Guest Columns

Why was there the Civil War?

President Donald Trump recently pondered the history of our nation in an interview with the Washington Examiner. He wondered, “Why was there the Civil War? Why could that one not have been...


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Letter to the editor: How we make our students safer

Like all my fellow students, I find off-campus safety to be a big deal. We want to reside in and interact with the community without fear, and that should be encouraged. So...


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Letter to the editor: Students seeking change should take advantage of resources at the Center for Civic Engagement

I have noticed several Pipe Dream articles recently that touch on the importance of civic engagement, and in particular, the value of expressing one’s views to one’s elected officials. I admire the...


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Automation threatens on-campus jobs

As ridiculous as it sounds, the ordering kiosks in the Marketplace for SubConnection frighten me. No, I have no illusions that anytime soon, artificial intelligence will rise and conquer the human species....


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Finding justice for Jason Greene

I personally did not know Jason Greene, in fact, I don’t even think I ever spoke one word to him, but that shouldn’t matter. In November of 2015, Greene, a fellow student,...


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Guest column: The art of anti-stimulation

I began to notice this year that I would wake up more tired than when I had gone to bed. Most nights I would constantly wake up throughout the night. For days...


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Guest column: Fortifying religious unity at Binghamton

On March 1, Binghamton University’s Zionist Organization held its fourth annual ZED Talk event, an imitation of TED Talks geared toward Zionist education and discussion. Among the four speakers present were BU...


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Operation Prevent a bust

Over the summer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Operation Prevent, a program aimed to curb underage drinking, which, according to syracuse.com, has been used to arrest 33 minors in the Cortland and Albany...


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The fight for Peace Studies

For the past four years, I have been working relentlessly to establish a peace studies minor at Binghamton University. In 2013, I created a proposal for the minor, which would combine peace...


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Voices: Visiting assistant professor Lubna Omar, a Syrian archaeologist, has been on the run for five years

Where to go after the ban? This was one of the haunting questions that started to pester in the back of my mind after the chaotic weekend caused by the executive order...