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$500,000 EPA grant awarded to alumni-run business

KLAW Industries, a local business co-founded by a Binghamton University alumnus, has just won a $500,000 dollar grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The business was awarded the grant as a...


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BC Transit introduces new identification system

Broome County (BC) Transit is updating its fare system with new technology. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, BC Transit has modernized payment options on their buses as a part of...


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Campus organizations hold West Side cleanup

Several Binghamton University organizations came together to host a cleanup of Binghamton’s West Side this past Saturday. The BU Entrepreneur Connect Club (ECC) — in partnership with Financial Literacy for Youth (FLY),...


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BU partners with CHOW to host Stop Hunger food drive

The Stop Hunger food drive is back with a goal of donating 20,000 meals to people in need. Between Oct. 24 and Oct. 31, Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS) partnered with the...


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Advanced MRI scanner attracts new research to BU

Binghamton University’s Brain and Body Imaging Research Center is awaiting approval to purchase Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment (MRI). The Brain and Body Imaging Research Center, along with United Health Services (UHS), is...


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City council passes student housing bill

The bill to “curb student housing” became a law in a four-to-one vote by Binghamton City Council last Wednesday. Originally proposed in the summer of 2022 by Binghamton Mayor Jared Kraham, the...


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UUP leads campaign for increased SUNY-wide funding

United University Professions (UUP), the nation’s largest higher education union, has launched a campaign calling for more funding for the SUNY system. The campaign comes as concerns are being raised about how...


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Former College Republicans president arrested for Capitol Riot involvement

Jon Lizak, former president of Binghamton University’s College Republicans, has been charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Along with a group of four others, Lizak had traveled to the...


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Second-annual Housing Action Summit tackles housing issues

On Tuesday, the Stakeholders of Broome County hosted their second-annual Housing Action Summit, with backing from 15 on-campus organizations. During the event, several issues related to housing in the Binghamton Community were...


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Local elementary schools face shutdown and restructuring

Partly due to student housing crowding out single-family, low-income housing options, Binghamton City School District (BCSD) may close one of its elementary schools. On Thursday, Sept. 29, BCSD administration held their third...