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An age cap is needed for politicians

This is an expansion of a point made by a previous column titled “Aging leaders should pass the baton.” The past presidential election featured two candidates — Donald Trump and Joseph Biden....


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Activist billionaires have too much influence over academic institutions

In a recent column, I discussed the need for closer ties between everyone in the Binghamton University community. The division that Binghamton experienced last fall was not a unique phenomenon in American...


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Dear Doris

Dear Doris, How Do I Start a Business? The first thing you have to do is learn how to spell business. This is a crucial first step. The second step is to...


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Binghamton's potential as a city lies in redevelopment

When it comes to historical heritage, Binghamton and Broome County in general has a lot to offer. From its industrial origins born out of the major production plants to the arrival of...


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Apple's Vision Pro is a step forward with a mixed bag of features

On June 5 of last year, tech giant Apple announced their newest I.P. release since the Apple Watch in 2015. The highly anticipated and widely speculated device is a mixed reality headset...


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Marvel Cinematic Universe needs hail mary to save it

The first article I wrote for Pipe Dream was about the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It’s crazy how it’s been about a year since then. In that column, I wrote how the...


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The case for optimism in political discourse

I’m tired. I, along with the nearly six-in-10 American adults, feel that political conversation with those who have opposing views is “stressful and frustrating.” This number has been steadily climbing over the...


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Consumerism perpetuates the child labor crisis

When you hear the term “child labor,” do you picture America? The reality is that child labor is a pressing, local issue. The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) noted a 283 percent increase...


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Artists should be free to express themselves without pressure

I find it interesting when a piece of media garners controversy or negative attention. Now yes, there are certain cases in which art is made in a hateful way. That’s unfortunately a...


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Physical media's slow demise is awful

Video games have been a huge passion of mine since I was a kid. I have great memories of getting a game at the store, holding onto it during the ride home,...


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Anonymous sources are used too often as a cowardly escape

“The president feels good about this decision, sources say.” “They have come to their divorce amicably, close sources say.” “The king is taking time off to recover, sources say.” Sources say this...