Amy Donovan

Assistant News Editor

adonova1@binghamton.edu

57 Articles


SUNY News

SUNY establishes food insecurity task force

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in his 2018 State of the State address that he wants every SUNY and CUNY campus to have a food pantry. Currently, 31 out of 64 SUNY campuses...


Campus News

Chief Diversity Officer Valerie Hampton to retire

Valerie Hampton, Binghamton University’s first chief diversity officer and the director of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), will retire at the end of this month, according to a B-Line...


Campus News

Guest speaker emphasizes benefits of open access

In Florida Virtual Campus’ 2016 Student Textbook and Course Materials Survey, 56.3 percent of 22,000 student respondents said they pay more than $300 for textbooks per semester. Forty-five percent of students surveyed...


Campus News

Best Buddies chapter partners with local organization

Pin the tail on the turkey, Thanksgiving crafts and bingo were just some of the activities Binghamton University’s Best Buddies chapter participated in on Sunday afternoon in the Events Center. Around 40...


Community

Broome County budget passes unanimously in legislature

Broome County’s 2018 budget was passed unanimously last Thursday, and County Executive Jason Garnar held a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the specific details and address community concerns. Previously, all hearings regarding...


Campus News

Code officials offer housing inspections for students

Sharon Elkouby’s apartment on Court Street in Downtown Binghamton has an ant infestation and crumbling walls. The junior majoring in sociology is one of approximately 9,000 Binghamton University students who live off...


Campus News

Racist drawings prompt student town hall meeting

On Thursday morning, a student discovered that a racist picture had been drawn in a fifth-floor study lounge in Endicott Hall of Newing College. The drawings featured racist depictions of black people,...


Community

March highlights racial injustices

“We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes; until the kill of black men of black men, black mothers’ sons is as important as the killing of white men, white...


Community

Grocery delivery service expands to Johnson City Wegmans

Lugging Wegmans grocery bags on and off the bus is no longer the only way for students without cars to go grocery shopping. The Wegmans in Johnson City partnered with a delivery...


Restaurant Week Spring 2017

Fall 2017 Restaurant Week: The Shop

With its open-brick aesthetic and new-age hipster vibes, The Shop offers a refreshing environment that complements its eclectic combination of foods and creates a casual yet stylish atmosphere. The Shop is located...