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Amazon is not welcome in Queens

Amazon is officially coming to Queens. Great. Now what? If you haven’t heard the news, the company announced that it will be splitting its second headquarters, known as HQ2, between Long Island...


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Rudy Francisco's 'Helium' rises to the top

“Helium” is the debut poetry collection written by Rudy Francisco, who is one of the most recognizable names in the world of spoken-word poetry. As the summary of “Helium” suggests, it’s filled...


Letter from the editor

Letter from the Editor

Happy — or maybe not so happy — finals week, everyone! I don’t know about you, but the semester flew by extremely quickly for me. Because the semester is coming to a...


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We shouldn't support Tekashi 6ix9ine

Recently, Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested and is now facing federal charges of racketeering. He could also face life in prison. Racketeering is a part of a bigger charge of Racketeer...


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Studying abroad offers new perspectives

Hi! I’m Stella Huang, a junior majoring in Chinese studies and a Pipe Dream PRISM contributor. Last semester, I spent six months abroad in China studying Mandarin and came back in August...


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JUMP Nation mentors local students

The Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program, also known as JUMP Nation, aims to help students strive for higher education. Throughout the academic year, the Binghamton University community is presented with general body meetings...


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Mick Jenkins gets personal with 'Pieces of a Man'

In the current rap climate, Mick Jenkins came in as somewhat of a dark horse. Often deep and philosophical, Jayson Mick Jenkins is every lyrical hip-hop fan’s dream. His layered metaphors and...


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Recognizing Black Solidarity Day

Black Solidarity Day is a memorial day created in 1969 by Carlos E. Russell, a Black Panamanian-born Brooklyn activist who died in July 2018. He was a professor and chair of field...


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Saying goodbye to Columbus Day

This past Oct. 8, the city of Binghamton celebrated its annual Columbus Day Parade. This event was filled with varieties of food and included a marching band. Some are appalled by the...


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Domestic violence is a societal issue

With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, there’s a good chance you’ve witnessed a few discussions regarding how our culture handles domestic violence. Personally, I’ve found many of these open conversations in...


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Discussing the state of LGBTQ rights

October is LGBTQ History Month in the United States. To celebrate, let’s look at history being made in the fight for LGBTQ equality. Currently, 27 states do not explicitly have legislation that...


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JUMP Nation inspires at-risk youth

Since 1991, the Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program (JUMP Nation) has dedicated its time and energy to one goal: helping at-risk middle and high school students overcome obstacles to continue their education. On...