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Senior Column: Learning to critique myself

I am my worst critic. Growing up, one of my worst habits was comparing my work to others’. This is problematic for someone who finds it very difficult to work in the...


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Senior Column: Life's funny like that

My mom says that when my sister and I fell while we were learning how to walk, instead of coddling us and worrying, she would smile, laugh and go “ka-boom!” so we...


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Senior Column: Bank on yourself

Unlike many college students, I came to Binghamton University knowing precisely that I wanted to pursue graphic design. But my relationship with the field of study wasn’t always consistent. My love for...


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Senior Column: Everything is fine, nothing is on fire

There was a fire safety board on the ground floor of Cleveland Hall in Hinman College during my freshman year. It was vomit green with paper flames licking the borders. It said...


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Senior Column: Changing the song and dance

Up until my senior year of high school, I wanted to major in dance at college. I’ve taken classes since I was 4 and got more into it at 8 when I...


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Senior Column: It's okay to struggle

In the beginning of my junior year, I went to a therapist for the first time. Just a year earlier, as a sophomore, I decided I wanted to be a reporter. In...


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Senior Column: Home is where your heart is

When I first came to New York, I was just a southern girl who desperately needed a clean slate and a change of pace. As bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as I was first...


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Senior Column: Saying goodbye isn't the end

To be honest, I’ve been avoiding writing this senior column for weeks now simply because I refuse to believe that four years of college have already flown by. Maybe it’s because I’m...


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Undocumented immigrants should receive stimulus checks

As the coronavirus pandemic has progressed, it has shone a harsh spotlight on some of the United States’ most flagrant inequities. For example, African Americans make up only 13 percent of the...


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It's dangerous to view COVID-19 as a solution to environmental issues

The decrease in pollution that has sprung from the decrease in human activity has caused many to rejoice at the environmental impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. For these “brightsiders,” the coronavirus is...