Music

Poet Jericho Brown reads, and we all listen

In addition to subject matter, music influences how Brown uses sound, tone and dialogue in his writing. ...


Books

In publishing, a fellow Bearcat lends a paw

After Binghamton, Frazier-Foley and Smith continued to go their separate ways, only to be reminded of their alma maters. ...


Lifestyles

Michael Sharp: a man of comics, classics and crosswords

Though he teaches some of the most revered works of Western literature — “The Aeneid,” “Inferno” — he doesn’t put them “behind glass.” Everything should be subject to criticism. ...


Speakers

Black Student Union to do the right thing and bring Spike Lee, Nikki Giovanni to campus

Giovanni is known as one of the leaders of the Black Arts Movement, founded in the 1960s and infused with the themes of the Civil Rights Movement. ...


Books

Binghamton is great, but Hogwarts is better

After Harry, Ron and Hermione, the fourth character of the Harry Potter novels is Hogwarts itself. ...


Television

2014 in Review

The thing with years is that they mean something different for everyone. Sometimes they’re the culmination of waiting 12 years for “Boyhood” to be finished and beloved, and sometimes they’re the ending ...


Lifestyles

Tracing her roots, and eating them too

After her grandma became seriously ill and she experienced a sudden breakup with the man she believed would be her husband, Chin set out on an emotional journey. She retreated to the ...


Books

Magazine co-founder gives 'slice' of advice for student writers

Despite the small audiences and payments, literary magazines still hold a prestigious and essential place in publishing. ...


Books

New Amy Poehler book? Yes, Please

What makes “Yes Please” stand out from other comedy memoirs is the fact that it puts a spin on the conventional memoir. There are mementos from Poehler’s past, a letter from Hilary ...


Books

BU alum kills it at reading event

“Be fearless in what you have to say, and read everything,” Pashley said. “Popular books, trashy books, it doesn’t matter. You have to pull from many different places to find out what ...