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Center for Civic Engagement encourages early voting to avoid crowds, expands voter engagement services

With less than two weeks before Election Day, Binghamton University students must decide whether to vote in person or to vote early and ensure their personal safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific...


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BU student organizations co-host virtual town hall with Rep. Anthony Brindisi

With less than two weeks remaining until the general election on Nov. 3, Binghamton University held a virtual student town hall with U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-NY). The event, held on Oct....


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BU alumnus discusses generational politics with students

Less than two weeks before voters are set to choose between two of the oldest candidates to ever run for president, David Schultz, ‘80, M.A. ‘86, discussed generational politics with Binghamton University...


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Students encouraged to register to vote

With the presidential election coming up and the coronavirus pandemic still ongoing, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is working to help students register to vote using a hybrid model. In addition...


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BU alumnus retires from Army following bullying, intimidation tactics from Trump

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, ‘98, who testified against President Donald Trump during his impeachment inquiry, announced on Wednesday that he will retire from the Army, citing bullying and intimidation from Trump. On...


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BU students protest Gov. Cuomo's veto of SWEAT Bill

Binghamton University students took a stand on Thursday in an effort to curb wage theft after Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed the Securing Wages Earned Against Theft (SWEAT) Bill on Jan. 1. Students...


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Broome County elections see victories for BU faculty, alumna

Nearly all of the 2019 elections have wrapped up in Broome County, resulting in two Binghamton University faculty members and an alumna winning council seats. However, the Broome County district attorney (DA)...


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Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo discusses civic engagement

The first woman to represent Broome County in the state legislature, Donna Lupardo, spoke to Binghamton University students and community members on Tuesday night. The event, hosted by the Center for Civic...


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New York state sees voting reforms ahead of 2019 elections

For the first time in state history, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to participate in an early voting process for 2019 general elections. New York joins 38 other states with the...


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BU alum testifies in Trump impeachment inquiry

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, ‘98, appeared voluntarily under congressional subpoena on Tuesday to tell impeachment inquiry investigators on Capitol Hill the details of a July phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump...


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Binghamton City Council member Dan Livingston under internal legal investigation

Binghamton City Council member Dan Livingston has become the subject of an independent investigation regarding an internship with a Binghamton University graduate student that has raised ethical concerns. According to a press...


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District Attorney candidates discuss Broome County drug crisis, criminal justice

With just 13 days until the election for the Broome County District Attorney seat, SUNY Broome Community College (BCC) held a formal debate between district attorney candidates Paul Battisti, Debra Gelson and...