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Why people are returning to their Buffalo roots

Why people are returning to their Buffalo roots

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Chances are, if you live in Buffalo, you’ve heard the adage before -- “Everyone always comes back.” What is it that brings people back to Buffalo? Is it family? Food? The fact that winter lasts about eight months? For a city that has seen its fair share of hardships -- from sports teams with losi...

“Justice for Meech” offers alternative narrative on death of Wardel “Meech” Davis

“Justice for Meech” offers alternative narrative on death of Wardel “Meech” Davis

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

When Tito Ruiz was 13 years old, he was slammed against the hood of a Buffalo Police squad car while running home to meet curfew because he “fit the description” of a suspect the police were seeking. When Ruiz got word that a “friendly” and “well-liked” kid he knew from his neighborhood...

Hotel Henry to continue historic connection between Buffalo State and Richardson-Olmsted Complex

Hotel Henry to continue historic connection between Buffalo State and Richardson-Olmsted Complex

Edwin Viera, Columnist
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

In 1870, architect Henry Hobson Richardson in collaboration with landscape planner Fredrick Law Olmsted designed what was going to become the Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane. The entire structure would come to be known as the Richardson - Olmsted Complex; but now, the historic structure will be called...

Sleep Out for Hunger and Homelessness sheds light on under-recognized community issue

Sleep Out for Hunger and Homelessness sheds light on under-recognized community issue

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase

NYPIRG’s annual Sleep Out for Hunger and Homelessness event aims to “speak out about the epidemic of hunger and homelessness in the Buffalo community.” Homelessness is a big issue that’s not always treated like one, said NYPIRG Buffalo Project Coordinator Wes Thomas. His and other involved...

Buffalo joins together to “Make America Think Again” at the March for Science

Buffalo joins together to “Make America Think Again” at the March for Science

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
April 22, 2017
Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Thousands of science lovers came out in droves in cities all over the country to march for science, and Buffalo was no exception. The city's march took place today at Soldier’s Circle and ended with a rally in Delaware Park. The goal of the march, according to the Buffalo March for Science’s website,...

Ugandan refugee finds sense of belonging, a future in Buffalo

Ugandan refugee finds sense of belonging, a future in Buffalo

Georgina Hallowell & Daniel Carapetyan, Contributors
April 3, 2017
Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories

War moved 21-year-old refugee Ygeutte Rudahindwa from Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda at the age of 10 where she stayed for 11 years, attending high school, before feeling unwanted and running into problems with people in the refugee camp. Rudahindwa has found a home in Buffalo and has...

Grant To Be Mayor Brown’s Running Mate in the Upcoming Election

Grant To Be Mayor Brown’s Running Mate in the Upcoming Election

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
April 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Politics, The Wreckard, United Students' Government

United Students Government President Terron Grant may be leaving Buffalo State in a few months, but he won't be leaving the city as the Buffalo State senior will be Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown's running mate in the upcoming mayoral election. Last Week, Grant received a letter from the mayor's office,...

UB declares independence from SUNY, gets rid of in-state tuition rate

UB declares independence from SUNY, gets rid of in-state tuition rate

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
April 1, 2017
Filed under City, Front Page, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, The Wreckard

At a press conference on Friday afternoon in front of Alumni Arena on the University at Buffalo North Campus, UB President Satish K. Tripathia, along with board of directors member Gregory M. Bauer, announced the university will be leaving the State University of New York (SUNY) system and become a private...

First phase of redevelopment of Richardson Olmsted Complex complete, Hotel Henry set to open April 30

First phase of redevelopment of Richardson Olmsted Complex complete, Hotel Henry set to open April 30

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, Front Page, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Today, a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated completion of the first phase of a massive ongoing redevelopment project at the Richardson Olmsted Complex. “What a perfectly sensible strategy to take a memorable, great architectural treasure and turn it into a driver of tourism,” said Howard Zemsky,...

New apartment complex provides modern, upscale off-campus housing

New apartment complex provides modern, upscale off-campus housing

Nadiya Roache, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The nearby off-campus housing options for Buffalo State students are set to get quite an upgrade. A new housing development called Monarch 716 has been in progress on Buffalo's west side, just a few blocks from Buffalo State, for just over a year. The high-end apartments will be ready for student...

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