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Alumnus leads saliva-based testing

Johanna Weeks SUNY Plattsburgh Alumnus, Dr. Frank Middleton, has led statewide COVID-19 pool testing. His idea to measure coronavirus through saliva was criticized and doubted. However, the saliva swab testing has impacted the campus community as well as other SUNY...

Campus frustration sparks conversation

Cromwell hosts Zoom to discuss racist comment Mataeo Smith About 90 members of the SUNY Plattsburgh community gathered Wednesday afternoon via Zoom to discuss the college’s response to Sports and Wellness Administrative Assistant Rebecca Barnes’ racist Facebook reply last May. Vice...

Social Work program gets re-accredited

Mia Morgillo The professionalism of SUNY Plattsburgh’s social work program has been backed by Council on Social Work Education accreditation since 1994, and is now re-accredited for another eight years. The program allows students to not only earn their Bachelor of...

Employee makes racist comment online

Mataeo Smith A SUNY Plattsburgh 2014 alumna, who asked to remain anonymous for safety concerns, discovered a racist reply on Facebook last May, written by Sports and Wellness Administrative Assistant Rebecca Barnes, validating an initial comment by another user saying,...

Career Fair goes virtual

Johanna Weeks The SUNY Plattsburgh annual spring Career Fair for students was held virtually over Zoom March 24 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. With the virtual set up, students had the opportunity to connect with employers from across the country. There...

Learning Center offers resources to students

Olivia Bousquet As midterms approach, students may feel overwhelmed with more homework, exams and essays. The stress of preparing for certain course demands during midterms can leave students feeling uneasy about studying habits or frazzled on where to start when...

Professor records videos for students

by John Church At SUNY Plattsburgh, students have an abundance of resources at their disposal. Recently, a video series was recorded by Advanced Placement Daily, to help high school and college student’s access classroom resources. AP Daily helps students learn...

Competition sparks new business ideas

by Johanna Weeks The 2021 North Country Regional Business Plan Competition is taking place March 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. online via zoom. Students with a business or start-up idea will compete individually or on a team to...

Vaccinated people don’t need masks

by Olivia Bousquet The Center for Disease Control released new information March 8 regarding fully vaccinated people loosening up on certain restrictions. Fully vaccinated people can visit other fully vaccinated people without wearing masks or social distancing, as well as...

Sigma Nu Tau establishment

by Mataeo Smith Sigma Nu Tau was created in SUNY Plattsburgh 2009 from a desire to honor those students embarking into the world of entrepreneurship. Eleven years later, 35 campuses have joined and continue to offer support to the scarce...
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Women’s soccer team notches first win

Drew Wemple The Women’s soccer team collected its first win of the season this past sunday Sept. 5 vs. Russell Sage College. The Lady Cardinals...

Volleyball ends weekend with one win

Garrett Collins The Cardinals were looking to make a statement last weekend in the North Country Classic, Which saw the Cardinals take on Clarkson, St....

Tennis Drops 2 in Double Header

Garrett Collins Women's tennis has ended a long road stretch in this early season that saw them face SUNY Oswego, SUNY Cortland, and last weeked...
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