Hannah Walter

Contributing Writer


23 Articles

Student Association

Undergraduates to vote on mandatory activity fee

Every semester, undergraduate students at Binghamton University are required to pay a $99 student activity fee to the Student Association, but an upcoming referendum vote could make the fee optional next fall....

Campus News

BU senior wins debate award for northeast

Binghamton University’s nationally ranked Speech and Debate Team has added another award to its collection. Earlier this month, T.J. Buttgereit, a senior double-majoring in history and philosophy, politics and law, was chosen...


Community solar project creates clean energy accessibility

The world is going more green, and Binghamton is a prime market for solar energy. In an information session held at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator on Tuesday, BlueRock Solar representatives discussed...


SUNY joins international University Climate Change Coalition

SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson announced on Feb. 7 that SUNY has joined the international University Climate Change Coalition as part of an effort to make the system’s 64 campuses carbon neutral. The...

Student Association

SA town hall discusses OCCT, mental health initiatives

With Student Association (SA) elections just six weeks away, this year’s Executive Board hosted a town hall meeting Monday to address the organization’s performance over the past semester. Around 70 attendees listened...

Campus News

Long-term government shutdown could impact students, faculty

The federal government reopened Monday following a 69-hour shutdown, but the impacts of a future shutdown could have effects on the Binghamton University campus. A long-term shutdown could affect federal research grants,...


Graduate student open dialogue on criminal justice and opioid epidemic

Nearly 40 attendees gathered on Monday night in Downtown Binghamton to discuss the intersection of criminal justice and the opioid epidemic. The conversation was part of a monthly discussion group, Garden of...

Campus News

Ph.D. student denied visa to continue studies at BU

For former Binghamton University Ph.D. candidate Abdourahim Kebe, 56, this summer’s trip to his native country, Senegal, was to serve one purpose: to receive approval of his new visa status so he...


Munchies, Take One Video to shut doors at end of semester

Since the 1980s, Munchies has been a staple in the basement of the University Union, providing Binghamton University students with snacks and convenience store items. In the fall of 2006, the business...


History professors weigh in on Trump's policies

Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, there have been significant changes to the United States’ domestic and international policies. At Binghamton University, history professors have expressed interest in exploring how these changes fit...