Hannah Walter

Contributing Writer

hwalter2@binghamton.edu

33 Articles


Community

Broome County sees uptick in opioid overdoses

Since the start of the new year, there has been an uptick in overdoses in Broome County linked to fentanyl-laced drugs. Although government departments have yet to release information on how many...


Campus News

Charlottesville councilman discusses problematic legacies

In 2017, a debate erupted at Binghamton University over the name of the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering. On Thursday, Wes Bellamy, a politician from Charlottesville, Virginia who previously proposed legislation...


Student Association

Student Association announces creation of Feminine Hygiene, Mental Health committees

In late November, the Student Association (SA) announced the creation of two new committees aimed at improving life for students: the Feminine Hygiene Committee and the Mental Health Committee. The Feminine Hygiene...


Campus News

BU establishes Presidential Diversity Research Grant

Eight professors were awarded the new Presidential Diversity Research Grant (PDRG) as part of an initiative to help nontenured faculty of color conduct research and gain tenure at Binghamton University. The grant,...


Community

Student volunteers collect donated items for Trick or Eat Food Drive

Around 30 student volunteers gathered on Sunday to collect nonperishable food items, hygiene products and clothing from more than 1,000 houses for Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse and Project Concern, as part of...


Community

Broome County Sheriff's race could impact local jail conditions

According to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, the Broome County Jail in Dickinson, New York housed an average of 500 inmates per day in 2017, an increase of...


Community

Off-campus housing sign-ups start early for 2019-20

Breanna Langett doesn’t know if she will be attending graduate school at Binghamton University, but she knows if she signs a lease now at 20 Hawley Street Apartments, she could get a...


Campus News

Brindisi talks platform, goals at Binghamton University

On May 3, Utica State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi spoke to a room of students and community members about his campaign to become the next congressman for New York’s 22nd district. Brindisi is...


News

University seeks vice president for advancement and executive director of the Binghamton University Foundation

Over the last five years, Binghamton University has seen a significant increase in donations and gifts. Cash gifts have doubled, and more than $14.1 million in gifts is anticipated for the 2017-18...


News

Local politicians speak out against New York City's Special One Time Assistance program

In August 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio enacted the Special One Time Assistance (SOTA) program to help curb the city’s growing homelessness. According to Steven Banks, New York City’s...