Welcome to SUNY Plattsburgh’s literary and art magazine, North Star! Here’s our 2018 multimedia video by Lilith Amendolia. Check out the rest of our 2018 work!
We would like to congratulate the winner of the English Department Fiction Prize, Camiren Mehlenbacher for “Jared the Janitor” as well as the three winners of the Robert Frost Memorial Poetry Prize. First place went to Paige English for her poem “Baked Ziti.” Second place went to Erika Winters for her poem “The Three Minute Conversation”, and third place was awarded to Lukas Hughes for his poem “Intervention.”
For our first issue of North Star, we’d also like to remember Equal Opportunity Program Director Kyla Relaford.
We are excited to announce that our launch party will be held May 10, in the Cardinal Lounge of the Angell College Center from 5- 7:30 pm. Come and celebrate the very first issue of North Star. Published authors of our first issue are encouraged to read their work out loud. Light refreshments will be served. Hear all about our issue by reading our letter from the editor.
Why did we rename ZPlatt?
Our ZPlatt staff discovered while reading Slavery and Freedom in the Mid-Hudson Valley that our namesake Zephaniah Platt, the founder of Plattsburgh, was a slave owner of a man named Tone. Upon this discovery and reading about Platt and his life, we have decided as a staff to disband the name “ZPlatt.”
To find out more about how we decided to change our name, check out this article in Cardinal Points.
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