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On Jan. 3, 2017, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his plan for the Tuition-Free Degree Program at Queen’s LaGuardia Community College. Standing confidently at the podium, he shouted to a roaring …

The United States was founded on the ideals of individual liberty and inalienable rights. The core precept of the Revolution and foundation of the United States was that all people …

There have been many exciting changes to the Campus Center this year. One particular change has deeply affected the transgender and gender-nonconforming students at the University at Albany. We now …

One of my favorite parts of football and basketball games is getting to hear what new musical performances the marching and pep bands have practiced. It adds something extra to …

Capoeira was created in the early 16th century by African people enslaved in Brazil. It is a fusion of various martial arts practices from different African peoples who were placed …

The Excelsior Scholarship has historic potential to provide students across the state with a quality public education. More students will gain access to an education at the University at Albany, …

Imagine being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, but worse, being told you’ll die young because of it? In the 1960’s, this was the case for 7 year-old Sonia Sotomayor. It …

The University at Albany students are finding the plant-based food options on campus to be inadequate. Many students would like to limit their consumption of animal products, whether for the …

When I was in my third semester at UAlbany, during a discussion of Evolution versus Creation, my Psychology professor dared anyone in the class of 500 students to argue with …

LGBT football player, Michael Sam, addressed the University at Albany community on Tuesday night with a message of perseverance. Over 400 students attended Sam’s keynote speech during the 34th annual …