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In 12 hours, Relay for Life raises $36K for cancer research

More than 800 students and community members stayed up all night long to raise money for the American Cancer Society at Binghamton University’s annual Relay for Life. The relay took place in...


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Decker School of Nursing names new dean

After an extensive search, Mario Ortiz has been chosen as the new dean of the Decker School of Nursing at Binghamton University. Ortiz is leaving his position as dean of the Vera...


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Former history and Africana studies professor remembered at memorial

Faculty, staff and students gathered in the Admissions Center to honor the memory of Akbar Muhammad, an associate professor emeritus of history and Africana studies who passed away in early April at...


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BU alumnus portrayed in ‘The Big Short’ hosts screening, Q&A

Vincent Daniel not only predicted the financial crash of 2008, but was also part of an organized plan to bet against the housing market and make a profit on the trades. His...


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'One World' raises money for special needs group home

Special needs can encompass much more than developmental disorders like autism and Down syndrome. Dani Preiser, a junior majoring in psychology, is trying to spread that message. That is why she founded...


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Jennifer Courtney, ’87, discusses struggles in male-dominated industry

Jennifer Courtney is a Binghamton University alumna, an actress, a screenwriter and also, notably, the sister of Stephanie Courtney — better known as “Flo” from Progressive. On Friday, she returned to BU...


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BU alumna explores roots of substance abuse, seeks solutions

Substance abuse has long been studied by psychologists, but new advances in research have enabled scientists to reevaluate old treatment methods. On Friday, Binghamton University alumna Clara Bradizza came as part of...


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Thomas Libous dead at 63

He was elected to Binghamton city council and represented the South Side in 1984, and was re-elected in 1987. ...


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Summertime skincare: Keep yourself safe and healthy in the sun

The most common levels of SPF are 15, 30 and 50. Although the gap between numbers appears to show a huge jump in protection level, the change is relatively minute, with only ...


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POLICE WATCH: May 3, 2016

Grilled with Regret FRIDAY, April 29, 10:52 p.m. — Officers were called to Lot N Friday night for criminal mischief, said Investigator Patrick Reilly of Binghamton’s New York State University Police (UPD)....


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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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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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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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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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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,...