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The State of Reform

Nancy Zimpher's speech highlighted new proposals for SUNY, including some we're not crazy about. ...


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Need to kill some time? Try Stumbling with style

After about a week of home-cooked meals, old friends and Jets games (alright, maybe I don’t get as tired of the Jets games) I’ve had enough. The countdown to school couldn’t go...


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A healthy dose of empiricism for the debate on pot legality

Marijuana legalization has been raised countless times by politicians, newspapers, hippies and, of course, college newspapers. Again and again it has come up, to the point that it has become somewhat trite...


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The Final Countdown to graduation

It’s the final countdown! (Cue the air guitar) Nostalgic for head-banging power rock? Not so much. Itching for a game of “Guitar Hero?” Not really. Wishing I had an iPod Touch so...


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Tucson to Binghamton

Shootings, a stabbing and college campuses where troubled individuals fall through the cracks. ...


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Binghamton calling, in London even

You alright?” This was not the first question I expected to be asked upon arriving in the United Kingdom. What were my new British roommates trying to say? With a confused look...


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How salamanders affect my commute

Finally, spring semester has arrived. A chance for new beginnings and fresh starts, it fills our minds with hope. We set goals of good grades and getting assignments in on time, not...


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Make a mistake, then make a resolution

Fall semester is about to end. Snow is falling. My inability to focus is at an all-time high. Facebook has never been so interesting, and for that matter, I have discovered that...


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In defense of WikiLeaks

Two weeks ago, I wrote a column, criticizing WikiLeaks for its mistakes and commending it for its accomplishments. Since then, much has changed. Starting on Nov. 28, the whistle-blowing organization began releasing...


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On finals, weather and letting the world in

Thanksgiving break came and went, and with our return to Binghamton temperatures began to drop and snow began to fall. Welcome to finals! In my three years here at Binghamton University, Mother...