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Mindfulness should be implemented into our education system

We are never bored. We never run out of things to look at unless we lose signal, or — God forbid — our charger. We are either distracting ourselves during class, eating...


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Traveling unconventionally is the best way to study abroad

This summer I had the opportunity to explore Spain via boat. For two weeks, I lived on a Hallberg-Rassy sailboat, sailing from port to port along the coast of Mallorca, an island...


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Are we desensitized to the value of our money?

Today’s modern consumer culture thrives on material value — a world where we are buying things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people who don’t matter. The value...


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Social media secures white supremacy’s role in gun violence

To state it simply: America has a gun violence problem. According to the Gun Violence Archive, which tracks every incidence of gun-related violence, including deaths, injuries and crimes, this year to date...


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Israel's barring of congresswomen is silencing free speech

Recently, the Israeli government denied visas to two U.S. congresswomen: Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. The action comes shortly after President Donald Trump stated on Twitter that “it would show great...


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Senior column: Growth and discovery

College is hard. Moving is hard. Making a new place feel like home is hard. But from the second I stepped foot on campus, I felt comfortable. As I walked around campus...


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Senior column: Learning to take the reins

I’ve always been good at following the rules. The codified classroom rules that my teachers outlined every school year, the rules of grammar and spelling that seemed to stick with ease, the...


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Senior column: Feed your own creative spark

Being a creative at Binghamton University can be frustrating. Teachers and departments are most of the time not sufficient, and critique can sometimes be impotent, if not derogative to your original vision...


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Senior column: Finding a constant in the transience of college life

For someone who’s constantly surrounded by words, it’s difficult now to find the right ones, to express what these past four years at Binghamton University have meant to me. Our time as...


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Senior column: Being OK with being unapologetic

The first article I wrote for Pipe Dream prompted an entire response column from the conservative campus publication. When you Google my name, it comes up: “The Left’s Fetishization of Violence: A...