Melissa Bykofsky

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Alumni English

129 Articles


Our generation only leaves one handprint, make it count

As I helped my grandma bake a “Kosher for Passover” cake during the second spring break, we started talking about graduation weekend. “On Saturday night we’re having a family pregame at my...


Groups to honor Israel's founding

Hillel at Binghamton University and Bearcats for Israel will celebrate Israel's independence with a carnival and barbecue today in the Dickinson Amphitheater. ...


Making post-grad decisions on a deadline

Graduation is in 26 days. (Enter panic attack here.) I went into my senior year ready to hit the post-graduation ground running and dive into the workforce. I thought that I was...


Localization could offer economic sustainability

Two local organizations that are aiming to raise Binghamton's economic profile will screen a film on campus in May about the importance of building self-reliant local economies. ...


Liquor license suspended at 'The Rat'

The Rathskeller may become nothing more than a place to eat wings now that the State Liquor Authority ordered an emergency summary order of suspension to the State Street bar. ...


Chabad invites 1,500 to Shabbat dinner

Shabbat 1500, a traditional Jewish Shabbat dinner for roughly 1,500 students, will be hosted by Binghamton University's Chabad Center and will take place Friday in the West Gym. ...


GALLERY: Colorful costumes and carnival games highlight Purim celebration

Rides, games and Hamantaschen filled Binghamton University's Events Center Monday night as the campus and community came together to celebrate the Jewish holiday Purim, which is celebrated on March 20 and commemorates ...

Arts & Culture

Valentine's gift guide

Find the perfect Valentine's Day present for your special someone with just three days left. ...


Contract would govern groups' use of campus spaces

The BU administration is asking the SA to formalize a contract that will permit student groups to use space on campus. ...


Crowd forms as Binghamtonics sing in Manhattan store

A flurry of nerves and excitement fell upon 20 Binghamton University students as they huddled together at the 50th St. entrance to Radio City Music Hall. ...