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The 2020 presidential race holds high stakes for American women

No matter what side of the political arena you’re on, we can all agree that there is a lot at stake in the 2020 election. One of the biggest things at stake...


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TikTok has become the app of the pandemic

It’s mid-October and you have been stuck inside for more than a few months. You are sick of your family and you miss your friends. Pastimes you used to enjoy may not...


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Editorial: Real estate therapy

Binghamton University has recently purchased a facility in Johnson City, which is set to be used as an annex to Glenn G. Bartle Library, storing books that have been removed from their...


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Random drug tests should be eliminated for most jobs

Forced employee drug tests are an unwarranted, unsanctioned and unnecessary show of force and degradation imposed upon thousands of American workers every year. Not only are drug tests ineffective, but often act...


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BU should consider the creation of a "Greek row" to create a safer atmosphere for students

The term “frat house” has been in our vocabulary for a very long time. This first official fraternity housing was built in Michigan as a one-story “lodge,” long before the stereotype of...


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Right-wing news outlets mischaracterize terrorism

Since the war on terror began, extremism has been a much more conscious concern for many. Terrorism has been a global threat in the past and is back in the news with...


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We must reevaluate our understanding of Zionism

As a Jewish Democrat from New York, I find myself thinking about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quite a lot. I watch the video discussing her experiences with misogyny in the workplace, particularly...


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In a critical election, abstaining from voting is a privilege

With less than one month until the 2020 presidential election and around two weeks left to request an absentee ballot, voting has become a popular topic of discussion on campus. As these...


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Free speech should not be used to push a political agenda

On Oct. 8, Pipe Dream reported that Binghamton University is being investigated by the Department of Education for allegedly failing to protect the free speech rights of conservative student groups. Two months...


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The commodification of information has made news even more partisan

In today’s digital age, further bolstered by the COVID-19 pandemic’s widespread and various limitations, Americans turn to online news sources more than any other type of outlet. However, complementing this rise in...