Monday, October 3, 2022

Opinions

North Country portrays beauty

By Rocco Golden At a glance, the Town of Plattsburgh may come off to the average person as just another town in Northern New York. Many people don’t really know all too much about the history and the culture of...

‘YikYak’ creates toxic subculture

By Bryn Fawn YikYak is a popular application causing trouble for campuses across the nation. College students are the main demographic; especially those that enjoy causing mischief without reaping the consequences. Being recently added to Android, YikYak has a larger...

Editorial: Hurricane Ian Destroys Homes

Any Floridian knows that living on the Southwestern coast of the U.S. is a venture, considering how close some live to water in Key West. Many residents are usually avidly prepared for a large storm, typically experiencing one once...

Kiwi Farms’ website reign ends

By Bryn Fawn Warning: This article has mentions of suicide and excerpts from a suicide letter. It may not be suitable for all readers.    Online harassers, bullies and even killers — given the adoring nickname “troll” online — seemingly could enact...

Queen’s death sparks memes

By Bryn Fawn Queen Elizabeth II died Sept. 8 ending her 96-year-long reign. Her death has resulted in criticism and comedy, much to the delight of users of social media websites such as Twitter and Tumblr. Soon after, news broke sharing...

Music interests on Platts campus

By Rocco Golden In our day and age, everyone listens to music. Whether it was the upper class nobles who attended symphonies, the Chickasaw tribe performing a stomp dance, or your grandfather putting a cassette into the old F150, everyone...

Mother Nature cries for help

By Hannah Cluck A New York native resident may think to themselves, “Why does the health of an environment hundreds of miles away, matter to my day to day life?” The truth is, it doesn’t matter. But what truly matters...

JUUL comes back after ban

By Bryn Fawn JUUL has become one of the leading brands when it comes to nicotine vapes. The Federal Drug Administration for years has been trying to ban them from the United States. However, their new approach is to assist...

EDITORIAL: NYC masking signs cause controversy

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been clear controversy over differing opinions on wearing a mask. Some argue forcing one to wear a mask infringes on personal liberty and freedom of expression, while others believe it is a piece...

Editorial: Abortion bans attack autonomy

The access to safe abortions is becoming more restricted, as Texas, Idaho, and Tennessee began to enforce “trigger laws” August 25.  As Roe v. Wade was struck down June 24, after the Supreme Court overturned the almost 50-year-old constitutional right...
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P-Funk, Platts’ Ultimate Club

By Collin Bolebruch College sports are often associated with hard work, dedication and competition. PFunk just wants to have fun. PFunk is Plattsburgh’s student-operated ultimate club....

Vasquez fuels men’s soccer’s first conference win

By Collin Bolebruch In its first conference win of the season, the Plattsburgh Cardinals men’s soccer team proved that it can rise to the occasion...

Women’s soccer searching for first conference win

By Liam Sample The Plattsburgh women’s soccer team experienced an agonizing sports phenomenon: outplaying an opponent and losing. In its recent conference game against the...

Volleyball crushed by conference foes

By Melanie Lanzo The Plattsburgh women’s volleyball team went to Oswego State Lakers’ Max Ziel Gymnasium Sept. 23 to compete in its opening SUNYAC game....
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