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Orlando Tercero appeals sentencing for murder of Haley Anderson

On Tuesday, a Nicaraguan court dismissed former Binghamton University student Orlando Tercero’s appeal to reduce his sentence of 30 years in a Nicaraguan prison for the murder of senior nursing student Haley...


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Gov. Andrew Cuomo implements distance learning for CUNY, SUNY systems as coronavirus continues to spread in New York state

As the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York state rose above 200 on Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that distance learning will be implemented throughout the SUNY...


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2020 census projects low student response

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau is required by the U.S. Constitution to conduct a census, and the country is due for a count in 2020. This year, the bureau is...


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Vestal residents raise concerns regarding housing complex proposal

Vestal residents filled both the meeting room and lobby of Vestal Town Hall on March 3 to oppose a proposed 161-unit student housing complex on the hilltop of Bunn Hill Road, a...


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BU alumni co-found local student rental company

From roommates to business partners, three Binghamton University alumni have teamed up to take on the student rental industry in Binghamton. The company, 4Cproperties LLC, was founded in 2017 and is named...


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Science Pub BING holds first event

As customers dined in Lost Dog Cafe on Tuesday evening, more than 70 people gathered in a private room at the back of the restaurant to hear Binghamton University researchers speak on...


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Local startup company aims to connect with University community

A startup sales company called Bandalier, located in Binghamton, may provide an opportunity for Binghamton University students looking to get involved in entrepreneurship. Bandalier began and still operates as an in-house startup...


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New transportation company to come to Binghamton

With a four-day weekend coming up in March, students could potentially benefit from a new transportation company coming to Binghamton this week. FlixBus is a German-based transportation company in Europe that expanded...


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Greenway raises residential concerns

At the proposed greenway project’s most recent public meeting on Jan. 28, nearly 300 community members filled the MacArthur Elementary School gymnasium. There, some expressed concerns for residents whose neighborhoods would be...


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Broome Community Land Trust seeks to curb homelessness, housing insecurity

All around Broome County, the issue of homelessness and housing insecurity is a reality that some families face on a daily basis — in 2017, over 1,700 people faced homelessness in Broome...