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Persistent Internet issues wear campus

We are now in the third consecutive week of Blackboard being effectively unusable, that is, unless you’re willing to sit at your computer for an hour to open one page. Apparently, there...


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Partisanship is an American politics inevitability

We live in tough times with partisan politics. We see protesters at Occupy Wall Street and activists attending Tea Party rallies. We hear politicians reminiscing about a better past and calling for...


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Fixing employer etiqutte

On a daily basis, we humans put ourselves out in the world to be judged by the clothes we wear, the type of music we like and the way we speak. Unfortunately,...


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Humans vs. Zombies vs. me

A zombie apocalypse is a horrifying, yet fictional event that has been portrayed in horror movies for decades. A “Humans vs. Zombies” apocalypse at Binghamton University is an equally horrifying, yet non-fictional...


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College Halloween lacks childhood creativity

I was passing through Walmart on a small grocery run last weekend and upon entering, I noticed how many prepackaged children’s costumes were hung up near the front. I’d noticed something similar...


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The Great State Street Migration

Someone needs to tell me what’s happening to State Street. As a junior, I have a little over two years experience Downtown, and those times have passed by quickly and without much...


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#OccupyStateStreet

Occupy Wall Street has made its way from Zuccotti Park all the way up the corner of State and Court. The city of Binghamton has taken notice, so now it's up to ...


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Putting the "ass" in class

My high school was relatively small. There was an average of 20 students in each of my classes, so forgive me for looking forward to attending Binghamton University, with its 300-seat lecture...


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Curb your spending, have your fun

For a college student, one of the top causes of stress is money management. With the ever-increasing costs of tuition and living expenses, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when checking your bank...


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Defining "Progressivism"

Certainly providing the populace with some rather zesty food for thought, the Occupy Wall Street protests have criticized pervasive international corporate greed. They have also provided us with a dignified form of...