Staff Editorials

Editorial: Fraternizing with formalities

Binghamton University’s new guidelines for fraternity recruitment will work to make recruitment for Greek organizations more similar, but may impose unnecessary regulations. The InterFraternity Council (IFC) and the Office of Fraternity and...


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Editorial: Addressing the Address

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger’s State of the University Address discussed topics like the University’s impact on the larger Binghamton community and its goal to increase the school’s population to 20,000 students...


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Editorial: BU departments are only supposed to schedule 45 percent of classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Many do not comply.

Several of Binghamton University’s academic departments are violating scheduling rules, forcing students to stack their schedules and deal with overtaxed campus parking. The Faculty-Staff Handbook states, “Academic departments are expected to schedule...


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Editorial: Of primary importance

Only eight people voted on campus in the 2014 primary election, according to official data from the Broome County Board of Elections. The numbers are only slightly better for the general election,...


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Editorial: Printing in progress

Since Binghamton University replaced the Pharos printing system with Print@Binghamton at the beginning of the semester, students have been encountering difficulties while trying to print, especially during the first week of classes....


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Editorial: Fresh start for safety

The recent University statement regarding developments in the promised security updates addresses much of the apprehension voiced by students in the aftermath of last semester’s tragic events. As we begin a new...


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Editorial: Setting the record straight

Whether Binghamton University was your first choice or your backup school, you have likely heard rumors about BU that aren’t entirely true. We’re here to clear up any and all misconceptions about...


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Editorial: Spring 2018 report card

SA: B The Student Association did not seem to be particularly active this semester, which is largely par for the course. However, the SA bungled its elections this year, drawing criticism for...


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Editorial: Step softly, SOPPS

As Binghamton University expands into Johnson City with the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS) and Decker School of Nursing, it must be cognizant of rising concerns about the economic dynamics...


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Editorial: One step forward, many to take

Binghamton University has responded to the fatal attack in Mountainview College on April 15 in various ways — last Thursday, the administration released a list of frequently asked questions related to the...