Jake Kerr

News Intern

Jkerr1@binghamton.edu

29 Articles


Science & Research

BU researchers study genes of champion racehorse Seabiscuit

Once used to hold cigarettes and matches, a pair of silvered hooves from Seabiscuit are now being used at Binghamton University to research the genes of the champion racehorse. Seabiscuit raced during...


Police Watch

Police Watch: November 7, 2018

The following reports were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Bathroom vandals FRIDAY, Nov. 2, 11:35 p.m. — Officers received a vandalism complaint from a bathroom...


Speakers

BU alum discusses his path to a medical career

Dr. Jordan Gitlin, ‘90, returned to Binghamton University on Saturday to speak on his journey from his undergraduate years to his current role as a surgeon at a pediatric urology hospital. The...


Campus News

Tobacco-free policy sees lack of enforcement on campus

Although Binghamton University implemented a tobacco-free policy in August 2017, some members of the campus community are violating the policy, smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes on campus. BU initially restricted the use of...


Police Watch

Police Watch: October 31, 2018

The following reports were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Two people, one ID FRIDAY, Oct. 26, 7:42 p.m. — Officers responded to a complaint at...


Police Watch

Police Watch: October 24, 2018

The following reports were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Disturbance in C4 FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 1:39 a.m. — A taxi driver outside of the Chenango...


Police Watch

Police Watch: October 18, 2018

The following accounts were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Marijuana and air freshener SATURDAY, Oct. 13, 3:08 p.m. — Officers entered a suite in a...


Campus News

Hinman College dining hall, two residence halls to close for 2019-20 academic year

Students will see one fewer dining option next year as Hinman College prepares to make major renovations. Renovation plans for the 2019-20 academic year were announced during building-wide meetings held throughout the...


Campus News

Campus-Wide Writing Support hosts academic workshop for faculty

In an effort to address the difficulties of publishing academic writing and writer’s block for professors, Binghamton University’s Writing Initiative’s Campus-Wide Writing Support (CWWS) and Faculty Outreach hosted a workshop titled “Professors...


Community

BPD cracks down on underage drinking in Downtown Binghamton

Several Binghamton bars and convenience stores experienced trouble over the weekend for serving and selling alcohol to minors. The Binghamton Police Department (BPD) arrested six people on misdemeanor charges for serving alcohol...