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Students question an unusual winter

Students across the Binghamton University campus are losing layers this warm winter season. January’s average temperature in Binghamton was 27 degrees, five degrees above the monthly average since 1981, and both December...


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Protesters picket outside 20 Hawley Street

A group of protesters picketed outside the 20 Hawley St. housing project yesterday to express their opposition to the hiring of a New Jersey-based contracting company, Future Coating Inc. by Alfred Weissman...


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University plan to cull deer shot down by State Supreme Court

The New York State Supreme Court ruled in December that Binghamton University’s deer culling plan did not comply with state legislation. The ruling eliminated earlier plans to cull deer over winter break....


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Jay Rizzuto, senior, dies after accident

Joseph “Jay” Rizzuto, a Binghamton University senior majoring in history from Rockville Center, Long Island, died Sunday, Jan. 22 after suffering head and lung injuries in a car accident on Jan. 18....


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Student groups weigh in on 2012 Republican primaries

The Republican Party’s 2012 presidential primary season is in full swing and election fever is high. Currently, only four candidates remain: former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt...


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Fracking banned for two years in Binghamton

After years of debating the environmental impact and future of natural gas drilling in Binghamton, the Binghamton City Council voted in favor of a two-year ban on fracking. Mayor Matt Ryan signed...


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UDC to remain closed until Fall 2012

Five months after flood waters filled the basement of the Binghamton University Downtown Center, causing critical damage to much of the building’s central electrical systems, the UDC is still closed and undergoing...


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President Stenger: The opening interview

Harvey G. Stenger Jr. became the seventh president of Binghamton University on Jan. 1, 2012. He sat down with Pipe Dream for the first time last week to discuss his time here...


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BU students find 'study drugs' easily

As the end of the semester nears, some students turn to prescription drugs — like Concerta, Vyvanse and, more commonly, Adderall — to increase their focus level and work longer hours. ...


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University confirms plan to cull campus deer

A large percentage of the Nature Preserve's deer population will be selectively killed over winter break, from Dec. 20 to Jan. 20. ...