Molly McGrath

Opinion Editor

Senior Political Science

36 Articles


Be conscious beyond the Binghamton bubble

Take heed to maintain an awareness of the world beyond the artificial college environment, but also an awareness of what’s right in front of you. All of it matters equally. ...


TEDxBU 2015: 'Porn: The New Tobacco'

In the same way tobacco reshapes people’s neural pathways, internet pornography is changing human sexuality. In his talk, “Porn: The New Tobacco,” student speaker Jack Fischer warned of porn’s harmful effects on...


Patch up city potholes

Mayor David acted diligently to solve the pothole problem in years past. Where is the state DOT this year? What are city officials doing to help drivers in 2015? Potholes are a ...


Consolidate Binghamton services to cut property taxes

Binghamton residents pay the highest property tax rate in New York state. Not Manhattan, not White Plains ...


Libous' past contributions to University do not excuse his behavior

To his credit, Libous partners with the administration to expand and improve the University as a whole. To his discredit, Libous doesn’t act on the issues Binghamton students care about. ...


'Rape culture' is not a buzzword

Until a woman can walk down the street free from vicious attacks, there is no reason to stop the conversation ...


College costs are criminal

None of us will be laughing when the best and brightest of our generation are left unable to save for retirement, purchase homes, or start families. ...


The American dream needs saving

There is strength in Big Money, but also strength in numbers. ...


Vaccination should be mandatory for all

The vaccination debate is a classic example of the “tragedy of the commons” scenario. ...


Extraterrestrial life isn't all that crazy

We must stop limiting our imaginations to the dimensions we perceive with our human brains. ...