Friday, December 4, 2020

Opinions

Long-time editor says goodbye

By Fernando Alba I read an article by the Washington Post back in September on how student journalists across the country are reporting on how the coronavirus is affecting their campuses. A lot of that article resonated with me, but...

Students cope with stress from election

By Olivia Bousquet Imagine walking down Rugar Street on a crisp fall day with leaves clinging to the trees. Upon passing by the Angel College Center, a crew of people are boarding up the glass doors with plywood. There is no...

Students won’t continue COVID precautions

By Mataeo Smith SUNY Plattsburgh has done a great job enforcing COVID-19 regulations on campus during the most unprecedented semester of our lives. However, the issue at hand pertains to whether students continue to be cautious while at home. The student...

Restrictions out of control

By Jessica Johnson It is time that country leaders are held accountable for controlling basic human rights: a woman’s right to her own body. Poland’s recent outlaw by the courts proves this. In Central Europe, on Oct. 22, the Constitutional Tribunal in...

In the Reels: Sorkin brings drama with ‘Trial of the Chicago 7’

By Cameron Kaercher Aaron Sorkin’s first screen writing credit was for an adaptation of his own Broadway play, “A Few Good Men.” The four-time Oscar-nominated court procedural starred Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson. The film is best remembered for the...

Graduates miss out on milestone

By Olivia Bousquet Four years of late night studying. Four years of tests, homework and essays. Four years of memories with lifelong friends. Four dedicated years gone by just to sit in front of a computer screen to see your...

Editorial: We need to unite in U.S., not divide

The build up of this election has truly been the most tiring process of 2020. From outrageous behavior during a presidential debate to the confirmation of a far-right Supreme Court justice promising to overturn Roe vs. Wade. Despite enduring...

U.S. relies too heavily on fossil fuels

By Jess Johnson It has been an obvious issue within the United States that we have been in a state of climate turmoil, and the Trump Administration has consistently made this worse by rolling back on environmental legislation, and even...

Close contact in dining halls raises concern

By Mataeo Smith The Center for Disease Control allows restaurant patrons to remove their masks upon seating to allow for eating. It seems like a legitimate way to reduce risk for COVID-19, but I’m not sure if it’s effective for...

In the Reels: ‘Borat 2’ documents difficult reality of American politics

By Cameron Kaercher When the mockumentary ”Borat,” starring Sacha Baron Cohen, released in 2006, it set the world on fire. It appeared on many film critic’s lists of best movies of the year, and Michael Hirschorn of The Atlantic said...
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Sexual misconduct survivors share their campus stories

By Fernando Alba Almost anyone on SUNY Plattbsburgh’s campus can say how much of a problem sexual misconduct is on campus. But not many hear...

SUNY mandates COVID-19 testing before leaving for fall break

By Drew Wemple Things will look quite different this year when students depart for Thanksgiving break. Last week, the SUNY system approved SUNY Plattsburgh’s plan...

Pass-fail option granted for students’ courses

By Adeeb Chowdhury Following recent efforts by Student Association leaders, the Office of the Provost announced Tuesday that a modified pass/fail option for this semester...

Long-time editor says goodbye

By Fernando Alba I read an article by the Washington Post back in September on how student journalists across the country are reporting on how...
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