Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor
My name is Kavita Singh, and this is my fourth semester on Cardinal Points. I’m currently a junior majoring in magazine journalism and minoring in English. I am currently the editor in chief for Cardinal Points.
News and Sports Editor
Ezra Kachaturian
My name is Ezra Kachaturian and I am from Mount Kisco, New York. I am currently in my junior year studying audio and radio production, along with journalism and Spanish. I enjoy writing for Cardinal Points because I have learned a lot and have met some great people.
FUSE Editor and opinions
Laura Schmidt--Associate Fuse Editor
My name is Laura Schmidt and I’m a newspaper and multimedia journalism major from Long Island. This is my fourth semester on Cardinal Points and I love it because I have a medium to let my thoughts be heard and help spread important news to the community of Plattsburgh.
Associate FUSE Editor
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My name is Hilly Nguyen and I’m a freshman. I’m an international student from Vietnam. I love everything about fashion and makeup. My major is journalism, and my career goal is to work for a fashion magazine in the future.
Associate Sports Editor
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My name is Ben Watson, and I’m currently a multimedia journalism major in my sophomore year. I grew up in a little town about 45 minutes away from Plattsburgh called Burke, population of about 1500 people. I joined Cardinal Points last semester as a contributing writer to the sports section only to fall in love with it all. I’m now the associate sports editor covering track and field, women’s hockey, and sometimes men’s hockey.
Graphics Editor
Ashley Spraker--Graphics Editor
My name is Ashley Spraker and I am the graphics editor for Cardinal Points. This is my second semester involved with the newspaper. I am from Clifton Park, NY and am currently a junior. I am a BFA Art major with a concentration in graphic design.
Associate Graphics Editor
Cheslsea Sereno--Associate Graphic Designer
My name is Cheslsea Sereno. I’m from Osewgo, NY. I am a transfer student from USC Aiken. I am a senior persuing a BFA with Graphic Design emphasis and I’ve been designing artwork with The Adobe Suite for about seven years now.
Public relations manager
Karyna Malave--Public relations manager
Bronx born and raised, my name is Karyna Malave. I am half Puerto Rican and half Ecuadorian. I’m a Public Relations Major with a Minor in Marketing. I’m also an ambitious sophomore. With much excitement I serve as Cardinal Points’ PR Manager.
Photo Editor
Valerie Mueller Tengelmann--Photo Editor
My name is Valerie Mueller Tengelmann. I’m an international student from Germany. My major is tv video production and I have a minor in photography. I’m currently the photography editor for Cardinal Points.
Multimedia Editor
Hello, my name is Max Traa, and I am the multimedia editor for Cardinal Points. I am an international student from the Netherlands. My major is TV video production, so being the multimedia editor is completely my thing.