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Chad Arnold

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Chad Arnold is a reporter for the Albany Student Press covering Student Association affairs. He is also an die-hard heavy metal fan.

An unaccounted-for withdrawal of $9,600 was discovered during a financial review of Student Association finances – just one of several deficiencies highlighted by the organization’s independent auditors this past week. …

A group of students who gathered outside the Student Association office Wednesday afternoon were applauded by members of the senate later that day after calling for greater financial transparency within …

Surplus funds remain unallocated as the Student Association senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the Board of Finance’s proposed 2018-19 external budget. The $930,933.85 approved budget, which will be …

A Student Association debate over a Board of Finance appointment Wednesday night highlighted a need for better senate training according to some within the organization. SA President Jerlisa Fontaine sought …

The Student Association’s comptroller has failed to provide written bi-weekly reports regarding internal expenditures – a violation of the organization’s bylaws. According to the job descriptions portion of SA’s bylaws, …

Students and faculty discussed shared experiences surrounding immigration and racial prejudice on Thursday during a panel discussion as part of the Conversations for Change series. Sponsored by Student Association’s Department …

A shift in spending oversight this past summer has led to the discovery of more than $600,000 in Student Association surplus funds – highlighting delays in the auditing process and …

Following a competitive election, voters chose Langie Cadesca and Nicolas Pepe by a narrow margin to lead the organization for the 2018-19 academic year. The Cadesca/Pepe ticket beat the #UAlbanyUnited …

This year’s battle for Student Association president has seen an increase in bribery complaints from last year. Elections Commission Chair Danielle Haft did not indicate an exact number of complaints. …

In their first meeting in nearly a month, Student Association senate jump-started its legislative agenda with a debate surrounding by-laws and viewpoint neutrality, culminating in a vote to override President …