Campus News

Winter storm affects students' post-Thanksgiving travel plans

As Winter Storm Ezekiel blanketed much of upstate New York in snow, Binghamton University administrators and students made adjustments to arrive back on campus safely. Immediately after Thanksgiving, BU experienced its first...


Campus News

University conducts second controlled deer bowhunt in Nature Preserve

Binghamton University’s Nature Preserve closed for the second year in a row over Thanksgiving break as bowhunters came to campus to hunt deer in an effort to combat overpopulation in the area....


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TEDxBinghamtonUniversity announces 2020 student speaker

TEDxBinghamtonUniversity is returning for another year in March, and organizers have chosen its student speaker, who aims to explore stories people tell themselves about themselves in his talk. David Mathews, a sophomore...


Campus News

BU professor breaks Guinness World Record

The Guinness World Records now reserves two spots for a Binghamton University professor — first for ripping license plates, and now for bending metal spikes. William Clark has spent his life focusing...


Campus News

Glenn G. Bartle Library to undergo renovations starting in 2021

Part of the Glenn G. Bartle Library will undergo renovations starting in July 2021 to remove asbestos and perform extensive mechanical updates. Faculty leading the library’s third-floor renovation designs are considering student...


Science & Research

BU continues negotiations over science research resource

In the past, Binghamton University has been recognized for its achievements in research, but faculty and students could soon lose an important research tool — ScienceDirect. ScienceDirect is a subscription-based, online database...


Police Watch

Police Watch: December 5, 2019

The following accounts were provided by Investigator Mark Silverio of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Traffic stop FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 11:30 p.m. — Officers conducted a traffic stop on a speeding...


News

Can we depend on RateMyProfessors.com to help pick our classes?

I use RateMyProfessors.com obsessively. I came into Binghamton University as a freshman with absolutely no idea what I wanted to do. As an undeclared major, I knew that my first year would...


Community

Nine arrested during protest at Broome County Legislative Chambers against proposed law

Protests erupted in the Broome County Legislative Chamber on Thursday night as legislators met to vote on a law that would criminalize “annoying, alarming or threaten[ing] the personal safety of any emergency...


Community

Graduate student creates 'Community Meal Maps'

For community members looking to enjoy a free meal, a new resource is available. Ben Levine, a first-year graduate student studying geography, created a map of Binghamton and Johnson City with indicators...


Campus News

Students spend night outdoors to raise awareness of homelessness

Giving up their Friday night plans, some Binghamton University students chose to sleep outdoors this weekend in an effort to raise awareness of homelessness in the Binghamton area. The sixth-annual “Sleep Out”...


Campus News

Panel discussion aims to educate students on impacts of food sustainability

The Binghamton community rallied behind food sustainability on Friday night with a panel discussion consisting of experts and advocates from local and campus-affiliated organizations. The event was co-sponsored by two student groups,...


Community

Broome County sheriff opposes Bail Elimination Act, but local organizations voice support following jail deaths

The Broome County Jail will be seeing major changes when New York state implements the Bail Elimination Act on Jan. 1. The act aims to end monetary bail and pretrial incarceration for...


Police Watch

Police Watch: November 25, 2019

The following accounts were provided by Investigator Mark Silverio of Binghamton’s New York State University Police. Mixed dresses TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 8:24 p.m. — Officers responded to Delaware Hall of Newing College...


Campus News

University comes under fire as government officials, FIRE, right-wing news blogs make statements on First Amendment rights

As protests have erupted on Binghamton University’s campus, administrators and student leaders have been faced with questions about freedom of speech and expression. The University has come under fire from multiple government...