Politics

Students encouraged to register to vote

With the presidential election coming up and the coronavirus pandemic still ongoing, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is working to help students register to vote using a hybrid model. In addition...


Community

BU's Harriet Tubman Center for the Study of Freedom and Equity establishes a truth and reconciliation commission

In response to the deaths of unarmed Black men and women across the nation, Binghamton University’s Harriet Tubman Center for the Study of Freedom and Equity is establishing a Truth and Reconciliation...


Community

"We wanted to make Rochester know that they have other communities behind them:" Students, community members join "Upstate Uprising"

In solidarity with ongoing rallies in Rochester, NY, students and community members marched throughout the streets of Downtown Binghamton on Saturday night to protest against police brutality. The rally and march, titled...


Community

International students face transition to fully online semester

Last semester, international students studying at Binghamton University had to choose between staying at BU to focus on their studies or returning to their home countries while they were still able to....


Community

University, Off Campus College Council provide study spaces for students

While the coronavirus pandemic poses issues for students who find it difficult to do work in their homes, Binghamton University and the Off Campus College Council (OC3) have designated several study locations,...


Community

Contact-tracing app aims to become widespread among campuses

As Binghamton University continues to test its students for the coronavirus, NOVID, an anonymous contact-tracing app developed at Carnegie Mellon University, has been touted as a solution to easily identify if an...


Community

Off-campus students encouraged to respond to 2020 census

The United States Constitution requires a census to be conducted every 10 years to count the country’s population and the 2020 census is currently underway nationwide, including Binghamton. The data that comes...


Community

Binghamton Police Department receives $480,000 in grants toward new anti-crime initiative

Amid local and nationwide Black Lives Matter movements, the City of Binghamton acquired $481,285 for the Binghamton Police Department (BPD), according to a news release on July 20 from the Office of...


Community

Female-led student group aims to provide alternative to fraternity parties

When it is finally safe to go out and party again, there may be a new, unique option for Binghamton University students to check out. Venus is a female-run organization looking to...


Community

Students returning to campus face new penalties for violating COVID-19 policies

Health officials and university administrators across the nation have been tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and Binghamton University is no different. To enforce new policies, BU has mandated that students must acknowledge a...


Community

Off-campus fraternity hosts July 4 gathering, attendee tests positive for COVID-19

On July 4 at 82 Front St., the residence of unrecognized off-campus fraternity Kappa Sigma, there was a large gathering recorded on video and uploaded to YouTube by John Solak, a Binghamton...