SUNY And CUNY Schools To Require Students To Vaccinate For Fall Semester

By Rachel Galet | On Monday Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all in-person students will need vaccinations for Fall 2021. So far over 80,810 Broome county residents (approximately 42% of residents) have been fully vaccinated. 40.8% of New York State residents have been fully vaccinated.  If you want to get COVID tested you can goContinue reading “SUNY And CUNY Schools To Require Students To Vaccinate For Fall Semester”

Student Assembly Facing Vacancies In 17 Positions For Fall Semester

By Dominick Matarese | The SUNY Broome Student Assembly will be entering the Fall 2021 semester with vacancies in several positions, and are encouraging students to apply to run. The following positions so far have had no applicants to run; President, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Student Affairs, Vice President for AdministrativeContinue reading “Student Assembly Facing Vacancies In 17 Positions For Fall Semester”

“Smoke Weed in Front of the Binghamton Police Station” Event Hosted by Activists

By Dominick Matarese | In celebration of the recent legalization of marijuana in New York, an event titled “Smoke Weed in Front of the Binghamton Police Station” was hosted tonight on the sidewalks next to the County Office Building on Hawley street by Binghamton activists, with an estimated 200 people showing up in support. TheContinue reading ““Smoke Weed in Front of the Binghamton Police Station” Event Hosted by Activists”

SUNY Broome Begins Implementing Gender Neutral Bathrooms

By Emily G. Squires | Recent changes have been made on campus to implement new gender neutral bathrooms in response to the passing of new New York Law on December 23rd of last year. This landmark civil rights measure works to make “all single stall bathrooms in the state gender neutral in order to protectContinue reading “SUNY Broome Begins Implementing Gender Neutral Bathrooms”

New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

By Ariel Hochman | New York is the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults. What does that mean for you? Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that legalizes recreational marijuana use for anyone 21 years and older on Wednesday March 31. This makes New York the 15th state to have legalized the drugContinue reading “New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana”

A Look Into SUNY Broome’s Counseling Services

By Ariel Hochman | In a recent interview, counselors at SUNY Broome say it might be easier than ever to start counseling. “Surveys show a major increase in the number of U.S. adults who report symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression during the pandemic, compared with surveys before the pandemic” says Mayo Clinic Staff onContinue reading “A Look Into SUNY Broome’s Counseling Services”

BREAKING – SUNY Broome pulls J&J vaccines

By Hannah Natale – Fulcrum Reporter New York State has put all of the Johnson and Johnson vaccines on pause as of today. Students at SUNY Broome were given the opportunity to receive the vaccine but a school-wide email has been sent out telling students and staff that the vaccine will be put on hold.Continue reading “BREAKING – SUNY Broome pulls J&J vaccines”

Board of Trustees Talks; Fall COVID-19 Precautions and Semester Schedule

By Emily Squires | Last week on Thursday February 18th, the Board of Trustees held a virtual meeting; among one of the discussed topics was what campus may look like this Fall. One of those to speak on the topic was Dr. Kevin Drumm, President of SUNY Broome, who mentioned there is a possibility ofContinue reading “Board of Trustees Talks; Fall COVID-19 Precautions and Semester Schedule”

Weekly COVID-19 Tests Now Mandatory On Campus

By Hannah Natale | A brand new semester means new COVID-19 testing. This round of COVID-19 testing is different than in past semesters at SUNY Broome. In the past semester, students had to get testing done before Thanksgiving break as well as Winter break. These tests are done every week for students and faculty thatContinue reading “Weekly COVID-19 Tests Now Mandatory On Campus”

Missing SUNY Broome Student Found

By Dominick Matarese | SUNY Broome student Janette Lopez, who was missing since Tuesday night, has been found, according to a Facebook post by her mother, Lydia Lopez, which simply read “She’s Home” In an original statement on Facebook, Lydia Lopez said; “Never though in a million years i would be posting something like thisContinue reading “Missing SUNY Broome Student Found”