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Campus celebrates 30 year anniversary of Mandela Room

The Mandela Room, located in the University Union and home to a wide variety of events and performances on campus, was given its name 30 years ago as a result of student...


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BU visiting professor discusses causes of risk taking behavior in youth

On Monday evening, Deborah Schechter, a visiting professor at Binghamton University, delivered a talk about developmental factors that lead young people toward risk-taking behavior. The talk was organized by David Wilson, director...


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Food scientist examines effect taste buds have on diet, weight gain

On Friday afternoon, over 100 Binghamton University students and faculty members filled a lecture hall in Academic Building A to hear Robin Dando, an assistant professor in the department of food science...


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Alums explore current political climate of nation

Three alumni and current political science professors came to the Watters Theater in the Anderson Center on Saturday to discuss the current political climate as part of the Talks that Inspire, Educate...


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BU professor recognized for book on history of education

One Binghamton University professor has received a national award for his book, “The Other School Reformers: Conservative Activism in American Education.” In it, he tackles the subject of conservatism in the education...


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BU moves up in national college rankings

As this year’s college rankings roll in, Binghamton University has been featured on many lists and highlighted for its value, caliber and quality of education. U.S. News and World Report ranked BU...


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Annual Job Fair attracts over 2.4K attendees

More than 120 companies crowded the Events Center Thursday afternoon to speak with and recruit Binghamton University students. The Job and Internship Fair, which attracts employers from across the country such as...


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Student group protests Sodexo supplier

Students Organizing Against Reynolds (SOAR) picketed outside of the Couper Administration Building on Thursday to protest the use of Reynolds Consumer Products in dining halls and demand President Harvey Stenger to ban...


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Hand, Foot and Mouth disease diagnosed on campus

The Decker Student Health Services Center has reported seven cases of hand, foot and mouth disease since last Thursday. The highly contagious viral infection is common in children, but adults who previously...


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BU implements 23 proposals to create healthier campus

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the city of Binghamton is ranked as the third most obese city in the United States, after Memphis, Tennessee and Shreveport, Louisiana....


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BU teams up with university in Colombia to start bilingual journal

Binghamton University has partnered with EAFIT Colombia, a university located in the city of Medellín, to create an online bilingual journal. Gobernar: The Journal of Latin American Public Policy and Governance will...


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Former chair of Africana studies and distinguished professor dies

Isidore Okpewho, a distinguished professor at Binghamton University and the former chair of the Africana studies department, died on Sunday, Sept. 4 of a stroke. He was 74 years old. Okpewho graduated...


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Students get into fight off-campus

Two Binghamton University students and multiple members of the Chi Phi fraternity got into a physical altercation late Friday night. One student went to the hospital, but nobody was critically injured in the...


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Binghamton University Council holds first meeting of academic year

The academic year’s first meeting of the Binghamton University Council occurred the morning of Friday, Sept. 16. The BU Council is a group of 10 members, consisting of nine members that are...


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New Subway and Starbucks hold grand opening celebration

Free pumpkin bread, lemon pound cake and coffee attracted hundreds to the lower level of the Hinman Dining Hall Saturday afternoon for the official grand opening of the new Subway and Starbucks...