Publication Delay

Due to unexpected circumstances, publication of the latest edition of Brockport Beat is delayed until May 12, 2020. Please return and check it out at that time. We promise that it will be worth the wait.  

Making a community through “creating”

By Shelby Toth: It was 3 a.m. when Vincent Croce decided to plan, market and coordinate an event that aimed to bring together different Rochester-based creatives on a large scale. He instantly began working on a flyer. He finished it in an hour and fell asleep right after. Croce, a computer science major at The... Continue Reading →

The Politics of Trees

By Aaron Snyder: Being a Mayor of a village is no small feat, especially for someone who never planned on running for public office. Who knew that caring for the environment and caring for trees could lead to a life in politics? Mayor Margaret Blackman never did, and she currently is in her second term... Continue Reading →

Professor by Day, Station Producer by Night

By Alexander Ulatowski: Throughout Monroe County people quietly live their lives making an impact on their communities each day. They are teachers who help guide students with their studies, mothers who help watch and take care of children, and journalists who share stories with the world. Each of these titles help define Kimberly Young, Ph.D.,... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Eccentric World of Peter Gewerz

By Joseph Massaro: On a bright afternoon, Peter Gewerz, aka "Pierre Larue," 71, reflects on his life while sitting at his kitchen table wearing his unique gold-painted boots, sporting a typical bandanna with a peacock feather sticking out, and an aged denim jacket with the biblical verse: "Before Abraham was, I AM," patched on his... Continue Reading →

Road to Stardom

By Zach Wagner: Poised, humble, and hungry, Marko Hernandez, professionally known as Papi Flaco, stays true to himself as he chases his dream of becoming a hip hop star. Hernandez knew early music was his passion. “Since I was a kid, I’ve been around music. My dad’s always played music. He was break dancing... Continue Reading →

Assessing the Town of Sweden’s Water Quality

By Joseph Massaro, Nate Mundt & Bridgette Babb: In the last century, humanity has experienced numerous technological breakthroughs.The discovery of antibiotics, the creation of the internet and the harnessing of nuclear power are just a couple examples. Because of these complex advancements, it makes sense to believe that simple things, such as public water, have... Continue Reading →

Brockport Student Government Newcomers bring Fresh Perspective

By Alaina Jonathan and Lexie Cutmore: Now that the election season is over, the newly appointed members for Brockport Student Government are preparing to make an impact on campus. Sophomores, Emma Chilson Cline and Sam Druzbik plan on transforming BSG into the organization students deserve. Cline and Druzbik will be taking over for the current President Joshua Matthres and Vice President Kate Demskie. The... Continue Reading →

Brockport sexual misconduct reports rising

By Shelby Toth, Aaron Snyder and Kyle Izard: Since starting as a Title IX officer at the College at Brockport four years ago, Denine Carr has seen with some of the college’s most sensitive cases cross her desk. She is in charge of following up on reports, and deals mainly with sexual misconduct. Carr also... Continue Reading →

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