Sasha Hupka

News Editor

shupka1@binghamton.edu

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Community

Paul Ryan campaigns for Claudia Tenney in Binghamton

Binghamton received a visitor on Tuesday as Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI), speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, campaigned for Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY). Tenney, who represents New York state’s 22nd congressional...


Restaurant Week Fall 2018

Sliders and shakes shine at Craft

Located immediately in the center of Downtown Binghamton on Washington Street, Craft is both hip and timeless at first glance. Wood-paneled walls and classic rock give the restaurant a relaxed vibe, but...


Community

Student-populated areas see higher rates of break-ins, burglaries

On a warm summer morning in Binghamton, a student rental house on Leroy Street stood with its basement door busted open, waiting for Hunter Andrasko and his roommates to wake up and...


Campus News

Staff member hospitalized after bacterial infection, could have been contagious for 10 to 12 days

A staff member at Binghamton University has been hospitalized after contracting Neisseria meningitidis, a bacteria that can cause meningococcal meningitis. The staff member may have been contagious for 10 to 12 days,...


Police Watch

Police Watch: September 20, 2018

The following reports were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Fire safety SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2:01 p.m. — Officers responded to Bingham Hall of Newing College...


Community

Campus, Broome County vote heavily for Cuomo

Incumbent Andrew Cuomo, incumbent Kathy Hochul and Letitia James will be the Democratic nominees for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general — two of whom are candidates that took Broome County by...


Campus News

University sees increase in Tuesday, Thursday classes for fall 2018 semester

Melanie Skapinski has four back-to-back classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. While she was choosing classes for this semester, Skapinski, an undeclared freshman, tried to enroll in courses scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and...


Campus News

Roque reverses decision, pleads guilty to second-degree murder

On Friday, Michael Roque, the former Binghamton University student accused of murdering freshman Joao Souza in April, pleaded guilty to one indictment of second-degree murder at an arraignment in Broome County Court....


Campus News

Roque pleads not guilty to second-degree murder

Update: Michael Roque pled guilty to one indictment of second-degree murder at an arraignment in Broome County Court on Friday. Michael Roque, a former Binghamton University student accused of fatally stabbing freshman...


Campus News

Incoming freshman dies by suicide in Jamesville

According to a Dateline statement released by Binghamton University on Friday, incoming freshman Blake Lucas, 19, died on Aug. 15 in Jamesville, New York. Lucas died at Upstate University Hospital after his...