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Volunteer — and build your resume

If you’re looking to give back to the community, build your leadership skills or gain hands-on experience in a professional field, volunteering is a great option. Whether it’s assisting young students with...


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Professor updates art history with digital tools

When she’s not teaching about the history of the world through artifacts, Binghamton University professor and art history department chair Nancy Um is a student herself. “A few years ago, I attended...


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Gouda, feta and goat, oh my: Welcoming the Cheese Club to campus

The idea of a room full of college students thoughtfully nibbling on Kraft Singles might seem absurd, but for prospective members of the Binghamton University Cheese Club, this activity served as an...


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Local synagogue transforms into Hanukkah museum

‘Tis the season for celebration and tradition. The opening of Temple Concord’s 21st annual Hanukkah House Museum took place at 5 p.m. last Thursday. The synagogue’s seasonal museum, located at 9 Riverside...


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Hinman pens children's book for Campus Pre-School

All housing communities on campus hold events like festivals, spirit events or co-rec sports. While Hinman College also holds events like these, it asserts that its main focus is on community service....


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English professor Joe Church brings love of philosophy to classes

Joseph Church, an expert in existential thinking and an associate professor of English at Binghamton University, said he began questioning the world as a young boy after learning that the Earth was...


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Graduate student mixes Mars rovers and memes

It may seem unlikely for an employee of NASA to be the same person running a Facebook page dedicated to memes. However, Erik Langert, who graduated from Binghamton University last year and...


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University plans to offer BFA in musical theatre

In the halls of the Fine Arts Building, among singers and dancers and actors, something’s missing — and the BU theatre department is set on fixing it. The department is currently undergoing...


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BU Breakers: Turning the University on its head

For the three founding members of BU Breakers, the art of break-dancing is more than just head-spins, flips and sliding tricks. “Break-dancers use this form of dancing as a way to express...


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Cafe offers free coffee and a cozy study space

City Light Coffee serves up piping hot “coffee with a cause.” “We buy coffee that does more than just line the pockets of somebody — for every blend that we buy there’s...