Student groups rallied off campus Friday night to protest the prevalence of sexual misconduct and to advocate for victims of sexual assault. The idea behind “Take Back the Night,” organized at Binghamton University by the Women’s Student Union (WSU), is that the night represents the fears and myths that surround rape and sexual assault.
Shola Gbemi came up with the idea for “Let’s Talk About It: Sexual Harassment and the Importance of Consent” after realizing that the videos he was showing students during his internship with the Interpersonal Violence Prevention (IVP) program did not reflect the diversity he saw at BU.
Monday’s Student Congress meeting addressed the controversy regarding this year’s Student Association Executive Board elections, while also acknowledging the accomplishments of this year’s SA and establishing hopes for future E-Boards.
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) has created the Campus Climate Survey to measure how different groups of students perceive their interactions at BU, and how they feel about diversity on campus.
The fourth annual Moefest, organized by WHRW 90.5 FM and Binghamton Underground Musics Presents (BUMP), will be held from 12 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Newing College’s Co-Rec field, with the band hitting the stage at 6 p.m.
Following debate about the legitimacy and fairness of some of the Student Association (SA) E-Board elections, the Student Congress voted Monday to hold off approval for the results of the vice president for finance (VPF) position.