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Do before you die, err, graduate

Attention students: Here is a list of things you must do before you graduate. Yeah, I know what you’re thinking: I’ve done everything I want to do at Binghamton. Impossible. You haven’t...


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Occupiers need to focus up

It’s been hard to miss some exposure to the month-long Occupy Wall Street protests. Their camp-out in Manhattan’s Financial District has inspired similar movements across the country. As the protests amass powerful...


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Social change is a group effort, but we still need a leader

This week marks the death of a leader and perhaps the end of an era of our nation’s greatest revolutions over the past few decades. America’s technological revolution, beginning in the late...


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Jobs' legacy goes deeper than shiny new toys

How do you measure the worth of a person? Taking a step back to recognize the value of a life is difficult. Unfortunately, it often takes death for us to consider such...


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Arab Spring-inspired protests are uninspired

On Saturday, Oct. 1, one of my best friends was arrested. When I asked him why, he responded, “Occupy Wall Street!” When I asked again, his response was a little less affirmative....


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Freshman year beyond the Ugg boots

If you can remember a time when Pasquale’s was called Big Daddy’s, when Club Liquid hosted free open bars and when Newing College still looked like Dickinson Community, you probably haven’t been...


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A new era

Binghamton University's new athletic director, Patrick Elliot, promises an era of athletic and academic integrity. Let's see if he can follow through. ...


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Which side of Wall Street am I on?

I am one of the 99 percent, yet I’m not. The 99 percent, as you’ve no doubt heard, is a rallying cry of the Occupy Wall Street protesters and their movement in...


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Making practical use of Dickinson Dining Hall

I couldn’t help but smile the other day as I peered into what was once the Dickinson Dining Hall, whereupon I saw a group of middle-aged women working out to a stereo...


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It's time we ash out the pot debate. Let's legalize marijuana.

With this column I may burn professional bridges. I may go home for Thanksgiving break and get an NYPD-level drug test from my parents. Professors may look at me differently and my...