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Joe Hoffman

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

Underneath the stairs from the Lecture Center to the Library, a heavy door swings open to let students enter a home they have found away from where they were first …

A former University at Albany student posted dozens of student stories of rape and sexual assault via Instagram last week, starting a campus-wide discussion about victims, fraternities, and what the …

The man in charge of academic affairs at the University at Albany will step down from his role in January, a sudden change in leadership announced by the Office of …

A reported sexual assault on Colonial Quad grew more complicated Friday when police reported making no arrests after meeting with both suspect and victim. The alleged incident reportedly took place …

The University at Albany required all Residential Life staff to complete a CPR training course this summer, a shift in policy from last year when several RA’s said they were …

Stolen equipment. Damaged apartments. Food insecurity. College students face emergencies of all kinds — and the University at Albany is looking for ways to maintain a new fund to help …

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 …