Hudson Valley Reactions to George Floyd Verdict

(Updated April 21 at 9:24 pm) Hudson Valley-based politicians and students alike are reacting to a verdict that could be paradigm shifting. Yesterday, the highly anticipated verdict in the George Floyd murder case resulted in three unanimous convictions from the jury for all charges. While the aftermath of the case represents a possible shift inContinue reading “Hudson Valley Reactions to George Floyd Verdict”

Podcast series aims to unite the country

In a time where it seems as though America is more divided than ever, a nonprofit organization has been working to create conversations between those who have differences politically. StoryCorps, which was established in 2003 to showcase real human stories, created a series called One Small Step in 2018 as the country was becoming increasinglyContinue reading “Podcast series aims to unite the country”

The Trauma of Racism: A New Generation of Asian Americans

This article is part of a series called “The Trauma of Racism,” where we highlight the effects racism can have on minority populations. As a student originally from Vietnam, Marist College junior Dakota Le has had nothing but positive experiences coming to the United States, which is why the onslaught of attacks against Asian AmericansContinue reading “The Trauma of Racism: A New Generation of Asian Americans”

Gun control advocate weighs in on President Biden executive orders

As President Biden announced new executive orders aimed at combatting gun violence yesterday, advocate Sarah Kozloff of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence maintained some reticence to his first gun safety actions since taking office. She explained that as president, he can only do so much to combat a large problem for the United States. “TheseContinue reading “Gun control advocate weighs in on President Biden executive orders”