Graduate Checks Email for the Last Time

POTSDAM, NY- Checking email is something newly Graduate Jessie Jonasse, Class of 2017, felt irritation toward since her freshman year. Jonasse says, “I believe that people send too many emails.” However, the week before finals proved to be challenging for Jonasse to ignore her email. “They would just keep coming into my inbox. I had to read some of them.” says Jonasse. Reading her emails got frustrating when Jonasse started to reply to them. “It got to the point where I wasn’t sure if the emails required a reply or not, but some of them were often subject lined with, “PLEASE REPLY”, … Continue reading Graduate Checks Email for the Last Time

Professor Holds Class Outside in Giant Snow Fort

POTSDAM, NY- Photos of a giant snow fort classroom with a full sized class inside of it near Flagg Hall have gone viral in the Potsdam area. The fort was built by an Anthropology teacher at Potsdam, and it survived for a total of two hours while said teacher taught the entirety of her class. “I woke up this morning and I thought, wow, it’s a beautiful day! I bet the kids would love to have class outside today.” Said the Anthropology professor Students in the class had differing opinions about the experience. Some said they loved it, some not … Continue reading Professor Holds Class Outside in Giant Snow Fort

Student Loses Mind Over Library Hours

POTSDAM, NY-  SUNY Potsdam Crumb Library is known for their modest, yet frank, hours on Fridays and Saturdays. “Oh, Crumb Library? Yeah they’re great about not over-working themselves on Friday nights or Saturday mornings until two in the afternoon. It’s a total relief for off campus students. It sends the message of, ‘if we don’t open, you don’t have to OPEN your BOOKS. You know what I’m saying? I think it has to do with the phrase, ‘when one door closes, another one opens’ which is really quite powerful,” Says Rebecca Augustine, SUNY Potsdam Junior. We followed the story as … Continue reading Student Loses Mind Over Library Hours