Nicole Kaufman

nkaufma2@binghamton.edu

32 Articles


Community

Local action groups protest alleged medical malpractice at Broome County Jail amid the coronavirus pandemic

Several local progressive groups continue to protest against alleged medical malpractice at Broome County Jail amid the coronavirus pandemic. Last Tuesday, Citizen Action of New York, Truth Pharm and Justice and Unity...


Student Association

SA distributes sexual assault campus climate survey to all BU students

As part of its sexual assault education initiative, the Student Association (SA) is partnering with the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium to distribute a sexual assault campus climate survey to all...


Campus News

Cyntoia Brown visits campus as keynote speaker for Black History Month events

At the age of 16, Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to life in prison for shooting a man who threatened her life. On Friday evening, six months after receiving clemency and 15 years...


Campus News

BU removes 20:1 program from freshman orientation

Binghamton University’s restructuring of this year’s freshman orientation will result in the elimination of 20:1, a program designed to educate students on sexual assault awareness and prevention. The 20:1 program was named...


Community

Broome County sheriff opposes Bail Elimination Act, but local organizations voice support following jail deaths

The Broome County Jail will be seeing major changes when New York state implements the Bail Elimination Act on Jan. 1. The act aims to end monetary bail and pretrial incarceration for...


Community

Former BU student Orlando Tercero sentenced to 30 years in prison in Nicaragua

As Haley Anderson’s parents and friends looked on, former Binghamton University student Orlando Tercero was sentenced to 30 years in Nicaraguan prison on Friday. Anderson, 22, a senior nursing student at BU...


Campus News

Student activists protest tabling event promoting gun rights, criticize UPD for response

Updated on November 18, 2019 to include more details. Approximately 200 students congregated on the Spine on Thursday afternoon to protest after Binghamton University College Republicans and Turning Point USA (TPUSA), an...


Police Watch

Police Watch: November 14, 2019

The following accounts were provided by Investigator Mark Silverio of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Honey, where is my wetsuit?! FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 12:52 p.m. — Officers responded to the West...


Community

'Jail on Trial' forum discusses inmate mistreatment

Students and community members met on Thursday to discuss an alleged history of mistreatment at the Broome County Jail and how to combat it, just a day after another inmate died within...


Campus News

Matthew Zachary, '96, returns to campus to share cancer survival story

In 1995, Matthew Zachary, ’96, was diagnosed with pediatric brain cancer. It was the fall semester of his senior year at Binghamton Unviersity, and he first noticed symptoms on campus when his...