By Julian Alban 5/17/16          Facial hair, tattoos, and rap music. If you’re a fan of any or all of these things, then local hip-hop powerhouse Pig Food Records might be for you. Consisting of artists such as Alaska, elsphinx, Benn Grim, and others, Pig Food has …

By JULIA DAY 5/3/16 I’m not sure how to begin, so I guess I’ll start at square one. I joined the ASP the first semester of my sophomore year writing movie and TV show reviews for A&E. From there, I became an assistant and eventually head editor of the section. …
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By JULIA DAY 5/3/16 In 2006, Kentucky natives Matt Shultz, Brad Shultz, Jared Champion, Daniel Tichenor, and Lincoln Parish came together to form the American alternative rock band Cage the Elephant. Ten years, four albums, and one Grammy nomination later, the band is gearing up to tour North America this …

By RONISHA WILLIAMS 5/3/16 If you’re going to be in Albany this summer or want to go to some shows before you leave, check out these events. All are worth checking out whether you’re a student or a local, as each performer on this list has proven to put on …
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Article by KARISHMA PERSAUD Photos by NAYRAM GASU 5/3/2016 Students bolted across the State Quad field as gates opened to secure the closest spot they could to hip-hop artist and rapper artist Future. On Sunday, April 17, the University at Albany hosted the annual spring concert, Parkfest. Hot 97’s DJ …

By LEE McPETERS 5/3/16 “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” which premiered on Apr. 22, only made $21 million in its opening weekend, which, in the eyes of Hollywood, was a flop. Most reviews were negative and the atmosphere surrounding it was one of dislike. As a whole, the movie was entertaining …

By DIEGO CAGARA 5/3/16 Three confident University at Albany students proved that words alone were powerful enough to reduce an audience into sobs and laughter, each reading a captivating story during the second annual Writing and Critical Inquiry Essay Contest on Apr. 27 at the Campus Center Assembly Hall. WCI …
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By Jonathan Peters April 30, 2016 The University at Albany women’s softball team faced Binghamton in a series of games this weekend. UAlbany lost their first game, struggling to put up points in the first two innings. However, the Danes did put on a show later in the game by …
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BY: BRITTANY GREGORY 4/30/16 No rest for State Quad as they host yet another University at Albany event: UAlbany Live. Games, inflatables, cook out, and handouts attracted students from their books to come out and enjoy the event.

By JON MILLER 4/26/16 April is National Poetry Month, a time for bookworms and aspiring writers to celebrate the work of some of the greatest poets the genre has to offer. In correlation with National Poetry Month, the University at Albany’s own Leonard A. Slade, Jr. held “An Evening of …