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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...


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The Black Student Union honors African roots

“Fifty years of unity” was the tagline on the top of the flyers for the Black Student Union’s (BSU) 50th Anniversary Fashion Show. The idea of unity through heritage is one that...


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Kali Uchis strives to empower

Buying concert tickets months in advance can definitely kill anticipation, but all of the built-up excitement rushed back into me once the lights dropped and Kali Uchis’ shadow danced across the stage....


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Letter from the Editor

It’s true, folks — the cold weather is already upon us. Despite temperatures going down, PRISM is keeping the energy up with our October issue. There’s a lot going on in October,...


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Educational Opportunity Program pushes students to prosper

This past October, Binghamton University’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) celebrated its 50th anniversary during the University’s Homecoming. Officially recognized by SUNY in 1968, EOP provides students from low-income backgrounds a chance to...


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Playlist: End of summer songs

The end of summer and the beginning of the school year can be depressing for some, but luckily, there will always a group of songs that bring back memories of sunnier days....