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Letter to the Editor: BU men's basketball coaching staff salaries can be put toward other University initiatives

This season, the men’s basketball team finished 11-20, with a pitiful record of 2-14 in conference play. They were never a real contender in the conference, and brought in very low numbers...


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Issuing an apology isn't enough

Taking responsibility for past indiscretions is never easy to do for individuals, let alone entire companies. In the case of publications like newspapers and magazines, every article written typically exists forever, especially...


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Appreciating the merits of solitude

Friedrich Nietzsche, Stanley Kubrick, Emily Dickinson, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Nikola Tesla, Fyodor Dostoevsky — men and women of absolute genius — all liked to be alone. There is a stigma that being alone...


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Why is there a 'one-size-fits-all' approach to fashion?

I remember my first and only venture into a Brandy Melville store like it was yesterday. I was in ninth grade and ventured into the shop with my mother in tow. As...


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To ensure the planet's sustainability, we should transition to a circular economy

Society currently functions under an economy that is linear. We harvest resources from the earth, make them into products and then dispose of the products when they break or when newer models...


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International Women's Day doesn't prioritize equality

Earlier this month, men and women across the world celebrated International Women’s Day, a century-old phenomenon that has become more prominent within the past few years. What should be strictly a day...


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If it's not intersectional, it's not feminism

It’s 2018 and the landscape for feminism has changed entirely from what it used to be. Women are no longer standing down in the face of sexism and now more than ever,...


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Why aren't people with disabilities represented in media?

People are becoming increasingly aware of the lack of representation in media of historically underrepresented groups — women, people of color and the LGBTQ community. Many activists have stepped up to demand...


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University expansion leaves UCC behind

I’ve been coping with anxiety for so long, my anxieties have anxiety. Now that it’s the middle of the semester, let me share a small, accessible selection of issues I’m anxious about:...


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Bridging the gap between on and off campus

Binghamton University is a school where students complain about a lack of spirit and engagement. It is as if a common bond forms between students over complaining about BU, rather than sharing...