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State Senate advances flood mitigation bills

The New York State Senate recently passed a series of bills designed to mitigate flooding and improve responses to natural disasters. Spearheaded by several senators, including Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the chamber’s majority leader,...


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Independent Redistricting Commission approves new Congressional map

New York state’s bipartisan Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC), in a recent 9-1 vote, approved a new congressional map following a years-long battle between the Democratic and Republican parties. The map will now...


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Kraham proposes new fines for off-road vehicles operating in Binghamton

Binghamton Mayor Jared Kraham proposed new fines for those operating off-road vehicles in the City of Binghamton amid concerns of excessive noise and public safety. The law will revise penalties for those...


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Students for Sensible Drug Policy advocate harm-reduction approaches to drug use

A group of Binghamton University students have been leading an effort to get a Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) chapter chartered on campus. The process has been spearheaded by Ben Glick...


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Human Rights Institute hosts research talk

Binghamton University faculty and students gathered to attend the Human Rights Institute’s (HRI) “Atlantic Antidote: Race, Gender and the Birth of the First Vaccine” research talk on Thursday. Held in the HRI’s...


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Meet the political science professor turned expert witness

As campaign season begins to heat up, Jonathan Krasno, a professor of political science and the chair of the Faculty Senate’s Executive Committee, has made a name for himself as an expert...


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Vestal residents, Town Board divided over school resource officer program status, other concerns

On Valentine’s Day, Vestal residents gathered at the Town Hall, calling for the school resource officer (SRO) program’s expansion in the Vestal Central School District (CSD). Currently, four Vestal police officers oversee...


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Hillel, University organizations host presentation by Orthodox Rabbi, Palestinian peace activist

On Thursday, Hillel at Binghamton hosted “Two Truths, One Land,” a presentation by Noor A’wad, a Palestinian peace activist, and Orthodox Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, to explore the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...


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Community, campus activists organize Valentine's Day rally for Palestinian liberation, drawing counterprotest

On Valentine’s Day, over 200 community and campus activists came together for a “Free My Palestine” rally on Binghamton University’s Peace Quad. The event was organized by the Binghamton Solidarity Committee, an...


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SJP, TMPS educate students about ICJ case against Israel

Amid growing international concerns about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, two campus organizations held an event last Tuesday, educating students about South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at the International Court of...