Zuzu Boomer-Knapp

Contributing Writer


24 Articles

Campus News

Overcrowded dorms lead to close quarters and forced triples

On their first day of classes, freshmen Tristan Votta, Quentin Hardy and Kevin Wu got ready by maneuvering around a Cayuga double room packed with a bunk bed, a regular bed, three...


Reconciling culture with legality, prof. breaks down battle for gender equality

Social science and history came together on Friday as historian Giusi Russo gave students a look at the gendered struggle for human rights within the United Nations. Russo, an assistant professor of...

Campus News

Historic downtown building to become luxury student-housing

For Binghamton University students pressed for a place to live next year, Printing House Apartments may be the answer. The new complex is made up of three adjacent apartment buildings: A three-story...


Doctoral student describes awakening of political left in Greenwich Village

Although it’s known for high rents and fashionable stores today, Manhattan’s Greenwich Village neighborhood was a home for radical leftists and ambitious religious changes a century ago, according to Binghamton University doctoral...


From Tae Kwon Do to frozen yogurt, health fair encourages well-being

On Wednesday afternoon, the East Gym was filled with preschoolers wobbling into yoga stretches and students powering blenders by riding stationary bikes in celebration of the ninth annual Health Fair. Hosted by...

Campus News

BU alum goes from English major to science teacher

Dolsky, who graduated from BU last May, spoke via Skype on Wednesday about his experience with students interested in teaching as a part of the BU Alumni Association’s “Cool Connections, Hot Alumni” ...

Campus News

Drag queens bring their best to BU Undergrounds

A half hour before the show, a line of students was already waiting in front of the Undergrounds and up the Old University Union staircase to get spots for Friday’s performance. As...


At Woods Diner, CIW serves up a taste of creativity

Jacob Lazen just wanted to grab a limeade from the College-in-the-Woods Night Owl when he ended up stopping to enjoy the student drawings and paintings hanging across the windows by the Woods...

Campus News

With record low temperatures, University calls for energy conservation

According to the National Weather Service, this will likely be the coldest February in Binghamton history and the second-coldest winter month on record. ...

Student Association

Student Congress 2/23/15: SA candidates, infrastructure upgrades

The Student Congress held its biweekly meeting Monday night to announce the final ballot for the March 6 E-Board elections, as well as discuss updates and new proposals. “When you go back...