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LUMA festival to return to Downtown Binghamton

On Friday, September 2, the LUMA Projection Arts Festival is returning to light up the streets of Downtown Binghamton. Last year, over 25,000 people attended the first LUMA Festival on State Street....


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City of Binghamton police to crack down on underage drinking

Students heading to Downtown Binghamton this semester may notice an increase in police presence, especially around and inside popular bars. According to Binghamton Police Chief (BPD) Joseph Zikuski, efforts to prevent underage...


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With dorm renovations and Marketplace additions, BU expands options for students

While students were home for the summer, Binghamton University Physical Facilities was working to renovate buildings on campus, and construction is still ongoing as Sodexo dining services adds more food options. The...


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Binghamton Police to increase patrols as students move in

As students return to school and the semester begins, Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski encouraged those living in Downtown Binghamton, on the West Side or in other parts of the city to...


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Binghamton University partners with Corning Community College to expedite transfer process

SUNY Corning Community College (CCC) and Binghamton University have partnered to create a new program called Binghamton Express, which will allow students to transfer from CCC directly to BU after meeting requirements....


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"#StopWhitePeople2K16" RA training event causes controversy

A one-time residential assistant (RA) training session focused on discrimination and tolerance, titled “#StopWhitePeople2K16,” has garnered national attention recently. RA training happens annually, and is a requirement for all Binghamton University RAs....


Science & Research

BU professor invents 'origami' batteries

A Binghamton University professor has been attracting attention from the science community for his innovative battery design, which is shaped like a ninja star and helps preserve energy. Sean Choi, an assistant...


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Binghamton now home to largest fully-accessible park in NYS

The city of Binghamton is now home to OurSpace Park, the largest fully accessible, multi-generational playground in the state of New York. Located at Recreation Park on Beethoven Street, OurSpace opened its...


Student Association

Student Association E-Board begins planning for fall semester

Months before the student body returns to campus, the Binghamton University Student Association (SA) executive board has begun planning for fall 2016. This coming academic year Nicholas Ferrara will be president, Raaga...


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LGBTQ center to open at Binghamton University in Fall 2016

This upcoming fall semester, Binghamton University will open its first LGBTQ Center, and the staff has already gotten to work planning events and activities for the academic year. On April 1, Kelly...


Community

BU assault survivor speaks out to spread awareness

Redgate said that for those who might have gone through something similar, a key to moving forward is not being afraid to reach out to others for support. ...


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Sodexo receives health violations across campus

Binghamton University Dining Services, operated by Sodexo, is subjected to regular health inspections by the New York State Department of Health (DOH). During the last inspection of the Marketplace, which took place...


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Pipe Dream survey shows high rate of prescription drug use on campus

Faced with increased workloads towards the end of the semester, some students may be inclined to use study drugs to aid with writing late-night essays and studying for tests. Adderall, Ritalin and...


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Harpur faculty members receive recognition from students

For the first time ever, Binghamton University’s Harpur College of Arts and Sciences honored its professors entirely on the basis of student nominations and votes. The winners of this year’s Harpur College...


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EOP receives $40K from Binghamton community member CEO of Upstate Shredding,

As a lifelong resident of Binghamton, Adam Weitsman has seen Binghamton University benefit the local area. As a way to return that favor, he donated $40,000 toward BU’s Equal Opportunity Program (EOP)....


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Steven Ortiz delivers his “last lecture”

If you were given the opportunity to give a lecture to students as if it were your last, what would you say? This year, Binghamton University history professor Stephen Ortiz rose to...