Student Association

Student Congress 4/28: Budget approval and appeals

By Carla Sinclair -

On Monday night, Binghamton University’s Student Congress (SC) put the 2015-16 school year budget up for a vote, and addressed the concerns that came with it. The upcoming year’s budget, distributed by the Student Association (SA), designates $719,945 for chartered...

Student Congress 4/13/15: Next VPMA Announced

By Chloe Rehfield -

Ruslan Klafehn was declared the new Student Association Vice President for Multicultural Affairs (SA VPMA) at the Student Congress meeting Monday night. The unofficial results of the VPMA re-vote held March 31 showed that Epiphany Munoz, the unopposed candidate for...

Student Association E-Board finalizes election results

By Gabriella Weick -

The winners of the 2015-2016 Student Association Executive Board at Binghamton University were confirmed on Monday evening at the SA Congress meeting with Dillon Schade as president, Zach Vigliani as executive vice president (EVP), Kate Tashman as vice president for...

SA pushes administration for option to test out of required classes

By Pelle Waldron -

Students looking to skip classes they deem too easy may be able to do so legitimately starting in the fall of 2015. Don Greenberg, the vice president for academic affairs of the Student Association and a junior triple-majoring in computer...

Phi Mu prepares to settle at BU

By Michelle Kraidman -

Although many students may just pass it by this semester, Binghamton University will be hanging one more flag in the lobby of Glenn G. Bartle Library with the letters of Phi Mu, the newest social sorority to join campus Greek...

In response to University growth, OCCT looks to increase services

By Alexandra Mackof -

As Binghamton University plans to expand to 20,000 students by the year 2020, Off Campus College Transport (OCCT) also plans to grow to meet the increased demands on its bus service. Alexander Liu, president of the Student Association (SA) and...

Student Association plans for University expansion, talks goals for future

By Alexandra Mackof -

The Student Association (SA) E-Board hosted a forum Wednesday afternoon to hear questions and feedback from student groups. Alexander Liu, the SA president; Chris Zamlout, the executive vice president; Tom Sheehan, the vice president for finance; Don Greenberg, the vice...

Student Congress 2/23/15: SA candidates, infrastructure upgrades

By Zuzu Boomer-Knapp -

The Student Congress held its biweekly meeting Monday night to announce the final ballot for the March 6 E-Board elections, as well as discuss updates and new proposals. “When you go back to your communities, stress how important everyone’s vote...

Student Association moves up Spring 2015 E-Board elections

By Alexandra Mackof -

The Student Association E-Board election process has been moved up, with letters of intent due Feb. 20 and elections occurring March 6. In spring 2014, letters of intent were due March 1 and elections were March 28. According to Julie...

Student Congress 2/9/2015: collaborations, Sodexo contract, budget amendment

By Stacey Schimmel -

This past Monday, the Student Congress met for the first time since winter break to discuss updates and events for the coming semester. Updates from Student Association President Alexander Liu included the collaboration between the Graduate Student Organization and undergraduate...