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ardinal oints First copy free Additional copies 25 cents May 5,2000 The Students' Newspaper of Plattsburgh State University Since 1969 No. 1 college newspaper in New York • Volume 42, Issue 12 RESTAURANT REVIEW +V India House: Good cuisine and ambiance to boot See full story, p. 10. SPRINGFEST 2000 A DUD Our Lady Peace 'fail to appease Plattsburgh crowd. See full story, p. 15. on campaign VICTORIA HIRSCHBERG > associate news editor With a line extending around Hawkins Hall and secret service agents surveying the area, it was obvious that Hillary Clinton was arriving to Plattsburgh State. The first lady was in town com- pleting her 62 county New York State campaign and as Shirley O'Connell said, \Clinton finally arrives in Clinton.\ The first lady arrived last night and stayed at a local hotel. Her morning started with at the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce at Clinton County Community College. \We wanted to offer a private opportunity to brief the candi- date and bring our issues sur- rounding business in the North Country to her attention,\ said Garry Douglas, president of the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce. She thai attended a luncheon with the Clinton County Democrats. Her final destination in the county was, Plattsburgh \Let's welcome her to the best kept secret m the SUNY system. She did save the best for last. From the great state of New York, the first lady, Mrs. Hillary Clinton!\ said Adam McGlynn, student association president as he welcomed her. Clinton was also made an honorary brother at Alpha Phi Omega chapter at PSU, the national co-ed service fraternity. Michael Cashman, president of the fraternity presented the award of recognition and frater- nity pin to her. \I am glad I was able to come here last I really feel like home here in Clinton County,\ said Clinton. \ I am delighted to be here and be an honorary brother of Alpha Phi Omega.\ Clinton's commitment to serv- ice has been one issue she has stressed in her senatorial cam- paign. She spoke of her college days, when she devoted her time to helping children in Boston and volunteering at \local schools. \It always struck me how so many college students are com- mitted to service. They are ful- filling their obligations as a citi- zen. Citizenship means more than paying taxes, it means serv- ice,\ she said. She also took brought . up how she was impressed with the level of serv- ice done by students at PSU and the Americorp chapter that is also located on campus. She {mused Americorp as a great way to work together in service. \It was great that she recog- nized us,\ said Kim Bresette, Americorp project coordinator at PSU. \Having these opportu- nities as a student, becoming more worldly, even at a local level is great.\ Clinton thinks that America if unique because of its commit- ment to service. She described her campaign for the senate seat as an extension of her service. One of the most important issues that she has endlessly stressed m her campaign is, pub- lic education. She described it as \there SEE CLINTON, P.6 photo by Victoria Hirschberg Angela Lanuto, Brian Nestrick and Adam Dtsque were part erf the foaim heki by tto cuss on campus issues. Students voice opinions VICTORIA HIRSCHBERG associate news editor The Student Association host- ed an open forum earlier this week so they could get a better idea of what Plattsburgh State students want. The students were given the chance to express their concerns and say what they want from the SA. For die seven students that actually attended, they were given that opportuni- ty For the m^ority of the foram» the topic most discussed was the s contra not last week's incident. Sodexlio Marriot has exclusive rights over the food provided on cam- pus and groups or organizations must order food through Sodexlio Mamot. Freshman Michael Cashman, the president of Alpha Phi Omega, the national co-ed serv- ice fraternity was disgusted with their services and their \astro- nomically high\ prices. \My organization is very snail and we do not have a large budget,\ be said. \Their prices being so high for everything is Another huge complaint about Sodexlio Marriot was their lack of recycling in the dining halls. The Styrofoam used in \Clinton Temporarily\ is not being recy- cled due to a lack of facilities, in the Plattsburgh area and in \Clinton Temporarily\. The dish room cannot accommodate the load. \We boast about our environ- mental science programs being one of the beat in the Northeast\ said sophomore Alysta Radder, co-chairperson of the Environmental Action Committee co-chairperson. SEE FEE, P.6 Hfttary Rodham-Clinton finished County wltli a a pooch on her campaign photo by Shawn Scheps run through Clinton >< :>^^:-- The Phi Kappa Chi epiority The sorority will be on .••**. * * J * • j?6 flatting or pledging will be permitted, as well as partici- pation in intramural sports, pos- tering privileges, Greek activi- fcAawing, a//jitt* we* pf XxJkge Center and the Hazing College Store privileges. Pnftg $* suspension period, %3;a|r m <|f nx^^Htwti wats the sorority is supposed to fact thai tie Ctios implement a number of meas- ures, some of them suggested by the sorority members them- selves. \I think that another aspect (that contributed to the appeal decision) was that they were very genome in the suggestions to 1998. Patino, PSU senior of the Cboa, com- onfhe initial decision. we were fairly but litill uphold the fret lie charges^ that fcey made to fccGfy the rt- Plattsburgh, and dot's not to be SEECUOS, P2 *•

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