Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Opinions

In the Reels: ‘Concrete Cowboy’ saddles up on Netflix

Cameron Kaercher The western is a classic American genre of filmmaking. Cowboys, riding into a town overrun with outlaws to restore order, were staples of cinema at the turn of the 20th century, but they were whitewashed. John Ford’s, “The...

Inappropriate ‘Spongebob’ Episodes Cut

Carly Newton Two episodes of the cartoon “Spongebob Squarepants” were recently removed from syndication due to the potential offensive content. One episode that had gone unaired was about a virus that was thought to be insensitive, due to the real-life...

Plattsburgh recalls Phish performance

Hales Passino More than 20 years ago, Phish swam to Plattsburgh. The improvisational ensemble, consisting of members guitarist and lead vocalist Trey Anastasio, drummer Jon Fishman, bassist Mike Gordon and keyboardist Page McConnell, cultivates an array of electric, jazz and...

James Charles says ‘Bye Sisters’

Alexa Dumas Graphics: JAMES CHARLES-Zoe   Is becoming famous all it’s cracked up to be? Social media can be a powerful tool when used correctly. Having a platform and becoming an influencer is a new concept with the birth of social media. Gaining...

Warm weather impacts campus life

Natalie St. Denis After a long and winter at SUNY Plattsburgh, days are finally starting to get warmer. The first few warm days of the year sent almost every student on campus outside, making the college feel lively again. This...

In the Reels: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ battles on HBO

Cameron Kaercher The creation of Godzilla is rooted in history. While the original film depicted man in a rubber monster costume stomping on miniature cities is funny to look at, there is a darker history to the monster that not...

Remembering Eddie Van Halen

Hales Passino The death of Eddie Van Halen was a sad day in the rock and roll world. After a long, severe battle with various health issues in his latter years, including late-stage throat and lung cancer, the guitar-god passed away...

By the Books: Cleary’s legacy lives on in novels

Carly Newton The accomplished and successful children’s book author Beverly Cleary passed away at 104 years old this past March. Cleary was best known for her books about Ramona Quimby, a young girl who had childhood experiences that young readers...

Education majors adapt to adversity

Alexa Dumas The field of education has faced many challenges in the past years, due to a teacher shortage. The COVID-19 pandemic has not helped with this issue. Not only are students heavily affected, but so are professors. While students...

EDITORIAL: Cardinal Points’ Responsibility

Cardinal Points Every Friday, Cardinal Points hits the newsstand for the SUNY Plattsburgh community to read. Each week, articles about various topics can be seen in our main three sections; news, opinions and FUSE. Cardinal Points’ goal is to provide...
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Hi, my name is Jade and I am a senior graphic designer and photographer from Vietnam. The Clay Pot Eatery and Bar is a...

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Hi! I’m Audrey and I’m a senior B.A. student concentrating in graphic design. A lot of my work focuses on the more mundane moments...
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