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Phillip Downes

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Phillip Downes is a student at UAlbany, Class of 2022, and the News Editor for the Albany Student Press.

A new resource for students through the University At Albany was inaugurated on February 1st as the new “clothing closet” Purple Threads opened in the Campus Center, garnering support and …

The University at Albany is kicking off a new rebranding initiative this spring, focusing on the new tagline “Unleash Greatness,” which aims to promote the greatness that exists within the …

When most Americans think of male college students, they’ll often think of one huge part that exists in almost all 4 year colleges across the United States: fraternities. What most …

Residents of Alumni Quad on the University at Albany’s downtown campus were kept awake by two fire alarms for roughly six hours last weekend, leaving many students confused, frustrated, and …

University Police Department arrested student Mohammed Sanogo on Wednesday following a reported rape on Colonial Quad last week, highlighting another of the University at Albany’s controversial decisions to not alert …

Dozens of students have reported to campus voting initiatives that their applications for absentee voting never returned them a ballot — leaving them with no way to vote in the …

A small group of students organized a social protest outside the campus center Friday, covering a wide range of issues and attracting few students. The event was put on by …

The University at Albany will begin work to make the campus more accessible by installing an elevator and ramps from the Podium to the Lecture Centers beginning next summer. Long …

A coalition of various offices, student leaders and organizations across the University at Albany are aiming to bolster voter registration ahead of the Nov. 6 mid-term elections. UAlbany is a …

The University at Albany recently took action to reform its tailgating policies for football games. According to the university, the new regulations are oriented to, ”improve the fan experience while …