• Food pantry
    February 4, 2020
    Written by: Stephanie Harkness Coming back to school this semester I was preparing myself for a lot of changes to my campus life, such as entering sophomore year in the Dance Conservatory with an intense class schedule, living in an on-campus ap...Read more »

  • Struggling with Grades
    February 24, 2020
    Written by: Alycia Williams Everyone wants to have good grades. Especially for those who are paying for school, getting the best bang for your buck is super important. For some of us, some classes tend to be harder than others, and in this post ...Read more »

  • Family Day at Purchase
    January 28, 2020
    Written by: Jasmine Booker In October, SUNY Purchase College celebrates its annual Family Day! Every year on the first week of October, families gather from all over to come and have fun with their college students. Family day is a special day w...Read more »

  • A Closer Look at the Neuberger Museum
    December 5, 2019
    Written by: Katie Lamar It’s a surprising fact to most to find out that the Neuberger Museum of Art was the first building to be completed during campus construction back in the 1970s. That being said, it’s not the first thing freshman stude...Read more »

  • Getting Involved in the Arts!
    November 25, 2019
    Written By: Quinn Reynolds  The classic question: Can I get involved in the arts even though I’m not an arts major? The short answer is YES! The arts are all around us at Purchase. Anything that you like to do, you can find others who w...Read more »

  • The Wellness Center at Purchase
    November 5, 2019
    Written by: Alycia Williams  When it comes to the Wellness Center at Purchase College, it is one of the most underrated places on campus. Only people that have been there for either counseling, an event, or for a workout know how amazing th...Read more »

  • Using the Gym at School
    October 25, 2019
    Written By: Terrell Germain  Using the gym at Purchase has been so fundamental and helpful to me over the past few years. It creates a routine for me in the morning of getting up and going to workout. The gym has a lot of places available. ...Read more »

  • Easy Apartment Recipes!
    October 15, 2019
    Written By: Pipes Kupris    Have you found yourself super excited to have your first apartment at Purchase but realized that you don’t know what to cook? Or is it not your first time around the block with cooking but you have just...Read more »

  • Designing Your Residence Hall Room
    October 1, 2019
    Written By: Kaspar Horsfield One of my favorite parts about being a college student is having the opportunity to live on campus. I know that it is not something that everyone gets the chance to partake in, so I am even more thankful for having...Read more »

  • “Clowning Around” at the Performing Arts Center
    September 26, 2019
    Written By: Malachai Marzolf  I went to the Circa: Carnival of the Animals when they came to visit the Performing Arts Center in November last year. My friend who worked at the PAC got tickets for the two of us to see it and it was such a f...Read more »

  • Will Adding a Second Major Kill You?
    September 12, 2019
    Written By: Winnie Richardsconsigny   Essentially, no … and yes. Will you be physically dead and buried under the Great Lawn before graduation? Probably not. But will you have more work than other people? Will you have way less free tim...Read more »

  • How Did You Choose Your Major?
    June 21, 2019
    In the summer between my Junior Year and Senior Year of high school, I was cast in a staged reading of a newly work-shopped play that was a part of a theatre festival. While watching the other work shopped plays, I noticed another actor of color wh...Read more »

  • What You Hope Visitors Will Take Away from Your Tours
    January 30, 2019
    Written By: Gianna Cusato  As a whole, I want visitors to feel instantly welcomed here at Purchase. I want them to feel an intense sense of happiness as I guide them through a tour of their potential future here at Purchase College. Our cam...Read more »

  • What Makes Purchase Different/Unique?
    December 11, 2018
      I feel like the real question is “what doesn’t make Purchase different”. The ability to “Think Wide Open” goes such a long way on this campus. I feel like from campus events to classes, there’s always something different to ch...Read more »

  • The More Store Saved My Life
    March 9, 2020
    Written by: Winnie Richardconsigny It’s 12:30 in the morning, I just got out of a 3 1/2 hour poetry workshop, and I still haven’t eaten dinner. It has been weeks since I went grocery shopping, so my current dinner options are a tie between f...Read more »

  • Video Interview with Latinx Unidos
    February 4, 2020
    Video by: Solange Rodrigues Read more »

  • FreeStore Finds
    January 28, 2020
    Written by: Emory Wojtach After a long day of classes and hard work, I find myself heading into The Free Store above the Dining Hall. The Free Store is a thrift store on campus that is entirely free. It sounds crazy but it’s true. Purchase stu...Read more »

  • Benefit of Adding a Minor
    December 3, 2019
    Written by: Michelle Dieguez Coming to Purchase, I wanted to pursue a Theatre and Performance major. However, after falling in love with my Literature classes and creating strong bonds with the faculty, I realized I didn’t want to drop my Li...Read more »

  • What it’s Like to Be an Acting Major
    November 21, 2019
    Written By: Travis Raeburn I am currently a Senior Acting major, and one class I love is my Acting on Camera class. It is a class taught by Rosalyn Coleman-Williams, who is an outstanding teacher, actor and person. Rosalyn studied at the Yale Sc...Read more »

  • Best Scenic Spots to Eat!
    October 31, 2019
    Written By: Julia Tortorello- Allen Each eatery on campus has its benefits, and there’s a good chance that you will find great food options at Purchase College, no matter what you like to eat! If you want a delicious vegetarian or vegan meal, ...Read more »

  • What is There to Do on Campus?
    October 24, 2019
    Written By: Kari Luna   During my freshman year, I spent a lot of time in my room and a lot of weekends traveling back home. I have to say, the college experience gets so much better once you get involved on campus. Once I realized that ...Read more »

  • How to Find an On-Campus Job
    October 8, 2019
    Written By: Marilyn Warshawsky One day, a few semesters ago, I was on my way to Taco Bell, when I decided to check my bank account. Suddenly, I realized my delicious five-course lunch that involved so many caramel apple empanadas would be cut sh...Read more »

  • Close Proximity to NYC is Key!
    September 26, 2019
    Written By: Mariah Thomas I chose Purchase because of how close it is to NYC. As a Brooklyn native, the school’s proximity gives students great opportunities to travel home during the weekends if they want. Purchase’s shuttle bus is also r...Read more »

  • What it’s Like to Be a “Teacher’s Assistant”
    September 17, 2019
    Written by: Julia J Reeder To be in a class the second time around, but to gain a whole new perspective on the material is one of many things to look forward to when becoming a Teaching Assistant. When I was in my Freshman year here at Purchase,...Read more »

  • Athletics vs Academics
    September 3, 2019
    Written By: Marcus Richardson As a student athlete, it is a struggle balancing school and sport. We are put on set schedule and must work our day around that. As a basketball player, we have preseason workouts. I would call it a warm-up before t...Read more »

  • Talk About How You’ve Used a Resource on Campus
    January 30, 2019
    Written By: Jennifer Miley There are many resources on campus that have helped me throughout my four years at Purchase. One of the most helpful resources for me was the Learning Center. I graduated from High School believing I was an advanced wr...Read more »

  • Interview with the President/Dennis Craig
    January 30, 2019
    Written By: Courtney Lykins I sat down with Dennis Craig, current VP here at Purchase College, to discuss what he does at Purchase. Keep reading if ya want all your questions about being the vice president, whether pineapple belongs on pizza and...Read more »

  • Reflecting on My College Search
    October 16, 2018
    By: Katherine Lamar ’20, Creative Writing                I started seriously thinking about college my sophomore year of high school. Although I had already joined extracurriculars with college in mind, and knew what I wante...Read more »