Columns

Is Joe Biden really the right choice for America?

Former senator and vice president Joe Biden has been taking steps to join the 2020 presidential race. Although he has not yet formally announced his intent to run for office, there has...


Columns

Editorial: No. 1 in academics, no. 2 in civil rights violations

According to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR), Binghamton University has the second-highest number of civil rights violations and corrective changes of all the schools in the State...


Columns

Netanyahu’s new plans for Israel are dangerous

On April 9, Israel held its general elections, also known as the Knesset elections. Held every four years, these elections are very significant. They can signal the end or beginning of a...


Letters

Letter to the Editor: Regarding the GSO elections

Dear fellow graduate students, The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Executive Board and I want to take a moment to inform you of the outcome of the elections for the 2019-2020 academic year,...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Six days without a statement

After Shakeel Khan was fatally shot in Johnson City on March 30, the Binghamton University administration remained silent about his murder until April 5. Khan, who was Muslim, was shot multiple times...


Columns

Recognizing the benefits of socialism

Socialism has long been a subject of much taboo here in the United States. Following World War II, the world plunged into a gloomy era marked by the beginning of the Cold...


Columns

Buying local is the way to go

To me, farmers markets are a haven of delicious smells, of community, of adventure for your taste buds — in some cases, a terrifying plummet down a spicy hole of terror that...


Columns

The Electoral College must be abolished

Recently, Jeff Merkley (D-OR) announced legislation that would amend the Constitution to abolish the Electoral College system as we know it, and in turn would change presidential elections to be decided by...


Columns

Politicians should stop making excuses for their defeats

Last month, for a few brief moments, the American political commentariat was engaged in debate and discussion around the comments made by freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. In response to a tweet by...


Columns

Students of color deserve to feel protected by their university

Many Binghamton University students are outraged as a result of the University’s response, or lack thereof, to the shooting of local restaurant owner Shakeel Khan. Khan was shot at approximately 10 p.m....


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Remembering the Binghamton ACA shooting

Ten years ago, the Binghamton American Civic Association was the site of New York state’s deadliest mass shooting. Jiverly Wong, a naturalized American citizen from Vietnam, opened fire in a classroom in...