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Senior Column: Searching for empathy as an undergraduate

The first semester of my sophomore year, I had been feeling confident in an African American literature class until the midterm. I can’t remember what was on the exam, but I explicitly...


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Senior Column: Perfect doesn't exist

In high school, my top priority was to be as perfect as possible. I needed to have the perfect grades, make the most money and keep all of my shit together in...


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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not just one-sided

“From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free!” It’s a popular mantra, but have you thought about what it really means? What seemingly is a progressive call for the respect...


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Editorial: Fall 2018 report card

Administration: C+ At the end of last semester, we gave Binghamton University’s administration an incomplete, pending the implementation of new safety and security measures in the wake of two student murders. The...


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Senior Column: Passion is not just a superlative

In the summer before high school, I won a speech competition. The host of the competition handed me my prize, my first ever iPod, and asked me why I thought I won....


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(Red) campaign is an effective way to raise money for charity

When I was looking into getting a new iPhone last year, I noticed that for the first time, Apple was offering red iPhones. I thought the color was cool and soon realized...


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Can alcoholism develop in college?

Weekend warriors: Finals have finally begun to rear their ugly faces once more, and if you’re anything like me, you’re doing everything except writing those four essays due this week. The stress...


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You don't have to vote along party lines

Over four weeks after Election Day, in a district that President Donald Trump carried by over 15 percentage points in 2016 and where there are 26,924 more registered Republicans than Democrats, Anthony...


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Unpaid internships aren't an option for everyone

For most, college students’ internships are central to shaping students’ future careers. Internships allow students to gain practical experience in relevant fields and allow them to explore their own interests to decide...


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Is reaching across the aisle worthwhile?

A few days ago, an op-ed column co-written by Bari Weiss and Eve Peyser, titled “Can You Like the Person You Love to Hate?,” was circulating around my Twitter timeline. Bari Weiss...


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Fracking is not only an environmental issue

“What the frack is going on, with all this fracking going on?” was the theme song of my sophomore year in high school. It is from a highly recommended, educationally relevant music...


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We must change the way we talk about immigrants

By now, you’ve likely seen the viral photograph of a Honduran mother and her two children fleeing from tear gas in Tijuana, Mexico. Unsurprisingly, the image has been a polarizing force: Many...