Community

Former BU student Orlando Tercero sentenced to 30 years in prison in Nicaragua

As Haley Anderson’s parents and friends looked on, former Binghamton University student Orlando Tercero was sentenced to 30 years in Nicaraguan prison on Friday. Anderson, 22, a senior nursing student at BU...


Community

'No justice, no peace': Group gathers to support student arrested for taking down Birthright International advertisements

Binghamton University students chanted “no justice, no peace” on Thursday morning in the parking lot next to the Vestal Town Court in support of a student who was arrested for taking down...


Community

'Jail on Trial' forum discusses inmate mistreatment

Students and community members met on Thursday to discuss an alleged history of mistreatment at the Broome County Jail and how to combat it, just a day after another inmate died within...


Politics

Broome County elections see victories for BU faculty, alumna

Nearly all of the 2019 elections have wrapped up in Broome County, resulting in two Binghamton University faculty members and an alumna winning council seats. However, the Broome County district attorney (DA)...


Community

Tercero found guilty by Nicaraguan judge in Haley Anderson murder case

On Friday, former BU student Orlando Tercero was found guilty of murdering senior Haley Anderson in March 2018, eight weeks after the start of his Nicaraguan femicide trial. After the trial was...


Community

Columbus Day protesters plead not guilty to disorderly conduct

Binghamton community members and Binghamton University students gathered at the Binghamton City Court on Monday morning for the first court appearance of four protestors who were arrested at last week’s Columbus Day...


Community

BU students, local residents protest Broome County Jail deaths at Columbus Day Parade

Hundreds of people were in Downtown Binghamton on Monday to watch the 60th-annual “Tournament of the Bands” and Columbus Day Parade when a group of about 20 people linked arms across the...


Community

As Broome County sees decrease in overdose deaths since March, activists and officials continue prevention efforts

Deaths attributed to opioid drug overdoses in Broome County totaled nine for this year’s third quarter, according to statistics released by Broome County District Attorney Stephen Cornwell. The statistics bring this year’s...


Community

UDC panels focus on adolescent health

In a room full of researchers, community service leaders and Binghamton University students and faculty, the Let Us Dream Conference aimed to provide insight into initiatives and research centering around the betterment...


Community

Nicaraguan prosecutors present evidence, law enforcement officials testify on second day of Haley Anderson murder trial

In a day of trial on Friday that left several of Haley Anderson’s family and friends in tears, Nicaraguan prosecutors presented physical evidence from her murder case and and focused on testimonies...


Community

Broome County Democratic Committee's new chair seeks to build stronger relationship between community, local college students

Bridget Callaghan-Kane, Broome County’s newly elected chair of the Broome County Democratic Committee, is aiming to build a stronger relationship between the Broome County community and the students at both Binghamton University...