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Asha Burwell,  a junior from Long Island and student manager of the women's basketball team, addressed the crowd at Monday's UAlbany rally.
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Last weekend's alleged racial incident involving University at Albany students aboard a CDTA bus remains a mystery after videos have been scrutinized.

11th-Ward Council member Judd Krasher introduced legislation that would repeal Albany's new trash fee
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Several events that will shape the future of New York's Capital City took place in various locations across Albany Monday night.

Response to the allegations came swiftly.
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University at Albany students are rallying tonight following an alleged assault of three black female students on a CDTA bus over the weekend.

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State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher delivered her sixth annual State of the University address this morning in Albany, making several announcements that will impact the system’s 64 campuses.

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The Director of the National Weather Service is in Albany today to deliver a talk called "Building a Weather-Ready Nation."

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has gone to bat for college students: he's calling on his Senate colleagues to immediately reauthorize and extend a 60-year old financial aid program that he says has enabled millions of students to attend college.

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University at Albany President Robert Jones this week delivered his State of the University Address. President since 2013, Jones says the university must turn around enrollment, which has lagged in recent years, setting a goal of 20,000 students by 2020. Jones spoke with WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas.

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Two young men have been arrested following the death of a 19-year-old New York state university student who drank an excessive amount of alcohol.

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There were two major announcements Thursday at the University at Albany.

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The University at Albany and Albany Law School have announced a deeper affiliation that officials say creates important new academic opportunities for students, novel research and grant prospects for faculty, and advances the region’s role as a leader in higher education and innovation.

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