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Matthew Noyes

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Matthew Noyes is a conservative columnist and assistant opinions editor of the Albany Student Press. He is also president of the University at Albany's Turning Point USA chapter and a writer for Campus Reform. Noyes, a New Hampshire native, is a political science and Japanese double major.

    The University at Albany surpassed my expectations in the quality of education, extra-curricular opportunities, and the friends I’ve made. At the same time, the university is dominated by …

For once, the Student Association does something right. The much-anticipated event features Gucci, Whethan, and Tinashe. Parkfest is an annual event that garners a lot of excitement from thousands of …

    The Trump Administration levied tariffs on steel and aluminum last month through an executive order. Imported steel is subject to a 25 percent tariff and aluminum to a …

    If hearing “ladies and gentlemen” offends you, you’re probably a college student.     The concept of political correctness is oppressive in nature. People deem certain words PC (politically correct) …

        Chuck Schumer is taking a step backwards by propagating racism under the guise of virtue signaling. Earlier this month, Schumer voted against Judge Marvin Quattlebaum who …

     SUNY campuses are gun-free zones for everyone but police and criminals. If, God forbid, someone wanted to commit violence against our student body or faculty there would be …

The advent of socialism has been perhaps one of the most terrible scourges on mankind. In its most basic form, it’s simply the abolishment of private property, as Marx puts …

Last week, the Senate rejected the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act after having passed the House. The bill would make it illegal for someone to perform an abortion on a …

    People are born with inalienable natural rights: the right to life, liberty, and property so long as one does not violate the rights of others. Government exists to …

  America is unique because anyone can become an American if they embrace our core principles, becomes a legal citizen, and contributes to society. They’re just as American as any …