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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.

The Student Association is looking to fill nine vacancies in a special election following a string of resignations, impeachments and a lack of interest from candidates in the fall election. …

The Student Association debated whether personalizing $1,500 in senate T-shirts was unfair to student groups before agreeing on a final design Wednesday night. The debate set a precedent, according to …

The Student Association has work to do. Rather, re-do. That’s because the organization’s failure to display the most current version of its bylaws on its website has nullified any changes …

Shortly after students moved out in May, construction crews moved in, beginning work on dorm renovations, asbestos abatement, and pavement projects around campus. The renovations are part of the University …

Student groups looking to submit purchase requests, file for reimbursements or access the Student Association’s credit card, will first have to familiarize themselves with a newly revised Treasurer’s Handbook. Re-worked …

Langie Cadesca and Nicolas Pepe are sitting in a small office inside the Student Association sharing their journey to the office of president and vice president, respectively. It’s a Friday …

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 …