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Presidential possibilities

As Binghamton University primes itself for the selection of just the sixth president in its history, we want to put on paper what we would like to see in our next administration....


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The last refuge of the frustrated dater may just be the Internet

The weather is getting colder, seasonal depression is slowly setting in and young love that blossomed in September is beginning to frost over. Yup, the loneliest time of the year is upon...


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Try to leave your stress at school

Ah, the last week of classes. The culmination of everything you have learned, or were supposed to have learned, during this semester. At least there’s only about two more weeks until freedom,...


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Filibusters don't slow down, they shut down Washington

Flashback to 2008: the nation has just elected a Democratic president and Congress. You’d think that under these circumstances, Barack Obama’s promise of a change would come to fruition as soon as...


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A Bills wideout who played the faith card

For a while, God had been doing pretty well. God helped a lot of actors win Oscars and assisted many athletes in winning championships; I’d say God was doing a pretty good...


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Christmas spirit, consumer rage

Nothing sums up holiday spirit like two mothers fighting over a bicycle in a children’s toy store, right? As I was going through my daily routine of Internet surfing, I saw a...


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Exams: Stressful, yet satisfying

There’s a reason Thanksgiving comes before finals — once exams roll around, nobody’s grateful for anything, except sleep. Yes, finals time brings out the worst in college students, turning us all into...


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The global fight for gay rights is the cause of our generation

Homosexuality has been one of the most popular and controversial media topics in recent memory in the United States. Beyond the political arguments regarding gay marriage or service in the military, teen...


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The world with WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks, the neo-journalistic website bent on making government secrets of all kinds available to the public, has become a legitimate phenomenon in recent months. Only three years old, the Australian organization rose...


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A note to my past self: How to survive and thrive at school

Dear freshman Elena, You think you’re hot shit but you have barely any idea of the experiences you will encounter. You will be humbled. You have the right to be confident and...