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Rape victims don't warrant blame

Our dear Pipe Dream has repeatedly been home to content concerning what is and is not suitable for a female to wear, whether it is in an effort to increase rape awareness...


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Can you read this? Don't take that for granted.

I wasn’t sure what to be grateful for this Thanksgiving — besides eating a home-cooked meal — until I read about James Arruda Henry. Henry was illiterate for most of his life...


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State Street sparkles

Big city life is amazing. The option to get whatever you want, whenever you want is second-to-none, not to mention the aesthetic beauty of the lights illuminating the entire town in a...


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Self-assessment the hard way

ENFJ. Just a bunch of letters to some people. But to me, they pack more of a punch — mostly in the face. They are my results from a Jung Typology test...


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Lessons learned from lions

On a cold, rainy Binghamton night two weeks ago, I went to the movies to see “The Lion King” in 3D. The movie is the same as the original, just reformatted in...


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Occupiers, let's get physical

This column, unsurprisingly, will turn an eye toward the Occupy Wall Street movement and its endeavors. Now, I’m sure my readers must be asking: “What could you possibly be squeezing out of...


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Republicans need to tap into their party's strong roots

At the conclusion of last November’s midterm election, numerous political forces challenged the presiding administration in its endeavors over the second half of its tenure. Democratic loss of the House of Representatives...


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Giffords' inspiring road to recovery

If anyone tuned in to ABC on Monday night, they had the chance to see the first interview of Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman who was shot almost a year ago. Although...


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Frack off

We didn't get a three-minute time slot to speak at the DEC hydrofracking forum, but we're going to level with you, natural gas drilling is not good.  ...


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We don't wear sex on our sleeves

Something’s been bothering me lately and I need to vent about it. Just because someone acts a certain way, has a certain orientation or has a certain profession, it doesn’t necessarily imply...