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by Jon Miller 10/13/2015   I’ve lived near New York City for a great deal of my life and it is almost impossible to not hear of it’s “stop-and-frisk” program …

By Megan Mahar 10/13/2015   It was a Thursday evening and I was in the middle of watching the Steelers vs. Ravens game when the news appeared on my television: …

By Kevin Mercado 10/13/2015 We have arrived at the halfway point of the semester: midterm point. All of the students at the University at Albany are dusting off their textbooks …

By Daniel Pinzon  Student artist Ashley Powell hung several signs that read “White Only” and “Black Only” around the University of Buffalo campus in mid-September. This artist’s creation is real. It makes …

By Diego Cagara As a University at Albany student, each one of us is bound to have a mix of great professors, some of who we enjoy learning from and some …

Last week Pope Francis addressed the U.S. House of Representatives and spoke about many of the critical challenges of our time: serving the poor, world violence, and climate change. He urged …

By Kevin Mercado   Allow me to explain a concept that has been ingrained in our heads for centuries, but is now commonly misconstrued and misunderstood: feminism. I feel the need …

By Louis Smith Contributing Writer 5/6/15 While portions of the United States’ population remain drunk on the news that ruthless political mogul Hillary Clinton would be running for the 2016 …

By Sean Kawakami Contributing Writer 5/6/15 Last Friday I got first place in the Advanced Japanese division of the 23rd Annual East Asian Studies Speech Contest, and it felt surreal. …

By Kevin Mercado Opinions Editor opinions.asp@gmail.com April 28, 2015 What is Autism? “Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and …