Guest Columns

The recent missile strikes in Israel are reprehensible

Last Sunday, I woke up afraid. Not fearing for my own life, but rather for the lives of my friends and family living in southern Israel. I feared for my brother, who...


Columns

Should the US create a G-3 alliance with Russia and China?

The G-8, or Group of Eight, a meeting of eight leaders from the most prominent nations, wasn’t strategically valuable for Russia, as it didn’t incentivize or highlight a special status for Russia....


Columns

Sexual assault occurs whether or not alcohol is involved

Approximately one in five college women and one in 16 college men will be a victim of sexual assault. About 37 percent of female rape victims in the United States were first...


Columns

Students should be wary of how much coffee they consume

I started drinking coffee in my senior year of high school. When it’s past midnight and you still need to read 20 pages of your Advanced Placement biology textbook and don’t quite...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Limiting the libraries

Due to budget cuts, Binghamton University Libraries have been forced to cancel subscriptions to many academic titles and journals. BU is in the midst of a budgetary crisis, in part because of...


Columns

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and President Trump are scarily similar

In September, Brazil had a severe corruption probe exposing its nationalized oil company Petrobras; it was seemingly the largest graft investigation in Latin America’s political history. The operation allowed Petrobras to funnel...


Columns

Buying used goods can help combat climate change

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change left us with a bleak forecast of our near future, projecting a 1.5 to 2 degree Celsius increase in global temperature from preindustrial levels, unless...


Columns

Adderall is not a long-term solution for ADD

I grew up under the misconception that the technology and knowledge in our day and age was limitless, short of time travel and curing cancer. It was this utopian perception of our...


Columns

Thanksgiving is a holiday for immigrants

As Nov. 22 comes around, families across the United States will be gathering around their dining room tables, weighted under the plethora of steaming dishes fragrant with spices, of hopes and high...


Columns

Is "canceling" culture toxic?

It’s no secret that celebrities are just like us. They go grocery shopping, pay taxes and even struggle with issues like mental illness. One other way that celebrities are just like us:...