Why Aren’t Students Voting in PSGA Elections?

Why Aren’t Students Voting in PSGA Elections?

By Stephen DiFiore and Jennifer Turiano   Only 600 of 4,000 students participated in last week’s PSGA elections and biannual MSAF election. The apathy coming from 85 percent of the student body More »

Kehlani and Thundercat Rock Culture Shock: A Photo Gallery

Kehlani and Thundercat Rock Culture Shock: A Photo Gallery

By David Weber, Jennifer Turiano, and Will Garrity.             More »

Culture Shock Food: What to Choose?

Culture Shock Food: What to Choose?

By William Garrity and Jennifer Turiano   Culture Shock allowed students to venture away from Chartwells to sample local area food trucks and indulge in anything and everything fried. Four food trucks have More »

Through a Purple Rain, Culture Shock Impresses: A Recap

Through a Purple Rain, Culture Shock Impresses: A Recap

By David Weber Before the storm on the first night of Culture Shock, students checked out the Wellness Center’s tent–host to jigsaw puzzles and other board games for people to play. An enormous More »

The Real Shock of Culture Shock: The Passover Overlap

The Real Shock of Culture Shock: The Passover Overlap

By Katelyn Tobey This year’s Culture Shock announcement was met with a literal shock when students found out that the annual music festival would be held on the Jewish holiday of Passover. More »

 

Why Aren’t Students Voting in PSGA Elections?

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By Stephen DiFiore and Jennifer Turiano   Only 600 of 4,000 students participated in last week’s PSGA elections and biannual MSAF election. The apathy coming from 85 percent of the student body can be partially attributed to new election processes

Panthers Baseball to Replay Contested Game Tonight

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By Will Garrity The Purchase baseball team finds itself in a unique situation—tonight they will be replaying the April 9 game against Mount St. Mary. The game, originally won by Purchase 7-1, is being protested by the rival school for

Kehlani and Thundercat Rock Culture Shock: A Photo Gallery

Kehlani, the headline artist for day two of Culture Shock, hits a high note against a backdrop of fog and color. (Photo/ David Weber).

By David Weber, Jennifer Turiano, and Will Garrity.            

Students are Pretty in Pink for Culture Shock

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Culture Shock Food: What to Choose?

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By William Garrity and Jennifer Turiano   Culture Shock allowed students to venture away from Chartwells to sample local area food trucks and indulge in anything and everything fried. Four food trucks have come to campus to participate in this weekend’s

Through a Purple Rain, Culture Shock Impresses: A Recap

Culture Shock patrons wait on line for one of the four carnival rides on the first night of the event. April 22, 2016. (Photo/ David Weber).

By David Weber Before the storm on the first night of Culture Shock, students checked out the Wellness Center’s tent–host to jigsaw puzzles and other board games for people to play. An enormous Connect Four game board and a bean bag

The Real Shock of Culture Shock: The Passover Overlap

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By Katelyn Tobey This year’s Culture Shock announcement was met with a literal shock when students found out that the annual music festival would be held on the Jewish holiday of Passover. Some felt that it was unfair to make

PSGA Seeks Support for Student Fees at MSAF Fest

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    By Stephen DiFiore The Mandatory Student Activities Fee (MSAF), a fee that pays for clubs and services, is put up to a school-wide vote every two years. Biannually, the PSGA lobbies support for the fee through a festival before the

Big Resolutions Passed at SUNY Student Assembly

Purchase College's student government poses for a photo at the SUNY SA. From left to right: Melissa Cabello, senator for the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Jordan Handler, secretary of the Senate; Megan Singer, chair of Senate, Joe Chiavaro, president of the PSGA; Theresa Wheeler, senator for the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Desiree DeWysocki, senator of the School of the Arts; Samuel Land, senator for the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Daniel Sanchez, senator of Crossroads; and Antony Ware, advisor to the PSGA (Photo courtesy of Megan Singer).

By Jennifer Turiano   At the SUNY Student Assembly (SUNY SA) conferences, student governments from across the state meet biannually to discuss issues that affect the entire SUNY system. Last weekend the conference met in Saratoga Springs and two major

Primary Day Kicks Off in the Red Room

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By William Garrity Additional reporting by Sebastian Acosta, Alyssa D’Amato, Mary Fennell, Eric Haber, Emily Hernandez, Julian Jones, Casey Knipl, Julia Meslener, Jasmine Thompson and Katelyn Tobey   New York State Primary polls opened before sunrise on April 19. Though