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Student creates peer support group for student caregivers

  By Aleksandra Sidorova In her final semester, a student started a support group she wished she had as a first-year. Human development and family relations major Hannah Schmeelke knows firsthand the challenges of attending college while taking care of a relative...

Student takes comedy stage

Jordan Perna performs stand-up at an open mic night hosted by Radio Bean in Burlington, Vermont.   By Aleksandra Sidorova A student in SUNY Plattsburgh’s teaching program is taking a break from studying and teaching to make people laugh. Jordan Perna, a graduate...

Cardinal Career Grants now available monthly

  By Aleksandra Sidorova Students can receive up to $2,250 toward unpaid professional experiences or other career-related costs — more funding they can apply for more frequently, thanks to additional funding from SUNY Central. “The program has expanded now because SUNY Central...

College puts kaleidoscope to total eclipse

Keynote speaker Glenn McClure explores the intersections between eclipses and all areas of life, referencing his experiences as a fellow in Antarctica. McClure, who is a composer, also played two of his cosmic-themed pieces.     By Aleksandra Sidorova The topic of the...

Day turns night: Hundreds experience eclipse at Hawkins Pond

Students, college staff, community members and out-of-town visitors flocked to Hawkins Pond to witness the total solar eclipse April 8.   By Brionne Thompson Monday gave Plattsburgh its most exciting eclipse, creating a midnight look at only 3 p.m.  There were so many...

SA revises arts coordinator position ahead of elections

Alexander Finkey, coordinator of arts for the Student Association, explains to the SA Senate his rationale for adjusting his position’s name and responsibilities. He wants the title to reflect the work he actually does.   By Aleksandra Sidorova The Student Association Senate...

Athletics shows for trans athletes

Plattsburgh State Athletics staff listens to information and discussion about including transgender students in college sport. A few other staff members joined the session on Zoom.   By Aleksandra Sidorova Transgender athletes are banned from participating in school sports that align with...

Big changes await Sundowner, Market

  By Aleksandra Sidorova The Sundowner as students know it will be no more — it will undergo a name change and total renovation by next spring. Campus Market will also bring a new shopping model to the SUNY system. The changes...

How to prepare for eclipse day

A show at the North Country Planetarium in Hudson Hall projects an image of the stages of eclipse.   By Brionne Thompson We have reached the most anticipated astronomical event in years — the total solar eclipse is just days away.  People have...

Trans Day of Visibility expands to community

Kelly Metzgar, executive director and co-founder of the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance, addresses the crowd gathered in the Alumni Conference Room in anticipation of the panel discussion.   By Aleksandra Sidorova SUNY Plattsburgh held its largest yet observance of International Transgender...
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