Tykeem Banini

tbanini1@binghamton.edu

13 Articles


Prism

Black Dance Repertoire presents 'Outbreak'

On May 3, the Black Dance Repertoire (BDR) hosted its 27th annual Exposé to a packed house in the American Legion Post No. 80, in the Downtown Binghamton area. Created in 1985,...


Prism

We shouldn't support Tekashi 6ix9ine

Recently, Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested and is now facing federal charges of racketeering. He could also face life in prison. Racketeering is a part of a bigger charge of Racketeer...


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Educational Opportunity Program pushes students to prosper

This past October, Binghamton University’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) celebrated its 50th anniversary during the University’s Homecoming. Officially recognized by SUNY in 1968, EOP provides students from low-income backgrounds a chance to...


Voices of Binghamton

Voices of Binghamton: Jerry Toussaint, SA President

Jerry Toussaint is currently the president of the Student Association (SA), the president of Kappa Alpha Psi and a senior majoring in philosophy, politics and law at Binghamton University. Toussaint was a...


Prism

Behind the lens of Heman Armstrong

Before being behind the camera, Heman Armstrong wanted to be in front of it. Now a senior majoring in cinema, Armstrong has taken his craft to the next level, filming an array...


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Off the court with Imani Watkins

Before becoming Binghamton University’s all-time scoring leader with 2,125 points, before becoming a two-time Eastern College Athletic Conference All-Star and before graduating with the school’s record for three-point field goals, Imani Watkins...


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A weekend in the life of the VPMA

According to Josh Gonzalez, the Student Association vice president for multicultural affairs (VPMA) and a senior on a 3+2 fast track to a M.S. in geography, his role is often misunderstood. “People...


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Q&A with the VPMA

We followed up with Joshua Gonzalez, the Student Association vice president for multicultural affairs (VPMA) and a senior majoring in geography, after an event-packed weekend to gain more perspective on his position....


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Barrio Fiesta to come to Osterhout

Join a couple of PALs this Saturday as they tell their story about what kept them together during their time at Binghamton University. BU’s Philippine-American League (PAL) is hosting its 29th annual...


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Supporting black businesses

One common self-critique among black people is that we don’t support each other enough, but part of the reason is a lack of knowledge. Here are five black-owned businesses you can support...