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Tyler A. McNeil

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Tyler A. McNeil is the current managing editor for the Albany Student Press. The Capital Region native previously served as managing editor for The Hudsonian, and as an intern for the Times Union and Capital Tonight.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo ditched tradition for the sixth time in one week on Wednesday at the University at Albany, reaching the final stretch of a historic State of the State …

The recent student activity fee hike has created new rifts between the Student Association and top campus political party chapters. Rattled by the decision, College Democrats issued a statement hours …

The student activity fee cannot be adjusted for next semester, Student Association senate leaders learned after talks with university officials throughout the past week. Hopes to lift funding worries early …

Full-time students will pay $10 more for next semester after the Student Association senate — in a decision met with praise, scorn, and confusion — raised the three-year steady student …

A growing number of advocates are fighting for the University at Albany to protect students living in the country illegally from possible deportation under President-elect Donald Trump’s nearing administration. Inspired …

Tempers flared last Wednesday night when a Student Association senate majority nudged Julia Alford, senator-at-large, closer to a possible impeachment from the board of finance. Facing censure from 79 percent …

University at Albany students carried feelings of fear, hope, and frustration last week as the presidential race came to a close.   From 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, …
ResLife, University at Albany

Residential Life is hoping to determine the future of resident assistant pay before month’s end to replace the department’s long-standing stipend system. Working with UAS, Residential Life is looking to …

Several Student Association members have been standing for social justice by sitting down for the pledge of allegiance at weekly senate meetings. Since the legislative session began, the number of …

Last fall when Madeeha Khan applied to become a University at Albany Purple & Gold ambassador, she did not know what the position entailed. Within a month she got the …