Theodora Catrina

tcatrin1@binghamton.edu

10 Articles


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Unpaid internships aren't an option for everyone

For most, college students’ internships are central to shaping students’ future careers. Internships allow students to gain practical experience in relevant fields and allow them to explore their own interests to decide...


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General education classes make learning more well-rounded

General education classes refer to the foundational courses required in a student’s college career that are meant to promote interdisciplinary learning and to prepare students for success after they graduate. Regardless of...


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Sexual assault occurs whether or not alcohol is involved

Approximately one in five college women and one in 16 college men will be a victim of sexual assault. About 37 percent of female rape victims in the United States were first...


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College can be a breeding ground for alcoholism

For most people in their late teen years and early 20s, their social life is conflated with, or even dependent on, drinking alcohol. In college, when students escape the restrictions of living...


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Professors should not require expensive access codes

With the start of a new semester, students are faced with a slew of obligatory expenses like laundry detergent, pens, notebooks and, of course, textbooks. Recently, professors in almost every discipline are...


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'Hashtag activism' wrongfully discourages criticism

Social media has an ever-increasing presence in the world of activism. Twitter is the perfect platform to share your thoughts and create conversations with other users in under 280 characters. The rise...


Art

Six BFA students display capstone project in Downtown exhibition

Several Binghamton University seniors debuted artwork in the Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts Gallery on April 26. The featured students are part of BU’s bachelor’s in fine arts (BFA) program in the art...


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Competition in high school can lead to disunity in college

I remember my first few days at Binghamton University vividly. Moving away from home and being thrown into a new environment is a shock, and it’s hard to forget. I recall the...


Fashion

Beyond leggings, athleisure is the perfect look for spring

Being fashion-forward in college isn’t easy when you’re rushing to 8 a.m. classes every morning. But it’s easy to be both comfortable and stylish in the daily hustle of being a student....


Art

Exploring the mysterious 'Nuvolone'

An exhibition unique to the museum, “The Binghamton Nuvolone: Restoring an Object in Six Parts” focuses on the life of Max Eisenstein, the previous owner of the eponymous piece. Eisenstein was an...