Jacob T. Kerr

News Editor


67 Articles


BU community sees second confirmed case of COVID-19

Just days after Binghamton University announced its first confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19), a B-Alert sent to all BU community members on Thursday evening confirmed a second case. According to the...

Student Association

SA reports unofficial executive board, BU Council representative election results

Unofficial election results are in after a total of 1,238 undergraduate students voted in Student Association (SA) E-Board and Binghamton University Council representative elections on Tuesday, and now, new student leaders are...

Science & Research

BU hosts 3MT competition for the first time

At Binghamton University’s first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, 25 graduate students presented their current research, ranging from celiac disease to automated services, last week. The 3MT competition originated in 2008 from...

Campus News

BU professor publishes essay on American slave auctions in The New York Times

On the 400th anniversary of the first presence of African slaves in colonial Virginia, The New York Times published “The 1619 Project,” a compilation of essays related to American slavery. When the...

Campus News

Student activity fee up for vote

While Student Association (SA) E-Board and Binghamton University Council elections are approaching, they will not be the only topics up for a vote on the March 17 ballot, as they will be...


Science Pub BING holds first event

As customers dined in Lost Dog Cafe on Tuesday evening, more than 70 people gathered in a private room at the back of the restaurant to hear Binghamton University researchers speak on...

Sex Issue 2020

Meet Blank: Laura Johnsen (Epsiode 1.3)

Pipe Dream’s News Editor Jacob T. Kerr and Arts & Culture Editor Gabby Iacovano sit down with Laura Johnsen, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate studying anthropology. Johnsen studies the technology surrounding the world...

Sex Issue 2020

For college students, friends are a resource on sex and relationships

When students move away from home and come to a new campus, their close friends are usually the ones they depend on most in important personal situations. According to Pipe Dream’s 2020...


Meet Blank: Bill Clark (Epsiode 1.2)

Pipe Dream’s news editor, Jacob T. Kerr, sits down with Bill Clark, a lecturer of health and wellness at BU who has earned Guiness world records. This episode was hosted by Jacob...

Off-Campus News

Lost Dog Cafe to host first 'Science Pub' on Tuesday

The usual conversation at Lost Dog Cafe is probably not filled with talk of amphibians and ecology, but on Tuesday night those topics will be the spotlight. The bar and restaurant is...