Staff Editorials

Editorial: The Confederate flag is not a joke, Skormin

Victor Skormin has long been a polarizing figure at Binghamton University, but his recent social media post has reignited concerns about his offensive behavior. On Sept. 30, Skormin posted a photo of...


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Editorial: Get in the Zone

Currently, the city of Binghamton is considering an overhaul of its zoning laws, an effort to address issues associated with the expanding student population living Downtown and on the West Side. Although...


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Editorial: For many, home is where the landlord isn't

The leaves are falling, the air’s getting chilly and renting season is on the horizon. But for Binghamton’s 7,000 student renters, it’s important to know the underlying mechanisms that drive the area’s...


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Editorial: All our eggs in Sodexo's basket

The new academic year annually comes with many changes in campus policies, but Binghamton University’s new food policy has caused notable controversy this semester. However, the greatest issue with the policy isn’t...


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Editorial: Stop the intimidation, ResLife

After the recent “Hall Crawl” incident, in which resident assistants (RAs) in Newing College were caught drinking and hosting parties in their rooms immediately before the start of the semester, Residential Life...


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Editorial: "Don't ruin the show"

In Pete Davidson’s recent performance at Binghamton University, he remarked that he would be bullied by the school’s newspaper after the show was over. While we criticize more often than we praise...


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Editorial: Financial Plan Z

After contract negotiations between SUNY and United University Professions (UUP) left Binghamton University in a budgetary crisis, administrators have struggled with ways to fill the gap in revenue needed to cover faculty...


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Bridging the Town-Gown Gap

In Binghamton, there are endless ways to engage with the local community, from shopping at your corner store to attending events like the recent Porchfest and the upcoming LUMA. With the city’s...


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Editorial: No strings attached

With the many barricades and newfangled updates in the University Union, it’s hard to ignore the changes being made to the central hub of campus — but their necessity is in question....


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Editorial: Just a taste of what's to come

Feeling disoriented during orientation? Don’t worry, everyone is. College orientation is a fast-paced, action-packed adventure full of laughter and anxiety for all, but it’s important to remember that it isn’t the whole...


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Spring 2019 Report Card

Administration: C+ The Editorial Board is always pretty critical of the administration, and this semester is no different. We understand that administrators are busy navigating the budget crisis the University is facing,...