Staff Editorials

Editorial: SOM or SOL

If you went to the Fall Job and Internship Fair last week, you may have experienced the indomitable pleasure of waiting in multiple lines in the Events Center for long periods of...


Letters

Letter to the editor: coalition of student organizations to protest discrimination within criminal justice system

To Whom It May Concern: The concerned students of Binghamton University have decided to stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters who have been victims of police brutality. We plan to...


Columns

Do 'All Lives Matter'?

Back in 2013, the world closely watched the State of Florida versus George Zimmerman case, a trial that ultimately resulted in Zimmerman’s acquittal for the murder of 17-year-old African American teen Trayvon...


Columns

Finding the point

When I first heard about Colin Kaepernick’s statement in regards to his decision to sit during the national anthem, I applauded him. I found beauty in his decision to protest an anthem...


Columns

Young liberals must put aside grievances and vote for Hillary

If you’re a young liberal or a former Bernie Sanders supporter and you aren’t voting for Hillary Clinton, you’re fooling yourself. And there are a lot of you out there; for voters...


Columns

College nutritional practices are too often ignored

The importance of nutrition is far too often minimized in college for understandable reasons: students are busy, constantly on-the-go and it can be difficult to sit down and eat a meal when...


Columns

The 'adulting' mentality is harmful to millennials

When do we become adults? In the eyes of the church, I became an adult at 13, still donning braces and a Panic! At The Disco shirt. Legal definitions of adulthood vary...


Guest Columns

Text messaging enables meaningful, creative communication

Unconventional forms of text messaging are often looked down upon, satirized and mocked by popular media. The medium is portrayed as encouraging incorrect grammar and spellings, and degrading the English language for...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Thinking outside the box

Last week, the SUNY Board of Trustees voted to “Ban the Box,” meaning public colleges and universities in New York state will no longer require applicants to declare felony convictions prior to...


Columns

Foreign film provides unique perspective to modern viewers

In the past, if you wanted to watch a foreign film you would have to go to an art house cinema or peruse a relatively small section in the local video store....


Columns

University's tobacco-free policy is a step in the wrong direction

On Aug. 1, 2017, Binghamton University will officially become a tobacco-free campus. An initiative started by the SUNY system, BU will join 70 percent of other SUNY schools that have some level...


Columns

Embrace photography as a storytelling medium

Photography can convey messages that words cannot. As a revolutionary universal tool, photography has the incredible opportunity to affect society in ways that are yet to be discovered. People are able to...


Columns

Sensitivity is positive trait, should not be stigmatized

Those who have heightened emotions and are highly sensitive people are often taught to view their mind as something to be afraid of. The stigmatized lenses around them are characterized by behaviors...


Columns

Hillary Clinton's foreign policy is a major scar on her campaign

As the presidential election draws near, election issues are taking center stage. It is my opinion that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should be the next president of the United States,...