Community

Students organize for abortion rights

In the wake of a Supreme Court leak on Roe v. Wade, Binghamton University activists have taken action. Last week saw a set of events regarding abortion rights hosted by the Multicultural...


Community

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Heath Sciences Building

A bomb threat led to the evacuation and closure of the Health Sciences Building yesterday. Classes ceased while students and faculty were ordered to vacate the building as Binghamton’s New York State...


Community

Binghamton community responds to Buffalo shooting

On May 14, a mass shooting took place in Buffalo, NY at a local Tops Friendly Market, allegedly targeting Buffalo’s Black community. Ten people were killed and three were wounded in the...


Community

Proposed zoning law to restrict Binghamton student housing

On July 19, Binghamton Mayor Jared Kraham announced a zoning law proposal to curb student housing. The law would prohibit groups of four or more college students from living in the city’s...


Community

BU hosts planting of Three Sisters garden

On Wednesday, Binghamton University hosted a ceremonial planting of the Three Sisters in the Science I courtyard. Several individuals spoke prior to the planting ceremony in a speaker series held in the...


Community

Following arrests of owners, two Downtown restaurants vote to close permanently

The owners of Dos Rios Cantina and The Colonial have voted to close their businesses. The decision comes after a months-long police investigation into allegations of sexual assault and druggings, that has...


Politics

New York state redistricting maps to be redrawn

The New York state redistricting process may have an impact on students this fall. Last week, a NYS Court of Appeals judge ruled that the state’s new congressional and senate district maps...


Community

Watershed study center hosts inaugural EcoBlitz event

Binghamton University held its first annual EcoBlitz last Friday, hosted by the Center for Integrated Watershed Studies (CIWS). The event was organized by Carmela Buono, a doctoral candidate studying biological sciences, and...


Community

Community members come together for middle schooler killed in East Side shooting

Binghamton community members have come together to express support for the 12-year-old victim of a recent shooting. On Thursday at 10:09 p.m., the Binghamton Police Department (BPD) responded to a report of...


Community

BU proposal seeks $100 million grant

Binghamton University is a finalist to receive $100 million in funding for a battery production initiative. Part of the Build Back Better Act, the $100 million is part of a total of...


Community

Broome County enters "high level" of COVID-19 transmission

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated Broome County as having a high level of community risk for COVID-19 transmission. As of April 24, the seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate...


Community

Plans for new Visions bank on State Street underway

In the coming years, easy access to cash downtown may become available for Binghamton University students. A new development is currently being planned on Court Street, and it could include a new...


Community

Record-breaking snowfall causes widespread power outages

A record-breaking snowfall saw Binghamton University cancel in-person classes on Tuesday, with power outages also reported across Broome County. Beginning Monday night and continuing into early Tuesday morning, Broome County saw over...