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Campus prohibition

Hitting them where they live: smoking bans on college campuses are bad policy. ...


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The State of Reform

Nancy Zimpher's speech highlighted new proposals for SUNY, including some we're not crazy about. ...


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Binghamton University: An industrial degree factory

I’m torn. As much as my juvenile self longs for the aimlessness of vacation, on some level, it feels good to be back. Really good. As much as you may deny it,...


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MTV has the show, but isn't the reason why girls are "16 and Pregnant"

Am I the only one who feels sorry for MTV? Recently, the network has come under fire for its provocative new show “Skins,” based on the popular British television series, which displays...


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On surviving BU: Eat your Wheaties

After being fed misleading ideas for so long about what our college experience would be and should be, it’s hard to digest anything that goes against what we know. But there are...


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If you don't drink, 21's just 21

For me, turning 21 doesn’t seem like a milestone. I turned 20 last year. I’m already two decades old. I’m a twenty-something, officially. What changes about turning 21, you ask? The no-brainer...


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The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Car-owner

I no longer drive a piece of shit car, ladies and gentleman, so please don’t park next to me on campus. After four years of driving a 15-year-old Chrysler Cirrus that gave...


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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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Tucson to Binghamton

Shootings, a stabbing and college campuses where troubled individuals fall through the cracks. ...