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Student group protests Sodexo supplier

Students Organizing Against Reynolds (SOAR) picketed outside of the Couper Administration Building on Thursday to protest the use of Reynolds Consumer Products in dining halls and demand President Harvey Stenger to ban...


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BU moves up in national college rankings

As this year’s college rankings roll in, Binghamton University has been featured on many lists and highlighted for its value, caliber and quality of education. U.S. News and World Report ranked BU...


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BU implements 23 proposals to create healthier campus

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the city of Binghamton is ranked as the third most obese city in the United States, after Memphis, Tennessee and Shreveport, Louisiana....


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Hand, Foot and Mouth disease diagnosed on campus

The Decker Student Health Services Center has reported seven cases of hand, foot and mouth disease since last Thursday. The highly contagious viral infection is common in children, but adults who previously...


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Annual Job Fair attracts over 2.4K attendees

More than 120 companies crowded the Events Center Thursday afternoon to speak with and recruit Binghamton University students. The Job and Internship Fair, which attracts employers from across the country such as...


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Students get into fight off-campus

Two Binghamton University students and multiple members of the Chi Phi fraternity got into a physical altercation late Friday night. One student went to the hospital, but nobody was critically injured in the...


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BU teams up with university in Colombia to start bilingual journal

Binghamton University has partnered with EAFIT Colombia, a university located in the city of Medellín, to create an online bilingual journal. Gobernar: The Journal of Latin American Public Policy and Governance will...


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Former chair of Africana studies and distinguished professor dies

Isidore Okpewho, a distinguished professor at Binghamton University and the former chair of the Africana studies department, died on Sunday, Sept. 4 of a stroke. He was 74 years old. Okpewho graduated...


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Binghamton University Council holds first meeting of academic year

The academic year’s first meeting of the Binghamton University Council occurred the morning of Friday, Sept. 16. The BU Council is a group of 10 members, consisting of nine members that are...


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New Subway and Starbucks hold grand opening celebration

Free pumpkin bread, lemon pound cake and coffee attracted hundreds to the lower level of the Hinman Dining Hall Saturday afternoon for the official grand opening of the new Subway and Starbucks...


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CCE encourages students to vote locally

Gearing up for the presidential election, the Center for Civic Engagement’s (CCE) Vote Everywhere ambassadors have been helping students get registered to vote. Vote Everywhere, a nationwide program focused on increasing voter...


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Local County Executive candidate speaks at BU, unveils student-made platform

Local politics are finding their way onto Binghamton University’s campus as Jason Garnar, a candidate for county executive, unveiled a new student-made political platform on Friday afternoon. Approximately 40 students gathered outside...


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SUNY adopts nationwide ‘Ban the Box’ initiative

The SUNY system has voted to “Ban the Box” on student applications, meaning applicants are no longer required to disclose their criminal history when applying to any of SUNY’s 64 campuses. The...


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Chick-N-Bap finds permanent home in Marketplace

In fall 2013, a senior at Binghamton University experimented with different recipes for chicken over rice until he found the right one. Three years later, Chick-N-Bap has become one of the most...


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Charles Drew Minority Pre-Health Society hosts mental health awareness forum

The Charles Drew Minority Pre-Health Society, in collaboration with several multicultural organizations, hosted a student-led discussion on the topic of mental health in the minority community as part of their Charles Drew...


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BU administration discourages selling class notes online

On Sept. 1, Binghamton University Provost Donald Nieman sent out a message to the student body concerning the purchasing of class notes from online sources, such as OneClass, Course Hero and StudyBlue....