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Joe Hoffman

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

The university’s 2018 draft strategic plan identified increasing faculty and staff diversity as one of its core goals, a concern voiced for years by student and faculty groups. Seventy-four percent …

Student Health Services has seen 150 influenza-like student illnesses since the first of January, more than double those the health center saw over the same period last year. “The flu …

Two men reportedly robbed the Western Ave. Mobil station Wednesday morning, then fled towards University Drive behind the station. The suspects have not yet been apprehended, and the Albany Police …

The 39 televisions in the newly-opened campus center restaurant Damien’s cannot currently display UAlbany sports events, despite the university’s hope for the space to garner support for their athletic teams. …

A violent felony rape reportedly occurred at Dutch Quad on Feb. 5, according to an incident report University Police Department released Friday. Assistant chief of police Aran Mull said Sunday …

Residents of Alden Hall at Alumni Quad woke last Tuesday to find their gym, two laundry rooms, and several bathrooms closed due to flooding. The University said Thursday that a …

Middle Earth peer assistance student group played a role in the decision for a Campus Center lounge, Damien’s, to not to serve alcohol. “There were a lot of concerns about …

Visual effects firm Branch VFX has begun its third month in partnership with UAlbany’s division of the START-UP NY program, which allows businesses to operate tax-free for ten years in …

“You’re not supposed to agree with me,” said Amanishakete Ani, assistant professor of Africana Studies at UAlbany. “This is politics and this is what’s not supposed to happen.” Ani’s professional …

The sports restaurant under construction in the Campus Center will not serve alcohol, per a decision by university leadership which overruled University Auxiliary Services’ plans to serve beer and wine …