Hannah Walter

Contributing Writer


26 Articles

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...


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...


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...

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...