Airplane Noise Pollution at SUNY Purchase College

This is a news video I just finished with two other journalism students for a journalism class, Multiple Platform Writing. It’s about noise pollution at my school, SUNY Purchase College, coming from the nearby airport.

I’d heard many students complain about the constant sound of planes flying over the campus, and have noticed my own frustration with it, as well, especially when trying to shoot video projects outside. A college campus being built so close to an airport is a little wacky, but we find a way to deal with it. The Westchester County Airport opened in 1945. Construction of the college began in 1967 and the first students were admitted in 1968. Smart.