Sarah Saad

ssaad1@binghamton.edu

27 Articles


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The wage gap goes far beyond choices

In a chain of responses, columnist Brian Deinstadt expressed what he believes to be the simple explanation sharing the variations found within the gender gap: “The wage gap narrative fails to include...


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How BU policy encourages unregulated Greek life

Behind the dark brick and sticky-floored buildings that are spread throughout Downtown Binghamton lives a world of unrecognized, flourishing Greek organizations. Even with the diverse selection of recognized on-campus organizations, much of...


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We repeated history

As I sit here and watch this election, I can’t help but question how we got to this point. I think about those who fought in the civil rights movement, those who...


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Fulfillment over finances

A friend once reminded me that there is no true way to know if you are making the right or wrong decision. Instead, you need to trust your body. At the end...


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The true State Street

Have you ever gone to Downtown Binghamton, sobered up and then seen the horrifying scene that is State Street? Through the screams of friends reuniting, the strangers making out in the corner...


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Finding the point

When I first heard about Colin Kaepernick’s statement in regards to his decision to sit during the national anthem, I applauded him. I found beauty in his decision to protest an anthem...


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Student organizations should increase collaborative efforts

The beginning of the year typically runs into the question, “What are you going to do differently this year?” Whether it’s a personal goal, or a student organization goal, oftentimes I hear...


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Embrace anxiety to achieve success

On Sunday, Aug. 21, I was fortunate enough to have the privilege of welcoming new students to their first day of college. With shaking hands, students would hand me their IDs to...


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All beliefs merit respect

In fourth grade, our elementary school hosted an election. The goal was to help us all develop our own opinions while learning to respect others. It was the year of Bush versus...


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Clothing choices do not justify sexual assault

While home for a few days and feeling generous, I offered to run across the street and pick up some overpriced frozen yogurt from Pinkberry for my family. As I was heading...