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Greek organizations face probation

For many, fraternity and sorority life at Plattsburgh State stands for principles of friendship, leadership, scholarship and service. However, four organizations are currently under probation for their actions. PSUC Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Allison Swick-Duttine said the...

Creativity met with backlash

On Monday, Sept. 14, freshman Ahmed Mohamed brought his homemade clock to his Irving, Texas, high school. Later that day, he was led out in handcuffs and suspended for two days. His creation, made out of a pencil case, alarmed...

Faith in politics controversy arises

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson recently stirred up controversy in an interview on MSNBC’s “Meet the Press,” saying, “I would not advocate putting a Muslim in charge of this nation.” Upon being asked if one’s faith should matter to voters,...

Healthy place to unwind

Plattsburgh State students can find therapy dogs, snacks, coloring books and crafts to reduce stress twice a semester thanks to the Stress Free Zone organized by the Student Health & Counseling Center. Twice a semester, during midterms and finals, Kristina...

PSUC attracts transfer pupils

Transferring to a different college can be a big undertaking, but according to a recent USA Today article, more than 33 percent of undergrads switch schools at least once before graduating. Erin Peters, the assistant director for transfer admissions, said...

PRSSA: No.1 club on campus

The Public Relations Student Society of America club at Plattsburgh State is used as a tool for public relation students to build connections and learn how to network after college. It became a national chapter on the PSUC campus...

Internet English vs. proper English

While some claim the digital age is killing our sense of grammar, others may disagree. The Washington Post reported in an article titled “is the internet hurting proper english? lol, no,” “Today’s digital natives essentially speak two languages —...

Color-changing condoms detect STDs

A recent Washington Post article reported that a group of British teens from England’s Isaac Newton Academy invented a condom that changes color when exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. “The condom has antibody on it, and it’s being exposed...

Early FAFSA date to take effect next fall

It’s Jan. 1, and it’s the first day to apply for FAFSA. For transfer students and incoming freshmen, this can be a stressful period. Being unsure if he or she will be able to make ends meet and attend...

SA meets to review new Constitution draft

The Sept. 14 Student Association Executive Council meeting saw a new draft for the group’s Constitution. In the midst of the proposed changes, which many in the SA say will make their Constitution more elastic and flexible, current freshmen...
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