Columns

TikTok’s potential for political activism shouldn’t be underestimated

This Tuesday, The Washington Post’s TikTok account, @washingtonpost, uploaded a video to the platform reminding users that the first presidential debate of the 2020 election season would be aired in a matter...


Columns

Democrats must fight back against rushed attempts to fill Justice Ginsburg's seat

Less than two weeks ago, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tragically passed away at age 87. Her loss comes as the 2020 Presidential election is entering the final stretch to Nov....


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Read the room

While it’s easy to get caught up in everything that’s happening right now, one crucial action at Binghamton University has slipped under the radar. The BU Libraries is receiving yet another budget...


Housing Issue

Landlords must to be flexible to students’ needs

Colleges across the nation have shut down due to increasing coronavirus cases, and the threat of nonrefundable, off-campus housing continues to loom over many Binghamton University students. Unlike students on campus, it...


Housing Issue

Homeless populations suffer disproportionately due to COVID-19

In a time when we’re constantly under scrutiny for our ability to isolate ourselves and disinfect our surroundings with a never-before-seen intensity, one’s moral obligations to not only protect themselves but their...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Give us a break

On Sept. 17, the Binghamton University administration announced its plans for the spring 2021 semester via B-Line. Most notably, the semester will begin nearly a month later than usual, on Feb. 15....


Columns

Presidential debates have become obsolete for modern voting

With one of the most important elections in our lifetime in just over a month, the two candidates and their supporters have been preparing for the first presidential debate. These debates have...


Columns

We need our politicians to fight harder against climate change

As many of us know, Binghamton is notorious for its cloudiness. Last week, you may or may not have noticed that the sky was not covered by clouds, but by smoke that...


Columns

Physical education instruction needs to be reevaluated

As a child, all the way through high school, I always struggled with gym class. But if, similar to high school, I were required to take some sort of gym class every...


Columns

Sexual violence isn't always treated like the constant threat it is

How many times have we either had or overheard this conversation: “So, he asked you to have sex and you said no, and you still had sex anyway?” “Yeah … he kept...