Columns

'Dupe' trend contributes to makeup overconsumption

The recent “dupe” trend, in which TikTok users compare high-end products to similar drugstore products, has taken over the platform. Just about everything has been “duped” — basic white socks, perfumes and...


Columns

Hakeem Jeffries’ election weakened the Democratic Party

After securing enough votes in November, Hakeem Jeffries is now the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives. Jeffries, a longtime ally of Nancy Pelosi, has long been an outspoken advocate against...


Columns

Israel’s far-right government proves disastrous for Palestinians

Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn in as Prime Minister on Dec. 29, 2022, for the third time, having held the office previously between 1996 and 1999 and between 2009 and 2021. Having consistently...


Columns

U.S. should punish those who commit crimes based upon future consequences

Our country’s system of punishment is inhumane. A democratic country is supposedly made up of individual citizens who are, as citizens, treated like living beings above the status of robots or animals....


Columns

Capitalism undervalues passion

We are taught to think rationally and to explain ourselves using rationality. Although rational thinking has its place, it is often emphasized at the expense of passion. Using emotion to dictate our...


Opinions

Why did you join Pipe Dream?

Pipe Dream is having general interest meetings (GIMs) this Wednesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. in UUWB03. Here, some of our staff share why they decided to join Pipe Dream. We hope...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Fall 2022 Report Card

Administration: B- It’s largely been a controversy-free semester from Binghamton University’s administration, or at least closer to one than before. A great deal of the news has been positive. This started fairly...


Senior Columns

Earn a black belt with your degree

Not many students know about Binghamton University’s opportunity to earn a black belt alongside their degree. Your first college experience is an exciting time. Students build lasting and fleeting friend groups, receive...


Senior Columns

"Feed the hungry ghost"

You deserve good things. In such a suddenly changing, comparative world, we often forget this. What makes it all worse is when we get trapped, reminded only of our worst moments and...


Opinions

Student misconduct on Late Nite buses is indicative of larger social unrest

For two weekends in a row this September, the Binghamton University Student Association shut down its Late Nite Off-Campus College Transport (OCCT) service, which offers nighttime transportation between campus and the Downtown...


Opinions

Mike Pence helped bring about Jan. 6 insurrection

On Jan. 6, 2021, far-right insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol Building. Sporting “Make America Great Again” — or MAGA — hats and Confederate and Gadsden flags, they made clear that their aim...