Joseph Brugellis

Assistant News Editor

29 Articles


Government shutdown averted, leading to Speaker McCarthy's removal

On Sept. 30, the U.S. Congress averted a shutdown by passing a temporary spending package to keep the government funded until mid-November. Passage of the last-minute appropriations bill ultimately proved fatal for...


CDC awards County Health Department $4.5 million for overdose treatment and prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Broome County a $4.5 million grant to reduce drug overdoses and fund prevention programs. Awarded to the Broome County Health Department, the...

Housing Issue 2023

Residential Life houses overflow students in super occupancy housing

Over 150 Binghamton University freshmen started the fall semester living in super occupancy housing (SOH) due to a lack of available living space for newly admitted students. According to Residential Life, SOH...


'Damning' report details Binghamton's decaying railroad infrastructure

A new 900-page report found that the majority of railroad bridges in Binghamton are in either poor or severe condition. The report, released to the public in August, was commissioned by the...

Campus News

University a finalist to win another $160 million in new battery funding

Last year, Binghamton University’s New Energy New York (NENY) won more than $113 million. This year, an expansion of NENY, NENY Storage Engines (NENY SE), was selected as a finalist to potentially...

Campus News

Research Days highlight student research and scholarship

Binghamton University held its annual weeklong Research Days celebration to highlight the research and scholarships students have worked on throughout the year. From April 24-28, the University hosted a diverse array of...

Campus News

BU students receive new mental health scholarship

Three Binghamton University students were among the first recipients of a new state scholarship designed to increase diversity in the mental health field. The $4 million scholarship program was created to promote...

Student Association

Movement to make Lunar New Year a campus holiday gains new support

The Student Association (SA) is calling on Binghamton University’s administration to designate Lunar New Year as a day off for students. On Feb. 7, 2022, SA Representative Rita Zheng, a sophomore majoring...

Campus News

Food insecurity addressed by BU Food Pantry

The Binghamton University Food Pantry is working to reduce food insecurity on campus. Food insecurity, defined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as “the limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally...