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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 …

By Nia Sanders Web Editor asp_online@hotmail.com Apri 28, 2015 The college experience becomes a reality for most students once they step on campus. They see it on television, movies constantly …

By Francesca McGuire Contributing Writer opinions.asp@gmail.com April 28, 2015 “Shut the fuck up!” I heard a student scream from the third floor of an Indian Quad dorm. It was a Sunday …

By Al Masino Contributing Writer opinions.asp@gmail.com April 28, 2015 The 2016 Presidential Elections are more than a year away, yet the speculations have already begun. On the Republican side, we …

By Michelle Checchi Editor-in-Chief asp_online@hotmail.com March 31, 2015 The democratic process at the University at Albany is suffering. The Student Activity Fee, which funds the Student Association as well as clubs …