Alyssa Bossio


Freshman English

12 Articles

Arts & Culture

The time has come: Parade Day 2013

It’s time. Binghamton is ready. You’re ready. The Rat is ready. It’s our greatest school holiday, families on State Street, a lot of alcohol and a lot of green. With the exception...

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Supernatural Stories

We all love Halloween for its scary movies, crazy costumes, haunted houses and pumpkin pie, but nothing is better than the insanely creepy stories that go down in Binghamton. This year, Pipe ...

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University Art Museum Presents: Plantation Places & Chinese Snuff Bottles

Fine Arts Building is a confusing place. The floor numbers don’t match with the room numbers and every door seems to lead to a mysterious level of campus. So when you’re lost ...

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Practice makes perfect: The art of sex

As soon as we arrive at school, many of us expect to have the most incredible sex imaginable. Sadly, that’s not always the case. ...

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A new site shakes up the fashion world

Having a personal stylist in the comfort of your home may seem like a fantasy, but now that fantasy can become a reality. ...

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You don’t have to be in a relationship to feel the love

Valentine’s Day has an intense love-hate relationship with almost everyone. Either it enhances the fact that you’re hopelessly alone or it brings you and your significant other closer together. For all you...

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Hit refresh on your second semester

Our long winter break gives us plenty of time to reflect on our fall semester. Maybe we didn’t get the grades we wanted, spent too many nights partying or fell head over...

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What Thanksgiving means to you: the many reasons to be thankful this year

Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate what we have. ...

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John Smelcer: Binghamton University creative writing professor and Alaskan native

Walking into his creative writing class, it’s immediately apparent that there is something different about professor John Smelcer. Maybe it’s his laid-back jeans-and-a-sweater style, or the way he speaks to his class...

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Receive music lessons through Skype

A recently launched website called the Virtual Music School allows aspiring and current musicians to take instrument lessons on the Internet via Skype, a free and downloadable video-chatting service. ...