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Good to know: The night David Sweat came to Albany

Richard Matt was already dead. Now the hunt for Matt’s accomplice, David Sweat, continued to rivet the nation three weeks after the two murderers escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in New York’s North Country. Back in Schenectady that Sunday afternoon in late June 2015, Joseph Bianchino ’11 G’14, a producer at CBS affiliate WRGB CBS 6, was planning the day’s…

Good to know: Hollis Seamon’s next chapter

After 31 years on the Saint Rose English faculty, Hollis Seamon was retiring. So as classes were winding down and final papers being submitted, the professor also had many, many boxes to pack up and loads of old files to discard from her spacious office in Dolan Hall. “I have four unpublished novels in my shelves and files,” observed the…

Good to know: We are all athletes

People don’t go out and exercise in order to look like other people. They do it to stay healthy, feel good and look good. And they like to wear things that make them look and feel good while they are doing it. But there was Andrea Kuchinski ’06 once again, buying a frumpy men’s T-shirt to wear at the gym…

Golden Knight Spotlight: Michael Benson

Golden Knight Spotlight is a student-athlete profile series run by Alexander Lawrence ’18 in coordination with Golden Knights Athletics staff.   Michael Benson Sport: Track and Field (Sprinter/hurdler/ jumper) Hometown: Amityville, NY Class Year: 2016 Major: Communications (Film and New Media) Favorite study spot: The library Favorite food: Chicken broccoli pizza One interesting fact about yourself: I played soccer for 16…

Graduation: What I Wish I Understood

This time last year I was an apprehensive senior well on her way to graduating. I was scared of leaving behind the life that I had spent the past four years creating, I was worried that when I moved away my friends would forget about me, and I was absolutely terrified that walking across the graduation stage would mean that…