Hannah Walter

Contributing Writer


37 Articles


Senior Column: Binghamton is a surrogate home

It is easy to complain, and believe the complaints, about Binghamton. Every town has its flaws, and they are even more obvious when the weather is below freezing for more than half...

Campus News

Vice President for Academic Affairs proposes new course retake policy

If a Binghamton University student receives an F in a class, they have the opportunity to retake the course and average their failing grade with the grade they received on their second...


Students voice opposition to blue bag system in Binghamton

Binghamton averages 170 tons of garbage a week, all of which must be placed in city-mandated blue bags. But the policy, which started in 1991 as a way to encourage residents to...

Campus News

'That group to call my home': Panhellenic Rush Week kicks off at BU

Wearing matching gray T-shirts that read “Panhellenic Council,” Maddy Gold, Alexandra Daily and Amanda-Jo Currao joined 400 other students in Old Union Hall on Saturday morning. As the first day of rush...


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,...


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...


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...