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Binghamton University students play minor role in New York State elections

While Election Day shook up the political spectrum in Binghamton and New York, a low student turnout at the Binghamton University polls meant little input from on-campus BU students. ...


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Non-profit organizations bring life to the Southern Tier

Nonprofit organizations may be one of the biggest factors in the Southern Tier’s economy, according to one speaker during a SUNY Business and Education Cooperative of the Southern Tier (BEST) presentation on ...


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New York to vote on constitutional amendments

Though most Binghamton University students aren’t eligible to vote for the next Binghamton mayor, all of New York’s voters have some important decisions on today’s ballot — including the possibility of allowing ...


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Susan Peters remembered for inspiring students

Susan Peters, 74, former musical director and professor in Binghamton University’s theatre department, died Oct. 18 in her Vestal home. ...


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Downtown businesses pledge to oppose racism

In an effort to combat racism at a local level, Binghamton University students and community members presented a pledge to local business owners to stand up against discrimination. ...


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Gazanfer remembered for smile, love of music

Gokay Gazanfer, a junior from the information systems engineering program, passed away on Oct. 17 in Istanbul, Turkey. As a member of the dual diploma program, he studied at both Binghamton University ...


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Investigation underway about potential spread of rare, active strain of tuberculosis

On Wednesday, Binghamton University sent out an email confirming that a BU community member had been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The email also said that the community member lives off campus and will ...


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Meet Teri Rennia, Democratic candidate for Binghamton mayor

Teri Rennia is a small business owner, homeowner and mother, and come Nov. 5, she may be Binghamton’s next mayor. ...


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Meet Rich David, Republican candidate for Binghamton mayor

Running on a platform of transparency, improved public safety and a break from the status quo, Rich David is up for election to the position of Binghamton mayor on Nov. 5. ...


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Binghamton University alumni to open housing complex

Two Binghamton University alumni are trying their hand at Downtown student housing with the planned Chenango Place on Court Street set to open fall 2014. ...