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Elise Coombs

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Elise Coombs, a Syracuse native, is the editor-in-chief of the Albany Student Press. She is the co-Vice President of the UAlbany Mock Trial team, a member of Presidential Honors Society, and a peer mentor for the pre-law section of Writing and Critical Inquiry. After her time at UAlbany, she plans to go to law school and become a First Amendment lawyer.

After its first semester in the Campus Center, soup and salad venue Stocks and Stems is no longer open for dinner or on the weekends. A University Auxiliary Services intersession …

A month after graduating from the University at Albany, the daughter of undocumented Ecuadorian immigrants is utilizing her bilingual skills as a secretary in a personal injury law firm. At …

The number of Excelsior Scholarship recipients at the University at Albany has increased by over 200 since late August, bringing the current total to 1,043 students for the fall semester. …
A congregation of about 20 students gather in the Interfaith Center for Cornerstone Campus Ministry's weekly worship on Oct. 15.

A student pleaded with God to “save” the Interfaith Center in a closing prayer during Cornerstone Campus Ministry’s weekly worship. Aileen Eagleton, a senior, prayed moments after Rev. Sandy Damhof …

Few students unaffiliated with the Student Association, Graduate Student Association, or SUNY Student Assembly showed up at a rally in support of state legislation which would separate tuition dollars from …

The latest of University at Albany’s presidents, Havidán Rodríguez assumed his position on Monday, Sept. 11. Rodríguez’s position as the 20th president of the university follows from a summer of …

While the majority of both students and faculty in engineering education are male, Dr. Yanna Liang began her role as chair of University at Albany’s environmental engineering department last Friday. …

Even students who qualify for the Excelsior Scholarship could be forking out additional tuition money this year. A tuition increase of $200 follows from a SUNY Board of Trustees vote …

Amid high turnover rates in leadership at University at Albany in recent years, a statewide labor union is hoping to work long-term with administration under incoming President Havidán Rodríguez to …

Students from households earning less than $100,000 will receive free tuition at University at Albany this fall, but they will be bound by a set of requirements. The free tuition …