Minerva Weekly Wrap Up, April 2, 2018

Good Morning,

Times Union – Four players will transfer out of the UAlbany men’s basketball program. This includes some of team’s biggest names, Joe Cremo and David Nichols.

Albany Business Review – UAlbany President Havidan Rodriguez: “We want to increase the global visibility, impact and reach of the University at Albany,” Rodríguez said in March. “Any policies or changes that impact our focus on internationalization, of course we’re very concerned about it.”

Albany Student Press – Some students are discontent with university’s lack of mandatory active shooter training.

Minerva Daily – With 51 percent of the vote, Langie Cadesca on Friday defeated Mark Anthony Quinn to become the next UAlbany Student Association president. This year’s race was contentious with an increase in Elections Commission complaints, questions of Phi Alpha Delta’s presence in the organization, and debate over conference spending.

Minerva Daily –  Hallie Landwehr, director of SA’s Gender & Sexuality Concerns department, attacked UAlbany United on Tuesday for lacking interest in the campus’ LGBTQ community.

Albany Student Press – UAlbany is mulling over a campuswide smoking ban.

Times Union – The Excelsior Scholarship was passed through the state budget for $118 million. The DREAM Act, once again, failed to sail through the final budget.



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