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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.

Following a series of claimed ongoing issues, the union representing police officers at the University at Albany contends that their relationship with leadership in the University Police Department and the …

The Student Association Senate has a $1,500 budget to buy themselves t-shirts, but they haven’t allocated a penny for t-shirts to any student group this year. In other words, the …

This year’s battle for Student Association president has seen an increase in bribery complaints from last year. Elections Commission Chair Danielle Haft did not indicate an exact number of complaints. …

In violation of a transparency bylaw, Student Association senators’ voting records were not public on the website during the election last week. The bylaw states that record of senators’ votes …

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 …