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The wage gap goes far beyond choices

In a chain of responses, columnist Brian Deinstadt expressed what he believes to be the simple explanation sharing the variations found within the gender gap: “The wage gap narrative fails to include...


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Navigating life as a non carnivore

“Oh my gosh, seriously?” “What do you even eat?” “Aren’t you always hungry?” “I could never do that.” If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, these are probably the all-too-common responses you receive...


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Can university conservatism be conserved?

It goes without saying that Binghamton University is a liberal institution. As it is a public school in the state of New York, this is no surprise, and I am no exception...


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The wage gap is a debilitating delusion

We have all heard about the wage gap. What we may not have heard is that the idea of a wage gap as we know it is nonsense. The problem with the...


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The (wasted) potential of food labels

Many college students have faced the dilemma of determining whether their groceries have spoiled. Ambiguous directives on food such as “best by,” “use by,” “sell by” and “best before” can make cooking...


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The real effects of our plastic idols

If you’ve been fortunate enough to watch the movie “White Chicks,” I hope you deem my take on what I call “the dressing room scene” to be fitting. A quick Youtube search...


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Navigating your emotional affair

Cheating on a significant other does not always have to yield a steamy kiss or a sexual encounter with another person. It may not even require touching them. In its most sinister...


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Examining the Binghamton University wage gap

We’ve all heard about the wage gap: the fact that men make a higher salary than women based off of their aggregate pay for the year. The current gender pay gap is...


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Mandatory participation harms education

In a lot of ways, college is no different than high school, save the caliber of work and the fact that students are more covert when they show up to class under...


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Celebrity opinions unhelpful and out of touch

Everyone has an opinion nowadays. More apparent than any are the opinions of celebrities, who have been quite outspoken about politics recently. Hollywood has always been unapologetically on the left, but it...


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In defense of getting an English degree

As stated on the radio show “A Prairie Home Companion,” the only career options available for the useless, impractical English major are fast food, teaching, writing press releases or — only in...