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COVID-19 cases stay low as BU braces for spring semester

After a surge in national COVID-19 cases this winter, Binghamton University has introduced new policies to keep positive cases at bay. Off-campus students with an on-campus presence were required to get tested...


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CIW Dining Center once again closes for residents

As students return back to campus for the new semester, College-in-the-Woods residents have once again lost access to their dining center. The College-in-the-Woods Dining Center’s services will be suspended to residents during...


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BU launches new program to help students reporting bias incidents

Binghamton University has a new model for when members of the campus community report bias incidents. The Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT) is made up of campus community members, including representatives from...


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BU mandates booster vaccine for on campus students

January 3 update: Both on-campus and off-campus residents who have in-person classes are now required to receive a vaccine booster shot before returning to Binghamton University for the spring 2022 semester. According...


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BU extends winter break as Omicron cases continue to increase

Binghamton University students have an extra week of winter break this year due to increasing rates of the Omicron variant, according to a Dec. 23 B-Line News Addition. The message from BU...


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BU sees highest student COVID-19 case spike of 2021 during finals week

As COVID-19 cases rise across the country, Binghamton University is facing its worst COVID-19 case spike in a year. On Dec. 16, BU reported a 14-day COVID-19 rolling average positivity rate of...


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Bartle Library sees lack of mask compliance, threatens removal from study spaces

At a Nov. 30 Student Association (SA) Congress meeting, reports were made regarding the lack of mask-wearing inside the Glenn G. Bartle Library. Various complaints have been made by faculty and other...


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Housing town hall held in University Union

Twenty students gathered in the University Union for the Off Campus College (OCC) Legal Clinic to discuss and learn about issues that plague both Binghamton University students and community members when searching...


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PULSE hosts 11th-annual leadership conference

Powerful United Ladies Striving to Elevate (PULSE) hosted its 11th-annual Women Educating, Elevating and Empowering (WE3) Leadership Conference on Friday. The event, titled “Hidden Figures: Women in STEM,” featured a keynote speech...


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BU unveils new support website to promote student well-being

Binghamton University students now have access to a new online tool, the Binghamton Support Network (BSN), a database with a plethora of information which can be useful for college students. The BSN...


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Student hospitalized with meningococcal disease

For the first time since 2019, a student at Binghamton University has been infected and hospitalized with meningococcal disease. According to Ryan Yarosh, senior director of media and public relations at Binghamton...


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Student demand for vegan options may lead to new menu items

Binghamton University students may be greeted in the spring semester with additional vegan and vegetarian options in all resident dining halls. Through ongoing collaboration with the Student Culinary Council (SCC), BU Dining...


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Flu season sees cases spreading among students

The last free, on-campus flu shot clinics for students at Binghamton University this semester will be taking place next week on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7. The number of students at BU...