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Op-ed column: Isolated UAlbany not part of any common culture

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Recently I shared dinner with William Jankowiak, a professor of anthropology at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, who studies Asian cultures. When asked what it was like to teach in Las Vegas, he replied that universities take on characteristics of their communities. UC Berkeley, he said, had characteristics of the culture of Berkeley, California. Harvard, he said, had characteristics of the Boston area. And his university, UNLV in Las Vegas, shared traits with Las ...

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May 15, 2011
3:10 p.m.

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This "opinion" is an atrocity of drivel from an obvious malcontent who probably got a bad grade from a professor. It is an insult to a significant fraction of the readership of this newspaper, and the editors who approved its publication obviously have "had a bad day" and are venting steam. By insulting the professors, secretaries, students and administrators of the UAlbany institution, the author and editors only belittle themselves. I am canceling my subscription to this newspaper for insulting ME!

May 15, 2011
10:46 p.m.

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Dr. Kesckes?

Did you write this? I doubt very much if you ever had a subscription to the Gazette. Please stop playing games.