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M. Francis Mirro

M. Francis Mirro

I’m an anxious person, very anxious, so I know what stress looks like. And when I look around the campus here at the University of Albany, all I see is …

If you were to ask the President of the United States, Donald Trump, what era in history he believes he’s in, I’d wager there is decent chance he believes we …

        Overall, I have enjoyed my years here at the University at Albany. It may seem like I don’t at times but this was, and still is, my first choice …

In 1787, our Founding Fathers met in Philadelphia’s Independence Hall and, after months of intense debate, hammered out a complex and incomplete document. The United States Constitution was the basis …

In 1868, following the Civil War and the abolition of slavery, the United States ratified the 14th Amendment, defining citizen as a right of birth and guaranteeing equal protection under …

I have been a student at the University at Albany for more than two years now. Like any school, the university has its issues and, while I, like everyone, have …

Have you ever tried to explain calculus to an English major? How about the underlying themes of Macbeth to a math major? It’s about as tough as grinding your molars …

One hundred percent of students at the University at Albany have seen the colorful posters riddled throughout campus. They’re taped to pillars, tagged to doors and hung over urinals. You …

     Well, here we are again. Once more we’ve subjected ourselves to the atrocities of war and further tested man’s unquenchable thirst for bloodshed. For many of us, it …

     Ignorance is bliss, but it’s also immensely dangerous. Such is the case with parents throughout America who, for one reason or another, choose not to vaccinate their children. …