Community

Binghamton Police Department employs heightened measures following recent shootings

In response to two recent homicides, the Binghamton Police Department has pledged to utilize a number of “proactive policing measures” to close current cases and de-escalate instances of violence. “We will allocate...


Community

Power outage causes campus blackout

The week got off to a dark start for Binghamton University students and Broome County residents alike on Monday evening when a thunderstorm brought down a power line, causing a power outage...


Community

Students discuss further action to oppose new blue-light system

Binghamton University’s planned expansion of the blue-light system to the West Side has created controversy on and off campus as students and community members debate whether the system is discriminatory or effective...


Community

County executive looks to keep BU grads local

A new initiative between Broome County and local students aims to promote youth civic engagement and create ideas to counter “brain drain” — or the departure of young, educated professionals from the...


Community

Westside blue-light system faces criticism from community groups

In February, Binghamton Mayor Rich David announced an initiative, funded by Binghamton University, to extend the blue-light system to West Side Binghamton. The plan, however, was met with criticism from residents and...


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X-Fact'r, administrators meet with Binghamton Police after racist threats

In response to an incident of racial harassment that occurred on Binghamton’s West Side, students and University administrators met with representatives of the Binghamton Police Department (BPD) Tuesday, a day after students...


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Binghamton could face $1.7M loss in federal funding

At a recent press conference, Binghamton Mayor Rich David stated that President Donald Trump’s proposed budget could have “disastrous” effects on the city of Binghamton. Pipe Dream spoke with David to determine...


Community

Progressive political conference held in Binghamton

Democratic Party reform and money in politics were two central topics of the New York Progressive Action Network’s spring conference held this Sunday at Binghamton High School. Over 300 people gathered at...


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'Talk for Water' highlights environment crisis

Every year, approximately 3.6 million people worldwide die from water-borne diseases. To bring awareness to this crisis, approximately 60 Binghamton University students, faculty members and community members came together at a “Talk...


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Summit explores activism on campus

In an effort to bring student and community activists together, the Binghamton Progressive Leaders of Tomorrow — a local organization that advocates for social justice — hosted an activist summit on Wednesday...