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    TKN obtains potentially fabricated SA Student Senate meeting minutes

    Student Senate Meeting Minutes from June 13, 2017 can be accessed by clicking the Hyper-Link Below Following the release of the first issue of the year, The Knight News obtained student senate meeting minutes, which claimed a meeting had taken place on June 13th, 2017. The minutes included nominations for the vice presidential candidacy, Student Association executive chairs, election of student senate and agreed on stipend amounts for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.    Upon reviewing the minutes, TKN was inclined to further investigate its contents, as the alleged chairperson presiding the meeting, had been listed as Marco Sin, SA vice president elect–who had resigned from the organization on May 11th. In…

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    Akila Wazeed takes on role of SA vice president

    [Editor’s note: The Student Association Constitution requires a Student Senate election to be held in the event of a vacancy in the office of vice president. As of the publication of this story, there is no written record of a Student Senate vote appointing Wazeed as vice president. Editor-in-Chief of the The Knight News, Ameila Inderjeit, was a chair member of the Student Association; she has resigned.] On April 28th, after a week of unremitting pitches for votes and heated allegations emanating from both parties, Students for Change won the 2017-2018 student body elections, securing their position in Student Association for the sixth consecutive year. And yet, the party’s celebrations…

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    Marco Sin opens up about his departure from SA

    While members of Students for Change were celebrating their election win on April 28th, Student Association Vice President-elect Marco Sin was sitting at his kitchen table, reflecting on the outcome. Informed of the results via social media, Sin recalled, “I saw a post, through a friend’s Snapchat, of the election results, and all I could think was: these guys don’t deserve it.” Less than two weeks later, Sin released his letter of resignation, leaving the organization and his position as SA Vice President. “It is with deep regret that I am resigning from my position as Vice President—a decision I did not make lightly.” Sin wrote. “Unfortunately, due to insurmountable…

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    Reelected president hopes to improve QC

    Queens College Student Association President, Japneet Singh, along with his administration, Students for Change, won the student election, gaining a sixth year in office. Japneet Singh, a senior majoring in accounting, economics, finance, and international business, will serve as the president of the Queens College Student Association. This is Singh’s second time serving in office. Singh is the second student since the 1940s to be elected twice as student body president. Singh expressed his gratitude to the Queens College community. “It’s an absolute pleasure and honor. I enjoy serving the students of QC and CUNY with all my heart. I am on campus sometimes for 12 to 14 hours a…

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    The Stigma around QC elections

    As elections come to an end, Students for Change are clearing their name after allegations the Students Empowerment Party have ruled against them. President Japneet Singh is making it clear that all accusations are false. “The biggest allegation they have is that we aren’t transparent,” Singh said. “However, no one from their team has asked any questions regarding anything we’ve done this past year. As for their claim that we “hide” our budgets, it’s just false. All our records are public. We have repeatedly told them of this fact, however, like any new party, they need some form of propaganda to gain support.” Students on campus will ultimately be the…