The Record

Busloads of students head to local polls with help from Buffalo State NYPIRG chapter

Benjamin Joe, Online Editor

November 9, 2016

The elections came up fast this year and was considered important enough to students that Wes Thomas of SUNY Buffalo State’s chapter of New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) and volunteers spent the entire day trying...

Letter to the editor: NYPIRG announces Sleep Out

Emily Mrozek

April 13, 2016

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...

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

Wes Thomas, NYPIRG rep

April 6, 2016

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...

USG polls close as voter turnout plummets to lowest number in 6 years

Patrick Koster, News Editor

April 6, 2016

This year’s United Students Government elections saw the lowest voter turnout in five years, with a total of 555 undergraduate student votes. That is, of course, excluding 2012’s exclusively online elections (369 votes). Ballots...

LTE: Buff State’s NYPIRG encourages students to vote

Pedro Gonzalez, NYPIRG Intern

March 9, 2016

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...

USG agrees to join in on SUNY Walk Out Friday

Franklin Hagler, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

This Friday, March 4, SUNY Buffalo State will be taking part in a walk out of all classes event starting at noon, meeting in the Quad outside of the Student Union. SUNY Walk Out is an idea spawned from SUNY New Paltz in an...

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