Melanie Gulbas

Staff Writer

mgulbas1@binghamton.edu

60 Articles


Campus News

Students spend night outdoors to raise awareness of homelessness

Giving up their Friday night plans, some Binghamton University students chose to sleep outdoors this weekend in an effort to raise awareness of homelessness in the Binghamton area. The sixth-annual “Sleep Out”...


Campus News

B-First campus initiative to offer mentorship for first-generation students

First-generation students at Binghamton University will now have the opportunity to connect with first-generation faculty members, alumni and graduate students for support, insight and inspiration through the B-First mentoring network. B-First is...


Campus News

Deer population continues to pose threat to BU's nature, drivers

Besides the slippery conditions and winter weather, there is another pressing challenge that drivers in Binghamton have to face — the growing deer population. This is especially true during the first few...


Features

Student organizations offer alternative trick-or-treating options for community

Halloween isn’t just for kids, and Binghamton University students are sharing the spooky season festivities with local children in the area. Dickinson Town Council (DTC), SUNY Kids and the Panhellenic Council are...


Campus News

SA initiative seeks to reduce stigma surrounding sexual assault

Binghamton University’s Student Association (SA) hopes to broaden the conversation and reduce the stigma surrounding sexual assault as part of a new campaign being rolled out this fall. On Thursday, the SA...


Campus News

Campus event recognizes Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week is wrapping up, but the discussion of mental health at Binghamton University continues. The Dickinson Town Council hosted a Mental Health Awareness event on Thursday where students had...


Campus News

Second student-organized Climate Strike to take place in Downtown Binghamton

The topic of global warming is heating up, with another Climate Strike set to take place in Downtown Binghamton this week. Last Friday, Binghamton hosted a Climate Strike that aimed to call...


Off-Campus Events

Sixth-annual Robercon to return this weekend

Fans of science fiction, fantasy, comic books, tabletop games and more will flock Downtown this weekend to RoberCon, a two-day convention at the Roberson Museum and Science Center running from Sept. 28...


Off-Campus Events

BU senior finds success with NYC theatre productions

A Binghamton University student is using skills developed in her courses to produce theatre shows in New York City. Last summer, Molly Heller, a senior majoring in theatre, interned at Feinstein’s/54 Below...


Administration

New BU budgeting process holds departments responsible for their own budgetary targets

Binghamton University is pursuing a new budgeting process that will hold individual departments responsible for their own budgetary targets, according the BU President Harvey Stenger’s summer 2019 quarterly report. The new process...