Study Breaks, Re-imagined

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — After a long weekend of procrastinating, accompanied by a mound of work steadily accumulating, Sunday strolls along and it’s crunch time. A case could be made that this is simply adding to the procrastination, but, according to ScienceDaily, taking a break from work actually increases overall productivity. Though it’s a fairly unknown club on Marist College’s campus, the Red Ink Club holds a prominent place in the lives of students who attend.

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A Student’s Voice

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – With an onslaught of voices to be heard in this thorny political climate, the spotlight has shifted from commentators and public figures to unrestrained aunts on Facebook and just about everyone in between. The one voice that has remained a constant, however, is the voice of student bodies across college campuses. Continue reading

Building A Experiences Technical Difficulties

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — In these modern, technological times, staying at a hotel usually includes free Wi-Fi service. Commonly described as a “hotel” by many of its residents, Building A of the North End Housing Complex at Marist College has fallen down on that job.

While the internet connection lingers at “one bar” on most days, phone calls are being dropped left and right. The words “no service” have become commonplace on most cell phones in Building A; poor cell service has become something that is simply accepted in the new dorm building.

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The Continuing Impact of the Hurricanes

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — As 19 trillion gallons of water pummeled southeast Texas, causing an estimated $190 billion in damages and excluding the innumerable emotional wreckage, we watched. The impact of Hurricane Harvey is physically visible in Texas, but locally, drivers in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. are just beginning to feel the effects at the pumps. Continue reading