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Binghamton calling, in London even

You alright?” This was not the first question I expected to be asked upon arriving in the United Kingdom. What were my new British roommates trying to say? With a confused look...


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Need to kill some time? Try Stumbling with style

After about a week of home-cooked meals, old friends and Jets games (alright, maybe I don’t get as tired of the Jets games) I’ve had enough. The countdown to school couldn’t go...


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A healthy dose of empiricism for the debate on pot legality

Marijuana legalization has been raised countless times by politicians, newspapers, hippies and, of course, college newspapers. Again and again it has come up, to the point that it has become somewhat trite...


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The Final Countdown to graduation

It’s the final countdown! (Cue the air guitar) Nostalgic for head-banging power rock? Not so much. Itching for a game of “Guitar Hero?” Not really. Wishing I had an iPod Touch so...


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How salamanders affect my commute

Finally, spring semester has arrived. A chance for new beginnings and fresh starts, it fills our minds with hope. We set goals of good grades and getting assignments in on time, not...


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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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Make a mistake, then make a resolution

Fall semester is about to end. Snow is falling. My inability to focus is at an all-time high. Facebook has never been so interesting, and for that matter, I have discovered that...


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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...