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Good to know: Saint Rose improv troupe unpacks crate of surprises

A man goes to his doctor and is dismayed to learn he has a bad case of Bert and Ernie. “Oh no,” he replies. “My Grandpa had that!” “Remember,” his doctor notes, “I am beautiful in every single way.” The exchange continues and makes about as much sense as an earlier one, in which Britney Spears, a janitor and a…

Good to know: Getting off campus, getting out the vote

      On a recent Tuesday morning on Albany’s Washington Avenue, Saint Rose sophomore Marys Christie watched the foot traffic and had an insight about American democracy. “I was looking at how many people get on and off the bus,” said Christie, who is majoring in political science with a minor in economics. “That means they don’t all have…

Good to know: Saint Rose brought her to Romania, a Fulbright is bringing her back

“I just want to know what’s out there,” Priscilla Ly, December ’15   As a Saint Rose student, Priscilla Ly helped organize a conference on human rights and a student semi-formal dance. She headed the Student Events Board and the Philosophy Club, co-chaired “Social Justice Week,” moderated the Student Ethics Forum and worked with the Office of Spiritual Life. She…

Good to know: Starting college, one adventure at a time

Their first full day as college students had everything going for it: wind flowing through endless pine trees and the sparkling blue water of Otsego Lake dotted with sailboats and seagulls. It was in this setting that 32 brand new Saint Rose students divided into teams were assigned homework: build a raft from four plastic barrels, four planks and assorted…

Good to know: Welcoming them home

HELPING REFUGEES EASE THE TRANSITION At home in Bhutan, a small country bordering India and China, Chhabilall Timsina Sharma was a doctor overseeing a network of public health facilities. But in the 1990s, his family and thousands more ethnic minorities fled to Nepal to escape intimidation and torture by the government. Sharma spent the next eight years treating individuals who,…