Staff Editorials

Editorial: Just a taste of what's to come

Feeling disoriented during orientation? Don’t worry, everyone is. College orientation is a fast-paced, action-packed adventure full of laughter and anxiety for all, but it’s important to remember that it isn’t the whole...


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Spring 2019 Report Card

Administration: C+ The Editorial Board is always pretty critical of the administration, and this semester is no different. We understand that administrators are busy navigating the budget crisis the University is facing,...


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Editorial: Out of Line

Spring Fling is one of, if not the most, anticipated Student Association (SA)-sponsored events on campus every spring semester. Annually, the SA hosts a myriad of activities from carnival food to rides...


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Editorial: Where are the women?

In the past five years, Binghamton University has not chosen a female headliner for either Spring Fling or fall concert. This year’s Spring Fling, like the many that have come before it,...


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Editorial: #SaveStudentNewsrooms

On April 25, more than 100 student publications are set to publish editorials about the difficulty of maintaining independence and the struggles that come with it. Organized by the University of Florida’s...


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Editorial: Six days without a statement

After Shakeel Khan was fatally shot in Johnson City on March 30, the Binghamton University administration remained silent about his murder until April 5. Khan, who was Muslim, was shot multiple times...


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Editorial: Remembering the Binghamton ACA shooting

Ten years ago, the Binghamton American Civic Association was the site of New York state’s deadliest mass shooting. Jiverly Wong, a naturalized American citizen from Vietnam, opened fire in a classroom in...


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Editorial: Why did only 2,000 BU students vote in this year's Student Association elections?

In the Student Association (SA) elections for the 2019-20 academic year, voter turnout decreased by almost 800 people from last year. This year, just 2,062 students voted for their SA representatives. Considering...


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2019-20 Student Association candidate endorsements

President — Emma Ross Next week, Binghamton University’s undergraduate population will vote for one of three candidates for president of the Student Association (SA). It’s a position that is not as clearly...


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Editorial: What are we paying for?

By next year, the fees Binghamton University students must pay in addition to their tuition will have increased by $76 over three years. Though this fee increase does not seem particularly steep...


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Editorial: Are four job fairs better than one?

In a change from previous years, Binghamton University’s Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development will hold four separate, industry-specific job and internship fairs this spring. BU typically conducts one large Job...