Campus News

Student groups volunteer at garbage clean up for first annual Gandhi Day

The first annual Gandhi Day of Service at Binghamton University was held Saturday, drawing in a crowd of over 50 students to participate in a garbage cleanup at nearby Aqua-Terra Wilderness Area....


Speakers

Amy Dacey '93 speaks on experience in human rights politics

Former CEO of the Democratic National Committee and Binghamton University alumna Amy Dacey, ‘93, spoke on Thursday afternoon about her experience in U.S. politics and her time on campus. Dacey, who double-majored...


Community

Paint the Town Purple raises awareness for domestic violence

With activities ranging from painting rocks purple to singing along with a cappella groups, the Crime Victims Assistance Center held its annual Paint the Town Purple event at the Peacemaker’s Stage in...


Greek Life

Sororities vie for spot on campus

Currently, BU has 53 Greek life organizations and comprises roughly 15 percent of the student population. Of those organizations, only six are NPC sororities, which are primarily social. The remaining sororities have...


Community

Community reenacts 1913 women's suffrage march

Five years earlier, in 1913, a march advocating for suffrage was held in the city of Binghamton, but women weren’t granted the right to vote statewide until 1917. Suffrage wasn’t passed nationally...


SUNY News

SUNY Board of Trustees votes to extend in-state tuition to Puerto Ricans, U.S. Virgin Islanders

Following a call to action by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the SUNY Board of Trustees voted on Friday to extend in-state tuition to students from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands for the...


Campus News

Stenger condemns second racist incident

Another racist depiction was found in a bathroom in Onondaga Hall on Sunday, according to a B-Line News Addition sent shortly after 5 p.m. on Monday. The discovery came just three days...


Police Watch

Police Watch: 10/9

The following accounts were provided by Investigator Patrick Reilly of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Mud found in bathrooms WEDNESDAY, Oct. 4, 10:49 a.m. — An employee in Academic Building A...


Campus News

Racist drawings prompt student town hall meeting

On Thursday morning, a student discovered that a racist picture had been drawn in a fifth-floor study lounge in Endicott Hall of Newing College. The drawings featured racist depictions of black people,...


Community

Binghamton mayoral candidates focus on student concerns at forum

Student priorities were brought to the forefront of the city of Binghamton mayoral race at a forum hosted by the Center of Civic Engagement (CCE) on Wednesday evening. Both incumbent Mayor Rich...


Campus News

Sociology department forum addresses aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Following the destruction of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Hurricane and Climate Change: The Social Construction of Disaster and the Politics of Disaster Relief explored the political nature of addressing the aftermath of...


Community

Cuomo announces new jobs for Endicott, Southern Tier

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke in Endicott on Wednesday, announcing that Imperium3 New York, Inc., a consortium of local businesses, will begin operating in the village. The move is expected to bring over...


Campus News

Sweets and Eats replaces Bearcat Cafe in the Marketplace

Binghamton University students with a sweet tooth or certain dietary needs can now get their fix at the Marketplace’s newest station, Sweets and Eats. Since its opening less than two weeks ago,...


Campus News

Professor creates glucose-monitoring patch

Athletes who suffer from diabetes or exercise-related hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) may now have a more comfortable way to monitor their blood sugar levels while working out, thanks to a blood glucose-monitoring...


Community

New Salvation Army building to open on North Side in spring of 2019

Some residents of the North Side of the city of Binghamton are forced to take city buses across the river to Downtown Binghamton to receive help from the Salvation Army, often spending...


Campus News

National company to take over bike share

Currently, dark green bikes with Binghamton University logos are being manufactured. Soon, they will come to campus, courtesy of Gotcha Bike. This fall, the University’s student-operated bike-share program will be taken over...