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Playing it safe on immigration reform is a mistake

HIs actions threaten to alienate Hispanic voters dangerously close to what is shaping up to be a hotly contested election ...


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'Country' needs a feminist facelift

Such a progressive and fiery song is refreshing in a genre that is dominated by its male artists singing about trucks, tractors, babes and booze ...


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Apathy preserves the status quo

Politicians cater their attention and agenda to the demographics who vote. ...


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Children have much to teach us

My campers cause me to question how much hatred in the world is inherent and how much is learned ...


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'Ice Bucket Challenge' is a chance to change the way we give

The problem is that donating to charity should be a standard practice for citizens in wealthy countries like the United States ...


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It's OK if we're not all on the same page

This unity that comes from a common pool of literature is positive in many ways, but without variation between our individual libraries, we lose out on a lot. ...


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College costs are criminal

None of us will be laughing when the best and brightest of our generation are left unable to save for retirement, purchase homes, or start families. ...


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I didn't choose Binghamton, Binghamton chose me

Binghamton may not be a traditional college, but because of that, your college experience can be much more than traditional — a school that leaves gaps that you get to fill yourself. ...


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Find your people and you'll find yourself

Your best friends aren’t necessarily the people you see the most or with whom you have the most in common. ...


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Invest in relationships, the people in our lives matter most

Like anything, you’ll get out of Binghamton what you choose to invest. I’ve chosen to give my all, often sacrificing sleep and my health along the way. And I don’t regret it ...