Campus News

'That group to call my home': Panhellenic Rush Week kicks off at BU

Wearing matching gray T-shirts that read “Panhellenic Council,” Maddy Gold, Alexandra Daily and Amanda-Jo Currao joined 400 other students in Old Union Hall on Saturday morning. As the first day of rush...


Campus News

Women's Student Union criticizes pro-life advertisements on OCCT buses

An advertisement on Off Campus College Transport (OCCT) buses ignited controversy last week after the Women’s Student Union (WSU) spoke out against a flyer advertising the Binghamton chapter of Birthright, a national...


Campus News

Flu hits campus, but BU sees less cases than in previous years

Multiple cases of the flu have recently hit campus, according to a Dateline announcement from Feb. 8. However, the illness is seeing fewer victims than usual, renewing discussions on the importance of...


Campus News

Parents Leadership Council serves as advisory board to University offices, helps parents connect with campus life

Binghamton University students can get involved in campus life through student groups, events, student government and activism, but their parents face less-defined paths to forming connections with the campus. That’s where the...


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BU chapter of March for Our Lives remembers one-year anniversary of Parkland shooting

In remembrance of the one-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, Binghamton University students held a vigil on the Peace Quad on Thursday evening. Organized by...


Student Association

Student Association Elections 2019-20: Announcing the candidates

On March 12, Binghamton University students will vote in six different races to determine who earns a seat in the University’s Student Association next year. Voters will also elect a student representative...


Campus News

Industry-specific fairs to replace spring job and internship fair

Students seeking jobs and internships can expect to see several industry-specific events in place of the traditional, large-scale fair this spring. In previous semesters, the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development...


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Students establish Girls Who Code chapter at Binghamton University

When engineering students Kasey Hill, Caitlin Hall and Fiona Liang noticed there was no club in Binghamton that could introduce coding to the next generation of female students, they decided to form...


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Proposed state budget cuts could hurt Educational Opportunity Program

In 2018, Binghamton University provided Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) enrollment to 140 freshmen, according to SUNY records. Now, the program is in danger of seeing budget cuts. The proposed state budget would...


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Binghamton Association of Mixed Students, Powerful United Ladies Striving to Elevate host workshop on interracial dating

In the days leading up to Valentine’s Day, the Binghamton Association of Mixed Students (BAMS) and Powerful United Ladies Striving to Elevate (PULSE) collaborated to host a discussion on the cultural differences...


Science & Research

History professor nominated for Lincoln Prize

Diane Miller Sommerville, an associate professor of history at Binghamton University, has written millions of words on America’s bloodiest war. But this time around, her book, “Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering...


Campus News

'Healthy Relationships 101' aims to inform, educate students on avoiding abuse

With Valentine’s Day in full swing, the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) held a workshop on Monday to teach students how to avoid abusive relationships and build healthy ones. The event was organized...


Police Watch

Police Watch: February 14, 2019

The following reports were provided by Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Speeding while suspended FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 1:57 p.m. — An officer traveling on West Access Road...


Campus News

Why do establishment Democrats railroad progressives?

Following the 2018 midterm elections, many people celebrated the diversity of representatives elected to Congress — a record number of women including the first Muslim women, the first Native American women and...