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Platform: Alec Somerstein, VPF candidate

Alec Somerstein, a junior double-majoring in mathematics and business administration 1. What is your platform? “My platform is to increase efficiency in the VPF office and alleviate repeated issues treasurers have. This...


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Platform: Erin Bishop, EVP candidate

Erin Bishop, a junior majoring in economics 1. What is your platform? “As the Executive Vice President, I will strengthen the internal structure of the EVP office, increase and improve communication with...


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Platform: Arsenije “Arsh” Markicevic, presidential candidate

Arsenije “Arsh” Markicevic, a junior quadruple-majoring in physics, philosophy, economics and philosophy, politics and law 1. What is your platform? “My platform revolves around my slogan, ‘Open and United.’ Mainly, I want...


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Students voice concerns about transparency, communication and mental health resources at SA Sweeps

As SA Executive Board and Binghamton University Council candidates presented platforms and plans for the 2019-20 academic year, students voiced concerns about transparency and mental health at SA Sweeps on Wednesday night....


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Student Association committee to revamp space allocation process

Student Association (SA) groups may see a change in how their spaces in the University Union are distributed. During an SA Congress meeting on Jan. 28, Executive Vice President Michelle Dao outlined...


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Platform: Christopher Li, Presidential Candidate

Christopher Li, a junior majoring in accounting 1. What is your platform? “My platform prioritizes permanent, long-term solutions instead of narrow, short-term goals. My presidency will introduce new SA initiatives and programs...


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Platform: Emma Ross, Presidential Candidate

Emma Ross, a junior double-majoring in political science and psychology 1. What is your platform? “My platform focuses on four major initiatives for the student body — providing equal access to education,...


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Student Association Elections 2019-20: Announcing the candidates

On March 12, Binghamton University students will vote in six different races to determine who earns a seat in the University’s Student Association next year. Voters will also elect a student representative...


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Student Association fails to update Congress minutes during fall semester, violating its own governing documents

For the entirety of fall semester, the Student Association (SA) failed to update the minutes and agendas of SA Congress meetings on their website, an action that violates its own governing documents...


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Student Association announces creation of Feminine Hygiene, Mental Health committees

In late November, the Student Association (SA) announced the creation of two new committees aimed at improving life for students: the Feminine Hygiene Committee and the Mental Health Committee. The Feminine Hygiene...