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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Re-Imagining of Buffalo, by Mayor Byron Brown

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Re-Imagining of Buffalo, by Mayor Byron Brown

Mayor Byron W. Brown, Special to The Record
May 12, 2017
Filed under City & Region, Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

I was recently asked to be a guest lecturer at a history class taught by North District Common Councilmember Joseph Golombek at Buffalo State College. He suggested I talk about how my Administration has changed the City of Buffalo, focusing on initiatives and investments that impact millennials. When...

NYPIRG to lobby for higher education affordability in Albany on March 2

NYPIRG to lobby for higher education affordability in Albany on March 2

Rosalind Eatmon-Jackson, NYPIRG Intern
February 24, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION

Dear Editor: Higher Education is a complex commodity in America; from tuitions fees, to stagnated financial aid programs, and federal funding with ever increasing interest. There have been ongoing controversial arguments regarding free higher education within the United States. Lately, everyone has b...

Young people to Governor Cuomo: Help us save money

Letter to the editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION

To The Editor: We’ve heard it countless times from our parents and grandparents: saving money is essential for a secure future. It’s good advice – but, the times they are a-changin’, as Bob Dylan notes. Unlike older generations, many working students or recent graduate like me are left without...

Letter to the Editor: Buffalo State celebrates #GivingTuesday

November 9, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories

Buffalo State College will be participating in #GivingTuesday on Nov. 29, 2016. #GivingTuesday is not just a day, but a global social media campaign driven by collaboration, participation and celebration of giving back. Observed the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday...

Letter to the editor: New York State should invest more in universities

Nigel Peters, Contributor
September 27, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories

Colleges and universities are kicking off their fall semesters across the state. As the summer winds down and the dorms open up, many students and their families are wondering if New York State higher education policies are helping or hurting. A college-educated workforce is in demand; a recent Georgetown...

Buffalo State Students Kick-Off Voter Registration Drive

NYPIRG, Letter to Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION

Students Seek to Boost Influence of Young Voters As interest and excitement build for the upcoming presidential, legislative, and municipal elections, students working with the SUNY Buffalo State chapter of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) kicked off a seven-week campaign to register...

Letter to the editor: NYPIRG announces Sleep Out

Emily Mrozek
April 13, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories

Dear Editor, According to 2014 reports by Homeless Alliance of WNY, 1,115 people were homeless in the Erie-Niagara Region on any given night. In the same year, it was recorded that 26.6 percent of these individuals were children under the age of 18. Unbeknownst to many of us, people around us -...

Letter to the editor: Buff State’s NYPRIG announces refunds

Wes Thomas, NYPIRG rep
April 6, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories

Students on this campus voted to support a NYPIRG chapter. Like other clubs and organizations on campus, NYPIRG is funded through the mandatory student activity fee. NYPIRG offers a refund of the portion of the current student activity fee earmarked for NYPIRG to any student who does not wish to contribute. The...

LTE: Buff State’s NYPIRG encourages students to vote

Pedro Gonzalez, NYPIRG Intern
March 9, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories

I am writing on behalf of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). NYPIRG is New York State's largest student-directed research and advocacy organization. Our principal areas of concern are student rights issues such as environmental protection, higher education affordability, consumer...

Letter to the editor: Join NYPIRG Today!

Nigel Peters, Club Member
February 10, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Student Lifestyle

  Have you ever felt like you were paying too much for tuition, and wanted to do something about it? Do you feel like you could do more to protect your environment? Is helping the homeless, and hungry something that you aspire to do? The New York Public Interest Research Group works on all of...

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