Opinions

Frozen embryos are not children

On Feb. 21, in a shocking ruling, the Alabama Supreme Court found that frozen embryos are to be considered children under the “Wrongful Death of a Minor Act.” This means that in-vitro...


Opinions

There's nothing wrong with starting to date later

Many people become embarrassed when they are not progressing through the dating stages as quickly as their peers. It causes them frustration or sadness and they may even begin to blame themselves...


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Realisitic visual styles in games are overrated

Video games are a compelling medium. They are home to some of the most unique and interesting stories ever told, although storytelling happens to be just one facet of video games. Gameplay,...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: When it comes to Gaza, Western media’s bias is clear

As the humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens and calls for a cease-fire grow continuously louder, we, as student-journalists, must confront two horrific truths. The first is painfully clear — the Israeli military...


Opinions

Activist billionaires have too much influence over academic institutions

In a recent column, I discussed the need for closer ties between everyone in the Binghamton University community. The division that Binghamton experienced last fall was not a unique phenomenon in American...


Opinions

Dear Doris

Dear Doris, How Do I Start a Business? The first thing you have to do is learn how to spell business. This is a crucial first step. The second step is to...


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Binghamton's potential as a city lies in redevelopment

When it comes to historical heritage, Binghamton and Broome County in general has a lot to offer. From its industrial origins born out of the major production plants to the arrival of...


Opinions

Apple's Vision Pro is a step forward with a mixed bag of features

On June 5 of last year, tech giant Apple announced their newest I.P. release since the Apple Watch in 2015. The highly anticipated and widely speculated device is a mixed reality headset...


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Marvel Cinematic Universe needs hail mary to save it

The first article I wrote for Pipe Dream was about the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It’s crazy how it’s been about a year since then. In that column, I wrote how the...


Opinions

An age cap is needed for politicians

This is an expansion of a point made by a previous column titled “Aging leaders should pass the baton.” The past presidential election featured two candidates — Donald Trump and Joseph Biden....


Opinions

The case for optimism in political discourse

I’m tired. I, along with the nearly six-in-10 American adults, feel that political conversation with those who have opposing views is “stressful and frustrating.” This number has been steadily climbing over the...


Opinions

Consumerism perpetuates the child labor crisis

When you hear the term “child labor,” do you picture America? The reality is that child labor is a pressing, local issue. The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) noted a 283 percent increase...


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Artists should be free to express themselves without pressure

I find it interesting when a piece of media garners controversy or negative attention. Now yes, there are certain cases in which art is made in a hateful way. That’s unfortunately a...