Hiking the Hudson Valley: Marist Edition

One of the many perks to Marist College is the incredible location right on the Hudson River. The river makes the perfect backdrop to many breathtaking views and guaranteed popular insta posts. Not only is the campus itself home to spectacular views, but the Hudson Valley also does not disappoint. There are so many amazing…

Beta Gamma Sigma’s Dress For Success Drive Gives Back to Local Community

From March 1st through March 9th, the Marist chapter of the business honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma, held a business suit drive to benefit Dress For Success Dutchess County. This local non-profit organization provides local underprivileged women with the tools necessary to empower themselves to achieve economic independence.   Beta Gamma Sigma was able to collect over 279…

A Foodies Guide to Poughkeepsie

Ah… Marist College, what a place to be. From the vibrant sunsets, to the famous river views, the furry ground hogs running about, and the abundance of people to meet from all corners of the globe – what’s not to love? Well, as an avid food-lover (emphasis on the AVID), sometimes eating at the dining…

Lights, Camera, Action! Media Studies Program Attends Taping of ‘Harry’

As a Media Studies and Production student, Marist’s proximity to New York City is invaluable.  Being only about an hour-and-a-half drive from the center of Manhattan, Marist takes full advantage of the opportunities in NYC to enrich the Media Studies Program, with day trips to give students like myself a glimpse into the real world…

Red Fox Coffee Spots

The stereotypical love of coffee college students have is definitely real here at Marist. Despite Starbucks being a hot commodity on campus, several other locations in the Poughkeepsie area have become popular as well. Here are some of my favorites. Starbucks has two main locations on campus. One is located in the James A. Cannavino Library and the…

The Life of a New York City Intern

Shannon Donohue ’17 Describes her Marist in Manhattan Internship Monday morning, 7 a.m., on a crowded subway train on my way to my first day as an intern at Switchblade Productions. I quickly realize that the subway system’s “TransitWirelessWifi” is utterly useless, and although I still have a half hour until I reach my destination, the…