Campus News

Finals week undergoes changes to meet federal, state guidelines

Students may notice a slightly different finals schedule than usual this semester with the breakup of a traditional finals week. Instead, students will begin testing on Thursday, May 7, carrying over into...


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Planned greenway along Vestal Parkway to connect campus to Downtown

Students traveling by foot, bicycle or skateboard may soon be able to travel between campus and Downtown Binghamton using a designated “greenway.” The planned $18.8 million greenway will run alongside eastbound traffic...


Campus News

Congressman Tom Reed and BU President Harvey Stenger discuss free-speech on campus

Republican Rep. Tom Reed met with Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger and BU College Republicans on campus last Tuesday to express free speech concerns regarding previous on-campus student protests. Reed is a...


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BU enacts preferred first name policy

Over winter break, Binghamton University’s Division of Operations enacted a new chosen-name policy, which gives students and employees the opportunity to use a first name other than their legal or official name...


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Whittingham appointed head of electric vehicle initiative

Binghamton University’s M. Stanley Whittingham can add another notch to his belt following the governor’s State of the State address. On Jan. 8, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave his annual State of the...


Campus News

Campus sees rising concern over student food insecurity

Many college students have heard anecdotal stories of current and former students surviving on a diet of ramen noodles. However, behind this veil of humor lies a real issue affecting college-age students...


Campus News

Assistant dean found dead in home of natural causes

Milton Chester, assistant dean of students for off-campus programs and services at Binghamton University, died in his home on Monday, Jan. 6, according to a B-Line announcement released on Tuesday morning. According...


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Trump criticizes Binghamton University protesters during address at Turning Point USA conference

Weeks after campus protests against racism and over-policing at Binghamton University attracted national attention, President Donald Trump commented on the demonstrations at Turning Point USA’s (TPUSA) fifth-annual Student Action Summit in West...


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B-SMART holds panel on study drug usage as finals week begins

As final exams begin this week, some students have turned to the prescription drug Adderall to assist their study efforts. Adderall, a commercial name for a combination of amphetamine salts, has been...


Science & Research

First-year Research Immersion holds sixth-annual poster session

More than 500 Binghamton University students, working on roughly 100 different scientific research projects, participated in the sixth-annual First-Year Research Immersion (FRI) poster session held Thursday afternoon at the Innovative Technologies Complex...


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Winter storm affects students' post-Thanksgiving travel plans

As Winter Storm Ezekiel blanketed much of upstate New York in snow, Binghamton University administrators and students made adjustments to arrive back on campus safely. Immediately after Thanksgiving, BU experienced its first...


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University conducts second controlled deer bowhunt in Nature Preserve

Binghamton University’s Nature Preserve closed for the second year in a row over Thanksgiving break as bowhunters came to campus to hunt deer in an effort to combat overpopulation in the area....