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Raymond Strawn III

Raymond Strawn III

The University at Albany’s website gives us a description for the student activity fee: It “funds the groups, programs, and activities of the Student Association. This fee is mandatory for …

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court has been an embarrassing circus. It appears Kavanaugh’s personal background was not thoroughly investigated. President Donald Trump should remove Kavanaugh’s …

Some freshmen and transfer students may have never been in a classroom as large as the lecture centers before. I know when I transferred from a community college, the largest …

Welcome to University at Albany freshmen, new transfers, and returning students! A new semester is upon us, which includes new professors and classmates. Some students are experiencing life outside of …

     I don’t agree with the scaling of the student activity fee. The fee in 2017-2018 was $110 (per semester?) for students taking 12 or more credits, $82.50 for …

     Use of deadly force by law enforcement has been a huge debate recently and there doesn’t seem to be any signs of change to fix this issue. Calling …

    I disagree with the notion that Chuck Schumer’s conduct by not voting for Judge Marvin Quattlebaum, a white judge, is racist. A CNN report stated Schumer voted against …

Students have gathered across the country to protest gun violence in March for Our Lives. There were also protests with walkouts among high school students. I agree with protesting and …

     I was sad hearing the news about Toys “R” Us closing down. I remember when I was a kid and how exciting it was to enter the store. …

    The University at Albany has been accused by the Police Benevolent Association, the union representing state university police officers, for failing to disclose information related to campus crimes …