Guest Columns

Twitch has become an unlikely platform for political discourse

Are Twitch livestreamers legitimate political commentators? Although the platform began as a setting to watch gamers play, Twitch has increasingly varied its content. Cooking, day-to-day activities, webcam models and political commentaries are...


Guest Columns

Alumni column: Don’t spurn the joy of now for future career worries

“What do you want to be when you’re older?” That’s always the question asked when we’re kids on the playground, then teenagers in high school halls and finally young adults in lectures...


Guest Columns

Jewish populations are more diverse than many believe

The Farhud was a violent pogrom and massacre waged against the Jews of Iraq in 1941, in which about 180 Jews were murdered and many more injured. Raging during the Jewish holiday...


Guest Columns

In response to Eleanor Gully's Nov. 16 column

On Nov. 16, Pipe Dream published a column proposing the abolition of the U.S. Senate. Its author predicated this radical suggestion on the basis that the Senate, with its two senators per...


Guest Columns

Republicans must expand their support by investing in diverse candidates

Looking at the results of the presidential election on their own, it appears as though the Republican Party did not do well this cycle. President Donald Trump lost his bid for reelection,...


Guest Columns

Embrace your role in history and vote

In 1989, I was 10 years old and playing in the backyard of my home in Austin, Texas, when my father called me to come inside. He pointed to the couch in...


Guest Columns

Avoiding an outbreak is everybody's responsibility

Just about half a year ago, Binghamton University students were sent home as a new virus came to the United States. We had heard of its effects in China and Italy, among...


Guest Columns

My experiences show that BU is no exception when it comes to discrimination against women in STEM

In my first few weeks majoring in systems science and industrial engineering (SSIE) at Binghamton University, my professor looked me over and told me I’d be better at sucking lollipops than I’d...


Guest Columns

Letter to the Editor: Statement from the Vice President for Academic Affairs

On March 11, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all SUNY and CUNY schools must transition to distance learning models by this coming Thursday. Binghamton University approved its own COVID-19 response plan —...


Guest Columns

The coronavirus won't destroy the stock market — and it's important to know why

Most college students may not have any interest in the stock market, but the coronavirus presents a rare opportunity to start learning about how stocks can play a role in post-grad life....