Shauna Bahssin

Copy Desk Chief

sbahssi1@binghamton.edu

36 Articles


Health & Beauty

Our tired-eye fixes for finals

It’s finals week at Binghamton University. Perhaps you’re spending the hours of the night in the fluorescent light of Glenn G. Bartle Library. Or maybe your roommates find themselves walking by you...


Theater

BFA in musical theatre approved by Faculty Senate

When assistant professor Tommy Iafrate joined Binghamton University’s theatre faculty in fall 2015, he was brought in to lead the department’s effort toward creating a musical theatre Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)...


On-Campus Events

At Moefest, Jay Som rocked the Spine with indie-pop vibes

For Jay Som — a moniker for Oakland-based bedroom-pop artist Melina Duterte — who headlined WHRW’s Moefest on Saturday, performing on college campuses can be a surprise. “College shows are really fun...


Music

Jam out to Jay Som to get ready for Moefest

Indie rock is being taken over by women of color, and this year WHRW 90.5 FM has secured Jay Som, the stage name of Melina Duterte, a major player in the movement,...


Features

Libraries beyond studying

Binghamton University’s libraries: an expanse of literature and artifacts available for the education of BU students. To only use Glenn G. Bartle Library as a resource to take out the occasional book,...


On-Campus Events

Jay Som to headline Moefest 2018

In summer 2016, bedroom-pop songwriter Jay Som was touring with indie-rock musician Mitski, playing a short four-song set and only having released a two-track EP at the time. Less than a year...


Columns

University expansion leaves UCC behind

I’ve been coping with anxiety for so long, my anxieties have anxiety. Now that it’s the middle of the semester, let me share a small, accessible selection of issues I’m anxious about:...


Columns

Where #MeToo can succeed, and where it can't

The internet revolution of abuse-survivor tag #MeToo has led to a number of survivors coming forward about their histories of assault and harassment, but no high-profile allegation has affected me as much...


Music

St. Vincent digs deep on 'MASSEDUCTION'

If you’ve followed indie-rock musician St. Vincent’s career, you may have noticed that each album she produces reaches greater commercial success than her previous releases. Her self-titled album, which came out in...


Off-Campus Events

Binghamton is for artists

If you’re anything like me, you came to Binghamton University excited for your classes, the clubs you might join and, most importantly, the events where a Bearcat could kick back and maybe...