Valerie Puma

Vpuma1@binghamton.edu

13 Articles


Community

#MeToo founder talks origins of movement, fight against sexual violence at SUNY Broome

Over 400 people joined the Women’s Institute of Broome Community College (BCC) in the Baldwin Gymnasium on Tuesday evening to hear #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke speak about the fight against sexual...


Community

Koffman Southern Tier Incubator hosts startup summit in celebration of anniversary

In celebration of the one year anniversary of the opening of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, startup companies, investors and Binghamton University students gathered from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a...


Campus News

Students, community members raise over $70K at Relay for Life

Nearly 1,000 students and community members came together in the Events Center on Saturday night to raise money for the American Cancer Society. At Binghamton University’s annual Relay for Life, participants took...


Campus News

Students protest University's inaction against racism on campus

In the drizzling rain, nearly 40 students gathered around the Pegasus Statue outside of Glenn G. Bartle Library to participate in a walkout against racism on Wednesday afternoon. Students silently marched across...


Campus News

Moms Demand Action leaders discuss gun violence prevention on campus

Since the start of 2018, there have been 64 individual mass shootings and a total of over 4,100 gun-related deaths across the United States. Aiming to spread facts on gun violence and...


Campus News

"Disability is Diversity" fair highlights accessibility issues on campus

In an effort to raise awareness about different accessibility issues on campus, members of various student groups and Residential Life teamed up for “Disability is Diversity.” The fair, held on Wednesday in...


Campus News

BU hosts media training workshop for faculty, staff

With the advent of the digital age, news coverage increasingly takes place on television and social media. Binghamton University’s Office of Media and Public Relations (MPR) hosted a media training workshop on...


Community

Litigation halts house renovation on corner of Seminary and Chapin

After nearly a decade of litigation halting progress on repairing and maintaining 26 Seminary Ave., the residence has become dilapidated and covered in graffiti, with no solution in sight. Although residents on...


Campus News

Over 250 students attend HackBU's fifth annual hackathon

This weekend, over 250 students worked to make their coding and programming ideas a reality. At HackBU’s fifth annual 24-hour hackathon, hackers, coders, programmers and web developers came together to build computer...


Science & Research

BU professor aids in discovery of oldest human remains outside of Africa

In 2002, paleoanthropologists discovered a fossil of a human jawbone in Israel. Now, after years of research and testing, researchers have determined that the jawbone offers evidence that ancestors of the modern...