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The Black Student Union honors African roots

“Fifty years of unity” was the tagline on the top of the flyers for the Black Student Union’s (BSU) 50th Anniversary Fashion Show. The idea of unity through heritage is one that...


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Kali Uchis strives to empower

Buying concert tickets months in advance can definitely kill anticipation, but all of the built-up excitement rushed back into me once the lights dropped and Kali Uchis’ shadow danced across the stage....


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Letter from the Editor

It’s true, folks — the cold weather is already upon us. Despite temperatures going down, PRISM is keeping the energy up with our October issue. There’s a lot going on in October,...


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Educational Opportunity Program pushes students to prosper

This past October, Binghamton University’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) celebrated its 50th anniversary during the University’s Homecoming. Officially recognized by SUNY in 1968, EOP provides students from low-income backgrounds a chance to...


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Playlist: End of summer songs

The end of summer and the beginning of the school year can be depressing for some, but luckily, there will always a group of songs that bring back memories of sunnier days....


Voices of Binghamton

Voices of Binghamton: Jerry Toussaint, SA President

Jerry Toussaint is currently the president of the Student Association (SA), the president of Kappa Alpha Psi and a senior majoring in philosophy, politics and law at Binghamton University. Toussaint was a...


Letter from the editor

Letter from the Editor

Happy Latinx Heritage Month, mi gente! I couldn’t be more ecstatic that PRISM’s first issue falls during the time of month when my culture and my people are in the spotlight. As...


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Changing representations of police in film

Institutions of power are being seen in a different narrative in film, with a specific focus on policing and capitalism versus the people. This critical lens of the capitalist state and its...


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LASU explores Afro-Latinx identity

Every year, the Latin American Student Union (LASU) at Binghamton University picks a theme for its events during Latinx Heritage Month. This year’s festivities for Latinx Heritage Month, which occurs from Sept....


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Kike Rafiu, founder of Girls Rise Up

Growing up, Kike (pronounced key-kay) Omowumi Rafiu had to jump through hoops to get a pair of sneakers. Today, her nonprofit organization makes sure young girls in her position don’t have the...