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Winter Storm Harper forces students to postpone, expedite travel plans

The spring semester got off to a snowy start last weekend with Binghamton accumulating almost a foot of snow, derailing students’ travel plans and leading Binghamton University to open dorms a day...


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Binghamton University contributes to smart energy initatives, research

Since 2016, Binghamton University has implemented measures to fight climate change through energy storage research, clean energy initiatives and policy changes. Now, the University is contributing to state and local initiatives that...


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Alumni facilitate connections through groups, meetups

Over the past several years, Binghamton University’s alumni base has been maintaining its Bearcat heritage in various metropolitan areas like Buffalo and New York City. With the University’s support, these areas have...


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Following postponement, SAPB cancels fall concert and refunds tickets

After almost two months of uncertainty, Binghamton University’s fall concert with rapper 21 Savage has officially been canceled. The concert, originally scheduled for Nov. 15, was canceled after a winter storm hit...


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University ITS introduces U-Drive storage system for new semester

Binghamton University students seeking more data storage and faster service can now utilize Information Technology Services’ (ITS) new student network storage system, U-Drive, which, starting this semester, will provide 5GB of local...


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University to conduct controlled deer hunt in Nature Preserve

As campus empties for winter break, Binghamton University’s Nature Preserve will be closed for a controlled bowhunt in an effort to fight the overpopulation of deer in the area. The hunt, which...


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Human rights rally aims to open discussion on international issues

To celebrate Universal Human Rights Month this December, resident assistants in Newing College held a human rights rally on Thursday in Broome Hall. The RAs, along with representatives from Binghamton University’s Campus...


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BU Faculty Senate approves open access measure

In a policy implemented in March, SUNY pledged to make scholarly resources more accessible and affordable for students through open access. This week, Binghamton University’s Faculty Senate joined other SUNY schools in...


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During finals week, professors offer alternative testing formats

As finals week begins, some professors at Binghamton University are ditching the traditional pen-and-paper final exam and are instead administering electronic or take-home tests, marking a growing trend toward alternative examination formats....


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Faculty members voice concerns about Binghamton University's fiscal challenges

Almost a month after Binghamton University’s administration announced the school was facing financial issues, faculty members discussed the University’s current budgetary situation at a Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday. Faculty members gathered...


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John Pelletier named new chief of police, will start new position on Dec.13

Binghamton’s New York State University Police is getting a new chief, and with him could come changes in the department’s approach to campus policing. Last week, BU announced that John Pelletier, currently...


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Students celebrate Hanukkah away from home

With Hanukkah falling during the last two weeks of the semester, Jewish students at Binghamton University will be spending the holiday away from home this year. Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday celebrating...