Orientation Issue

Welcome to Pipe Dream’s 2024 Orientation Issue! For student’s both old and new who want to learn more about Binghamton University, this issue is for you.

Our News section includes articles about the people, places, resources and dates to know and provides an overview of the eventful 2023-24 news cycle. The Arts & Culture section features fun off-campus activities and dorm room essentials for incoming students. Pipe Dream’s Sports staff awarded the best athletes and coaches, and our Executive Board has shared their advice for entering college in our Opinions section.

As the new academic year starts, we hope this issue provides guidance, support and reassurance about the year ahead.


Pipe Dream’s Stories of the Year

Major dates to know this semester

Campus resources to get familiar with

A scavenger hunt of key places at BU

Important people at BU

Hungry? A spotlight on campus dining halls

Arts & Culture

The do’s and don’ts of living with roommates

Off-campus activities to explore

Five dorm room essentials


Letter from the Editors: Our responsibility as student journalists

Tomorrow is chosen by you

Pipe Dream’s Words of Wisdom 2024


Stephanie Allen named Pipe Dream’s Coach of the Year

Lou DePrez chosen as Pipe Dream’s Male Athlete of the Year

Tsvetelina Ilieva selected as Pipe Dream’s Female Athlete of the Year