Makoto Toyoda

Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

mtoyoda1@binghamton.edu

30 Articles


Campus News

BPALC, ASU hold "Binghamton Stop Asian Hate Crimes" rally

Over the past few weeks, individuals across the country have been mobilizing in solidarity after a year of heightened anti-Asian violence exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic — and the Binghamton University community...


Listicle

Key concepts of feminist theory for Women's History Month

This past month marked the 37th anniversary of celebrating Women’s History Month in the United States. However, discussing and honoring women’s history does not end with the month of March — here...


Features

The Public Ivy launches Mein Bowl Mary University apparel line

On Monday, March 15, the Binghamton-based clothing brand The Public Ivy announced their newest project, “Mein Bowl Mary University,” on social media. The announcement of a clothing collection inspired by Mein Bowl...


Listicle

Pipe Dream's compilation of reproductive, sexual health resources in the Binghamton area

Education and services regarding sexual and reproductive health are crucial for many students and community members to lead robust and fulfilling lives. Unfortunately, counseling, advocacy, education and safe spaces are not always...


Music

Megan Thee Stallion raps on the good and the bad in highly anticipated album "Good News"

If you are looking for some new feel good music, tracks to hype you up during finals season grind, a pick-me-up amid this rollercoaster of a year—or all three—look no further than...


Restaurant Week Fall 2020

Fall 2020 Restaurant Week: Lost Dog Cafe & Lounge

If you ask any Binghamton local or Binghamton University student for restaurant recommendations, Lost Dog Cafe & Lounge is sure to make the list. Located on the intersection of Water Street and...


On-Campus Events

Binghamton Center for Writers hosts Distinguished Writers Series with poet Jericho Brown

On Thursday, the Binghamton Center for Writers hosted a virtual reading with poet Jericho Brown as part of its Distinguished Writers Series. The virtual series, which was presented this past week by...


Music

Quarantine throwback playlist

As we head into our third week of classes, it may slip students’ minds that we have fully transitioned to living a “new normal” in the age of the coronavirus. Although the...


Off-Campus Events

Downtown Courtyard Market brings diversity among local businesses

Every Tuesday evening, shoppers touting reusable grocery bags fill the Metrocenter at the intersection of Court Street and Washington Street for the Binghamton Downtown Courtyard Market. This seasonal market running from July...


Features

Black Lives Matter mural painted in Downtown Binghamton

Over the last weekend of July, at least 30 volunteers joined artist Kristen Mann, 30, of Binghamton, to create a street mural in Downtown Binghamton to commemorate the Black Lives Matter (BLM)...