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First Latino Organization on Campus Keeps Tradition Alive

On a recent Thursday evening, inside a dimly lit gymnasium at a nearby school, Keneth Ribot ’18 led a group of students, standing in pairs, through a difficult piece of choreography. He demonstrated the first four counts of the dance, pushing and pulling his dance partner to the beat of the music – “Déjà vu,” by Shakira and Prince Royce.…

students from chamber choir at saint rose posing in france outside

Why International Travel Matters for Music Students: France Trip 2018

Even when the audience’s spoken language is different, music bridges the gap, said Mallorie Meyer, a member of the Saint Rose Chamber Choir who recently returned from the group’s trip to France. “Music students should experience time abroad, so that they are able to feel how limitless music is. It was so amazing to perform for audiences that could speak little…

Students unpacking a car at Saint Rose on move-in day in Fall 2017.

Five Ways to Feel More Prepared for College

Feeling prepared for college isn’t just about having the right size sheets for your dorm-room bed. Emotional and mental readiness is what will really help you sleep at night. The College of Saint Rose recently partnered with the JED Campus Program to support student well-being and mental health. With the help of JED’s Set To Go program, we came up…

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…