Columns

College is your chance to be who you’ve always wanted to be

When I was growing up, the idea of college was just a futuristic fantasy world that I read about in cheesy young adult novels about coming of age and romance. I saw...


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Freshman year is intimidating — take chances anyway

I decided to graduate from Binghamton University a year early, so what would have been my senior year was cut short when classes went online due to the coronavirus. Because my time...


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Anti-African racism in China is part of a larger phenomenon

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread globally, with more than 3.2 million confirmed cases as of May 2, racist and xenophobic sentiments toward minority groups continue to spread with it. In...


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Finals are hard enough without your friends close by

With finals rapidly approaching, Binghamton University students may feel they are lacking the sense of strong emotional bonds, socialization and overall camaraderie that would normally be apparent on campus as classes come...


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How Pipe Dream got its name

Fifty years ago, Peter Salgo, ‘72, and I were roaming the streets of Manchester, New Hampshire on a mission. We were attending a weeklong, national student editors conference sponsored by the United...


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Editorial: Spring 2020 Report Card

Administration: B Despite the extreme circumstances Binghamton University found itself in this semester, administrators handled the coronavirus adjustments surprisingly well. They held multiple press conferences as the virus began affecting other universities...


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Senior Column: It's the little things

There’s no other way to talk about my college experience than to start with the lesser-known, often overlooked and utterly essential Pipe Dream section that defined it: the copy desk. People outside...


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Senior Column: The path you're meant to take is never clear

I was fortunate to become the Opinions Editor in my last year of college, but it was far from what I had in mind when I first applied to Binghamton University. I...


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Senior Column: Take every wild opportunity

Who would have thought the class of 2020 would be finishing up our senior years at home, quarantined in a pandemic? Definitely not me. When I imagined my last semester of senior...


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Senior Column: To love and be loved

It’s hard to find my words, especially since I, like all our 2020 seniors, am writing from a position I never thought I’d be in. The early termination of my final year...