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Stephen Ortiz to deliver Last Lecture

Binghamton University history professor Stephen Ortiz will deliver this year’s Last Lecture on the importance of embracing moments of uncertainty. The Last Lecture series was inspired by Carnegie Mellon University professor Randy...


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Student Association removes funding for Binghamton University Food Co-op

In 1975 a group of students, looking for an alternative food option that provided local, organic meals, founded the Food Co-Op at Binghamton University. Today, the Roots Café, located in the basement...


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Moefest relocates once more before event

The Moefest location has moved yet again, after complications arose from hosting the event on the Old Dickinson Co-Rec Field. The event, which is WHRW 90.5 FM’s largest concert of the year,...


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Interns share stories to erase stigmas around depression

Mental Health Outreach Peer Educators (M-HOPE) interns spoke in the New University Union on Tuesday about the facts, myths and stigmas surrounding depression. An illness that, they said, can never be cured...


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Students advocate for lifestyle improvements, healthy habits

Fit University, a club focused on promoting health and wellness through exercise and peer support, hosted its first annual “Winning at Health” student symposium on Tuesday in Old Union Hall. Five students...


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Dean of Harpur College to leave BU, search for replacement to begin next fall

Anne McCall, the dean of Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, will be leaving Binghamton University at the end of the spring 2016 semester. She will assume the role of provost at...


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Former BU history professor dies at age 88

Thomas Africa, professor at Binghamton University, died at his Estes Park, Colorado home on March 6. He was 88 years old. Africa received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los...


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Moefest location moved one week prior to event date

WHRW’s Moefest was originally planned to take place on the Peace Quad, but the April 29 event has been moved to the Old Dickinson Co-rec Field. Moefest is WHRW’s largest event of...


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Mock Shaadi celebrates traditional Pakistani culture

Marriage is a lifelong commitment, but for two Binghamton University students, Sunday evening in the Mandela Room provided a test-run for tying the knot. Pawan Marfatia, a senior majoring in integrative neuroscience,...


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Activists march for sexual assault awareness

Students took to the streets of Downtown Binghamton on Friday evening to conclude a week of events devoted to combating sexual assault and violence. Organized by the Binghamton University Women’s Student Union...


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Sustainable practices taught at annual Earth Day festival

Refusing to be deterred by a rainy Friday afternoon, students came out to learn about ways to protect the environment and reduce their carbon footprint during Binghamton University’s 11th annual Earth Day...


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Women's Student Union 'Lines the Spine' for sexual assault awareness

Sitting silently and armed with posters featuring phrases like “My pussy, my choice,” “’No’ doesn’t mean ‘convince me’” and “stop violence against women,” Binghamton University’s Women’s Student Union (WSU) and its allies...


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BU sophomore creates website to help students with meal plan budgeting

With only a month left in the semester, many students are feeling the strain of their meal plans running low. But a sophomore at Binghamton University has created a website that helps...


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Professor examines the dangers of "cut-and-paste" disaster plans

In the event of natural disasters, public health officials must be able to respond quickly and efficiently. Tim Frazier, a Binghamton University geography professor, explained the obstacles communities face while planning for...


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Looking for an alternative to tobacco, students turn to vapes

Many people looking for an alternative to cigarettes have turned to vaporizers and e-cigarettes as health concerns surrounding tobacco products have increased. “Vaping” involves heating an e-liquid to a vapor, which is...