Campus News

Binge drinking among BU students can pose dangers, researchers say

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), when an individual consumes enough alcohol to reach the legal intoxication level of .08 percent in a two-hour period, they are...


Campus News

'Extra cash': Despite the risks, some students deal illicit drugs on campus

Textbooks. School supplies. Meal plans. Student loans. Cab rides. These are just some of the bills that the average college student must pay, and for some, they are a stress that is...


Campus News

For those caught with drugs at BU, consequences depend on a variety of factors

In the 2017-18 calendar year, there were 103 drug arrests on campus and 197 Student Conduct referrals for drug violations, according to Binghamton University’s annual security and fire report. But what happens...


Community

As Broome County sees high number of opioid deaths, experts stress caution

On March 27, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar declared a state of emergency in response to the high number of drug-related deaths in the month of March, with six fatalities occurring within...


Campus News

Campus, local law enforcement prepare for possible legalization of marijuana

More than 80 percent of respondents to Pipe Dream’s drug survey said they supported the legalization of marijuana in New York state, and as state lawmakers appear to inch closer to eventually...


Campus News

Students gamble, place bets at 42nd-annual Casino-in-the-Woods

Binghamton University students gathered inside the College-in-the-Woods Dining Hall on Saturday night to gamble — the one night of the year they can do so on campus. Transforming into a real, licensed...


Campus News

Annual safety report sees decline in crime on campus

At the third Binghamton University Council meeting of the academic year on Friday, BU’s annual security and safety report revealed that there were 1,290 crime incidents reported by BU’s New York State...


Campus News

She's the First raises money with second annual 5K

With the goal of increasing access to education for women in low-income countries, She’s the First held its second-annual 5K run on Saturday morning at Old Dickinson Field. She’s the First, a...


Community

Students, alumni volunteer at nine local sites for Global Day of Service

As part of the Global Day of Service, students, alumni, staff and residents of the Binghamton community demonstrated the collective power of volunteerism in more than 70 projects in three countries. The...


Campus News

Harpur College, SA launch crash course series to give students technical skills

On Sunday, more than 20 students met in the Zurack Center in the Glenn G. Bartle Library for a Harpur Crash Course workshop called “Connecting with Audiences in the Social Media Era,”...


Community

Students rally to empower women, spread awareness of domestic violence

Leading more than 50 people on a march through Downtown Binghamton on Friday night, the Women’s Student Union (WSU) held their seventh-annual “Take Back the Night” rally at Atomic Tom’s. “Take Back...


Campus News

LGBTQ students hold silent protest on the Spine

While some students were walking to class, five students wearing black surgical masks stood in silence on the Spine, holding posters and notes as part of the Q Center’s Day of Silence...


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Binghamton University Bees holds presentation featuring local beekeepers

The Binghamton University Bees held a presentation on Monday with local beekeepers to educate students on the recent decline in bees worldwide, how bees impact the environment and how beekeeping helps combat...


Police Watch

Police Watch: April 14, 2019

The following reports were provided by Investigator Mark Silverio of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Check the email MONDAY, April 8, 3:00 p.m. — Officers responded to Science IV to meet...


Campus News

Large pipe blockage causes leaks in University Union West

Due to a large sanitary backup in the University Union, multiple student organizations were affected by leaks in their offices on Saturday afternoon. According to Michael Kukawa, director of operations and construction...