Community

North Side Mutual Aid provides food, supplies for community

North Side Mutual Aid, a Binghamton volunteer organization, is distributing food and goods to local residents in an effort to uplift the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Donation drop-offs are accepted from...


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City of Binghamton passes budget amid opposition

Despite local opposition, the city of Binghamton has approved its 2021 budget. On Oct. 29, the Binghamton City Council passed the $97.7 million budget. This comes amid recent efforts by local organizations...


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BU School of Pharmacy hosts countywide rapid testing site

A new mobile testing site makes COVID-19 testing more accessible to Binghamton University students with limited transportation. At the end of September, cases on BU’s campus were increasing steadily, with 134 positive...


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Students, community members celebrate Biden's election win

Cities across the country erupted into celebration following the results of the presidential election, and the Binghamton area is no different. On Saturday night, around 60 community members and Binghamton University students...


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Sexual Health Resources

Below is a list of on- and off-campus as well as online sexual health resource centers that Binghamton University students can visit for various sexual health needs. ON CAMPUS: Decker Student Health...


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Kopernik Science Park opens to general public

After six years of planning, funding and community effort, the Kopernik Observatory & Science Center opened the Kopernik Science Park on the grounds of the observatory on Oct. 22. The science park...


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Green roof project completed at Binghamton City Hall

A new green patch has recently been planted in Downtown Binghamton, only it’s not on the ground. It’s on the roof of Binghamton City Hall and the City Council Chambers. The completed...


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BU students organize virtual Women's March

As demonstrators across the country participated in the second Women’s March of 2020, a group of Binghamton University students organized a virtual version of the march. ”Sister March for Binghamton Students” was...


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COVID-19 testing centers for students to access

Below is a list of testing locations that Binghamton University students can visit in order to get tested for COVID-19. This list was updated on Oct. 27. Decker Student Health Services Center...


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Public hearing, protest held on proposed 2021 Broome County Budget

Broome County’s proposed budget for 2021 has come under fire by local activists who highlight the lack of divestment from police to be reinvested in communities, a campaign that has been supported...