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Great Danes fall in Bob Ford’s final home game

By Aaron Williams Staff Writer asp.sports@gmail.com The University at Albany Great Danes suffered a tough 37 -20 loss to the University of New Hampshire this Saturday at Bob…

UAlbany women outfox Marist

By Aaron Cheris Assistant Sports Editor asp.sports@gmail.com On Thursday Nov. 14, the University at Albany’s women’s basketball faced their toughest test of the early season. They hosted Marist…

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Whips, chains, and family values

Whips, chains, and family values

Kassie Parisi News Editor theaspnews@gmail.com When the petit and pretty Miss Couple asked her boyfriend…

Author Ayana Mathis visits

By Marcy Robles Staff Writer theaspnews@gmail.com “You have to learn to trust your instincts. You…

Working for the weekend: Students balance part-time jobs and school work

By Susan Coniglio Contributing Writer theaspnews@gmail.com For many students, college is a full time job.…

New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan visits UAlbany

By Janie Frank Assistant News Editor theaspnews@gmail.com New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan joined…

Arts and Entertainment

Thor sequel a surprising thriller

By Julia Day Staff Writer artsent.asp@gmail.com The flowing blonde hair. The shining hammer. The six pack of a god. That’s right folks, the Avenger’s superhero Thor is back…

‘12 Years a Slave’ creates Oscar buzz as audiences take a close look at American slavery and injustice

By Thomas Kika Contributing Writer artsent.asp@gmail.com Steve McQueen’s new film “12 Years a Slave” is a high-point in capturing the reality of a black slave’s hard life, while…

Africa through fashion with Calabar: Return to the Empire

By Cristina Diaz Staff Writer artsent.asp@gmail.com African Student Association’s annual fashion show was one not to miss. Calabar: Return to the Empire was a cultural and artistic phenomenon…

“Hungry Girl” offers low-cal fast food favorites

“Hungry Girl” offers low-cal fast food favorites

By Lauren Mineau  Editor-in-Chief  asp_online@hotmail.com Lisa Lillien, better known as Hungry Girl, has made her namesake whipping up lower calorie versions of popular foods. Lillien graduated from the…

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Hands-on review: Asus Transfomer Book Trio

Apple CEO Tim Cook aimed a swipe at convertibles during the company’s recent iPad Air and OS X 10.9 Mavericks launch. “Our competition is different,” he said.…

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Middle Earth – Students helping students

  By Middle Earth Program Weekly Column  midearth@albany.edu  Welcome to the Middle Earth Roots column! As a campus hotline service, peer education program, and peer career advisement…

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2014 Lexus IS 350 AWD

A few years ago, Lexus decided to shake its conservative (read:boring) image and set about ladling gratuitous amounts of “sportiness” onto its fleet of sedans. This manifested…

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Hands-on review: Nike FuelBand SE

If you ever thought that whisking your morning eggs was one of the most strenuous yet overlooked workouts of the day, the Nike FuelBand SE might be…

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Apple iPad Air

It’s been a long time since Apple delivered unto us a proper redesign of the iPad. The original, boxy, first-gen tablet lived for about 11 months, replaced…

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Review: Fitbit Force review

Fitbit has always been a few pedometer steps ahead of other activity tracking devices, but like the average person’s fitness routine, Fitbit One and Fitbit Flex were…

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Breville Hemisphere Control Blender

I have a Breville coffee grinder at home and in the CNET Appliance’s Toaster Oven Extravaganza, the Breville Smart Oven was a top performer. As such, I…

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Review: Fitbit Force review

Fitbit has always been a few pedometer steps ahead of other activity tracking devices, but like the average person’s fitness routine, Fitbit One and Fitbit Flex were…