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Social inequity, identity crisis and the social rift at Buffalo State

Social inequity, identity crisis and the social rift at Buffalo State

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Column, Columns, Editorials, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Buffalo State has a very unique social fabric. There’s a social rift everyone knows is there, but most walk right around it. The rift is well-defined and extends deeper than race. Buffalo State seems pretty diverse, right? It’s not. Buffalo State has two main student demographics: Buffalo area...

NFL Draft first round review

NFL Draft first round review

Emmanuel Rodriguez, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Column, SPORTS

  The NFL Draft began last Thursday night at Primetime in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the atmosphere was amazing. Of course, the cameras catch a great chunk of the excitement, but it does not compare to actually being there. I was a lucky one to snatch a seat at the draft. While in attendance,...

‘Rick and Morty’ and the McDonald’s Szechuan debacle

‘Rick and Morty’ and the McDonald’s Szechuan debacle

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
April 22, 2017
Filed under Column

Who would’ve guessed that a TV show would make people care so much for sauce? That’s what Rick and Morty, a popular series on Adult Swim, did. In the long awaited season 3 premiere, “The Rickshank Redemption,”  Rick Sanchez, it is revealed that Sanchez's mission for all of his scie...

And the Academy Award doesn’t go to…

And the Academy Award doesn’t go to…

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
February 28, 2017
Filed under Column, OPINION, Recent Stories, Television

The Academy Awards is always an event that is met with great anticipation.  However, this year it was met with great debate. For starters, the entire broadcast of The Oscars was plagued by a preemptive tweet from President Donald Trump about a New York Times advertisement. In the advertisement, The N...

Is the Academy over-compensating to avoid controversy?

Is the Academy over-compensating to avoid controversy?

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Column, CULTURE

Last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy brought to light the unchanging institutionalized racism Hollywood has been trying to move past for an undefined number of years.  For as long as Hollywood has been the movie production capital of America, people of different races, ethnicities and nationalities...

A Buffalo Bills fan’s revelation: What if Tom Brady doesn’t suck?

A Buffalo Bills fan’s revelation: What if Tom Brady doesn’t suck?

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Column, Column, Showcase, SPORTS

“TOM BRADY SUCKS!” It’s the first rule of being a Bills fan. It’s a statement that, as a Bills fan, you come to accept as fact. It’s a universal law that requires no supporting data or factual evidence.

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Ctrl+Alt+Delete: Some things can’t be removed with the push of a button

Joel Hopkins, Columnist
November 30, 2016
Filed under Column, OPINION, Recent Stories, Technology

Are potential employers not calling back because of the inappropriate memes plastered on your Facebook wall? Did your friends find the YouTube page you made when you were twelve? Have the embarrassing MySpace blogs from your youth come back to haunt you? Well if so, good news! According t...

Genocide survivors share experiences at Social Justice Festival

Nicholas Boyer, Reporter
October 5, 2016
Filed under Campus, Column, NEWS, Recent Stories

There are many things that I can mention and you will know from experience what I am speaking of. When I speak of water, you have encountered this, thus you can associate the thoughts and feelings that you have attributed to this existing fluid. When I speak of love, the word alone might carry with it...

Jim Harbaugh’s recruiting methods unethical, irresponsible

Taylor Moran, Reporter
February 24, 2016
Filed under Column, Football, Men's Sports, SPORTS

Recently, college recruiters have been forced to look into an issue that has come to light: the notion that student-athletes are exploited by college athletic programs for profit. Student-athletes are a great asset to colleges and their athletic programs. They are technically employees. These elite...

Why teens call Bernie Sanders “Daddy”

Why teens call Bernie Sanders “Daddy”

Dan Almasi, Sports Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Column, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

He’s an uber-liberal Democratic presidential candidate, a senator from Vermont, and a 74-year-old Brooklyn native. His political agenda, which includes raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, lowering college tuition, the legalization of marijuana and fighting big business, is the groundwork...

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