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Code officials offer housing inspections for students

Sharon Elkouby’s apartment on Court Street in Downtown Binghamton has an ant infestation and crumbling walls. The junior majoring in sociology is one of approximately 9,000 Binghamton University students who live off...


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Town-Gown Advisory Board plans for year ahead at first meeting

City officials, students, professors and community members rarely end up in the same room, but on Oct. 25, they gathered in the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator for the first Town-Gown Advisory Board...


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998 BU students awarded Excelsior Scholarship

The scholarship, announced by Cuomo last January, provides certain students attending SUNY and City University of New York (CUNY) institutions with free tuition. Tuition is the charge for instruction at a university,...


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Lecture on first Puerto Rican librarian complements cultural exhibit

When Pura Belpré, New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, first arrived in Harlem in 1920, she couldn’t find any children’s books written in Spanish. So she wrote one. On Monday, Oct....


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SA Spotlight highlights English professor Ryan Vaughan

Ryan Vaughan, an adjunct professor of English, eagerly peeked in from behind the door at the front of the room. His beard, blond hair and glasses were the only visible features as...


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Binghamton University professors submit brief to Supreme Court gerrymandering case

Research by a team of Binghamton University professors could be considered in a gerrymandering case currently being seen by Supreme Court. The case, Gill v. Whitford, deals with possible partisan gerrymandering ―...


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J.U.M.P. holds discussion in response to NFL controversy

On Sunday, Oct. 15, 11 NFL players from three different teams protested during the national anthem. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program (J.U.M.P. Nation) and the Kappa Alpha Psi...


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Shack-A-Thon raises awareness for inadequate housing

A campground of cardboard homes littered the Spine on Thursday, Oct. 19 as a part of Habitat for Humanity’s fourth annual Shack-a-Thon event. Binghamton University’s Shack-a-Thon is held each year in order...


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Workshop addresses domestic violence through art therapy

Each minute, nearly 20 people are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Binghamton...


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Koffman Southern Tier Incubator holds first open house to welcome student entrepreneurs

The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator held its inaugural student open house at its high-technology space in Downtown Binghamton on Tuesday evening. The Incubator’s directors and student developers led a tour around the...