Monday, 3/13: The address, entitled “Our Environmental Destiny,” will provide a reminder of the role that natural resources play “in our work, our health and our national identity.”
The official ribbon-cutting and tour of the steel-framed, slate-clad two-story $48-million Science Building on the northeast corner of the New Paltz campus will celebrate what the invitation calls “the burgeoning enrollments in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields” at the school.
March 2-12: While we give thanks that Ireland is nowadays tourism-friendly, the Irish Republican Army and its English overlords and their Protestant allies having worked out a cessation of hostilities that seems to be sticking, it’s impossible to appreciate Irish culture fully without an understanding of its long history of quashed rebellions.
The best way to make friends with a porcupine? Offer the apple-loving critters a Red Delicious apple, which according to Melissa Gillmer, head keeper at Bear Mountain’s Trailside Museums and Zoo, is their preferred variety of one of their favorite foods.
Attendees were asked to bring a cardboard box to the event for the construction of a symbolic wall, which was knocked down at the end of the proceedings. The tumbling boxes were intended to signify a rejection of Trump’s exclusionary policies, and an adherence to the traditional American values of inclusion, diversity and equal rights.
Zines are DIY, often hand-made limited-run magazines, replicated on photocopiers and focused on topics not well suited for commercial publishing. The web is a more efficient way to reach multitudes with a targeted message, but it lacks the serendipity and tactility of stumbling across and interacting with a little zine. (And while small websites are rarely maintained more than 5-10 years, zines last as long as paper— the Zine Library at SUNY New Paltz has over 400 entries.
The problem was exacerbated by the removal of several trees.
The Department of Health is recommending that students receive a third dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, which it will provide free of charge. It will also assist with staffing and running the clinic.
As of November 30, there are 29 cases confirmed at SUNY New Paltz. According the the New Paltz superintendent, the New Paltz High School student who was ill has since recovered and there are no other infected students, media reports to the contrary.
Spurred in part by anguish over the results of last week’s presidential election and partly by the appearance of racist graffiti on campus, hundreds of SUNY New Paltz students walked out of their classes at noontime last Friday for an energetic demonstration against the policies of Donald Trump.