Student Association

Student Association President delivers State of the SA address

The Student Association (SA) held their State of the SA address on Monday night to discuss the initiatives that have been implemented over the course of the 2018-19 academic year and the...


Campus News

Students voice environmental concerns regarding switch to plastic, single-use containers

Over the last several weeks, the eco-friendly paper to-go containers that retail dining establishments used to package food have been replaced with single-use plastic ones. The change, which is an effort by...


Campus News

BU to produce first affirmative action report in 10 years

In an effort to evaluate diversity and hiring practices on campus, Binghamton University will be working on its first comprehensive affirmative action report in 10 years with the help of Affirmity, a...


Campus News

Binge drinking among BU students can pose dangers, researchers say

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), when an individual consumes enough alcohol to reach the legal intoxication level of .08 percent in a two-hour period, they are...


Campus News

Campus, local law enforcement prepare for possible legalization of marijuana

More than 80 percent of respondents to Pipe Dream’s drug survey said they supported the legalization of marijuana in New York state, and as state lawmakers appear to inch closer to eventually...


Community

As Broome County sees high number of opioid deaths, experts stress caution

On March 27, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar declared a state of emergency in response to the high number of drug-related deaths in the month of March, with six fatalities occurring within...


Campus News

For those caught with drugs at BU, consequences depend on a variety of factors

In the 2017-18 calendar year, there were 101 drug arrests on campus and 197 Student Conduct referrals for drug violations, according to Binghamton University’s annual security and fire report. But what happens...


Campus News

'Extra cash': Despite the risks, some students deal illicit drugs on campus

Textbooks. School supplies. Meal plans. Student loans. Cab rides. These are just some of the bills that the average college student must pay, and for some, they are a stress that is...


Campus News

Students gamble, place bets at 42nd-annual Casino-in-the-Woods

Binghamton University students gathered inside the College-in-the-Woods Dining Hall on Saturday night to gamble — the one night of the year they can do so on campus. Transforming into a real, licensed...


Campus News

Annual safety report sees decline in crime on campus

At the third Binghamton University Council meeting of the academic year on Friday, BU’s annual security and safety report revealed that there were 1,290 crime incidents reported by BU’s New York State...