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The origins, history of Black fashion trends

With Black History Month in full swing, let’s take a look at fashion trends that originated in Black culture from as early as the B.C. era to the year 2021. From jewelry...


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Sea shanties make a comeback in the new year

Until recently, sea shanties were considered a music genre of a bygone era, occasionally serving as background music to “SpongeBob SquarePants” episodes. Sea shanties are traditional rhythmic folk songs sung by sailors...


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Five influential transgender icons through history

With Transgender Day of Remembrance happening on Nov. 20, let’s take a look at the five most influential transgender persons in history. From politicians and political activists to social icons, all have...


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Binghamton explores connection to Indigenous peoples during Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month, a period of time dedicated to learning about the history of Native Americans in every location of the Americas. With 12 Indigenous reservations on its...


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Embracing South Asian identity on a Eurocentric campus

Looking into South Asian culture from an outsider’s perspective, one might expect to encounter a monolith. Perhaps one expects to find similar or identical cultures across all of the many countries that...


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"Let's Talk" aims to provide mental health care to historically disenfranchised communities

According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), lack of accessibility to mental health care services is prominent within minority communities. The University Counseling Center (UCC), Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) and Q Center...


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The history, celebration of Día de Los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, or “The Day of the Dead” in English, is the Mexican celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, a blend of indigenous Mexican traditions and the...


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New organization aims to address LGBTQ+ spaces in STEM fields

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM) is a new club for LGBTQ+ students at Binghamton University. oSTEM is a nonprofit international organization for LGBTQ+ people in the science, technology, engineering...


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The Miskatonic Insitute of Horror Studies: Where academia becomes horrifying

What is horror? More importantly, what is horror as a genre? The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies was founded in an attempt to educate people on the horror genre and provide some...


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‘Among Us’ takes gamers, politicians by storm

Among Us, released in 2018, was developed by gaming company InnerSloth, which is also responsible for the popular Henry Stickmin Collection. In just a few short months, Among Us has gone from...