Liquor Law Violations at Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y — Underage drinking is prevalent in colleges across the nation. According to a National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) article from 2015, approximately four out of five college students drink. Continue reading

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Illnesses on College Campuses

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y — Syracuse University has an outbreak of mumps cases on campus, which started back in late September. In early October, a message was sent out to the campus saying that the number had risen from two to eight. However, by mid-October, the numbers had increased to 24 confirmed and 26 probable cases of mumps. (Update: as of Nov. 17, there were 42 confirmed and 79 probable cases.) Continue reading

Campus Ministry’s First Week of Weekly Community Service

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Marist College’s weekly community service, which operates through Campus Ministry, changes every year – and this year is no different.

“Every year, things change a little bit, where we either get a new site [or] we lose a site,” Brother Michael Flanigan, a campus minister at Marist, said. However, this year not only did they add a few volunteer sites, but a few existing ones changed their location. “So the glitch this past week was what might have worked in the past, didn’t work now.” Continue reading