Community

Binghamton University joins 19 colleges in socking it to winter weather

KKGAS was created last November by New York University student Adina Lichtman after meeting Diego, a homeless man who informed her that socks were a necessity that was frequently overlooked in donations. ...


Community

SUNY chancellor announces Ebola prevention measures

All SUNY campus-sponsored travel to countries with federal travel warnings has been prohibited. This includes Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. ...


Community

Competition turns Appalachian into a cut-throat kitchen

In Wednesday’s semi-annual Meal Madness, five teams of three to five students competed to win a free dining hall dinner and bragging rights. ...


Community

University, Binghamton Police discuss off-campus safety and living options

Landlords, Binghamton Police and campus organizations tabled in the Mandela Room Thursday to offer a variety of housing options and address safety concerns about the local are ...


Community

Binghamton University collaborates with local artists to paint the town

The skies of Binghamton may often be gray, but local artists and the reBOLD Binghamton project have been working since last semester to infuse the city with color. reBOLD Binghamton partners local...


Speakers

University dedicates ITC Center of Excellence to local politicians Lupardo, Libous

Wednesday’s ceremony featured President Harvey Stenger and Vice President for Research Bahgat Sammakia, as well as local politicians state Sen. Thomas Libous and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo. ...


Community

CHOW walk brings University and community together to combat hunger in Broome County

The Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW) held its 32nd annual fundraising walk on Oct. 19 which, as of Monday, was projected to have raised $20,000. ...


Community

In modern fundraising, social media plays key role

Speakers came to Binghamton University to discuss a 100-million dollar idea: the Ice Bucket Challenge. A panel composed of both faculty and students met on Wednesday evening to discuss the effect of...


Community

Co-founder of Watson school remembered for community service, love of family

James Carrigg, Binghamton community member and a founder of the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, died Oct. 11 of natural causes after suffering a stroke. He was 81...


Community

Governor Cuomo announces SUNY-wide changes to combat sexual assault

From 2010 to 2013, Binghamton University saw 15 forcible sexual assaults on its campus, with a high of six occurring in 2011 and two occurring last year. However, Dean of Students April ...