Campus News

Student response to 2020 census and primary elections may be affected by COVID-19, CCE says.

Students at Binghamton University constitute about 9 percent of Broome County’s population, so when they vote and participate in the U.S. Census, they secure their representation in local, state and national politics...


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Broome County sees first confirmed COVID-19 case, Binghamton institutes 10 p.m. curfew

Broome County health officials announced on Tuesday that the county has one confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in response, Binghamton Mayor Rich David issued a mandatory curfew for the city...


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As COVID-19 spreads, Asian students at BU see racism

Last week, Brittney Ye opened up a Google form to track responses for her sorority’s semesterly Philanthropic Juice Pong Tournament. She was met with a racist submission from someone who listed their...


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Student Association forum to discuss Harpur Advising left empty

Students had the opportunity to raise their concerns surrounding Harpur Advising during the “SA Let’s Talk: Harpur Academic Advising” forum on Thursday, but not a single one showed up. On March 12,...


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New mentoring program pairs students, alumni

Each spring, thousands of graduating students prepare for life after college. Through Binghamton University’s new Mentor Match program, students now have the opportunity to navigate those postgraduate times with the help of...


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BU chooses Zoom for online class transition

After Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that New York state was declaring a state of emergency on March 12 because of the coronavirus pandemic, he required that SUNY and CUNY schools transition entirely...


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Title IX training held for all BU faculty, staff

Binghamton University’s Health Promotion and Prevention Services (HPPS) is providing mandatory Title IX training sessions for all faculty and staff. Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in educational institutions...


Community

Gov. Andrew Cuomo implements distance learning for CUNY, SUNY systems as coronavirus continues to spread in New York state

As the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York state rose above 200 on Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that distance learning will be implemented throughout the SUNY...


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BU, greater Binghamton area prepare for arrival of the coronavirus

As anxieties concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to mount, Binghamton University and the greater Binghamton area are preparing for the eventual arrival of the disease to the area. On March 4, Gov....


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Presenters come to campus to raise drowsy driving awareness

Ever since her sister, Nicole Lee, was killed in a drowsy driving accident 12 years ago, Jennifer Pearce has told her sister’s story to advocate for drowsy driving victims. For the last...