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
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — In 2016, there were seven title IX cases at Marist College that were investigated. These reports were either about dating violence or non consensual sexual intercourse. Continue reading
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
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
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Debra Elmegreen, an astronomy professor at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, was one of the thousands of people that traveled to see the 2017 solar eclipse in totality. She went to Columbia, Missouri to experience two minutes and 40 seconds of totality. Continue reading