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...
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.
Rabbi Jacob Jungreis, a Hungarian Holocaust survivor, spoke Sunday and Monday to students, faculty, administrators and members of the local Jewish community in honor of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day.
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.
In a lecture given on Wednesday called “Asians, Aliens and Science Fiction,” assistant professor in the Asian American studies department John Cheng detailed how early science fiction borrowed from racist representations of Asians in American culture in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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.
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.
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).