Columns

Fostering a comfortable setting in academia

It should go without saying that the point of a university — or more broadly, education as a whole — is the expansion of one’s worldview via exposure to new perspectives. So,...


Columns

Personable professors benefit students

Many of us probably remember a lecture hall packed with hundreds of students freshman year for a general education requirement with the stereotypical professor who taught directly from the textbook. If not,...


Columns

Learning to pave your own path

At the end of a busy semester, many students are preparing to go home and indulge in wintertime activities like drinking caramel-flavored beverages and talking to relatives who have hearing aids on...


Columns

Acknowledging mental health in activism

If you’ve followed my columns, it’s clear that activism is important to me. However, something is often forgotten in this ongoing fight for social justice — caring for our mental health. Of...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Stress test

With the last week of classes comes the impending doom of finals week — and the realization that this semester, there are only two reading days to prepare for exams after classes...


Columns

Tackling deer overpopulation in the Nature Preserve

It is well-known by now that the overpopulation of deer is destroying our Nature Preserve. Two hundred and twenty-six deer currently live on or near Binghamton University property, but the forest ecosystem...


Columns

Breaking with brevity

As you probably noticed the last time you were on Twitter, it may have seemed like some tweets were longer than others. Twitter recently rolled out a test that doubled the amount...


Columns

Understanding the need for bail reform

The Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution says that it is illegal for courts to require excessive bail as a term for the release of a defendant. Though the language stops short...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Crowd control

Thursday night, Post Malone will be headlining the fall concert at the Events Center, an event that’s garnered unprecedented attention, with floor tickets selling out in 90 minutes and the general admission...


Columns

Barbie's appearance makes it hard for young girls to relate

For better or for worse, Barbie is still a part of many young girls’ childhoods. Growing up, I had Barbie dolls, and even 15 years later, Barbies still line the shelves of...