Hamza Khan

News Editor

hkhan31@binghamton.edu

46 Articles


Campus News

COVID-19 cases stay low as BU braces for spring semester

After a surge in national COVID-19 cases this winter, Binghamton University has introduced new policies to keep positive cases at bay. Off-campus students with an on-campus presence were required to get tested...


Campus News

BU sees highest student COVID-19 case spike of 2021 during finals week

As COVID-19 cases rise across the country, Binghamton University is facing its worst COVID-19 case spike in a year. On Dec. 16, BU reported a 14-day COVID-19 rolling average positivity rate of...


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Downtown restaurants remain closed amid sexual assault allegations

The Colonial, Dos Rios Cantina and The Stone Fox all closed their doors Thursday, Dec. 9 amid sexual assault allegations against the restaurants’ owners.  The Binghamton Police Department (BPD) announced in a...


Campus News

Student hospitalized with meningococcal disease

For the first time since 2019, a student at Binghamton University has been infected and hospitalized with meningococcal disease. According to Ryan Yarosh, senior director of media and public relations at Binghamton...


Campus News

Q Center holds vigil for Trans Day of Remembrance

The Q Center ended its Transgender Awareness Week activities on Saturday, with a vigil honoring transgender lives lost in 2021. The week of action, held from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20, included...


Off-Campus News

Members of Generation Vote hold demonstration outside Broome County Board of Elections

Last week, students held a demonstration in front of the Broome County Board of Elections (BOE) at the Edwin L. Craw Ford County Office Building on Hawley Street. Wednesday afternoon, seven members...


Campus News

Investigation underway after office fire breaks out in Science III

A small fire broke out in Science III at Binghamton University this Saturday, Nov. 6. According to WBNG, the fire broke out around 2:30 p.m., and the building was evacuated with no...


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Binghamton mayoral candidates debate for final time

Last Thursday, Binghamton mayoral candidates faced off in one last debate before the Nov. 2 election. At 8 p.m. on Oct. 21, WSKG hosted a debate between Jared Kraham (R), the current...


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NYS Independent Redistricting Commission holds Southern Tier hearing at Binghamton University

On Monday afternoon, Southern Tier community members gathered at Binghamton University to make their voices heard in New York state’s redistricting process. Every 10 years, all federal, state and local election district...


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BREAKING: OCCT suspends weekend Late Nite Service due to mistreatment of employees and buses

Beginning Oct. 15, Off Campus College Transport (OCCT) weekend Late Nite Service will be suspended until further notice. On Oct. 12, OCCT announced the suspension of bus runs that leave the University...