The Editorial Board

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4 Articles


Columns

Editorial: Fall 2018 report card

Administration: C+ At the end of last semester, we gave Binghamton University’s administration an incomplete, pending the implementation of new safety and security measures in the wake of two student murders. The...


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Editorial: Final week, not finals week

Despite Binghamton University’s policy prohibiting final exams during the last week of classes, professors continue to administer them. The official University policy in the Faculty-Staff Handbook states that “students shall not be...


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Editorial: Dissecting BU's budget crisis

Contract negotiations between SUNY and United University Professions (UUP) have left Binghamton University in a budgetary crisis. A new, six-year contract was signed over the summer by New York state and UUP,...


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Editorial: Limiting the libraries

Due to budget cuts, Binghamton University Libraries have been forced to cancel subscriptions to many academic titles and journals. BU is in the midst of a budgetary crisis, in part because of...


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Editorial: Smells like team spirit

Though basketball is the most popular sport at Binghamton University, the student turnout at games is abysmal. Attendance in the men’s first game of the season has declined steadily in the last...


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Editorial: Studying for your midterm (elections)

With Election Day right around the corner, there are numerous important issues that Binghamton University students should keep in mind when heading to the polls. Now more than ever, it’s necessary that...


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Editorial: 15 counselors for 17,000 students

Recently, the University Counseling Center (UCC) hired three more counselors, but despite the staffing additions, BU still does not offer adequate mental health services to students. The Editorial Board commends the additions...


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Editorial: An end to housing haste

Binghamton University’s Residential Life staff has made changes to the Returning Student Housing Process starting this fall, allowing students to have peace of mind when choosing their housing for the following year....


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Editorial: Fraternizing with formalities

Binghamton University’s new guidelines for fraternity recruitment will work to make recruitment for Greek organizations more similar, but may impose unnecessary regulations. The InterFraternity Council (IFC) and the Office of Fraternity and...


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Editorial: Addressing the Address

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger’s State of the University Address discussed topics like the University’s impact on the larger Binghamton community and its goal to increase the school’s population to 20,000 students...