Campus News

UPDATING: Student dies off campus

A Binghamton University freshman died off campus on Saturday, March 18. Nineteen-year-old Conor Donnelly was from Pearl River, New York. The Binghamton Police Department (BPD) responded to the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity...


Community

'Talk for Water' highlights environment crisis

Every year, approximately 3.6 million people worldwide die from water-borne diseases. To bring awareness to this crisis, approximately 60 Binghamton University students, faculty members and community members came together at a “Talk...


Community

Summit explores activism on campus

In an effort to bring student and community activists together, the Binghamton Progressive Leaders of Tomorrow — a local organization that advocates for social justice — hosted an activist summit on Wednesday...


Campus News

Shriber Lecture focuses on importance of activism

For nearly a month in 1977, the fourth floor of the San Francisco Federal Building was occupied by 150 people with varying disabilities in an effort to get a final signature on...


Community

Town hall discusses varying opinions on off-campus safety

Around 40 students attended the first town hall hosted by the Binghamton University Roosevelt Institute on Tuesday, the BU branch of a national political think tank, to discuss the safety of students...


Campus News

'You Defend It' hosts immigration debate

Immigration has become a hot topic across the country, and the conversation reached Binghamton University on March 19 when experts on immigration squared off for the third installment of the “You Defend...


Campus News

Students, community members raise over $11,000 at annual St. Baldrick's event

A crowd of Binghamton University students and local community members gathered at the Events Center on Monday to get their heads shaved in support of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, an international volunteer-powered...


Campus News

Physical facilities works overtime to clear snow after Winter Storm Stella

Last week, the Binghamton area received 31.3 inches of snowfall within a 24-hour period, courtesy of Winter Storm Stella. While students celebrated two consecutive days off from classes, Physical Facilities had all...


Police Watch

Police Watch: 3/20/17

Student gets in altercation with delivery driver Wednesday, March 15, 3:36 p.m. – — Officers responded to Delaware Hall of Newing College after receiving a report of a dispute between a delivery...


Campus News

'Voices of Muslim Women' explores importance of educating others on Islam

At a time when Muslims are facing rising tensions in the United States, Umm Fatima Amjad, a figure in the Binghamton Muslim community, discussed the importance of educating others about Islam. On...


Campus News

Brunch celebrates women at BU

In honor of Women’s History Month, over 75 students, faculty and staff gathered in Old Union Hall of Old University Union on Sunday for the first Women’s Empowerment Brunch, sponsored by Binghamton...


Science & Research

BU doctoral student develops program to predict terrorist attacks

A Binghamton University Ph.D. candidate has created a new framework that helps protect against and predict terrorist activity by identifying interconnected patterns in attacks. Salih Tutun, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate studying industrial...


Community

Winter Storm Stella causes two consecutive snow days

Students received two days off from classes this week thanks to a Binghamton University first — 31.1 inches of snowfall in a 24-hour period. The campus community was notified of Tuesday’s class...


Campus News

Attempted assault brinigs reporting procedures to light

On Monday, Feb. 27, every student at Binghamton University received a B-Line Addition in their email inboxes. The message detailed an attempted sexual assault that took place on campus and offered a...


Campus News

Donors celebrated during annual TAG Day

As campus reopens after the storm, students may notice more than snow covering the ground. Large green tags, placed in seemingly arbitrary locations across campus, have been put down to represent contributions...


Campus News

BU Libraries in process of collecting artifacts from local Women's March

More than 2,000 people participated in the Women’s March on Binghamton in January, alongside over 600 sister marches happening around the world. Now, Binghamton University Libraries is creating a collection of artifacts...