Staff Editorials

Be a lifeline

By The Editorial Board -

Expressions like “I raped that test” are not only tasteless, but create an atmosphere in which rape is not taken seriously. Rape humor desensitizes us all and is a disturbing reminder for victims of sexual assault.

We Vote Revote

By The Editorial Board -

If enough students — even one — are willing to come forward and say something, we as a student body may have a chance to go back and make the right decision for VPF this time around.

A positive transition

By The Editorial Board -

After students from the Rainbow Pride Union submitted a petition to get gender-inclusive housing on campus, Residential Life has agreed to begin offering that option to students in the fall.

Double-booked, overlooked

By The Editorial Board -

Many students, unfortunately, will likely see the different cultures represented at International Fest as merely opportunities for more free crap. This is sad because International Fest has the potential for — and has provided in the past — a more...

Exchange Rate

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The surface benefits of studying abroad are obvious: getting out of your comfort zone, learning another language, experiencing another way of life and transcending cultural boundaries. But if so much is to be gained, why don’t more Binghamton University students...

Drink Responsibly

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Why is it such a radical idea only to patronize businesses that treat their employees, the environment and their consumers with respect?

Give us a break

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In total, we have 55 consecutive school days from the start of the spring semester until spring break. We think that’s simply too much.

Spring Cleaning

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While we don’t have the money or patience for another multimillion-dollar extended construction project, we do have a few simple ideas that could really give our campus a face-lift and reel in some fresh energy for the new season.

Make Policy, Not War

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That sound you are hearing is the Pipe Dream Editorial Board collectively banging their heads against a wall.