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MALS: OW’s Stairway to Postgrad
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MALS: OW’s Stairway to Postgrad

  Students Since 2015, the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program here at OW has been helping students further their education at an affordable price that’s close to home. This program was developed for over a year, engaging professors from all different departments to create a new program […]

Online Course Evaluation
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Online Course Evaluation

  This semester SUNY Old Westbury is implementing their online course evaluations. There will be no more paper evaluations given out in class like past semesters, but students will still be given time to fill out their evaluations during class time. Last semester they tried out both the online and […]

Civil Jury Finds SUNY Old Westbury Professor at Fault in Rape Lawsuit
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Civil Jury Finds SUNY Old Westbury Professor at Fault in Rape Lawsuit

Professor William A. Knack, PhD/Lohud.com   On March 17, 2017, a Westchester civil jury found Dr. William A. Knack, an associate professor of psychology at SUNY Old Westbury, guilty of rape. Noelle Feldman, 58, of Pound Ridge, had accused the 65-year-old psychologist of sexual assault at his home-office in 2013. […]

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Debate 2016: A Perspective Eight Years in the Making

By Bobby Reilly In 2008, Hofstra hosted its first Presidential Debate between then-Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain, and I began my first semester as a college student at the university.  Four years later, though no longer a student, I made my way back to Hofstra University to attend […]

Wild Wild Old Westbury Parking
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Wild Wild Old Westbury Parking

During the first weeks of the fall 2017 semester, parking has been severely limited at SUNY Old Westbury. Residual equipment from the PGA tour and an increase in enrollment due to the recently unveiled Excelsior scholarship served as main culprits. On October 2nd, a campus wide e-mail was sent out […]

Make Germany Great Again: Far Right Wins in Historic Election
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Make Germany Great Again: Far Right Wins in Historic Election

By Bobby Reilly Cologne, Germany – An estimated 400 Germans took to the cobblestoned streets in the historic city of Cologne as the results of their national election became frighteningly clear.  These highly organized and passionate protesters were an eclectic bunch.  Most were young, some were old; not all shared […]

Vehicle Catches Fire in Campus Center Parking Lot
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Vehicle Catches Fire in Campus Center Parking Lot

Two cars were burnt to a crisp in the fifth row of the Campus Center parking lot near the student union. A gold 2000 Chevy Impala started the fire and it spread to a 2013 G35 Infinity.  According to Deputy Chief of Police, Thomas Pascale, “the fire started at approximately […]

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SUNY Old Westbury Immigrants Speak Out

“I feel as though Trump’s policies in regards to immigration are extremely harmful towards all those living in America. They create a mentality of them vs. us and lead to dissension among the people of America,” said Nadia Hameed from Pakistan, a senior at SUNY Old Westbury. Since his presidency […]

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Raising the Cap

As of the 2016 fall semester, classroom student capacity was increased from twenty-five to thirty-five for general education courses throughout the four schools at SUNY Old Westbury and their respective departments. Handed down by the administration led by the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Patrick O’Sullivan, […]

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Who Pulled The Plug on OWTV?

“There’s nothing happening over there,” complained said Banusa Sivanesathasan, a senior at SUNY Old Westbury and former reporter for Old Westbury Television (OWTV). The studio is inactive and students who wish to gain television experience are lacking a teacher. This semester Sivanesathasan has been using station equipment to shoot, however […]