Staff Editorials

Editorial: A lonely ballot

On March 17, Binghamton University students will see fewer options than usual on their ballots when they vote in the 2020 Student Association (SA) E-Board election. Each of the six open positions...


Columns

Marvel's superhero blockbusters do not classify as true cinema

Earning 10 nominations at the 73rd British Academy Film Awards and five nominations at the 77th Golden Globe Awards, Martin Scorsese’s star-studded film “The Irishman” hoped to add an Oscar to its...


Columns

The traditional eight-hour workday is detrimental to employees' productivity

There’s something to be said about the current eight-hour employment routine; it’s a workday time frame so uniformly shared among employers that the term “9-to-5” has established itself within our vocabulary. After...


Columns

To fight climate change, we must rethink our relationship with nature

In the past year, wildfires across the globe have covered the front pages of our newspapers. With devastating losses in the Amazon rainforest, Australia, California and other areas, newspapers have continuously broken...


Columns

Being a Shabbat-observant Jew breaks the mold of a typical Generation Zer

Arguably, the most commonly said statement about young adults today is that we need everything — now. We crave immediacy. We text in shorthand to get the message out as fast as...


Columns

The U.S. government plays a powerful role in the spread of pseudoscience

The American public’s mistrust in the principles of science has seen a large resurgence in recent years. The belief in pseudoscientific assumptions, those not tested in concordance with scientific theory, has been...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Don’t strike out, BU

On Feb. 11, Binghamton University received a $60 million donation to build a state-of-the-art baseball stadium, the largest donation in BU’s history. The new sports complex, which is expected to be complete...


Columns

Capitalism limits one's ability to choose where they live and work

A 2019 American Payroll Association survey found that more than 74 percent of Americans who earn a paycheck find themselves financially dependent on their next immediate check. This cannot be explained by...


Guest Columns

Letter to the Editor: Statement from DIVEST BING

Editor’s note: This letter to the editor was written by members of DIVEST BING. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, several members of DIVEST BING attended the Bearcats’ basketball game to express our discontent...


Columns

Bloomberg shouldn't receive special treatment in Democratic primaries

With the Iowa Democratic caucuses and the New Hampshire Democratic primary behind us, one candidate appears to be rising in the polls faster than any other. Former New York City mayor and...


Columns

'Fast fashion' is an exceedingly harmful branch of the clothing industry

I receive what seems like 100 emails a week from online clothing stores like boohoo, H&M and ROMWE, not to mention the ads that are always popping up on my Instagram feed....