Courtesy of Gabriella Levine

Spinning classes take over Union

This term, the Alumni Gym introduced spinning classes to the campus community. Nine spinning instructors were hired to lead the classes, which are offered at a variety of times Monday through Friday. Currently, 105 people are enrolled in the classes. …→

Greek Life begins year without director

In August, Sunni Solomon resigned as the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life after serving in the position for the 2012-2013 academic year. Solomon accepted an offer to pursue his doctoral degree and began classes at the end of August. …→

Acting President McCarty sits at her desk with the portrait of Moses Viney perched behind her.

FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT: Acting President Therese A. McCarty has an historical place as Union’s first woman in the role

Therese McCarty has worn many hats at Union as a past professor and Dean of Faculty. As Acting President, McCarty is currently making history with her newest title as the first female president of Union. Stepping up to fill the …→

Obama addresses students at a town hall event at Binghamton University

A college degree: worth the price we pay?

When I told my uncle, a staunch conservative, that I’d be traveling to see the president speak on college affordability at Binghamton University last week, he laughed and told me to be careful, because hopes and dreams can be pretty …→

Obama takes on college affordability in Upstate New York

Obama takes on college affordability in Upstate New York

On the second day of his bus tour in Upstate New York, President Obama made a stop at Binghamton University on Friday to address college affordability in a town hall event. In a small auditorium of a few hundred people, …→

The Dago, which is not allowed to park on campus other than for some sporting events, has been under fire as of late due to its name. The word "dago" is considered to be a derogatory and offensive term referencing Italians.
Rachel Steiner | Concordiensis

Wandering through a derogatory debate: Wandering Dago food truck under fire for ethnic slur

The dining scene for Saratoga Race Course’s 150th anniversary season is ripe with a tasty array of food options, including food trucks and vendors serving up everything from mac and cheese to soda floats. Absent from the list of meals on …→

The O3 Marketplace is currently blocked off with yellow caution tape and is out of service for an indefinite amount of time
Rachel Steiner I Concordiensis

Vandalism devastates campus: Damage inflicted in Reamer Campus Center to $11,000 TV and O3 Marketplace

This past weekend, the Reamer Campus Center was the target of two serious incidents of vandalism. The O3 Marketplace and the 90-inch, $11,000 LED TV across from the Ushi Bar were both severely damaged. As of Tuesday morning, Director of …→

Students line up to purchase food at the O3 Marketplace, a popular dining service on campus. Photo courtesy of Rachel Steiner.

O3 Marketplace vandalized in Reamer

Reports have surfaced this morning regarding vandalism occurring at the O3 Marketplace in the Reamer Campus Center this weekend. O3 is a popular dining service on campus and offers salads, soups and sandwiches made from local farm products and organic …→

From left: Bradley Cooper, Director Derek Cianfrance and Emory Cohen at the Schenectady premiere of "The Place Beyond the Pines"

‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ takes its place at home

Excited spectators, scattered among them  politicians, actors, producers, and a director, crowded Schenectady’s Bow Tie Cinemas the evening of Thursday, April 11 for the red carpet premiere of The Place Beyond the Pines. Among the attendees were Senator Hugh Farley, …→

Sean Murphy '13 died on March 13 in a tragic accident.

In loving memory of Sean Murphy ’13, rest in peace

On March 13, Sean Murphy ‘13 died in a tragic car accident in East Greenbush, N.Y. Murphy, 22, was a senior psychology major at Union. At the time of the accident, Murphy was a passenger in a car driven by …→