Jacob T. Kerr

Digital Editor


72 Articles

Off-Campus News

Binghamton mayor enacts law to curb underage drinking

On July 17, Binghamton Mayor Rich David announced a “social host” ordinance law to enact penalties during situations of underage drinking. The law states that a host of a social gathering where...

Science & Research

BU student, professor help change national map

In February, Kellyanne Allen, alongside her Environmental Studies 230: Introduction to Environmental Policy class, was looking at maps of air quality in the United States when the class noticed something strange —...

Science & Research

BU research community connects through Zoom for Research Days

Every year, Binghamton University students gather on campus to present their work to the public at Research Days. This year, the traditional setup was transformed into a virtual event, connecting the BU...

Campus News

'Everything is now my responsibility': BU junior loses father to the coronavirus

On March 11, Ryan Loche heard that classes at Binghamton University and other SUNY schools across the state would move online. Around March 18, his father, Chris Loche, started showing cold and...

Campus News

BU grants prorated refund for student fees

Beginning April 3, Binghamton University will make financial adjustments to give all students a prorated refund for housing, dining, course fees and several broad-based campus fees that went unused amid the coronavirus...


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...