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Joe Hoffman

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Joe Hoffman is the managing editor for the Albany Student Press.

Instructions not to touch students in a medical emergency have some Resident Assistants worried they could be fired for helping a student in need of immediate emergency care. Four RAs, …

The University at Albany announced last Tuesday that a complete ban on tobacco products on campus will be implemented in January 2019 – an initiative funded by a $20,000 grant. …

As the University at Albany replaces heavy, narrow doors on academic buildings to make the campus more wheelchair accessible, several Student Association senators raised concerns that the campus is inaccessible …

A suspected South Africa-based scammer has gained access to hundreds of student emails in the largest series of phishing attacks the University at Albany has faced, according to officials. On …

Students from a University at Albany sexual health education group have started a campaign to “Save SHAPE” after learning that their director would step down and Middle Earth would help …

Following months of lobbying the legislature and working to develop a new strategic plan, Havidán Rodríguez was officially inaugurated as the University at Albany’s 20th president in a ceremony held …

The University Police Department has made an arrest after asking students, faculty and staff Thursday for help identifying a student reported for masturbating in the main library on Tuesday, April …

For Melanie Hecker, studying public policy at the University at Albany was the next logical step to help others overcome the same obstacles she faced growing up. Rather than autism …

There are roughly twice as many cars registered to Alumni Quad residents as there are student parking spots. The issue of 130 students finding one of Alumni’s 72 parking spots …

The main university library has converted four former librarian’s offices into study nooks in the southwest end of the first floor. Signs outside the spaces, which are located behind the …