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Preparing for the post-grad move home

In a little less than six weeks, I will be a college graduate. I will be one of many walking in an enormous processional, except I will probably be standing out as...


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A positive Upstate of mind

My tour guide friend always likes to remind me that Binghamton is the cloudiest city in the United States east of the Rockies. Business Insider just listed us as the fifth most...


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My Bom-Chicka-Blind-Date

Spring has sprung, providing a glimmer of hope. Relationships are springing up as well. At least seven of my friends, within the past month, have gone “Facebook official” and I am more...


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What trails are left to blaze?

Maybe I’ve just read too much Sartre, Camus and Kafka, but it seems I just can’t go a single day without having at least one existential crisis. Having been outside the comfort...


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Applications, or legal extortion

Get your checkbooks ready. Today, we’re paying for rejection. Anybody who has applied to college knows how expensive the process can be. Not only do application fees run up to $100, but...


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Budgeting for the future

Staff Editorial: Pipe Dream on today's (and possibly tomorrow's) SA budget-crafting. ...


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Cheating is in the eye of the beholder

Thanks to the advent of Facebook, defining our relationship statuses has become a hell of a lot easier. Your relationship isn’t bona fide unless it’s “Facebook Official,” and for the first time...


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PODS stations, where humanity reveals its lowest form

If Binghamton University is ever looking to hire a PODS Computer Patrolwoman, I’d like to offer my services. There is a surplus of rude idiots who have some undying love for hogging...


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Facebook was right to delete the Intifada page

During the unrest that has rocked the Middle East for the past several months, social networking websites haven taken center stage as venues for a thorny moral dilemma between free speech and...


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Positivity in a negative news cycle

When you take a look at a local or national newspaper or flip on the news — CNN, Fox News, MSNBC or the news channel of your choice — do you realize...