Guest Columns

Finding justice for Jason Greene

I personally did not know Jason Greene, in fact, I don’t even think I ever spoke one word to him, but that shouldn’t matter. In November of 2015, Greene, a fellow student,...


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Guest column: The art of anti-stimulation

I began to notice this year that I would wake up more tired than when I had gone to bed. Most nights I would constantly wake up throughout the night. For days...


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Guest column: Fortifying religious unity at Binghamton

On March 1, Binghamton University’s Zionist Organization held its fourth annual ZED Talk event, an imitation of TED Talks geared toward Zionist education and discussion. Among the four speakers present were BU...


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Operation Prevent a bust

Over the summer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Operation Prevent, a program aimed to curb underage drinking, which, according to syracuse.com, has been used to arrest 33 minors in the Cortland and Albany...


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The fight for Peace Studies

For the past four years, I have been working relentlessly to establish a peace studies minor at Binghamton University. In 2013, I created a proposal for the minor, which would combine peace...


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Voices: Visiting assistant professor Lubna Omar, a Syrian archaeologist, has been on the run for five years

Where to go after the ban? This was one of the haunting questions that started to pester in the back of my mind after the chaotic weekend caused by the executive order...


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President Trump’s “Travel Ban” executive order affects us here at Binghamton University

On Friday, Jan. 27, President Donald Trump made good, at least partially, on a campaign promise to ban Muslims from entering the United States by issuing an executive order that suspended travel...


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Response to 'How BU policy encourages unregulated Greek life'

Sarah Saad wrote a column, titled “How BU policy encourages unregulated Greek life,” in which she argued that the policies restricting first-semester freshmen and Binghamton Advantage Program (BAP) students from joining Greek...


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No, I'm not protesting

Being a victim of political games is not new to me. In my homeland, Iran, I was interrogated three times — five to seven hours long each — on charges of treason...


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Moral bankruptcy of Trump’s Muslim ban

It is hard to think of a more morally bankrupt, intellectually dishonest and politically mendacious policy than President Donald Trump’s executive order “Protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United...