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Stomaching the flood was no easy task

Last Wednesday was the start of unrelenting rain. By mid-afternoon, a hurrah rang up across campus. All classes were cancelled as of 3 p.m. At first, I was naive to the severity...


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Channeling flood relief through the radio waves

About a week ago, I learned what it really means to be a benefit to the community, no thanks in part to the rain. The torrential downpour last Wednesday was the worst...


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Don't let his adversaries fool you, Obama is a moderate

President Barack Obama’s job speech before a joint session of Congress this past week seemed to augur the return of Washington’s role in helping lift America out of the frightening possibility of...


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Drug testing students would prove too costly

In Tuesday’s edition of Pipe Dream, Shelby Wilson argued in her debut column that students receiving financial aid should be drug tested. This argument is lacking in several important areas, namely the...


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The National Hockey League's tragedies deserve our attention

There’s no doubt that this has not been the summer of love for the National Hockey League and hockey fans everywhere. Though it may be news to most of you, pro hockey...


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Pondering preponderance

Transparency has been lost on the student body as the Student Code of Conduct has undergone thorough changes behind closed doors. ...


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If you read this, you might be a cynic

I planned on writing this opinion piece about the Binghamton flood, but as I sat down at my desk I realized a few key things: I have little to no first-hand experience...


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Digging out stories from the floodwater

Binghamton is home for all of us. We all knock it, but in deciding to attend Binghamton University we each signed our lease on this city and made it our own. It...


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Celebrating the single life with a PlayStation 3

For the past month or so it would seem that my world has been falling apart. Earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and floods seem to be trying to tell me that God hates New...


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If we drug test job applicants, why not welfare or financial aid recipients?

In early summer of 2011, Florida state officials announced a new law requiring welfare recipients to be drug tested. This announcement was met with protests and threats of lawsuits from Florida residents...