Off-Campus News

LOFTS@JC open near new BU Health Sciences campus

LOFTS@JC, a new apartment complex created to service students and staff at Binghamton University, has opened its doors in Johnson City. Located at 128 Grand Ave., LOFTS@JC is within walking distance of...


Off-Campus News

Off-campus students face COVID-19 testing difficulties

While COVID-19 testing at Binghamton University has expanded to offer more tests for students both on and off-campus, some students living off campus this semester have encountered difficulties when attempting to get...


Off-Campus News

BU initiates after-school archaeology program for local middle schoolers

Binghamton University is initiating an archaeology after-school program for local middle schoolers in an effort to pique interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related fields among young learners. Funded by a...


Off-Campus News

Binghamton mayor enacts law to curb underage drinking

On July 17, Binghamton Mayor Rich David announced a “social host” ordinance law to enact penalties during situations of underage drinking. The law states that a host of a social gathering where...


Off-Campus News

'I do not want murder in Binghamton': Hundreds of Binghamton community members protest police brutality

On Sunday afternoon, hundreds of people marched in Downtown Binghamton to voice their frustration over the killing of George Floyd, 46, at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On...


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Lost Dog Cafe to host first 'Science Pub' on Tuesday

The usual conversation at Lost Dog Cafe is probably not filled with talk of amphibians and ecology, but on Tuesday night those topics will be the spotlight. The bar and restaurant is...


Politics

BU students protest Gov. Cuomo's veto of SWEAT Bill

Binghamton University students took a stand on Thursday in an effort to curb wage theft after Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed the Securing Wages Earned Against Theft (SWEAT) Bill on Jan. 1. Students...


Off-Campus News

'Empowering our communities': PLOT hosts bystander training session

In the past few years, the city of Binghamton has witnessed public uproar regarding allegations of the local police department abusing its power. In response, Progressive Leaders Of Tomorrow (PLOT) created bystander...


Off-Campus News

Gov. Cuomo expands Excelsior Scholarship

More New York state students may receive college tuition help based on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent proposal to expand the Excelsior Scholarship. The proposal was announced during Cuomo’s 2020 State of the...


Politics

BU alum testifies in Trump impeachment inquiry

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, ‘98, appeared voluntarily under congressional subpoena on Tuesday to tell impeachment inquiry investigators on Capitol Hill the details of a July phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump...