Jake Kerr

News Intern

Jkerr1@binghamton.edu

39 Articles


Campus News

Graduating senior dies in unknown circumstances

Binghamton University senior Clive Takudzwa Chakavarika recently died, according to a B-Line announcement released by the University on May 20. Chakavarika, who was set to graduate over the weekend, majored in integrative...


Campus News

University to see major summer renovations

The Binghamton University campus will see several construction and renovation projects this coming fall, including two major projects in the University Union basement and Hinman College. The Student Association E-board announced at...


Campus News

Binghamton University contributes to smart energy initatives, research

Since 2016, Binghamton University has implemented measures to fight climate change through energy storage research, clean energy initiatives and policy changes. Now, the University is contributing to state and local initiatives that...


Police Watch

Police Watch: December 6, 2018

The following reports were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Shouting match SATURDAY, Dec. 1, 3:07 a.m. — Officers responded to the University Union bus stop...


Science & Research

NYPIRG hosts water quality forum at Binghamton University

In 2017, Binghamton’s water system served 1,263,688,404 gallons of water to 44,564 people, according to the city’s official website. Now, students are starting discussions on whether this water is as clean as...


Police Watch

Police Watch: November 29, 2018

The following reports were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Stolen furniture MONDAY, Nov. 19, 9:42 a.m. — Officers responded to the University Union after they...


Campus News

Department of art and design to temporarily suspend graphic design minor

Students hoping to minor in graphic design at Binghamton University might be temporarily out of luck. BU’s department of art and design is looking to suspend the graphic design minor as students...


Campus News

Student Association announces $2M University Union basement renovation

The Student Association (SA) Executive Board announced a $2 million campus renovation, among other projects, on Monday evening at the annual State of the SA address. SA Congress members and other students...


Police Watch

Police Watch: November 14, 2018

The following reports were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Police problems SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2:20 a.m. — A security guard stationed at the Information Booth...


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...