Jacob Knipes

News Editor


53 Articles


Alternative Thanksgiving dishes to try

Eating turkey, bickering with family and watching the Detroit Lions get blown out. These are the traditions that tie together one of America’s favorite holidays: Thanksgiving. Every fourth Thursday of November sees...


Three sets of two plays: KNOW Theatre Playwrights and Artists Festival returns triumphantly

KNOW Theatre’s 2021 Playwrights and Artists Festival is back and in front of live audiences. The Playwrights and Artists Festival, which involves three sets of two plays running on consecutive days, returns...

Campus News

Alumna speaks to students about her social media management career

Alumni Career Connections events are back in full swing at Binghamton University. On Nov. 12, the Alumni Association and the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development hosted Delaney Ratzky, ‘17 at...

Campus News

"It's wage theft" — Graduate student TAs fight to abolish broad-based fees

Graduate student teaching assistants (TAs) are calling for the abolishment of broad-based fees, which they claim constitute wage theft by Binghamton University. During family weekend in late September, visitors on the BU...

On-Campus Events

"Proof" explores the interconnected maze of human relationships

Few pieces of theatre feel as raw and real as “Proof,” a play by David Auburn performed recently at Binghamton University’s Gruber Theater. “Proof” follows Catherine, the prodigal daughter of Robert, a...


Ed Sheeran's new album struggles with storytelling

There was one question I kept asking myself when listening to Ed Sheeran’s fifth studio album “=,” an above-average, albeit poorly constructed collection of songs: “Who does Ed Sheeran want to be?”...


JUST holds book drive for Broome County inmates

Broome County’s incarcerated populations are finding a literary escape from the walls of prison. The initiative is being undertaken by Justice and Unity for the Southern Tier (JUST), a local community group...


Hinman Production Company presents "Clue: On Stage"

Halloween may be over, but its spirit was still alive this past weekend in Hinman Production Company’s (HPC) production of the horror-comedy “Clue: On Stage.” In many ways, “Clue: On Stage” is...

Off-Campus News

Mayor Rich David announces $2 million investment into redeveloping blighted properties

Dilapidated and devalued properties across Binghamton are about to get a second lease on life. On Oct. 18, Binghamton Mayor Richard David announced the city’s newest investment with the Broome County Land...

Halloween Issue 2021

Most popular Halloween candy, ranked

Nothing screams October more than gigantic bags of candy filling the supermarket. While many holidays have their own candies associated with them, Halloween reigns overall as the confectionery king. For millions of...