Valerie Puma

Assistant News Editor

Vpuma1@binghamton.edu

49 Articles


Restaurant Week Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Restaurant Week: Craft

Around the corner from the hustle and bustle of Court Street, the atmosphere of Craft is welcoming to all Restaurant Week attendees. Upon entering, my photographer, Anastasia, and I were given the...


Off-Campus News

76West's Clean Energy Competition offers $2.5 million prize for Southern Tier clean energy startup

A $2.5 million cash prize is on the line as this year’s 76West Clean Energy Competition enters its fourth and final round of judging. The New York State Energy Research and Development...


Off-Campus News

Planned housing complex set to open for students, faculty in Johnson City

Since Binghamton University’s completion of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS) in fall 2018, the Johnson City Revitalization Project has torn down old properties and replaced them to expand the...


Off-Campus News

'Trail of Truth' honors lives lost to substance use, raises awareness on addiction

In 2014, Alexis Pleus lost her son to an overdose. And on Saturday afternoon, she joined hundreds of community members at the Peacemaker’s Stage in Binghamton to honor him on International Overdose...


Campus News

University Union basement renovations see delays, office displacements

As returning students step on campus for the first days of classes, some may notice that a portion of the University Union basement is closed. As renovations take place behind the barriers,...


Campus News

Orientation Issue: Learn about the campus dining halls

Appalachian Collegiate Center Located within Mountainview College, this dining hall offers allergen-friendly Simple Servings station, a Mediterranean station, Boar’s Head sandwiches, personal-sized pizzas, freshly made pasta and a Mexican-style food station named...


Campus News

Town-Gown Advisory Board discusses new proposals, sees criticism during public comment

Binghamton’s Town-Gown Advisory Board (TGAB) met Thursday night at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator for its last meeting of the 2018-19 academic year, where subcommittee representatives gave summaries of project proposals for...


Community

As Broome County sees high number of opioid deaths, experts stress caution

On March 27, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar declared a state of emergency in response to the high number of drug-related deaths in the month of March, with six fatalities occurring within...


Campus News

Harpur College, SA launch crash course series to give students technical skills

On Sunday, more than 20 students met in the Zurack Center in the Glenn G. Bartle Library for a Harpur Crash Course workshop called “Connecting with Audiences in the Social Media Era,”...


Campus News

Mental Health Outreach Peer Educators hold "Stress Reduction Extravaganza" for students

While students study during the period between midterm and final exams, Binghamton University’s Mental Health Outreach Peer Educators (M-HOPE) organized a “Stress Reduction Extravaganza” including club tabling, music, yoga and therapy dogs,...