Rachel Greenspan

Assistant Arts and Culture Editor


10 Articles

Drug Issue

Cannabis offers more than just a way to get high

While hemp doesn’t make you high, the cannabis-based plant can affect your body in other ways. Hemp is popular as a component of textiles, foods and lotions. As the plant does contain...


Hamilton Mixtape 2.0: Broadway soundtracks to try next

Though we all want to be in the “The Room Where it Happens,” most Binghamton University students will not have the chance to see “Hamilton: An American Musical” on Broadway in the...


BU theatre department challenges itself in 'A Lie of the Mind'

“Ordinary is empty.” In Sam Shepard’s play “A Lie of the Mind,” Beth thinks playing pretend is better than being real, and uses this quote to tell her family so. Beth is...


Celebrating an ode to Binghamton

A lively group of Binghamton residents came together on Thursday night to celebrate “Around Binghamton (Images of Modern America),” a new book by Binghamton local and Binghamton University alumnus Jim Maggiore, ‘78....

Sex Issue

Dancing with the dominant: learning consent with kink and bondage

“Yeah, you like that?” It’s 10 a.m. and Red can’t help but giggle, giving me dirty-talk advice in the middle of a dining hall. Red, a Binghamton University underclassman and a former...


From book-hungry Bearcat to novelist

Imagine this: Tomorrow, you open your mailbox to find a mixtape addressed to a girl who lives in the apartment below yours in a trendy Brooklyn neighborhood. When you go downstairs to...


Music department updates 'The Mikado' with modern twist

Giggling girls, farcical stage combat and jabs at President Donald Trump: Welcome to the wild world of “The Mikado.” Binghamton University’s music department joins with the Summer Savoyards, a local theatre group,...


Update your on-campus eats with our tips

Here’s some tips for navigating on-campus dining, without sacrificing your new goals. ...


Snack your way into the new year

Whether you’ll be ringing in the new year with a group of friends or as a party of one, snacks are key to weathering the emotional storm of reflecting on 2016 and...


No longer hungry: How I learned to fill the void with self-love, not food

We need to work to better our bodies because we must do everything we can to love ourselves. We need to view our bodies through our own eyes, not through the eyes ...