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SUNY Plattsburgh reacts to 2020 elections

By Channing Prins The 2020 presidential election left the country at a stand-still for more than five days, waiting for every vote to be counted between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. In the end, Biden secured...

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 about it directly from survivors. The Instagram account @shareyourstoryplattsburgh changes that. It’s a page run by...

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 for fall departure testing.  What used to be a time of melancholy toward leaving friends...

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 and next semester, as well as a course withdrawal deadline extension, would be made available...

Campus Blotter: Crime logs for Nov. 5-10

Nov. 5 A community advocate reported the odor of marijuana on the fifth floor of Wilson Hall to University Police. Two students were identified, and appropriate Student Conduct charges were filed.  Nov. 9 Janitorial staff in Hudson Hall reported the...

December commencement moves online

By Emma Vallelunga The entire SUNY Plattsburgh class of 2020 will not have the opportunity to walk across a stage, reach for a diploma or turn over a tassel. Just like their May counterparts, seniors graduating this December have mixed...

Quarantine buddies lend helping hand to students

By Drew Wemple This semester, SUNY Plattsburgh faculty are helping students in more ways than usual. With COVID-19 cases on-campus, some have volunteered to assist students. They’re called quarantine buddies, and they’re advisers, directors of various departments and other campus...

Student Association finalizes spring budget and student fees

By Adeeb Chowdhury The Student Association Senate meeting Oct. 29 saw significant revisions of the SA budget for the upcoming spring semester. Most of these adjustments stemmed from the need to address the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences, in particular...

Students buy bus tickets for end of the semester

By Ashley St. John Many SUNY Plattsburgh students rely on the school-provided bus transportation each semester to travel home and back. Regular travel companies such as Greyhound and Amtrak are not providing transportation like usual due to COVID-19 concerns, but...

Campus Blotter: Crime logs for Oct.28-Nov. 4

Oct. 18 Residence Life staff in Wilson Hall reported a loud party to University Police. Six students were referred to Student Conduct for violating housing regulations and possessing alcohol.  Oct. 28 Residence Life staff in Adirondack Hall reported alcohol violations...
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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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