Sasha Hupka

News Editor

shupka1@binghamton.edu

160 Articles


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...


Police Watch

Police Watch: Aug. 30, 2018

The following accounts were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Learn how to drive SUNDAY, August 26, 12:44 a.m. — A Safe Ride employee contacted UPD...


Community

Gubernatorial candidate holds town hall in Downtown Binghamton

Education, bureaucracy, economic struggles and gun rights were popular topics of discussion at a town hall held by Marc Molinaro, Republican candidate for governor of New York. The town hall, which attracted...


Campus News

Division of Student Affairs appoints interim organization following senior staff vacancies

As classes begin, some administrators working in Binghamton University’s Division of Student Affairs will be taking on new responsibilities. In a Dateline statement on July 30, Brian Rose, vice president for student...


Campus News

Tercero, Roque remain in custody

After Binghamton University experienced two separate student murders last semester, two former students, Orlando Tercero and Michael Roque, are currently in police custody as suspects. Tercero, 22, is a suspect in the...