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By Patrick Gareau 11/13/15 The ground is shifting beneath institutions of higher education, and not just because of tractors moving dirt around the podium at the University at Albany. Innovative …

By Benjamin Goes 11/13/15 MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry caused waves of controversy last week when she cautioned her guest, Alfonso Aguilar, against using the term “hard worker” to describe Rep. …

By Russell Oliver 11/13/15 What is now known as the “Spring Valley Incident” happened on Monday, Oct. 26. A 16-year-old student was refusing to give her phone away to her …

By Diego Cagara 11/3/15 Actress, singer and “The View” co-host Raven-Symoné has recently received backlash for making controversial comments regarding race and police brutality on the talk show. Her name …

By Russell Oliver 11/3/15 The truth about homelessness is that it’s becoming a major issue in New York state. The number of homeless people has been notably increasing over recent …

By Meghan Mahar 11/3/15 College partying is something we may not all take part in, but we all certainly hear about it. It is one of the reasons many students …

By Meghan Mahar 10/30/15 Some college students know where they’re going post-graduation, but some of them do not. Those who don’t could pick up a lot of tips by listening …

By Daniel Pinzon 10/20/15 Halloween is known as a day to dress up, a day to be something either imaginary or real, a day to play pretend. However, some costumes …

By Megan Mahar 10/20/15 Ahmed Mohamed made national headlines when a clock he built was mistaken for a bomb. The 14-year-old ninth grader from Texas received a lot of support …

Russell Oliver 10/13/2015   Winter is coming. While University at Albany students don’t have to worry about the imminent threat of White Walkers, get ready for three to five months …