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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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Long-awaited East Gym to reopen in January

After a $13.5 million renovation, the East Gym is set to reopen by the start of next semester. ...


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Magrath to retire after half-century career in higher education

C. Peter Magrath will retire from Binghamton University on Dec. 31 this year at the age of 78, capping a 50-year career in higher education that he began as a political science ...


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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. ...