Letter from the editor
Letter from the Editor
Happy Latinx Heritage Month, mi gente! I couldn’t be more ecstatic that PRISM’s first issue falls during the time of month when my culture and my people are in the spotlight. As...
LASU explores Afro-Latinx identity
Every year, the Latin American Student Union (LASU) at Binghamton University picks a theme for its events during Latinx Heritage Month. This year’s festivities for Latinx Heritage Month, which occurs from Sept....
Kike Rafiu, founder of Girls Rise Up
Growing up, Kike (pronounced key-kay) Omowumi Rafiu had to jump through hoops to get a pair of sneakers. Today, her nonprofit organization makes sure young girls in her position don’t have the...
Students should support the nationwide prison strike
As students were just getting back into their school routines, inmates in at least 17 states were organizing a nationwide prison strike. Our two worlds — those of students and of prisoners...
After weeks or even months of combing through Handshake and Indeed, you’ve finally secured the perfect summer internship. Great. Now what? Filling your wardrobe with chic business-casual clothes is nice, but do...
Student group celebrates first semester
Being a new face on campus isn’t always easy, but the newly Student Association-chartered Lebanese Student Association (LSA) tackled the challenge head-on. As a new club on campus, LSA is trying to...
The problem with respectability politics
Though the left and right, Democrats and Republicans alike, choose to believe they are vastly different from one another, one problem comes up across the political spectrum: the use of respectability politics....
Latinx organizations bring NYC to BU
Get ready for pastelitos, pageantry and “Pie-a-Greek” in a three-day display of Latin culture during this year’s Latin Weekend. The event, which will run from Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29,...
Shaking up the spring calendar
Though Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is normally in May, the Binghamton University community is opting to celebrate it in April. “May is a horribly busy month for students and classes. That...
Issuing an apology isn't enough
Taking responsibility for past indiscretions is never easy to do for individuals, let alone entire companies. In the case of publications like newspapers and magazines, every article written typically exists forever, especially...