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Shaking up the spring calendar

Though Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is normally in May, the Binghamton University community is opting to celebrate it in April. “May is a horribly busy month for students and classes. That...


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JUMP Nation jumpstarts mentoring weekend

As a freshman, Esmeralda Gomez wasn’t involved in any on-campus organizations. But after seeing her friend’s involvement in JUMP Weekend, she was inspired to join the organization. Now a sophomore majoring in...


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PGS president shares her favorite workouts

Yaa Takyiwaa, president of Pretty Girls Sweat and a senior double-majoring in integrative neuroscience and comparative literature, shared some of her favorite workouts with PRISM, which are great for fitness enthusiasts and...


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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...