Sophie Miller

smille55@binghamton.edu

6 Articles


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The best way to cope with holiday stress may be to focus on yourself

“Blood is thicker than water” is a common expression people use when talking about family. It makes it sound like the blood bonds we have with our families are the strongest and...


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Breastfeeding in public needs to be normalized

Binghamton University recently installed a Mamava Pod, a place for new mothers to breastfeed their babies in private, in the University Union. Public breastfeeding has been a long-standing and controversial issue, so...


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The line of what is offensive should be redrawn

Last week, Pete Davidson performed at Binghamton University. Davidson, who is known for his dark sense of humor, made a few comments during his set that stood out from the rest. At...


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The perceptions surrounding tattoos have changed, but not enough

When I was younger, I told my mom I wanted a tattoo and she scoffed. “Tattoos are trashy, and you won’t be able to be buried in a Jewish cemetery,” she said....


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College students should be granted more room for error

Wannado City was an amusement park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There were no roller coasters, Tilt-A-Whirls or zeppole. Instead, kids spent the day indoors, trying out different professions. You could be a...


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The wealthy should not have an advantage in college admissions

A few years ago, I babysat an eighth grader whose mom had asked me questions about the college admissions process. The girl was 14, but her mom already planned for her to...