Saturday, July 31, 2021

News

DEI office offers solidarity for Chauvin verdict

Johanna Weeks SUNY Plattsburgh’s Diversity, Equality and Inclusion office offered solidarity following the Derek Chauvin verdict for the killing of George Floyd. Students could attend hybrid solidarity spaces or attend releasing spaces and counseling sessions from April 21-27. In addition,...

SA discusses high textbook costs

Adeeb Chowdhury The SA meeting April 28 saw a presentation and discussion regarding an issue most students are all too familiar with — the excessive costs of college textbooks. Senior Assistant Librarian Malina Thiede of the Feinberg Library and Open Educational...

No More Cancer rally raises more than $20,000

Johanna Weeks SUNY Plattsburgh’s Greek life virtually hosted the annual “No More Cancer Rally” to help raise money and awareness for childhood cancer April 22. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is one of the world’s pediatric cancer...

Chauvin receives guilty verdict

Mia Morgillo On April 20, former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, was found guilty on all charges for the death of George Floyd. The video footage of his death May 25, 2020 shocked, not only the nation, but was...

Seniors petition for guests at graduation          

Mia Morgillo        While graduates are now able to walk the stage to get their diploma, commencement this year at SUNY Plattsburgh will still look a little different. Although the administration is working to comply with all state and county guidelines,...

Plattsburgh revamps waterfronts

Mia Morgillo The City of Plattsburgh is currently in the process of drafting a new Comprehensive Plan, something the city hasn’t done since 1999. In 2016, Lakefront Water Revitalization Plan was drafted to focus on improvements that would come to...

2021-22 SA budget revealed

Adeeb Chowdhury The Student Association budget for the 2021-22 academic year was presented during the meeting April 14, reflecting more optimistic albeit cautious expectations of what to expect next year. “Coming up with this budget was actually difficult in some ways,”...

 Two students receive Chancellor Award

Johanna Weeks Two SUNY Plattsburgh Students, Kassandra Doran and James Faraci, won the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. The award is presented to students who have demonstrated integration of academic excellence with other aspects of their lives, including leadership, campus...

In-person graduation brings mixed feelings

Adeeb Chowdbury Seniors express mixed feelings about graduation after SUNY Plattsburgh announced  plans for an in-person commencement ceremony April 9. Student reactions ranged from questioning the logic behind not allowing parents; to being grateful for the opportunity to walk across...

Plattsburgh students lose faith in DEI

Mataeo Smith Given the disclosure of a racist comment posted on Facebook by a SUNY Plattsburgh Administrator last May, students of color have found difficulty maintaining their trust of the diversity office. A 2014 graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh, troubled by a...
- Advertisement -

Latest

This Week in Photos: Semester Recap (May 7, 2021)

Nursing students work at the vaccination clinic in Memorial Hall and pose together for a group photo.

Student Art Spotlight: Jade Nguyen (April 30, 2021)

Hi, my name is Jade and I am a senior graphic designer and photographer from Vietnam. The Clay Pot Eatery and Bar is a...

This Week in Photos: SUNY Fest (April 30, 2021)

Despite having Kesha perform for this year’s virtual SUNY Fest, about nine students showed up to Memorial field for the showing of the concert.

Student Art Spotlight: Audrey Lapinski (April 23, 2021)

Hi! I’m Audrey and I’m a senior B.A. student concentrating in graphic design. A lot of my work focuses on the more mundane moments...
- Advertisement -