Thursday, April 20: Like your Shakespeare on the “lite” side? The Bard’s early comedies, with their roots in classical Roman farce and medieval Italian commedia dell’arte, are surefire crowd-pleasers that bear endless revisitation.
Should students from families that make less than six figures have their tuition paid for?
According to the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office, Lance Corporal Kevin Guerrero, 20, of the United States Marines, stationed in New Windsor, pleaded guilty to the violent felonies of sexual abuse and burglary.
Some people, by the very nature of their professions, cross paths regularly with the despondent en route to harming themselves, and have thus acquired some useful intervention skills that they can share with others. One such person will be coming to SUNY New Paltz on Tuesday, April 4.
The union sponsored a mobile billboard on campus, which referenced a 50% rise in reported rapes, as well as a higher number of drug-related arrests. It was timed to be visible during admissions tours.
The Youngbloods immortalized Spring Weekend at SUNY-New Paltz in 1970 by putting a shot of the crowd on the back cover of their album. That famous two-day concert also featured performances by Jefferson Airplane, Joe Cocker and Leon Russell.
Underlying each presenter’s remarks was the message that efforts to undermine and privatize public education have hurt students, educators, schools and communities, but that there are actions opponents can take to create the system they want.
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.