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Senior Column: Just showing up
I never could have predicted how my college experience would turn out. When I came to Binghamton University, I planned on majoring in political science with a vague idea of where that...
Following arrests of owners, two Downtown restaurants vote to close permanently
The owners of Dos Rios Cantina and The Colonial have voted to close their businesses. The decision comes after a months-long police investigation into allegations of sexual assault and druggings, that has...
Drug Issue 2022
Drug and addiction resources on and off campus
There is an ongoing overdose crisis in Broome County — and not just for opioids, but for all kinds of drug classifications, including cocaine, methamphetamine and counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl. As...
Harriet Tubman Center continues Annual Speaker Series
Leslie Alexander, an associate professor of African and African American studies at Arizona State University, gave a virtual presentation about policing and its roots in slavery in the United States on Wednesday....
Student Association approves results of 2022-23 E-Board election
The Student Association (SA) Congress met on Tuesday night to officially approve the results of the recent SA E-Board and Binghamton University Council representative elections. For the elections on March 9, students...
Students hold rally in support of Professor Candela
Students, faculty and community members gathered outside the Binghamton University Union on Wednesday in support of Ana Maria Candela, an assistant professor of sociology who has recently come under fire for a...
Two Downtown restaurant owners, one other individual arrested in connection to ongoing investigation
Two owners of Downtown Binghamton restaurants along with one other individual have been arrested in connection with recent sexual assault allegations. On Wednesday, the Binghamton Police Department (BPD) arrested Yaron “Ron” Kweller,...
Broome County faces opioid spike
There has been a recent spike of opioid overdoses in Broome County, prompting local health officials to warn students of the dangers of synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl. As of last week,...
Sex Issue 2022
VARCC — a resource for students seeking support
In 2021, Binghamton University opened the doors to the Violence, Abuse and Rape Crisis Center (VARCC), a new resource on campus aiming to help students report instances of sexual violence. BU President...
BU launches new program to help students reporting bias incidents
Binghamton University has a new model for when members of the campus community report bias incidents. The Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT) is made up of campus community members, including representatives from...