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Content from the Opinion section of the Albany Student Press

After months of shifting viewpoints and newfound support from the likes of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the future of recreational marijuana in New York is again uncertain. As the legislative winds …

I’m an anxious person, very anxious, so I know what stress looks like. And when I look around the campus here at the University of Albany, all I see is …

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there are 47 separate hate groups within New York State. The overwhelming majority of these groups belong to the far-right, white identitarian and …

One of the most contentious economic debates that often occurs today is the debate between capitalism and socialism. Despite a wide array of contradicting opinions, many people in the US …

Rapper Cardi B finds herself on the defensive since an old video of hers resurfaced causing heated backlash online involving how to address her past actions. In an Instagram live …

The Mueller Report, the long-awaited finale of Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump administration, is finally here. After two long years of patience, anticipation, and more Stephen Colbert jokes than …

The ban on plastic bags is crucial and paramount to the sustainability of our environment. While the usage of these bags is convenient, they are systematically killing our planet. In …

We need to start talking about the University at Albany’s involvement in the endless US military industrial complex. Earlier this month, it was announced that the College of Emergency Preparedness, …

In today’s milieu, we are used to the concept of fairness and equality. Our politicians use it in their campaign platforms, we hear it on the news, we hear it …

The “student ghetto”. We all know the area: those streets that run between Madison and Washington, the corner of Hudson and Quail. The area is not known for its cleanliness …