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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...

Police target drunken driving

In an effort to reduce the number of drunken drivers on the road in upstate New York, area law enforcement has begun its participation in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” program, a nationwide campaign created to prevent...

Suggestive banners draw policy scrutiny

As a new semester begins for college students across the country, sexually suggestive banners hung outside a fraternity house at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia have turned the spotlight on the subject of sexual harassment on college campuses...

Campus tobacco policy gets stricter

“It’s all about a healthy, safe, congenial work and study environment for all, Plattsburgh State University Police Assistant Chief Patrick W. Keleher said. On Aug 15, the new tobacco-restricted campus policy went into effect. Students and faculty members who smoke...

College break renovations

Plattsburgh State will be different when students return to campus in the fall. For the next academic year, Moffitt Hall will not be housing students. Assistant Director of Residence Life Jim Sherman said there will be many changes in...

Grads may be unprepared for job market

College seniors nationwide will soon don their caps and gowns. While some Plattsburgh State students may not be ready, others seem to have their eyes on the prize. An article from the Washington Post titled “What happens when...

Students weigh in on texting

In today’s technological era, people are more connected than ever before. Texting has become a norm in the realm of multitasking. According to a study of over 150 college-aged students, more than 100 text messages are sent and received...

SA debates, adds new VP

The Plattsburgh State Student Association’s judicial board, headed by Chief Justice Adam Saccardi, came before the Executive Council Monday evening to present a draft of the edited SA Constitution, proposing a change to the way director positions in the...

Students sticking around for summer

During the summer, most Plattsburgh State students head home for vacation, while some stay up in the area for different reasons and ventures. PSUC psychology major Natasha Vuozzo has spent a couple summers up in Plattsburgh. Vuozzo’s plan this summer...
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