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Partying causes low grades

  By Victoria Campbell Students who binge drink at least three times per week are six times more likely to perform worse in studies as reported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.   The reality of college can be mistaken...

Relationships damaged by technology

  By Charmi Asodariya Regis College reported that individuals who use social media more frequently are three times more likely to feel isolated.   In this modern age, we’re surrounded by technology, which allows us to connect to the world using social media...

Vaping harms young adults 

  By Victoria Campbell According to the CDC, there were 2,807 hospitalizations in 2020 from use of e-cigarettes.   Vaping continues to influence young adults, specifically college students, which can cause irreversible damage. Vaping nowadays is not abnormal, as they have become the...

Shine On! members inspired by teaching

  By Shine On!  How We Shine is a monthly column from Shine On!, which is an organization that aims to empower young girls and teach them important life skills.   SIERRA WOOD One aspect of the Shine On! program is Educational Outreach. This...

Students share their EOP experiences 

  By Victoria Campbell  The transition into college can be difficult and overwhelming to some, as students leave home and begin to step into adulthood. This change may be more difficult for some students, who need more help navigating this new...

Food for thought: Eating healthy in college

  By Nadia Paschal Students lead a busy life moving from one class to another and trying to balance all their academic responsibilities.  Add the stress of juggling their personal life, getting enough sleep and even working part time, students have a...

‘The Blackening’ turns stereotypes upside down

    By Brionne Thompson  The movie “The Blackening” is a horror and comedy movie following a group of college friends returning for a reunion. This movie has gems like star of HBO’s “Insecure” Yvonne Orji and Dewayne Perkins, who originally created...

‘Madame Web’ disappoints: A box office flop most of us saw coming

  By Kolin Kriner Weaving itself into a web of poor storytelling and bland characters, “Madame Web,” directed by S.J. Clarkson, is one of the most pitiful excuses of a superhero film. With long drawn out scenes of Pepsi cans and a...

Are we a community or just a campus?

  By Nadia Paschal  Each year SUNY Plattsburgh welcomes students who are drawn to the smaller size of the campus. With more than 60 clubs on campus, several sports teams and an active Greek life scene, students seem to have many...

Head to head: Students should not have to wait to declare major

  By Nadia Paschal College lasts four years, and although that sounds like a long time, it flies by rather quickly. Students have only so much time to finish all of their required courses and many are eager to start early...
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