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Don't fall into that same, drab routine, seize your opportunities

You’re back. Welcome home. We’ve missed you. The dorm halls and library alcoves have been quiet and dusty for too long. Glenn G. Bartle Library, Lecture Hall 1 and The Rathskeller are...


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Embarking on the post-grad path

Somehow, and I don’t know how I got here, but it is the beginning of the end. Actually, it’s not THE beginning of THE end, but more of A beginning of AN...


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My Xbox 360, 2007-2011

Nothing will ever properly prepare a video-gamer for the death of a console. Nothing. Not hearing about it happening to other people, or watching reaction videos on Youtube, or reading about the...


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Sweat the small stuff. You heard me.

Doesn’t it seem like every summer in recent history has been marked by some catastrophic, world-coming-to-an-end type of event, or events? 2009 was the summer of celebrity deaths. 2010 was the summer...


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Having fun in Binghamton: Choose your own adventure

Binghamton provides plenty of fun for drinkers and non-drinkers alike. We're here to help you sort it all out. ...


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Mass commercialization has deteriorated theme park allure

I panicked a bit when I looked at the first writers’ schedule of the semester and saw my name among those to write first. The fact that I would have to begin...


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Undergrad experience is about exploration, self-discovery

While largely preoccupied with unpacking and securing other essentials for the coming school year, I thought it necessary to extend myself to the incoming freshmen, and perhaps provide some insight, drawing from...


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Freshmen, you've got nothing to worry about. I do.

Are you afraid? Afraid of new circumstances, a new cast of characters, new living situations, a brand new lifestyle? Does it scare you? Don’t answer my question, I know it’s a big,...


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Welcome to Binghamton, time to take advantage

Hello freshmen! Welcome to Binghamton, your intellectual homeland for the next four years. As beautiful as the weather is now, come September, pack a jacket. Your mothers will thank me later. The...


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The simple life, summer camp moments

To 8-year-old girls at camp, underwater handstand competitions are monumental events. Judges can’t be just anyone who would throw out a perfect 10. They themselves must know how to do an excellent...