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Black Lives Matter

George Floyd.  Breonna Taylor.  Ahmaud Arbery.  Eric Garner.  Trayvon Martin.  Micheal Brown. These people are the most well-known African...

COVID-19 presents negative effects to Plattsburgh State’s budget

Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Plattsburgh State plans to continue to support students by carefully budgeting, planning for worst-case scenarios and offering refunds for unused services. COVID-19 Financial Effects The New York State budget that passed April 2...

We didn’t get to say goodbye

The class of 2020 is shocked, scared, angry, sad and confused. We’re all waiting for Ashton Kutcher to come out from behind a curtain and tell us we’ve been Punk’d. Our senior year of college is effectively over, and we’ve...

Professors adjust to remote learning

All classes at Plattsburgh State needed to make some adjustments after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the official switch to distance learning for all SUNY campuses March 11 to reduce the spread of coronavirus. For some PSU lecturers, this not...

Senior collects over 1,100 online signatures against December commencement

For public relations major Emily Stehlik and most other seniors, graduation was something to look forward to.  As a soon-to-be first generation college grad, she has worked four internships, worked 20-plus hours a week, got involved in multiple organizations and...

Cardinals mourn lost seasons

When Plattsburgh State athletics came to a halt March 13 after concerns of the coronavirus pandemic, PSU athletes mourned lost seasons but also acknowledged the bigger picture. The 26-1 women’s hockey team had its sights set on the NCAA Division...

We need to laugh: Why it’s important to joke during the pandemic

Millions of Americans are under self-quarantines. College students complete coursework online. Full-time working parents navigate working from home while homeschooling their children. Many have been laid off and are left with no work at all. College and professional sports’...

First cases of coronavirus within Plattsburgh State confirmed by health department

There are now two confirmed cases of the coronavirus within the Plattsburgh State community, the Clinton County Health Department confirmed with PSU.  The health department will reach out to individuals who may have been...

Students rally behind PSU student who felt discriminated against by shuttle driver

With President Donald Trump referring to the coronavirus as the “Chinese Virus,” some Plattsburgh State students were concerned that would open the door for more discrimination against Asian Americans.   Senior business major Tuan Tran,...

PSU abroad students return home as SUNY cancels all programs overseas

Twenty-one Plattsburgh State students traveled hundreds of miles to study abroad in other countries at the beginning of this semester. Two months later, they were asked to pack their bags, book the next available flight and come...
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University Police takes on new responsibilities as COVID-19 reshapes campus

By Drew Wemple COVID-19 has reshaped SUNY Plattsburgh’s campus, but it’s also changed its University Police. UP Chief Pat Rascoe believes he and his team...

Thorne cuts deep into OnlyFans creators

By Jess Johnson Close your web-cams and your wallets — Bella Thorne is on the loose once again. Childhood Disney Channel star Bella Thorne made headlines...

‘Start Smart’ This Semester With The Learning Center

By Natalie St. Denis Since its start in 1989, The Claude J. Clark Learning Center has remained focused on serving the students of SUNY Plattsburgh...

Prude’s death parallels killing of George Floyd

By Mataeo Smith There are parallels between the George Floyd case and the Daniel Prude case. Has anyone noticed how both men died in an...
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