Community

Power outage causes campus blackout

The week got off to a dark start for Binghamton University students and Broome County residents alike on Monday evening when a thunderstorm brought down a power line, causing a power outage...


Campus News

Students occupy Couper Administration Building in protest of blue-light system

“We’ve started referring to it as a dystopian ‘Home Alone.’” Heading into the 80th hour of occupying the Couper Administration Building, Farihah Akhtar, a junior majoring in political science, described what she...


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'Take Back the Night' Rally addresses sexual assault misconceptions

The Women’s Student Union (WSU) hosted Binghamton University’s fifth annual Take Back the Night rally Friday evening in Downtown Binghamton. The event coincided with annual marches nationwide, inspired by Take Back the...


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Northeast LGBTQ Conference highlights intersectionality

This past weekend, Binghamton University’s Rainbow Pride Union (RPU) sponsored the 22nd annual Northeast LGBT Conference to explore topics related to this year’s theme, Black Queer Lives Matter. Approximately 150 students from...


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Binghamton University becomes first SUNY institution to offer Russian major

At State University of New York institutions, students can major in Spanish, French and many other languages, but until now, students wishing to study Russian have been forced to design their own...


Community

Students discuss further action to oppose new blue-light system

Binghamton University’s planned expansion of the blue-light system to the West Side has created controversy on and off campus as students and community members debate whether the system is discriminatory or effective...


Campus News

Q Center hosts Gender Affirming Clothing Swap, provides safe space for all gender idenitites

Clothes shopping is an often enjoyable activity, but for many transgender and gender nonconforming people, the task can be stressful, frustrating and humiliating. Often, transgender individuals face challenges in finding correct sizes...


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iFest+ celebrates multiculturalism at BU

On Sunday afternoon, students gathered in the Peace Quad and Old Dickinson Community to celebrate diversity at iFest+, an outdoor festival and the most recent incarnation of the International Festival, which began...


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Big brands strengthen caffeine presence at BU through student recruitment

Caffeine, the most widely used drug on the planet, is consumed by college students both early in the morning and late at night. Products containing the drug are now more accessible to...


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University debate team rebounds from past losses at CEDA tournament

The Binghamton University Speech and Debate team has rebounded this season after falling out of the top 10 in the nation for the first time in over a decade last season. The...