Letters

Letter to the Editor: Argument for GA pay flawed

Binghamton University is proposing to increase the stipends for its teaching assistants (TAs) and graduate assistants (GAs). This would be great, except the increase only applies to new graduate students, beginning fall 2016. The current graduate students will make $2,000-$7,000...

Letter to the Editor: Professors speak out against hate

To the Editor, We read with dismay recent suggestions by some candidates for President of the United States that Muslims should be forced to register, and comparing Muslim immigrants to rabid dogs. Hatred of Muslims, based in ignorance of Islam,...

Letter to the Editor: Equal Pay for Equal Work

In the rush to turn Binghamton University into a “premier public” institution, teaching assistants and graduate assistants are getting a raw deal. That might not bother you too much if one recently gave you a bad grade, but it should....

Letter from the SA E-board

To the Binghamton Undergraduate Student Body, During the past few days we have seen events unfold that will shape the dialogue surrounding higher education, and the lengths to which students will go in order to attain it, for many months...

Letter to the Editor: TAU

To the Editor: The TAU Alumni Society, BU’s oldest fraternity and largest alumni affinity group, salutes Dr. Lee’s $1 million donation to the athletic department. Your article properly gives kudos as well to the Sanders and Koffman families for their...

Letter to the Editor: Harry Katz ’74

Dear Editor, As a SUNY Binghamton graduate — class of ‘74 — I have some sobering words for the current undergraduate community. An anthropology major who lived and breathed cultural anthropology, I graduated with the award for the best student...

Letter to the Editor: It’s your turn to help

You weren’t impressed with the tailgate party at Homecoming. Fair enough. The Alumni Association invites you, the students, to help us throw a cooler party that will attract more alumni back to campus. But, if we’re being fair, your editorial...

Letter to the Editor: Improve mental health resources

As members of the BIOL 480-B Introduction to Public Health seminar, we interviewed Binghamton University faculty and staff who have expertise in working with mental health cases on campus. We used their input as a guide to do our own...

Letter to the Editor: Article on Watson project erroneous

Our grievances lie mainly in the false information regarding Michelle Digiacomo. For starters, she is not the president of the project. Her involvement is limited to the project’s fundraising and marketing efforts with Marca Peru which has contributed about half...