Speakers

Professor connects allele with different flower colors

Jay Sobel, an evolutionary geneticist who joined Binghamton University’s biological sciences department this year, was this week’s speaker for Biology 451: Current Topics in EvoS. “I am fascinated by why there are...


Community

Susan Peters remembered for inspiring students

Susan Peters, 74, former musical director and professor in Binghamton University’s theatre department, died Oct. 18 in her Vestal home. ...


Student Association

Student Congress restructured

Formerly referred to as the Student Assembly, the Student Congress (SC) has undergone more than a name change for the 2013-2014 academic year. The SC, the legislative branch of the Student Association ...


Campus News

Campus dining halls' arrangement impacts choices

Following the release of details about the upcoming University Union Food Court, the Eating Awareness Committee hosted an interactive presentation called “The Food Environment” at the Old Union Hall. ...


Lifestyles

BU students laugh with mom, dad and Demetri Martin

“I asked one of the ladies who works at your events staff what your mascot is,” Martin said. “She said, ‘It’s a bearcat, they exist.’” ...


Campus News

J Street U hosts discussion on divided Jerusalem

Members of J Street U, an Israel-focused political student group, considered ways in which Israel and Palestine could present a two-state solution. ...


Campus News

WHRW revives sci-fi broadcast

Now 75 years later to the day, WHRW 90.5 FM will broadcast Welles’ radio play. Its event, “From Mercury to Mars: Welles and War of the Worlds at 75,” will celebrate the ...


Student Association

VPAA looks to change repeated class grading policy

Following complaints from students about how grades from repeated classes are handled, members of the Student Association Office of Academic Affairs are looking to change and standardize the system. ...


Campus News

Students light up the night for Diwali Festival

The Indian Graduate Student Organization (IGSO) lit up the Mandela Room with a celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, Sunday night. With lights, dancing and South Asian cuisine, over 250 ...


Community

Investigation underway about potential spread of rare, active strain of tuberculosis

On Wednesday, Binghamton University sent out an email confirming that a BU community member had been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The email also said that the community member lives off campus and will ...