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Senior Column: Nothing but gratitude

As my journey at Binghamton University comes to an end in a matter of weeks, it’s inevitable that I reminisce about the time I spent here. Coming to BU as a transfer...


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Internet censorship threatens to block social justice

Since Nov. 28, mass protests across the country of France have been the topic of many news articles and international headlines. Currently, demonstrators are protesting against the ratification of a new global...


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Popular culture has elevated the famous from celebrity to divine status

Bedroom walls innocently plastered with boy band posters, drawing inspiration from celebrity wardrobes, even catching an accidental glimpse of sleazy tabloid headlines at the grocery store check-out — such things seem almost...


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Social media "relationships" are subject to change

Faced with unprecedented technological innovations, global integration and a pace of life so accelerated you have to hold onto your seat, Generation Z — which generally encompasses kids born from the mid-90s...


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The MCAT perpetuates systemic barriers to success

As winter break quickly approaches and I prepare to relax for two months, many of my premedical track friends are preparing for something not so relaxing — MCAT tutoring courses. In order...


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In response to the Binghamton Review's Nov. 18 issue

I discuss the Holocaust in this piece, at some points in detail. I choose not to shy away from the details so as to paint a more vivid picture, but readers are...


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Intent does not change the impact of bigoted humor

I wasn’t that surprised at the “joke” published in the Binghamton Review regarding Ariel Wajnrajch’s piece on Nov.18. I’ve never understood “Campus Presswatch,” the segment in which the joke appeared, because despite...


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Though moderate, Biden's Cabinet picks are promising

Last Monday, President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. was formally granted access to post-election resources and services by the General Services Administration, the government agency responsible for facilitating presidential transitions. That same day,...


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Democrats need to appeal to a broader base

With Election Day behind us, ousting President Donald Trump is a major win for many, but we can’t get complacent. We still need to learn from the past. Joe Biden underperformed in...


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Cancel culture invokes overdue and necessary conversations

“Cancel culture,” or the effort to obstruct people, brands and anything else deemed problematic or offensive from maintaining a public presence and prominent career, primarily came into our collective consciousness with the...