Marist Basketball on ESPN3

Poughkeepsie, NY — With November coming to a close the college basketball season is in full swing. The Marist men’s and women’s basketball teams each have three games under their belts as the calendar approaches Thanksgiving, but there is something different going on behind the scenes this season.
Marist Athletics announced earlier this year that they have partnered with ESPN3, and all home basketball games will be live streamed on the WatchESPN App. ESPN 3 is currently available to approximately 70 million homes and 21 million U.S. college students via computers connected to on-campus educational networks at no additional cost to fans. This app can be accessed from mobile devices, gaming consoles, and smart televisions. Continue reading

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Quiet Cove Closed For Construction

Poughkeepsie, NY — Quiet Cove Riverfront Park is located on the west side of Route 9 in the Town of Poughkeepsie, just past the north entrance of the Marist College campus. The park used to only be available to Hudson River psychiatric center residents, until Duchess County purchased it. Now open to the public, the park’s proximity to Marist College’s campus is what makes it a desired destination for Marist students. Students can go to the park to walk the trails, have lunch, fish, or just hang out by the water of the Hudson River. Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness in the Hudson Valley

Poughkeepsie, NY – As we all know, October 1 marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Throughout the month there are many fundraisers and programs going on all over the country. In the Hudson Valley there is one group in particular that stands out, and they are known as the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. Continue reading

Marist and FDNY Hockey Teams Helping Harvey Relief

FDNYPoughkeepsie, N.Y. — It has been nearly two weeks since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in the United States as a Category 4 hurricane, but the effects of this major tropical storm are still being felt throughout the south.  The storm was at peak power over a four day period, in which Texas and Louisiana were hit hard causing catastrophic damage. Continue reading