Student Association

Student Association implements new policy on OCCT advertisements

Groups unaffiliated with Binghamton University will now face difficulties advertising on Off Campus College Transport (OCCT) buses, following a change in policy from the Student Association (SA). The change in OCCT’s advertisement...


Campus News

BU professor publishes essay on American slave auctions in The New York Times

On the 400th anniversary of the first presence of African slaves in colonial Virginia, The New York Times published “The 1619 Project,” a compilation of essays related to American slavery. When the...


Campus News

UPD warns against rise of phishing scams at BU

Online scams are nothing new on the Binghamton University campus, but recently, scammers have been amping up their efforts. Faculty, staff and students have fallen victim to fraudulent promises of earning more...


Campus News

Stenger hints at another donation from anonymous baseball donor

At Friday’s Binghamton University Council meeting, BU President Harvey Stenger asserted that the recent $60 million baseball complex donation includes provisions currently unknown to students, suggesting that another announcement is soon to...


Campus News

Truth Pharm hosts 10-week talking series on substance use disorder

A local organization is exploring substance use disorder and teaching people how to fight against it with “Clearing the Confusion,” a new 10-week series. The series will be hosted by Truth Pharm,...


Campus News

Cyntoia Brown visits campus as keynote speaker for Black History Month events

At the age of 16, Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to life in prison for shooting a man who threatened her life. On Friday evening, six months after receiving clemency and 15 years...


Campus News

Plans for library collections relocation to be adjusted

Renovations to the third floor of the Glenn G. Bartle Library are expected to begin in July 2021, raising concerns about the relocation of the books the floor currently holds. The third-floor...


Campus News

BU launches social media initiative to promote school pride

At Binghamton University, it now pays to have school pride, as BU recently launched a social media program that gives prizes to those who share the University’s media posts. The new initiative,...


Campus News

SA elections see uncontested ballots

The 2020 Student Association (SA) E-Board elections attracted fewer candidates than usual, with none of the six positions being contested. SA elections are set to take place on March 17, when students...


TEDxBinghamton University

TEDxBinghamtonUniversity to present 10th-annual event

Preparation for the 10th-annual TEDxBinghamtonUniversity event is underway to “unearth” new “ideas worth spreading” for students and faculty members alike. The TEDxBinghamtonUniversity event is structured after the original Technology, Entertainment and Design...


Campus News

Student activity fee up for vote

While Student Association (SA) E-Board and Binghamton University Council elections are approaching, they will not be the only topics up for a vote on the March 17 ballot, as they will be...


Science & Research

Koffman Southern Tier Incubator hosts Women Innovators and Entrepreneurship Ideation Workshop

There has been a big push in recent years to advance women in scientific fields, but on Wednesday evening, a workshop aimed to tackle a different issue — turning women’s scientific ideas...


Campus News

Campus celebrates National Engineers Week

Students, faculty and alumni, along with professional engineers from Broome County and neighboring counties, gathered at the Holiday Inn in Downtown Binghamton on Tuesday for the annual Engineers Week Dinner, which was...


Police Watch

Police Watch: February 17, 2020

The following accounts were provided by Investigator Mark Silverio of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. “I just want my money back” TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m. — A 17-year-old male reported...


Campus News

Binghamton City Council to establish new intern procedures following Livingston investigation

Following a four-month-long investigation, investigators are recommending changes to the Binghamton City Council’s internship guidelines. The investigation into former Binghamton City Council member Dan Livingston found that he did not violate any...