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Thrifting ain’t (always) easy, but it can be: 7 thrift and vintage shopping tips and tricks

Thrifting ain’t (always) easy, but it can be: 7 thrift and vintage shopping tips and tricks

Francesca Bond, Fashion Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories

*Cue Thrift Shop by Macklemore* I’ve been wanting to write a thrift shop guide for a while, so here it goes! Anyone who knows me knows I love thrift shopping. I scored this cashmere Diane Von Furstenberg dress for 6 dollars a couple weeks ago and then I looked it up online when I got home and found...

Albright-Knox hosts first of series of talks with internationally renowned filmmaker Isaac Julien

Albright-Knox hosts first of series of talks with internationally renowned filmmaker Isaac Julien

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Globally renowned installation artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien’s illustrious career was sparked by a fire that burned down his East London home when he was a teenager. He and his mother were displaced to a diverse area of London home to many artists. Here, he mingled with locals in neighborhood bars and developed a great appreciation for art.

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Satisfy your sweet tooth, snow your roll with Step Out Buffalo

Satisfy your sweet tooth, snow your roll with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Contributor
January 24, 2017
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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: At just 19 years old, the Orchard Park Native already owns her own bakery after her homemade sweets essentially went viral! She started with making cookie at home, experimenting with different recipes, making incremental tweaks and trying to craft something unique. While go...

Take the Buffalo Bucket List Challenge, get Insta inspo from Step Out Buffalo

Take the Buffalo Bucket List Challenge, get Insta inspo from Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Contributor
January 18, 2017
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Take the Buffalo Bucket List Challenge - What better time than the New Year to start checking things off your bucket list, amirite? Here's how it works: Each week on StepOutBuffalo.com we'll post an idea of something to try in Western New York. Then, you go out and do it and have fun. Easy peas...

Finish (or start) your holiday shopping, roast deez chestnuts by an open fire with Step Out Buffalo

Finish (or start) your holiday shopping, roast deez chestnuts by an open fire with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Contributor
December 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Eat a Bomb.com Breakfast Sammich - Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make it count. Here in WNY we have been #blessed with some amazing breakfast sandwich options from The Grange in Hamburg, Black Sheep on the West Side, Undergrounds Coffee Roastery in the Old First Ward, and every...

The Trilogy Party helped college students unwind

Nikita Singh, Contributor
November 30, 2016
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Student Experience, Student Lifestyle

With the stress of the semester coming to its peak, college students in Buffalo decided to unwind a bit with one of the most anticipated parties this fall. On Nov. 12, hundreds of young adults from the University at Buffalo (UB), SUNY Buffalo State and other colleges decided to put down their books...

The doctor will see you now, Dr. Strange hits theaters

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Reviews

We’ve seen a wide spectrum of things from the Marvel cinematic universe. We’ve seen billionaire genius inventors. Juiced up super humans. Russian spies. A god-like monster man. And even a Norse god. What we haven’t seen yet is magic…until now. This “Dr. Strange,” Marvel’s newest film...

New diversity film highlights LGBTQ issues with music

Gregory Garrett, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, CULTURE, NEWS, Recent Stories

A showing of “Real Boy” was held at the Burchfield Penney Art Center Friday, Nov. 18 as part of the Beyond Boundaries: Dare to be Diverse Film Series. Members of the LGBTQ community, parents, and SUNY Buffalo State faculty and students came to show their support. Dr. Ruth B. Goldman, assistant...

This week in Buff State History: Changing the mascot name from a fruit to a carnivore

Staff Reports
November 30, 2016
Filed under Campus, CULTURE, NEWS, Recent Stories, Student Lifestyle

The Buffalo State Bengals weren’t always the Bengals. Before December 1969, Buffalo State athletics sported the nickname the Orangemen. In an article posted on Dec. 3, 1969 called ‘Orangemen become Bengals,’ the Record explains how the came about with the name Bengals. “On Monday, Dec....

Waterparks turn pop-punk on its head with “Double Dare” album

Christopher Prenatt, Reporter
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Reviews

In the genre of pop-punk, every band wants to sound like the famous ones, such as Blink-182, Green Day and Fall Out Boy. The genre is oversaturated with groups that are nothing but copycats who are basically ripping off their idols. Honestly, we need a band that will make the genre interesting again. I...

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