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Content from the Opinion section of the Albany Student Press

       “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it,” Evelyn Beatrice Hall wrote in the 1907 book “The …

     Staying home for Halloween is the best option for people who are too old to trick-or-treat and who are too old to go out to parties. This is …

Whether a Halloween costume should be politically correct is a difficult question to answer. It can be hard to distinguish what is politically correct these days, and everyone seems offended …

Violence against women has become more prevalent in the media surrounding us. We can see this through the actions of Harvey Weinstein, an extremely prevalent Hollywood producer and co-owner of …

Fifty-eight people are dead, hundreds more injured. The largest mass shooting in United States history. Events in Las Vegas have once more brought the debate on gun control to the …

Criminals do not obey laws. Stricter gun control will neither make people safer nor alleviate the culture of violence in the United States. There are already extensive firearm laws on …

Columbus Day was on September 9. It is a holiday we celebrate in the United States, but is it about time we replace Columbus Day? Los Angeles has changed Columbus …

     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 …