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Content from the Opinion section of the Albany Student Press

     There are many well-intentioned public policy ideas out there. For instance, this past election, we heard Bernie Sanders promise free college tuition, and touted higher education as a …

Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo requested that the SUNY system offer in-state tuition to students in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Maria and Hurricane …

     Last Sunday, Oct. 8, in what could have been mistaken as a scene from a Roman period piece, Vice President Mike Pence appeared in an executive booth high …

     The wage gap in America, mythical or not, continues to be a topic of intense discussion among men and women in the workplace. After reading Muneib Chater’s “Wage …

Amid controversy surrounding how President Trump handled the natural disaster, he has faced accusations claiming he did not do enough. Are these accusations appropriate, or are the critics simply using …

Three devastating hurricanes ripped through the United States between August and September. Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey, Florida by Hurricane Irma, and Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. The people …

Every semester, I hear the debate on whether or not a gender wage gap exists. Eventually, this piqued my interest — does a wage gap in fact exist, and if …

Catalonia is a semiautonomous region of Spain that shares a border with France to the north and overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the east. If you know nothing else about …

President Trump and the NFL have stirred up quite a scene over the past couple of weeks. The president’s comments about firing NFL players were inappropriate because it is not …

I support kneeling during the National Anthem, because it is a respectful and peaceful way to protest. Our country was built on revolting when our rights were ignored and violated …