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Defining "Progressivism"

Certainly providing the populace with some rather zesty food for thought, the Occupy Wall Street protests have criticized pervasive international corporate greed. They have also provided us with a dignified form of...


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Megan Fox, shiny cars and the crusade for mindless fodder

I’m easily amused. Perhaps maybe even a simpleton. Put me in a room with an iPod and some speakers and I’ll sing and dance for hours before I get bored. I’m the...


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Left, right, L1, X, Up, fix the gaming industry

Now, in what’s considered its seventh generation, the video game industry is going through an amazing, yet tumultuous boom. Triple-A series, such as Call of Duty, Gears of War and Uncharted, cause...


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People for the eradication of troublesome advertisements

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has announced its plans to launch a pornography website in December of this year. Although the site will contain mostly erotica, it will be...


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Protesting for proactivity

If last Wednesday’s protest taught me anything, it’s that too many students around campus are both uninformed and uninterested about the politics and policies that shape their college experience. With only a...


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Do before you die, err, graduate

Attention students: Here is a list of things you must do before you graduate. Yeah, I know what you’re thinking: I’ve done everything I want to do at Binghamton. Impossible. You haven’t...


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The system is down

Blackboard's performance issue is supposedly resolved. If it's up and running for longer than four hours, should it consult a doctor? ...


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Coming out can be tough, but it doesn't have to be

You can’t spell sexuality without sex, and chances are you won’t have particularly amazing sex without knowing your sexuality. It’s Pride Week here at Binghamton University. Now, I can’t talk about all...


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Jobs' legacy goes deeper than shiny new toys

How do you measure the worth of a person? Taking a step back to recognize the value of a life is difficult. Unfortunately, it often takes death for us to consider such...


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Arab Spring-inspired protests are uninspired

On Saturday, Oct. 1, one of my best friends was arrested. When I asked him why, he responded, “Occupy Wall Street!” When I asked again, his response was a little less affirmative....