Vera Then

vthen1@binghamton.edu

29 Articles


Campus News

Creative Writing Challenge winner has 'a Wade' with words

The Storytelling Workshop Club held a 24-hour writing challenge this weekend in the Binghamton University Union. The first six hours of the semesterly writing competition were held from 6 p.m. Friday to...


Campus News

Hillel, University organizations host presentation by Orthodox Rabbi, Palestinian peace activist

On Thursday, Hillel at Binghamton hosted “Two Truths, One Land,” a presentation by Noor A’wad, a Palestinian peace activist, and Orthodox Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, to explore the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...


Campus News

Following search, Watson College names new dean

Atul Kelkar, a distinguished professor and chair of mechanical engineering at Clemson University, will serve as the new dean of Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science starting Aug. 1....


Campus News

Following renovation, Old Rafuse Hall reopens

As move-in for the spring semester commenced, Binghamton University’s campus welcomed the re-opening of an old residence hall. Old Rafuse Hall — originally constructed in 1958 as part of the original Dickinson...


Campus News

President Stenger delivers 'State of the University' address

On Thursday, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger delivered his annual State of the University address, themed “2023: A Record Year.” He spoke to faculty, staff and students at Watters Theater in the...


Community

Broome County Legislature unanimously approves 2024 budget

Earlier this month, the Broome County Legislature unanimously approved the 2024 County budget, which includes tax cuts and increased investments in public safety and infrastructure. According to a press release from County...


Community

Vestal Christmas tree bound for Rockefeller Center

As fall starts to slip away, this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is getting ready to embark on its journey from Vestal to the heart of Manhattan. The 2023-24 season’s tree, weighing...


Campus News

The New Yiddish Bund of Binghamton holds 'Shabbat for a Cease-fire'

The New Yiddish Bund of Binghamton, a newly established student organization, hosted “Shabbat for a Cease-fire” Friday night on the Peace Quad. Seeking to provide a platform for Jewish perspectives that may...


Campus News

OCCT raises minimum wage for drivers

Off Campus College Transport (OCCT), Binghamton University’s student-run, managed and driven bus service, has raised the minimum wage for its drivers from $15.20 to $18 an hour. The increase was part of...


Campus News

'Global Taco' food truck opens, 'Caribbean Connection' delayed to October

Binghamton University students can now satisfy their late-night cultural cravings without leaving campus. This semester, the University is introducing two new food trucks as part of a combined initiative between the Student...