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Cultural connections at BU

When Li Xi visits a new country, she’s not only interested in the culture, but also the physical geography of the area. “Whenever my parents took me to travel, I was always...


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From medicine to turntables

When he’s on campus, Oluwafemi Popoola, a first-year graduate student studying pharmacy, just goes by Femi. But during breaks, he doubles as Frank Pierce, a Sony-signed DJ-producer on the rise. “In my...


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A weekend in the life of the VPMA

According to Josh Gonzalez, the Student Association vice president for multicultural affairs (VPMA) and a senior on a 3+2 fast track to a M.S. in geography, his role is often misunderstood. “People...


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Q&A with the VPMA

We followed up with Joshua Gonzalez, the Student Association vice president for multicultural affairs (VPMA) and a senior majoring in geography, after an event-packed weekend to gain more perspective on his position....


Voices of Binghamton

Voices of Binghamton

Irene Yip is a junior majoring in integrative neuroscience. PRISM: What organizations are you involved in on campus? Irene Yip: I’m currently the vice president of the Society of Asian Scientists and...


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Up-and-coming poets of color

Poetry is a language that helps people communicate everything from intense emotions to smaller daily struggles. Specifically, within the multicultural community, shared experiences often lead to similar emotions. Not only do the...


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'The Three Amigos of Cinema'

Latin American directors are creating films that are receiving more recognition than ever. Guillermo del Toro won best picture and best director at the 90th Academy Awards for his film “The Shape...


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BUJA builds bonds

After last year’s Japan Night centered around the theatrical, the Binghamton University Japanese Association (BUJA) is focusing on a more personal aspect for this year’s show — the theme of “kizuna,” which...


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'Smart People': a comedy about race

“Smart People” is a play that ran in Studio B/Gruber Theater in the Fine Arts Building March 9 through March 11. The comedy of manners is set in the days leading up...


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ASO returns to the runway

This weekend, Zamunda is coming to Binghamton. The African Student Organization (ASO) is hosting its annual fashion show on Friday, March 23. This year, the title is “Threads from the Motherland: Welcome...