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The Vagina Monologues, a review

Binghamton University weekends are great, but I wanted something different this weekend, so I decided to go down under. I decided to see the Vagina Monologues. Going in, I had little idea...


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The assault on Planned Parenthood

Lately, 2012 is really looking to me like it could be the end of the world. At least to a lefty like myself. What’s got me worried is the conservative backlash against...


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Reconstituting

Staff editorial flashback — 1998's "new" constitution compared to 2011's. ...


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Need to avoid stalkers? Try to out-strange them

The amount of attention (and/or backlash) I’ve received since my last column was unlike anything I have ever experienced. People I had never met started quoting my article and giving me props....


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Parents need to strike the right balance

As college students, people are quick to ask us about our plans for the immediate future. Where are we applying to grad school? What kind of job are we getting after graduation?...


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Pastafarianism is the last line of defense against theocratic tyranny

Let’s start today’s column off with a little wager: I bet my god has bigger balls than yours. You see, I am a Pastafarian. You would never know it by looking at...


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Five things you need to know about girls

Girls are complicated. It’s a fact that’s practically instilled in us from birth. It’s known and accepted that there’s one week a month girls shouldn’t be bothered, a Sweet 16 is basically...


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A look back at Black History Month

A box of posters labeled “50% off sale!” sits in the front of the Binghamton University Bookstore. I look through the abundant poster selection and realize that it is a tribute to...


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Breaking down the language barrier

Breaking down the language barrier — BU's Chinese, Korean and Japanese programs, funded from abroad. ...


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How to, and how not to, speak up in class

It’s hard to think about speaking up in class, especially for those with classes at 8:30 in the morning. But, there are always those moments, whether forced by the professor or stemming...