We had a good run.

But the future calls. All future work of the Purchase Phoenix will be published on our new website: https://www.purchasenews.org/. It’s a lot better More »

Spotlight: Alex Lally, this year’s Commencement Speaker

by Victoria Velez Alex Lally, senior design technology major and the 2018 senior commencement speaker, came to Purchase College prepared to make More »

PSGA Election Results

President Elijah Logan Vice President Allison McCloat Coordinator of Finance John Sullivan Student Activities Coordinator Jorge Portero Chair of Senate Teresa Wheeler More »

Graduating Seniors Look Back on Culture Shocks of Past

by Stephen DiFiore Seniors who attended the second day of Culture Shock 2018 looked back on some of their best memories of More »

The Olde Contemplates its Future, While Apartments Crumble

By Zack Daniel Schiavetta Danylo Korotin freaked out when he and his fellow Olde residents experienced brown water seeping out of their More »

We had a good run.

But the future calls. All future work of the Purchase Phoenix will be published on our new website: https://www.purchasenews.org/. It’s a lot better than this one, we promise. The old posts will remain here as an archive. Thanks for reading.  

Spotlight: Alex Lally, this year’s Commencement Speaker

by Victoria Velez Alex Lally, senior design technology major and the 2018 senior commencement speaker, came to Purchase College prepared to make her mark on the world, and she will be graduating having done just that. Although not a huge

Ross Daly, Rising Through the Ranks

by Aidan Mchugh Ross Daly’s office is covered in enough books to rival a small library. Many of them are on the history of Central Europe, with a focus on Germany and the Czech lands. His passion for the subject

Shaka McGlotten: Warrior Monk

by Brianna Orellana It was a Monday morning, not even 8:30 a.m., but Shaka McGlotten walked busily around the room. They were giving students feedback on their papers before their class started. It was cold outside and tall piles of snow

With Departure of a Professor, Sociology Department Finds Itself Understaffed, With No Plans for a Replacement

By Zack Daniel Schiavetta Concerns amongst faculty and students have been growing in the past few weeks as a senior member of the sociology department confirmed via email that a search has been stopped to find a replacement for sociology

Breaking: Student Death on Campus

In a campus-wide email Wednesday night, Dennis Craig announced that a Purchase student has died on campus. Craig wrote that UPD does not suspect foul play. “If you are immediately affected by this situation, we urge you to reach out

Michael Chabon Returns to Purchase for Intimate Seminar with Students

by Joaquin Contreras Michael Chabon, an acclaimed novelist and this year’s Durst Distinguished Lecturer, returned to Purchase on Monday to hold a special discussion with selected students about Water Tevis’ 1983 novel “The Queen’s Gambit.” The novel, chosen specifically by

Schwarz Looks Back on 15 Years as President

by Ben Verde This conversation has been condensed and edited for clarity.  What ultimately lead you to make the decision to retire? Do you know Chuck Close’s work at all? Chuck Close’s work is basically little dots, right, and when

PSGA Election Results

President Elijah Logan Vice President Allison McCloat Coordinator of Finance John Sullivan Student Activities Coordinator Jorge Portero Chair of Senate Teresa Wheeler Coordinator of Clubs and Organizations Grace Parker Coordinator of Public Affairs Addison Jenkins Resident Student Association: President Nadia

Bedbugs Found in Dorms

by: Davone Presley A recent bedbug outbreak in several dormitories has caused fear and anger among the student population, prompting questions regarding Purchase’s history of similar outbreaks, and their response to these incidents. News of the bedbugs first appeared on the