Campus News

Two arrested after students, community members protest speaking engagement

Two individuals, a student and a community member, were arrested on Monday evening at Binghamton University after a speech from economist Arthur Laffer was interrupted by protesters. Laffer, who worked as an...


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Student activists protest tabling event promoting gun rights, criticize UPD for response

Updated on November 18, 2019 to include more details. Approximately 200 students congregated on the Spine on Thursday afternoon to protest after Binghamton University College Republicans and Turning Point USA (TPUSA), an...


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Binghamton Hots seeks to expand with BU location

Since opening its doors in 2011, Binghamton Hots has been catering to the food needs of Binghamton University students in Downtown Binghamton. Now, the restaurant is seeking to expand and establish a...


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Pro-Israel display met with criticism

After learning about air strike attacks on Israel last week, members of Bearcats for Israel and Binghamton University Zionist Organization (BUZO) planted around 500 small red flags along the Spine to represent...


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B-First campus initiative to offer mentorship for first-generation students

First-generation students at Binghamton University will now have the opportunity to connect with first-generation faculty members, alumni and graduate students for support, insight and inspiration through the B-First mentoring network. B-First is...


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BU geography department celebrates student work at fifth-annual GIS Day

Some Binghamton University students and faculty spent much of Friday celebrating research involving geographic information systems (GIS). GIS is a mapping tool used for presenting spatial and geographical data, often used in...


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Newing College clustered bathrooms to become gender-inclusive

Gender-specific “clustered” bathrooms will soon be relics of the past for Newing College as Binghamton University prepares to create gender-inclusive bathrooms for residents in the 2020-21 academic year. On Nov. 7, an...


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Hinman College renovations to block pathways around living community

As construction in Hinman College continues, new fencing around Hinman Dining Hall will block walking paths for commuter students parked in Parking Lot M and those who live in Susquehanna Community and...


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Veterans Day ceremony commemorates service members

On a breezy Monday afternoon, the American flag waved full mass as Binghamton University students, faculty and veterans gathered in front of the Couper Administration Building to commemorate past and current U.S....


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TEDxBinghamtonUniversity Salon highlights historical examples of class, racial injustice

Two Binghamton University professors spoke at BU’s second-ever TEDxBinghamtonUniversity Salon about historical class and racial injustices in their respective fields. The TEDxBinghamtonUniversity Salon event, “Historically Speaking,” took place Tuesday night in the...


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TEDxBinghamtonUniversity seeks student speaker applications

Every year, Binghamton University invites individuals from various professions to speak at an annual TEDx event — along with a carefully selected student speaker with something new to share with the rest...


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Deer population continues to pose threat to BU's nature, drivers

Besides the slippery conditions and winter weather, there is another pressing challenge that drivers in Binghamton have to face — the growing deer population. This is especially true during the first few...


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Crash courses aim to help Harpur students explore new fields

One- to three-day workshops offered by Binghamton University are aiming to help Harpur College students explore fields outside of their liberal arts curricula. The workshops, called Harpur Crash Courses, last for three...


Student Association

SA passes resolution for extra holiday time

In a few weeks, Binghamton University students are scheduled to head home the day before Thanksgiving. Next semester, students are set to return to classes the day after Easter. But for some,...