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Habitual smoking, long-term effect

With an increasing number of states embracing the legalization of marijuana, mostly for medical purposes, the push for recreational approval in states such as New York continues to grow. Approximately 5.9 percent of American college students reported daily or...

Medical amnesty, PSUC onboard

A recent article from USA Today mentioned 31 states that have developed medical amnesty laws in which students under the influence of substances can contact authorities without having to worry about their own state. However, Plattsburgh State has already...

SA discusses new ‘blackout’ strategy, fees

What would happen if the SA shuttle, Coffeehouse and the vacation buses that bring students home were no longer available on campus? That’s one question Plattsburgh State’s Student Association faced as they held their first meeting of the semester, where...

Cell phones, antisocial habits linked

With a growing world of social media and online interaction at their fingertips, it is hard to blame the millennial generation for their constant cell phone use; however, a new study found some millennials pull out their phones in...

Professor ratings reveal bias

A USA Today article shows that, regardless of the progress women have made in the last 50 years, gender bias still exists today. “A history professor at Northeastern University has created a new interactive graph that reveals various truths about...

Textbook costs deter students

According to a study done by the college bookstore company Follett Higher Education Group, which was included in an article recently published by USA Today, “over one-third of college students will opt out of buying course materials, primarily because...

PSUC remembers ‘kind-hearted’ student

He will be remembered by his friends and loved ones as a caring, warm and sociable young man who always had a big smile on his face wherever he went. Evan Gillies, a junior at Plattsburgh State known...

Students experience completed campus renovations

The idea of moving forward is not only applicable to students but to the Plattsburgh State campus as well. PSUC has been renovating their residence halls for the past few years at the pace of one building a year. The...

Grads finding jobs outside intended field

A study done by consulting firm McKinsey and the website Chegg, included in an article published by business magazine Forbes, surveyed 4,900 former Chegg customers about the job force. According to the article, “Nearly half of grads from four-year...

Increase in standardized testing opt-out statistics

A majority of Plattsburgh parents have recently opted their children out of standardized testing for the upcoming school year. The Washington Post recently reported findings from a Gallup poll, which states, “‘Not only do Americans think kids are subjected to...
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