thatâ€™s Â life Â and Â I Â wouldnâ€™t Â change Â a Â thing. Â Itâ€™s Â not Â going Â to Â be Â sunny Â all Â the Â time. Â It Â has Â to Â go Â super-Â
nova Â sometimes. Â With Â the Â Oracle, Â you Â get Â real Â world Â ex-Â perience, Â and Â the Â faster Â you Â learn Â there Â are Â real Â shit Â heads Â in Â this Â college Â microcosm, Â the Â faster Â itâ€™ll Â transform Â you Â into Â a Â stronger, Â more Â capable Â person. Â This Â too Â shall Â pass. Â Fact Â time! Â According Â to Â a Â %XVLQHVV :LUH Â study Â conducted Â in Â 2008, Â â€œmore Â than Â 76 Â percent Â of Â college Â students Â have Â read Â their Â college Â newspaper Â in Â the Â past Â PRQWKÂ´$QRWKHU LPSUHVVLQJ ÂżQG VWDWHV Âł2YHU SHU cent Â of Â faculty Â members Â have Â read Â their Â publication Â in Â the Â last Â month, Â with Â 51 Â percent Â reading Â it Â in Â the Â last Â week.â€? Â The Â college Â newspaper Â is Â an Â integral Â part Â of Â campus Â life, Â and Â the Â numbers Â show Â that Â its Â survival Â be Â assured. Â Now Â letâ€™s Â ask Â a Â professional. Â â€œThe Â college Â newspaper Â continues Â to Â hold Â its Â value Â with Â students Â as Â a Â key Â source Â for Â news Â and Â information Â and Â despite Â growth Â in Â technology Â and Â new Â media Â op-Â tions, Â we Â consistently Â mark Â very Â strong Â audiences Â who Â rely Â on Â this Â source Â to Â maintain Â a Â connection Â to Â their Â cam-Â pus Â community Â and Â local Â happenings,â€? Â Samantha Â Skey, Â executive Â vice Â president Â of Â strategic Â marketing Â of Â Alloy Â Media Â + Â Marketing, Â said. Â Â Meanwhile: Â Andrew, Â youâ€™re Â doing Â a Â wonderful Â job, Â just Â put Â those Â damn Â previews Â on Â the Â website. Â Oh Â and Â I Â quit. Â Julie Â Bird, Â Iâ€™ll Â miss Â our Â ladies Â who Â lunch Â meals Â and Â you Â drawing Â the Â line Â when Â #RealTalk Â becomes Â #ViciousTalk;Íž Â hopefully, Â weâ€™ll Â be Â friends Â after Â this. Â Iâ€™m Â KDYLQJ VXFK D Âł=DQWDVWLFÂ´ WLPH ZULWLQJ WKLV UHĂ€HFWLRQ DQGPHQWLRQLQJ\RXKHUH,ÂśGOLNHWRVD\&DW7DFRSLQD resident Â psycho Â and Â co-Âglitter Â egg Â sister, Â you Â have Â all Â the Â oxygen Â you Â need. Â Itâ€™s Â up Â to Â you Â now Â to Â make Â sure Â WKHURRPLVQHYHUTXLHWIRUORQJHUWKDQÂżYHVHFRQGVWKH exact Â length Â of Â awkward Â silence Â it Â takes Â for Â a Â gay Â baby Â to Â be Â born Â somewhere Â in Â the Â world). Â Katherine Â Speller, Â EULQJPHWKHD[H7KHGHHGLVGRQH3URPTXHHQ&ODU issa, Â please Â return Â one Â day Â to Â take Â the Â news Â chair, Â youâ€™re Â perfect. Â Jaleesa, Â you Â may Â or Â may Â not Â read Â this, Â but Â thank Â \RXIRUHYHU\WKLQJ,GRUHVSHFWZKDW\RXGLGKHUH&D
terina, Â you Â get Â the Â shit Â stick, Â you Â understand Â me. Â Shard Â on, Â sister. Â Kelsey, Â it Â was Â a Â pleasure Â getting Â to Â know Â \RXDQGVFDULQJ\RXRQ0RQGD\PRUQLQJRIÂżFHKRXUV when Â you Â were Â the Â only Â one Â there, Â never Â got Â old. Â Suzy, Â I Â think Â this Â girl Â got Â butt Â implants Â or Â something, Â I Â hope Â \RXFRPHRYHUWRQHZVPRUHRIWHQ&DURO\Q4XLPE\ to Â the Â tune Â of Â â€œEleanor Â Rigby,â€? Â thanks Â for Â forever Â ruin-Â ing Â that Â song Â and Â thank Â you Â for Â being Â a Â diligent Â copy Â editor. Â Youâ€™re Â good Â people. Â Robin, Â thanks Â for Â the Â awe-Â some Â photos Â and Â being Â hyper-Âorganized. Â Sam, Â good Â looks Â with Â the Â map. Â Ben, Â keep Â it Â real Â and Â boogie Â on;Íž Â I Â hope Â youâ€™re Â YouTube Â famous Â one Â day. Â The Â distro Â team, Â WKDQNVIRUGRLQJRXUGLUW\ZRUNDQGIRUWKHUHFRUG, hate Â anything Â above Â a Â 28, Â too). Â Sara, Â Iâ€™m Â not Â sure Â what Â you Â do, Â witchcraft Â Web-Âery, Â but Â thanks Â for Â making Â the Â site Â look Â awesome. Â Pete, Â thanks Â for Â helping Â me Â com-Â ing Â up Â with Â sick Â headlines Â about Â murder, Â Â it Â was Â â€˜snowâ€™ Â laughing Â matter. Â Last Â and Â least, Â laolaoaloalaoaal Â my Â mirror Â sister, Â the Â shade Â of Â it Â all Â that Â youâ€™re Â on Â the Â bot-Â tom Â probably Â searching Â for Â your Â name Â thinking Â I Â for-Â got. Â Hey, Â smile Â because Â youâ€™re Â news Â chair Â and Â you Â did Â it Â and Â youâ€™re Â going Â to Â be Â great. Â Keep Â hard Â on Â them Â and Â crack Â that Â whip. Â Iâ€™ll Â be Â here Â if Â you Â need Â me, Â but Â only Â if Â you Â REALLY Â need Â me. Â When Â in Â doubt, Â just Â remember Â student-Âbased Â journalism, Â i.e. Â the Â Oracle, Â gives Â you Â the Â opportunity Â WRNQRZKRZ\RXUVFKRRORSHUDWHVDQGWRSURÂżOHWKRVH who Â are Â in Â charge. Â I Â am Â a Â better Â person Â because Â of Â it. Â No Â one Â can Â take Â that Â from Â me. Â How Â many Â people Â can Â say Â theyâ€™ve Â asked Â their Â college/university Â president Â a Â direct Â question, Â or Â got Â to Â know Â their Â student Â leaders Â to Â WKH SRLQW RI ÂżUVWQDPH KDUDVVPHQW" , GRQÂśW GR VDSS\ but Â this Â graf Â is Â oozing. Â Iâ€™m Â going Â to Â miss Â the Â program Â and Â the Â paper. Â However, Â I Â know Â thereâ€™s Â a Â lot Â more Â out Â there Â for Â me Â that Â I Â have Â to Â experience Â and Â explore. Â So Â I Â slip Â you Â my Â sincerest Â sayonara. Â Iâ€™m Â signing Â off Â for Â the Â ÂżQDOWLPHDVDQXQGHUJUDGXDWHWKHUHDO-RKQ&%UDQGL
TOP QUOTES OF SPRING â€˜12 â€œMy Â ovaries Â went Â Â Â Incredible Â Hulk Â on Â that Â Â Â one.â€? Â Â Â Â -Â Â Katherine Â Speller
â€œOh, Â pick Â me!â€?
Â Â Â -Â Â Suzy Â Berkowitz Â catch Â phrase
â€œEvery Â single Â time Â Iâ€™m Â Â Â in Â here, Â I Â see Â a Â different Â Â Â part Â of Â a Â different Â part Â Â Â of Â YouTube.â€? Â &DURO\Q4XLPE\
â€œThe Â times, Â they Â are Â New Â Â Â Roman.â€? Â Â Â -Â Â Katherine Â Speller
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â€œWait, Â can Â we Â watch Â Â Â videos Â of Â babies Â eating Â Â Â lemons?â€? Â Â Â -Â Â Katherine Â Speller
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The Â New Â Paltz Â Oracle
SPORTS THE Â NEW Â PALTZ Â ORACLE
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The Â New Â Paltz Â Oracle
Hitting Â The Â Bottle Â Out Â Of Â The Â Park
By Â Willem Â Donahue Contributing Â Writer Â | Â N02061699@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
Sunlight Â pours Â through Â the Â fresh Â budding Â leaves Â and Â the Â dull Â boom Â of Â the Â 32-Âounce Â Gatorade Â bottle Â cuts Â through Â the Â chirping Â of Â the Â birds. Â The Â main Â viewing Â area Â is Â a Â hefty Â picnic Â table Â plas-Â WHUHG ZLWK JUDIÂżWL DERXW ÂżYH IHHW IURP WKH GULYHZD\ RU RXWÂżHOG DV LW LV ULJKWO\ called Â on Â a Â day Â like Â today. Â 7KH 5HF\FDEDOO ÂżHOG LV ORDGHG DV are Â the Â bleachers, Â with Â all Â types Â of Â char-Â acters;Íž Â sun-Âbathing Â girls Â glaring Â over Â glasses Â and Â shirtless Â bystanders Â baiting Â on Â the Â batter. Â The Â umpire Â sits Â in Â a Â leather Â lounge Â chair Â relaxed Â but Â exact, Â ready Â to Â quell Â any Â disputes Â among Â the Â gamesâ€™ Â restless Â young Â players. Â â€œI Â always Â like Â to Â say Â itâ€™s Â not Â your Â av-Â erage Â backyard Â sport. Â Itâ€™s Â extreme Â yet Â re-Â sourceful,â€? Â third-Âyear Â Recycaball Â MVP Â Luke Â DiCola Â said. The Â gameâ€™s Â name Â was Â coined Â by Â for-Â mer Â New Â Paltz Â student Â Sam Â Lachow, Â who Â also Â serves Â as Â designated Â commissioner Â for Â Recycaball. Â While Â visiting Â New Â Paltz Â
on Â the Â weekend Â of Â February Â 4, Â Lachow Â EODVWHGWKHÂżUVWERWWOH$VRQHRIWKHIHZ non-Âstudent Â players, Â he Â has Â watched Â the Â game Â develop Â with Â each Â visit. Âł$WÂżUVW,KDGQRLGHDWKLVZRXOGEH-Â come Â a Â game, Â I Â just Â loved Â cracking Â the Â bottle,â€? Â Lachow Â said. Â â€œBut Â it Â was Â really Â DOO OXFN WKH ÂżHOG LV SHUIHFW DQG DOORZV you Â to Â hit Â as Â hard Â as Â you Â can. Â Recycaball Â couldnâ€™t Â be Â played Â anywhere Â else.â€? Three-Âman Â teams Â face Â off Â in Â this Â EDVHEDOO WDNHRII$ IRDP EDW LV XVHG WR batter Â a Â Gatorade Â bottle Â across Â the Â 75-Â \DUG ÂżHOG ZKLFK HQFRPSDVVHV WKH PD-Â jority Â of Â 22 Â South Â Oakwood Â Terraceâ€™s Â SURSHUW\$OOREVWDFOHVÂ˛DIRRWSLHFH of Â PVC Â pipe, Â the Â raised Â driveway Â and Â WRRO VKHG Â˛ PDNH IRU VRPH VHULRXVO\ Â technical Â base Â running. 7KHÂżHOGPXVWEHGLOLJHQWO\JXDUGHG despite Â its Â miniature Â status. Â One Â man Â URDPVWKHRXWÂżHOGZDLWLQJIRUDSRSĂ€\ or Â the Â coveted Â home Â run, Â which Â is Â any Â GLUHFW KLW WR$SDUWPHQW % Âł%DOOÂ´ KDQ-Â dling Â is Â key Â and Â the Â bottleâ€™s Â awkward Â shape Â can Â prove Â to Â be Â an Â obstacle. Â How-Â
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New Â Paltz Â police Â who Â recently Â respond-Â ed Â to Â a Â late Â night Â game Â noise Â complaint. â€œWe Â explained Â all Â the Â rules Â to Â them,â€? Â DiCola Â said. Â â€œThey Â said Â it Â sounded Â fun, Â and Â if Â they Â were Â off Â duty Â they Â might Â have Â WDNHQDFUDFNDWLW%XWDPZDVDOLW-Â tle Â too Â late Â to Â be Â playing Â I Â guess.â€? Â 2Q$SULOWKHODQGORUGRI6RXWK Oakwood Â Terrace Â put Â an Â end Â to Â the Â Recy-Â caball Â league Â due Â to Â the Â commotion Â and Â unwanted Â neighborhood Â publicity. Â The Â grass Â on Â the Â baselines Â is Â now Â beginning Â to Â grow Â back, Â and Â the Â umpireâ€™s Â chair Â has Â found Â its Â way Â back Â inside. Â :LWKWKHFORVLQJRIWKHÂżHOGFRPHVWR an Â end Â to Â this Â unique Â sport, Â and Â crushed Â dreams Â for Â these Â one-Âof-Âa-Âkind Â athletes. Â â€œIn Â a Â day Â and Â age Â when Â young Â people Â are Â inclined Â to Â sit Â inside Â and Â just Â watch Â T.V., Â itâ€™s Â sad Â to Â see Â thereâ€™s Â no Â room Â for Â an Â original Â game Â that Â kept Â us Â active Â all Â day Â and Â was Â such Â a Â good Â timeâ€? Â Cool Â Blue Â Coach Â Ethan Â Kramer Â said. Â Â For Â more Â information Â on Â the Â game Â and Â its Â pioneers, Â search Â â€œRecycaballâ€? Â on Â Facebook Â or Â visit Â recycaball.webs.com. Â
New Â Paltz Â Womenâ€™s Â Lacrosse Â Finishes Â Season
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The Â New Â Paltz Â Oracle
Lady Â Hawks Â Look Â Ahead Â By Â Kelsey Â Damrad Â Copy Â Editor Â | Â Kdamrad86@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu
The Â Lady Â Hawks Â Softball Â team Â com-Â pleted Â their Â spring Â 2012 Â season Â with Â an Â overall Â record Â of Â 14-Â26, Â accompanied Â by Â their Â 6-Â12 Â record Â in Â SUNYAC Â play. The Â Hawksâ€™ Â season Â began Â at Â the Â Na-Â tional Â Training Â Center Â Spring Â Games Â in Â Cl-Â ermont, Â Fla. Â From Â March Â 17 Â to Â 22, Â where Â they Â competed Â in Â 12 Â games Â and Â went Â 4-Â8. Â The Â spring Â season Â concluded Â with Â back-Â to-Âback Â doubleheaders Â on Â the Â SUNY Â New Â Paltz Â turf Â against Â No. Â 11 Â SUNY Â Cortland Â and Â SUNY Â Oswego. 7KH /DG\ +DZNV OHIW WKH ÂżHOG ZLWK D winning Â game Â on Â Friday, Â but Â not Â making Â it Â to Â the Â SUNYACs Â was Â disappointing, Â Head Â Coach Â Denise Â Marchese Â said. â€œThe Â seniors Â are Â the Â most Â disappointed, Â WKH\ GHÂżQLWHO\ H[SHFWHG PRUHÂ´ 0DUFKHVH said. Â â€œBut Â they Â never Â stopped Â working Â hard, Â DQG,WKDQNWKHPIRUDOORIWKHLUKDUGZRUNÂ´ The Â Hawks Â were Â one Â of Â the Â youngest Â teams Â in Â the Â conference Â this Â season Â with Â HLJKW ÂżUVW\HDU SOD\HUV OHDYLQJ WKH WHDP with Â plenty Â of Â ideas Â for Â future Â improve-Â ment. Â Marchese Â said Â the Â team Â was Â hoping Â for Â more Â success Â at Â the Â start Â of Â the Â season. Marchese Â said Â two Â of Â the Â teamâ€™s Â big-Â gest Â issues Â were Â consistency Â and Â a Â lack Â of Â FRQÂżGHQFH 7KH SUDFWLFHV ZKLFK WULHG WR recreate Â the Â pressure Â felt Â in Â games, Â drive Â the Â players Â to Â play Â hard Â and Â reinforce Â their Â FRQÂżGHQFH Practices Â have Â become Â increasingly Â de-Â WDLOHG VR WKH WHDP FDQ ÂżJXUH RXW WKH PHQ-Â tality Â to Â bring Â into Â games, Â Marchese Â said. Â While Â the Â Lady Â Hawks Â â€œpractice Â like Â rock-Â VWDUVÂ´LWDOOPHDQVQRWKLQJLIWKH\ORVHIRFXV RQWKHÂżHOGVKHVDLG Though Â many Â of Â the Â girls Â anticipate Â better Â fortune Â in Â the Â future, Â the Â seniors Â gave Â their Â tearful Â adieus Â to Â their Â teammates, Â wishing Â them Â well Â as Â they Â leave Â this Â chapter Â behind Â them. Going Â into Â the Â season, Â the Â girls Â had Â KLJK H[SHFWDWLRQV DQG KRSHG WR SURYH WKH preseason Â rankings Â false Â by Â making Â SU-Â NYACs Â a Â reality Â for Â the Â team, Â fourth-Âyear Â Shelby Â Martin Â said. Â Though Â shocked Â and Â frankly Â disap-Â pointed Â by Â the Â turnout Â of Â their Â season, Â the Â H[SHULHQFHKDVEHHQDÂłJUHDWMRXUQH\Â´WKDW no Â one Â will Â soon Â forget, Â she Â said. â€œA Â few Â obstacles Â we Â had Â to Â overcome Â
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Â The Â days Â are Â getting Â longer Â and Â warmer Â as Â summer Â rapidly Â approaches. Â For Â many, Â the Â summer Â is Â lush Â and Â de-Â sirable. Â For Â us Â snowboarders, Â itâ€™s Â comparable Â to Â purgatory. Â Most Â resorts Â on Â the Â East Â Coast Â donâ€™t Â start Â running Â their Â lifts Â until Â mid Â to Â late Â November, Â and Â sometimes Â even Â as Â late Â as Â December. After Â already Â dealing Â with Â terrible Â conditions Â and Â all Â the Â resorts Â closing Â early Â during Â the Â 2011-Â12 Â season, Â the Â thought Â of Â having Â to Â wait Â six Â or Â seven Â months Â to Â shred Â again Â is Â catastrophic Â for Â too Â many Â of Â us Â east-Âcoasters. Â Luckily, Â there Â are Â solutions Â to Â this Â problem. Â If Â you Â go Â WR WKH ULJKW SODFH \RX ZLOO ÂżQG VQRZ$OWKRXJK HDFK RI these Â Â involves Â spending Â the Â prettiest Â of Â pennies, Â it Â could Â turn Â out Â to Â be Â the Â best Â trip Â of Â your Â life. Â Hereâ€™s Â my Â list Â for Â you: 1) Â High Â Cascade Â Snowboard Â Camp: Or Â should Â we Â just Â call Â it Â â€œHeaven Â on Â Earth?â€? Â Located Â at Â the Â base Â of Â Mt. Â Hood Â in Â Government Â Camp, Â Oregon, Â High Â Cascade Â leads Â the Â pack Â in Â terms Â of Â greatness Â as Â an Â ex-Â treme Â sports Â camp. Â Â The Â main Â park Â offers Â a Â variety Â of Â small, Â medium Â and Â large Â jumps, Â as Â well Â as Â a Â 22-Âfoot Â super Â pipe. Â Winner Â of Â the Â 2010 Â Winter Â Dew Â Tour Â Wendyâ€™s Â Invi-Â
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Shredding Â This Â Summer tational Â Half Â Pipe Â competition Â Danny Â Davis Â said, Â â€œThe Â pipe Â is Â epic Â and Â you Â canâ€™t Â touch Â the Â rail Â garden Â there.â€? Â The Â ridiculous Â collection Â of Â rails Â the Â camp Â has Â acquired Â over Â the Â years, Â along Â with Â the Â always-Âgrowing Â creativity Â the Â park Â crew Â exhibits, Â puts Â High Â Cascade Â on Â top. High Â Cascadeâ€™s Â Team Â Riders, Â including Â my Â personal Â favorite Â urban Â and Â park Â rider Â Scott Â Stevens, Â recently Â re-Â OHDVHG D IXOOOHQJWK VQRZERDUG ÂżOP Âł+XQJU\"Â´ LQ$SULO You Â can Â check Â those Â videos, Â and Â others, Â as Â well Â as Â pricing Â and Â session Â dates Â on Â their Â website Â at Â highcascade.com. High Â Cascade Â is Â open Â exclusively Â to Â snowboarders. Â Sorry, Â no Â pole-Âholders Â allowed. 2) Â Woodward Â at Â Copper Â & Â Woodward Â at Â Tahoe: The Â internationally-Âknown Â and Â award-Âwinning Â skate-Â ERDUG FDPS :RRGZDUG KDV RIÂżFLDOO\ WDNHQ D SDUW LQ WKH VQRZVFHQHÂżQDOO\ :RRGZDUGQRZKDVWZRVQRZERDUG camps Â established, Â one Â at Â Boreal Â in Â Northern Â California Â and Â another Â at Â the Â summit Â of Â Copper Â in Â Colorado. Â Each Â are Â the Â only Â summer Â snowboarding Â camps Â in Â their Â states. Along Â with Â the Â nicely-Âsculpted Â jump Â lines Â and Â killer Â rail Â features Â the Â snow Â park Â have Â to Â offer, Â each Â of Â the Â camps Â have Â indoor Â facilities Â to Â be Â noted Â as Â well. Â The Â Barn, Â at Â
Woodward Â at Â Copper, Â has Â a Â number Â of Â indoor Â trampolines, Â foam-Âpits Â and Â a Â skate Â park. Â Woodward Â at Â Tahoe Â has Â a Â snow Â park Â comparable Â to Â its Â sister Â park Â at Â Copper, Â operated Â by Â lift Â (no Â hiking Â nec-Â essary!). Â If Â youâ€™re Â not Â feeling Â the Â snow Â that Â day, Â you Â can Â always Â check Â out Â the Â campâ€™s Â 33,000-Âsquare-Âfoot Â indoor Â skate Â park. For Â videos, Â pricing Â and Â session Â dates, Â check Â out Â the Â campsâ€™ Â sites, Â woodwardatcopper.com Â and Â woodwardattahoe.com. 3) Â New Â Zealand: Now, Â if Â youâ€™re Â really Â trying Â to Â ball Â outrageous, Â you Â FRXOG IXOÂżOO \RXU DSSHWLWH IRU VKUHG DQG REWDLQ FROOHJH credits Â simultaneously. Iâ€™m Â studying Â abroad Â in Â New Â Zealand Â for Â the Â entirety Â of Â P\MXQLRU\HDU0\ÂżUVWVHPHVWHUDEURDGVWDUWVLQMXVWXQGHU two Â months, Â on Â July Â 2. Â The Â closest Â mountains Â to Â the Â town Â Iâ€™ll Â be Â living Â in, Â Dunedin, Â plan Â to Â open Â between Â July Â 10 Â and Â 15. Â One Â of Â these Â mountains Â is Â the Â home Â of Â Snowpark, Â NZ, Â a Â resort Â that Â has Â been Â known Â to Â have Â the Â best Â terrain Â park Â in Â all Â of Â the Â Southern Â Hemisphere. Â Â Pretty Â cool Â beans, Â eh?
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