Sasha Hupka

News Editor

shupka1@binghamton.edu

151 Articles


Campus News

Judge gives Michael Roque maximum sentence in Mountainview stabbing case

About six months after freshman Joao Souza was fatally stabbed in his dorm, former Binghamton University student Michael Roque was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison on a second-degree murder...


Campus News

Judge denies Roque's motion to withdraw guilty plea in Mountainview stabbing case

In a written decision following weeks of court appearances, Judge Kevin Dooley denied Michael Roque’s motion to withdraw his guilty plea. The document, obtained by Pipe Dream, states that Roque, 20, of...


Campus News

Senior found collapsed in dorm, dies at hospital

This article was updated at 5:06 p.m. on Nov. 13. A Binghamton University student died on Sunday night after he was found collapsed in his suite in Mohawk Hall of College-in-the-Woods. Albert...


Community

Broome, BU see high voter turnout, close congressional race

In an election that energized voters across the United States, Broome County and Binghamton University saw several parallels with other areas of the state and country. Despite rainy weather on Tuesday, voters...


News

Mountainview stabbing suspect retracts guilty plea, requests new lawyer

Former Binghamton University student Michael Roque appeared before Judge Kevin Dooley in court Friday morning and backpedaled on his guilty plea, which he entered in September. Roque, 20, of Massapequa, New York,...


Campus News

Sophomore dies of drug overdose off campus

This article was updated at 12:33 p.m. on Nov. 2.  Luke Stempa, the Binghamton University sophomore who was found dead in his UClub apartment in Vestal on Wednesday night, died of a...


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,...