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Why Should I Learn to Play (or Sing) Music?

Maybe you started piano lessons as a child, but got too busy with varsity sports (or video games). Or perhaps you joined the school band but stopped playing when you graduated high school. Or maybe you never took music lessons at all. Chances are, though, that music plays a role in your life, whether you sing Taylor Swift in the…

Cybersecurity 101, Part 3: Privacy? What’s That?

  Is it OK to throw temper tantrums and pout on social media since only our friends see it? Is hacking into other people’s networks a good way to be recruited by the CIA? Why should we worry about third parties accessing our data? Saint Rose cybersecurity experts weigh in on these and other topics, and offer tips for maximizing…

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Do You Think You’re Depressed? National Depression Screening Day Can Help.

Students who are concerned about whether they may be experiencing depression can get a free depression screening on Thursday, October 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Counseling Center, 441 Western Avenue, as part of National Depression Screening Day. No appointments are necessary. In the meantime, we asked Alan Martell, assistant director of Counseling and Psychological Services at…

5 Reasons to Visit Saint Rose for a Day

  You were recently accepted into The College of Saint Rose and now you’re dying to know what our “college life” is all about. You’ve read our blog posts (right?), watched our videos (right?), and listened to our counselors go on and on about how great our college is (right?). But, if you really want to know what all the…

Cybersecurity 101

Cybersecurity 101, Part 2: How to Protect Yourself Without Becoming a Paranoid Shut-in

Continuing our eye-opening chat with Saint Rose cybersecurity experts, we discuss the risks we face every day; how to defend ourselves against hacking and data theft; a commonsense approach to risk assessment; and how to balance our needs for privacy, convenience, and security. The cybersecurity experts Zumrut Akcam, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science Kimberly Cornell, Ph.D., assistant professor of…