New deputy department chair of journalism talks changes to the program and what is to come

by Megan Mirabito The Digital Media and Journalism department at SUNY New Paltz has undergone several changes over the past few years and Professor Lisa Phillips has been right in the middle of it. Phillips, an assistant professor of journalism, was recently appointed to deputy department chair. Phillips began teaching at New Paltz in 2003 and worked in radio for 12 years prior to that. … Continue reading New deputy department chair of journalism talks changes to the program and what is to come

LGBT community continues to express love in wake of Orlando: A young couple’s path to engagement

“Yeah, it’s been over two years! We can say that now,” Tyler Brown exclaimed while grinning at his new fiancé, Ryan De Tomi. Despite De Tomi’s wayfarers and Brown’s aviators, the loving gaze they exchanged was crystal clear. Brown, 20, and De Tomi, 18, announced their engagement on their two year anniversary, just two days after the grisly Orlando night club shooting. “I almost felt … Continue reading LGBT community continues to express love in wake of Orlando: A young couple’s path to engagement

SUNY New Paltz partners with Highland Residential Center in tutoring program for juvenile delinquents

SUNY New Paltz students volunteer their time at the Highland Residential Center, a juvenile detention facility in Highland, New York, and find that the residents are not the only ones who learn from the experience. by Megan Mirabito, James Heffernan, and Patrick Carpenter Responsibilities: Research Interviewer Editor Music Recording and Editing Continue reading SUNY New Paltz partners with Highland Residential Center in tutoring program for juvenile delinquents