Students vote to relocate campus commencement tradition

By Stacey Schimmel -

The graduating year flower area at the entrance to campus, known as the berm, is being relocated for Spring 2016 commencement. The Binghamton University berm was constructed over 20 years ago to improve the entrance to campus. During commencement ceremonies,...

Overcrowded dorms lead to close quarters and forced triples

By Zuzu Boomer-Knapp -

On their first day of classes, freshmen Tristan Votta, Quentin Hardy and Kevin Wu got ready by maneuvering around a Cayuga double room packed with a bunk bed, a regular bed, three wardrobes and only two desks. Approximately 300 freshman...

BU-affiliate receives $20 million in federal funding

By Alana Epstein -

Last week, $20 million in federal funding was awarded to a Binghamton University-affiliated project that works on the development of high-tech flexible electronics. The Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing (CAMM) is located in Endicott. CAMM is a partnership between BU,...

LUMA to turn Downtown architecture into a canvas for digital art

By Alexandra Mackof -

After the sun goes down this Friday night, Binghamton University alumni will be illuminating Downtown with a new kind of light. LUMA, Binghamton’s first projection arts festival, will turn Downtown buildings into canvases for a light show from 8 p.m....

New academic calendar to be implemented starting Fall 2016

By Gabriella Weick -

Next fall’s academic calendar will see the semester start earlier in the year to allow for breaks throughout the semester. A committee consisting of Provost Donald Nieman, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Enrollment Donald Loewen, faculty representatives, graduate and...

Johnson City facility not chosen to receive medical marijuana license

By Carla Sinclair -

The New York State Department of Health named the facilities that will receive the five licenses to grow and dispense medical marijuana – and the Johnson City-based facility was not one of them. Salus Scientific, whose proposal included a growing...