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Representation on social media

The influence of social media is huge, and it can be hard to navigate conflicting feelings about your racial or cultural identity when the people in media look nothing like you. Underrepresented...


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The Binghamton POC survival guide

When prospective Binghamton University students open their Pantone 342 acceptance letters and read the word “Congratulations,” the familiar color may fill them with joy. But for students of color, enrolling in a...


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Voices of Binghamton

PRISM: How long have you been involved in BSU? What made you want to take on the leadership for BSU? Monet Schultz: I’ve been involved in BSU since my freshman year at...


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SHADES is here to stay

On Jan. 24, Pipe Dream printed an issue with the headline, “SHADES struggles with membership decline.” Chartered in 2011, SHADES is the only LGBTQIAP+ organization on campus that caters specifically to people...


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On the origins of rock 'n' roll

Rock ‘n’ roll as we know it today is usually attributed to white artists and acts. With many big names like The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Elvis Presley who made their...


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Boy band champions inclusivity

After traveling for four hours and waiting two hours outside Irving Plaza in the cold, I finally got to see Brockhampton play live. Brockhampton (stylized as BROCKHAMPTON) is a hip-hop group and...


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Supporting black businesses

One common self-critique among black people is that we don’t support each other enough, but part of the reason is a lack of knowledge. Here are five black-owned businesses you can support...


Letter from the editor

Letter from the Editor

Happy Black History Month! Although black excellence should be celebrated every month, February is a special time to acknowledge the accomplishments of black people throughout history. This year, the Black Student Union...


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Supporting black artistry

Black people have been dominating in everything from movies to music to fine arts. In the past couple of years, there’s been a rise not only in awareness, but also in praise...


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Racism against Asian Americans

On April 9, 2017, David Dao was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to comply with a voluntary order to give up his seat for airline employees on standby....