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In defense of WikiLeaks

Two weeks ago, I wrote a column, criticizing WikiLeaks for its mistakes and commending it for its accomplishments. Since then, much has changed. Starting on Nov. 28, the whistle-blowing organization began releasing...


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On finals, weather and letting the world in

Thanksgiving break came and went, and with our return to Binghamton temperatures began to drop and snow began to fall. Welcome to finals! In my three years here at Binghamton University, Mother...


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Grades are in

Though most professors don’t release final grades until after exam week, Pipe Dream is giving out its report cards early. Student Association Executive Board — B+ For the second semester in a...


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It takes a dog to show the good in man

A few days ago, my world was turned upside down by Hurley. Hurley is a 1-year-old Jack Russell-Beagle mix my boyfriend rescued from the Binghamton Humane Society last February. She has since...


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Facebook preserves connections that should die

There was a time a few years ago when you would meet someone insignificant and they would be history soon after. There was a time when you could break up with someone...


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Presidential possibilities

As Binghamton University primes itself for the selection of just the sixth president in its history, we want to put on paper what we would like to see in our next administration....


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The last refuge of the frustrated dater may just be the Internet

The weather is getting colder, seasonal depression is slowly setting in and young love that blossomed in September is beginning to frost over. Yup, the loneliest time of the year is upon...


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Try to leave your stress at school

Ah, the last week of classes. The culmination of everything you have learned, or were supposed to have learned, during this semester. At least there’s only about two more weeks until freedom,...


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Filibusters don't slow down, they shut down Washington

Flashback to 2008: the nation has just elected a Democratic president and Congress. You’d think that under these circumstances, Barack Obama’s promise of a change would come to fruition as soon as...


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A Bills wideout who played the faith card

For a while, God had been doing pretty well. God helped a lot of actors win Oscars and assisted many athletes in winning championships; I’d say God was doing a pretty good...