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M. Francis Mirro

M. Francis Mirro

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. …

    The Northeastern United States is amid a major Opioids Crisis. More and more people are becoming addicted to hard and illegal substances like heroin or abusing prescription pain …

     His name is Xi Jinping. Officially, he is the General Secretary of the Communist Party in China, the President of China about to start his second term. Unofficially, …

     There are 323 million people living in the United States of America, the world’s third largest population. By and large, this collection of peoples are forced, by default, …

    I’ve never been a fan of the Academy Awards, and I’ve always felt that they’re strange and snobbish. A bunch of millionaires gathered together, in clothes worth more …