Haley Silverstein

Contributing Writer


38 Articles


BU alumnus portrayed in ‘The Big Short’ hosts screening, Q&A

Vincent Daniel not only predicted the financial crash of 2008, but was also part of an organized plan to bet against the housing market and make a profit on the trades. His...


Professor examines the dangers of "cut-and-paste" disaster plans

In the event of natural disasters, public health officials must be able to respond quickly and efficiently. Tim Frazier, a Binghamton University geography professor, explained the obstacles communities face while planning for...


Boston College professor speaks on the effects of violence, politics of death in Guatemala City

Violence can leave more than just physical marks. In her book “Adiós Niño: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death,” Deborah Levenson explored how a culture of violence affected...


Psychologist discusses treatment methods for post-traumatic stress disorder

When it comes to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. Sean O’Hagen, a psychologist and candidate for Binghamton University’s director of Clearview Hall psychological clinic, came...


To prevent cancer, Binghamton University professor looks to synthetic skin

From engineering human skin to discovering cancer-treating devices, Robert Van Buskirk, a professor of biological sciences at Binghamton University, has influenced the biotech field one invention at a time. Van Buskirk has...


Decker begins search for new dean

As part of the search for the new dean of the Decker School of Nursing, the current dean for the College of Nursing and Health Science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston...


SEX ISSUE 2016: Human sexuality class explores topics from hookup culture to gender identity

From hookup culture and gender identity to prostitution and sex trafficking, a Binghamton University health and wellness course is exploring various aspects of human sexuality. HWS 330 is taught by Bridget McCane-Saunders,...


“Fashion for a Cure” raises $6K for breast cancer organization

Students danced down a runway Thursday night to country, rock, pop and reggae at Fashion for a Cure, hosted by Chabad of Binghamton and Sigma Delta Tau. The eighth annual fundraiser at...


HackBU hosts hundreds of students for 24-hour coding competition

Over 250 students from universities across New York and New Jersey arrived at Binghamton University on Saturday morning with overnight bags and pillows in hand for the third annual HackBU hackathon. The...


Red Zone Campaign comes to BU, aims to end negative actions on campus

When freshmen first get to campus, they face a new, unfamiliar social scene. As a response to this, Binghamton University has adopted the Red Zone Project, a national campaign aimed at limiting...