Jacob Knipes

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Campus News

Nontraditional junior protests false Student Accounts claim

“Binghamton University Abuses Disabled Students.” This message greeted commuters outside of BU this past Monday, on a sign held by protesters Michelle Hami, a junior majoring in political science, and Walter Neville,...


Pixar's new film "Turning Red" takes an honest approach to coming of age

Let me get this out of the way: a lot of people don’t get “Turning Red.” The reason these people don’t get it has nothing to do with the film’s accessibility or...


HPC's sketch show is a spontaneous reprieve

“I killed my mother, I killed my father. I’ll kill your mother, I’ll kill your father!” This line was one of many memorable bits from Hinman Production Company’s (HPC) Binghamton Night Live...

Campus News

BU speech and debate returns to in-person tournaments with victory

The Binghamton University speech and debate team found historic success in their first fully in-person competition since 2020. The speech and debate team traveled to the University of Rochester on Feb. 26...

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National Engineers Week ends with "Community Day"

Local children filled the Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC) this past Saturday for the final event of National Engineers Week. Community Day was the last event organized by the Thomas J. Watson College...

On-Campus Events

BU music faculty members perform "Musica Australis"

Two Binghamton University music faculty returned to the recital hall this past Friday after a year of cancellations. Timothy Perry, director of the BU Symphony and Chamber Orchestras and clarinetist, and Pej...


"Body Awareness" opens at KNOW Theatre

No topic is taboo in KNOW Theatre’s latest production, “Body Awareness.” The play is centered around Phyllis, a college professor, and Joyce, a high school teacher, who are a same-sex couple with...


NAACP hosts "Know Your Rights" Panel

Lawyers, professors and a former Binghamton mayor gathered Wednesday to educate students about their rights. The panel, titled “Know Your Rights,” was hosted by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored...


The Super Bowl's most memorable commercials

This past Sunday contained one of the most hyped events of the entire year: Super Bowl commercial day! I’ve been told there was also a game in between those ads, but I...

Campus News

On-campus housing rates increase for seventh year in row

For the seventh year in a row, Binghamton University Residential Life will be increasing housing rates across the campus. Proposed housing rates for the 2022-23 academic year will see an increase of...