College Student Publishes Novel at Age 21; 9 More in Works
Apr17

College Student Publishes Novel at Age 21; 9 More in Works

If attending classes, preparing for exams, participating in campus activities, and maintaining a social life isn’t enough for a college student, try publishing a book! Full-time college students typically have other priorities on their mind (like music or marriage), but for Casey Wittchen, launching a young-adults fantasy book series was the goal. The college student published her first novel, Behind Locked Doors, in January 2014....

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Rooftop Vineyard Coming To Brooklyn This Summer
Apr11

Rooftop Vineyard Coming To Brooklyn This Summer

Wine. No restaurant menu is complete without it. It pairs well with nearly any entree and its roots date back thousands of years. Today, Americans drink more than 850 million gallons of wine annually–that’s about two 10-foot-deep football fields filled to the brim with wine every single day. France, Italy, and Spain have traditionally dominated global wine production because of the near-perfect conversion of weather, soil,...

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Texting While Walking Can Be More Dangerous Than Distracted Driving
Mar31

Texting While Walking Can Be More Dangerous Than Distracted Driving

We’ve all seen or heard public service announcements warning against the use of cell phones while driving. We’ve all become aware of tragic car accidents that could have been avoided if someone had just put their phone away. But what about the dangers of texting while walking? As it turns out, they’re often severely overlooked. In fact, more injuries per mile occur from distracted walking than distracted driving,...

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Two SUNY Schools Warm Up for Frozen Four Appearance
Mar21

Two SUNY Schools Warm Up for Frozen Four Appearance

Two SUNY schools are set to battle for an opportunity to play for the NCAA Division III National Championship tonight at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine. The two New York Schools will be facing off against two teams from Wisconsin in an inter-state battle as SUNY Geneseo meets St. Norbert University and SUNY Oswego goes up against UW-Stevens Point. Both SUNY teams’ seasons are already being hailed as major...

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How accurate can ‘House of Cards’ really be?
Mar14

How accurate can ‘House of Cards’ really be?

The wildly popular Netflix original series House of Cards has been critically acclaimed and nominated for several awards for its depiction of a ruthless, conniving political environment in Washington D.C. Following the protagonist – or is he the antagonist? – Frank Underwood, as he exacts revenge on the White House, the show portrays the dirty side of politics and political journalism. The series, now in its second season,...

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Campuses Ranked Among 2014 Top Volunteer-Producing Schools by Peace Corps
Feb18

Campuses Ranked Among 2014 Top Volunteer-Producing Schools by Peace Corps

SUNY students truly embody the Power of SUNY by spreading the spirit of public service not only locally, but all around the world. Our vibrant community of students, faculty and staff commit to volunteerism and community service every year, with over half a million students and three million alumni supporting the missions of volunteer organizations, like the Peace Corps. In its recent list of top volunteer-producing colleges and...

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6 Things Everybody Can Do on Valentine’s Day
Feb13

6 Things Everybody Can Do on Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of the year again, Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. Whether you find yourself single or with that special someone this year, there are plenty of things for you to do to make it a memorable day. Fortunately, Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, so treat it like any other Friday and take advantage of the opportunities in front of you. Here are six fun options for those celebrating Valentine’s Day, single...

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SUNY Students and Alumni Take on Sochi
Feb10

SUNY Students and Alumni Take on Sochi

One thing that SUNY has an amazing opportunity to do is brag about our outstanding alumni and all of the amazing accomplishments they achieve using their SUNY education! All across the state, SUNY students are encouraged to excel both inside and outside of the classroom. For many students, sports training and competition become a significant part of their experience and can take them to great heights! With the 2014 Winter Olympics in...

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