Rachel Bluth

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Everything you need to know about the lawsuit in the 52nd district

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Thomas Libous, a state senator from Binghamton, has been accused of lying to the FBI. Here is everything you need to know about the case and the charges. Who is Thomas Libous? Thomas W. Libous has been the senator for the 52nd district, which includes all of Broome and Tioga counties, as well as parts...

Student Congress approves referendum for vote on student activity fee

By Rachel Bluth -

The Student Congress approved a proposal from the Planning, Research and Elections committee for a ballot referendum regarding the student activity fee. The fee is currently $95.50 per semester, and every two years the student body must vote to keep it mandatory or make it voluntary.

Binghamton University students march against sexual assault

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Student groups rallied off campus Friday night to protest the prevalence of sexual misconduct and to advocate for victims of sexual assault. The idea behind “Take Back the Night,” organized at Binghamton University by the Women’s Student Union (WSU), is that the night represents the fears and myths that surround rape and sexual assault.

Student Support Services moving into New Union

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Beginning Saturday, the office space in the New Union Atrium will start to be filled with Student Support Services (SSS). These offices, previously scattered in locations around campus, will find a permanent home together in the recently built space.

Student Congress debates censures

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Monday’s Student Congress meeting saw proposed legislation to censure two members of the Student Association Executive Board. Neither Derrick Conyers, the vice president for academic affairs, nor Ravi Prakriya, the vice president for finance (VPF), were censured, raising questions about the efficacy of the Congress to adequately punish E-Board members who are not performing.

Palestine advocates go door-to-door

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This week marked a new observance for Binghamton University. Israeli Apartheid Week, a national campaign to “raise awareness about Israel’s apartheid policies toward the Palestinians,” was commemorated by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP).