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6 Totally Free Things To Do Off Campus in Albany

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that college students are broke. Broke broke broke. One of the many awesome things about the Capital Region, though, is there are lots of free things to do to keep yourself entertained. Sure, you can definitely blow your money at the restaurants, movies, and the track, but here are a few things you can do…

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…

Golden Knight Spotlight: Maryellen Devic

Golden Knight Spotlight is a student-athlete profile series run by Alexander Lawrence ’18 in coordination with Golden Knights Athletics staff.  Maryellen Devic #8 Sport: Volleyball (Outside Hitter) Hometown: Orchard Park, NY Class Year: 2017 ­­­ Major: Communication, Sciences, and Disorders (CSD) Favorite study spot: Library 2nd floor Favorite food: Sushi One interesting fact about yourself: I never originally wanted to get…

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,…

Good to know: The unusual journey of a unique student

  “I believe I am the first deaf student from Mozambique to go to South Africa and earn an undergraduate degree, come to the United States and come home with a graduate degree,” says Inocencio Zandamela, Fulbright scholar, teacher, advocate, father of four and recipient of a master’s in educational psychology from Saint Rose. A high-profile student, Zandamela volunteered with…