Jillian Forstadt

Contributing Writer


17 Articles


Westside blue-light system faces criticism from community groups

In February, Binghamton Mayor Rich David announced an initiative, funded by Binghamton University, to extend the blue-light system to West Side Binghamton. The plan, however, was met with criticism from residents and...

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Solidarity workshop focuses on activism in the face of oppression

On Monday evening, Binghamton University College Progressives held a workshop on solidarity to discuss and exemplify how one can stand with others to promote activism and call out oppression. About 40 students...

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Student Congress 3/27/17: Election rule changes, Judicial Board nominees

Judicial Board nominees were confirmed and the election process was revised at the most recent meeting of the Binghamton University Student Congress last Monday, March 27. The meeting began with a moment...

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BU Libraries in process of collecting artifacts from local Women's March

More than 2,000 people participated in the Women’s March on Binghamton in January, alongside over 600 sister marches happening around the world. Now, Binghamton University Libraries is creating a collection of artifacts...

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BU administrator to become president of Catholic Schools of Broome County

Elizabeth Carter has been a devoted member of the Binghamton University community for more than 40 years. Now, the assistant vice president for student development will end her time at BU to...

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University recieves two seven-figure donations

Binghamton University received two seven-figure donations within the last two weeks, both in honor of professors who have served the University for many decades. The first donation was made by professor emeritus...

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Google engineering manager discusses career after BU

On Tuesday evening, James Bankoski, a Binghamton University alumnus and an engineering manager at Google, spoke to students about his career path. The talk, given in the Jay S. and Jeanne Benet...


Students, faculty rally in support of 'welcoming cities' resolution at Binghamton City Counil

More than a hundred people crowded Wednesday night’s Binghamton City Council meeting to voice their opinions in response to a recently proposed “Welcoming Cities Resolution.” The resolution was introduced by City Councilman...

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University seeks student advice to update code of conduct

The Binghamton University Office of Student Conduct held a town hall meeting in Old University Union on Wednesday as part of its annual revision process for the Code of Student Conduct. Each...

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Students pen letters to elected officials to voice concerns

Over 25 students gathered at a classmate’s home in Binghamton on Saturday to write letters to elected officials across New York as part of a national movement to voice concerns regarding President...