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Considering the ethics of veganism

The topic of eating meat or choosing to go vegan is one that often causes conflict; as a self-proclaimed omnivore, I have thus far chosen to live my life in the parameters...


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Honoring our 9/11 victims

Every year on Sept. 11, Binghamton University plants flags around campus in honor of the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place on that day in 2001. Flags are lowered to...


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The difference between addiction and dependence

The other day I started to feel odd. I did not feel focused, and I had a bit of a headache. I began to enumerate the possibilities of why I could be...


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Nationalism isn't patriotism

It’s a strange time for the American patriot: politics have become so polarized that they have left little middle ground between those who worship our flag and those who cannot stand it....


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Finding a companion in yourself

Over the weekend, I visited Amherst, Massachusetts, where I spent my freshman year at the University of Massachusetts. I was visiting friends from that year, and I hadn’t seen them since I...


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Where Gender and Race Differ: Conservatism and the Transgender Identity

In 2015, transgender issues propelled to the forefront of discussion when former Olympian and renowned member of the Jenner-Kardashian family Bruce Jenner revealed that, despite her anatomical appearance, she had always been...


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Senior column: Giovanna Bernardo

Sitting down to write this, I was a little overwhelmed. How do I condense the last four years — in all its blissful fun and true absurdity — into 600 words? I...


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Senior column: Sarah Saad

I want to tell you a funny story about how I fell down in Psych 111, knocked over a girl’s MacBook Air, and ran out of the classroom (if you’re reading this,...


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Voices: Students anonymously share stories about their experiences in wake of the recent executive order

I felt goose bumps rise on my skin when I became informed about the news regarding President Trump’s travel ban. Getting the U.S. visa has never been easy for Iranian citizens. Since...