Lifestyles

The do's and don'ts of freshman year at Binghamton University

As a brand-new freshman, transitioning into the “adult” lifestyle of college is a seemingly daunting task. From nervous small talk with your floor mates to accidentally habitually skipping classes (because let’s face...


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Welcome warm weather with beaks, wings and feathers

The first weeks of spring have seen many of Binghamton University’s animal species shaking off the winter cold, and if you’re a light sleeper, you’ve probably woken up recently to birdsong. According...


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Explore Broome County's libraries this National Library Week

This National Library Week, thousands of students will pass through the doors of the Binghamton University Libraries in search of books, printers or a quiet study space. While most students are familiar...


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Tips to combat plastic waste on campus

One of the main issues in today’s society is how our waste is affecting the future of our environment. Today, swirling soups of plastic fill our oceans in large systems of moving...


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Into the wild with Dylan Horvath

Binghamton University is surrounded by acres of forests and natural habitats. Among these natural areas is the BU Nature Preserve, a not-so-hidden gem of the University. The Nature Preserve has served as...


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Discover the best local hiking spots

When it’s cold and snowy in Binghamton, heading outside for outdoor recreation might seem impossible without a pair of skis or snowshoes. But even during the winter, there are trails that can...


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Declutter your dorm room with these 'Marie Kondo'-inspired tips

On New Year’s Day, Japanese organizing consultant Marie Kondo released a Netflix series called “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” While Kondo visits families across the country to organize and declutter their homes,...


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Build a workout schedule with group classes

Just because it’s February doesn’t mean you need to disregard your New Year’s resolutions. If you’re feeling bored with your everyday workout routine or are looking for new ways to push yourself...


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Podcasts to start off the new year

As trends always come and go with the start of each new year, podcast popularity is on the rise. According to Podcastinsights.com, 44 percent of the U.S population has listened to a...


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Burn off Thanksgiving Day calories with Pipe Dream's HIIT workout

Upon returning from Thanksgiving break, you might be feeling sluggish from all of the turkey, stuffing and other food you enjoyed this holiday. Though weightlifting is a great way to use those...


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Match with your boo this Halloween

Halloween is the perfect time for couples to dress up as their favorite movie couple or to transform into cultural icons. Whether you’re going to a costume party or barhopping around State...