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 ...


Community

Residential communities compete to register voters

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) held its second campus-wide voter registration contest from Oct. 2 to Oct. 10. Residential communities competed to see who could register the most voters — including ...


Community

Campus partners with national campaign to 'paint town purple'

Throughout October, Binghamton University is participating in a national campaign to raise awareness of and help prevent domestic violence. Bonnie Hanna, a University Police Department (UPD) officer, said that reports of domestic...


Community

Student body gets taste of volunteer options

Those in attendance included SUNY Kids, Citizen Action of New York, the Broome County Department of Social Services, the Broome County Community Emergency Response Team and BU Acres Farm. ...


Speakers

SUNY BEST speakers look to create 'college town,' keep grads local

On Thursday, SUNY BEST hosted the second of a three-part event series discussing the importance of establishing “college town.” ...


Science & Research

Politicians, educators break ground on Binghamton High Tech Incubator

United States Sen. Charles Schumer, among dozens of politicians and other guests, presided over the start of construction on the Southern Tier High Technology Incubator, a facility that will partner private companies ...


Community

OCCT changes schedule to shorten wait times

While the new inbound-outbound structure will remain the same, according to Student Association President Alex Liu, West Side and DCR buses will be allocated five extra minutes to address the realities of ...