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Student party hosts sue UAlbany

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By many accounts, there was nothing unusual about the pair of off-campus University at Albany student parties occurring in the city’s Pine Hills neighborhood during the early morning hours of Feb. 10. Police were called to Hamilton Street around midnight, where they found a large congregation of people at a student’s apartment, including at least seven underage drinkers. About an hour later several blocks away on Myrtle Street, officers responded to a similar drinking party ...

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May 18, 2013
6:17 p.m.

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.."a run-of-the-mill party on a run-of-the-mill night.”
Maybe that perception is the problem SUNY is trying to fix. I'm betting there's more than a handful of families in those neighborhoods who've been there a lot longer then the college kids, and will be there long after they're gone. I don't think you'd get many of them to accept late-night drinking parties with loud music is ever run-of-the-mill.

So, well done SUNY for drawing the line and siding with the community. Keep it coming.

May 18, 2013
7:56 p.m.

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UA taking a kid's money for a service then not allowing him to receive what he paid for has a name. Let's call this by its right name --UA is stealing tuition. It's theft.

May 19, 2013
11:39 a.m.

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Right. Theft. See how far that goes in court. I don't think you understand the definition of the word.
SUNY could give them a prorated refund, but I assume they signed a code of conduct, they screwed up and broke the code as members of the SUNY community. So who cares.