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     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 …

     The wage gap in America, mythical or not, continues to be a topic of intense discussion among men and women in the workplace. After reading Muneib Chater’s “Wage …

By Kevin Mercado 4/5/16   A new four-week “simulation” course was introduced for University at Albany students, taking the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity to the next level. …

By Jonathan Miller 4/5/16 Prison regulations have been a controversial issue for years, especially since the recent spike in incarcerations. With Clinton Correctional Facility’s prison escape scandal last summer and …

By Sean Kawakami 4/5/16 The power of social media has dwindled physical, intimate communication and, more precisely, love. It’s convenient nowadays to contact someone through Facebook Messenger or text messages, …

Ashlee Maduro: November 17, 2015   “I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I …

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 …