Doris Turkel

Opinions Editor

dturkel1@binghamton.edu

12 Articles


Music Issue 2022

Music Issue: BUG

In August of 2020, BUG met under a tent at the Mountainview College tennis courts for their first band practice. As an incoming freshman during the hight of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jared...


Columns

The U.S. carceral system is overly punitive

The United States has the most punitive criminal legal system in the world, containing 25 percent of the world’s prison population. Prisons and jails in the United States are overcrowded, unsanitary and...


Columns

NYC school admission policies perpetuate segregation

The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic forced former Mayor Bill de Blasio and other government officials to reconsider New York City’s public school admissions policies. In the spring of 2020, public schools...


Art

Punk exhibition hosts panel

On Thursday, Nov. 4, among a plethora of photos and memorabilia, a panel of friends gathered together in Binghamton University’s Art Museum to talk punk. The panelists ranged in age and experience,...


Off-Campus Events

Roberson Museum debuts "Hostile Terrain 94" and "Legacies of Forced Migration"

 Black and white portraits fill one wall. The bright faces of Mayan families, elders and children stare out. Directly across from their line of vision is a map of the Sonoran Desert...


Columns

Systemic violence in Greek life necessitates reform

I love to dance, and after a year of online college and isolation, I was excited to enjoy social events this fall. However, I quickly realized that there are limited options for...


Listicle

Four professors share their current media obsession

This past week, I attended the office hours of my current professors to ask them about what kinds of media and resources they consume. It was really interesting to hear about what...


Columns

Don't be scared to be undeclared

Entering Binghamton University last August, my undeclared major felt like a giant inkblot on my life — annoying and stressful. I was jealous of my suitemates who had come in as declared...


Columns

The stigma surrounding artistic hobbies, careers prevents creative expression

After growing up in New York City, coming to Binghamton was a culture shock or rather, a lack-of-culture shock. I missed the museums, galleries and excess of creative people. My mother’s first...


Features

Stephen's Vintage Clothing is a downtown clothing store with carefully curated classic pieces

Besides choosing from an array of high-quality vintage clothing pieces, a trip to Stephen’s Vintage Clothing promises a unique and informative custom shopping experience. Inside the mall storefront on 141 Washington St.,...