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Buff State to install cages, spikes in Fireside Lounge to eradicate plague of destitute students

Buff State to install cages, spikes in Fireside Lounge to eradicate plague of destitute students

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor, Managing Editor, News Editor, Copy Editor, Ad Sales Manager, Reporter
April 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, The Wreckard

Buffalo State is taking preventative measures to eradicate the plague of destitute students that reside in Fireside Lounge on the second floor of the Campbell Student Union. “Good god, it’s like they’re multiplying,” said Dean of Students Charles Kenyon, scanning the area disdainfully, hands...

Student Philanthropy Council aims to restore campus arboretum to former beauty

Student Philanthropy Council aims to restore campus arboretum to former beauty

Joel Hopkins, Opinion Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

Philanthropy is defined as "goodwill to fellow members of the human race," and that’s what the Student Philanthropy Council at Buffalo State is about. "What the Student Philanthropy Council works on for the most part are things that better the campus as a whole," said Pamela Voyer, advisor to the ...

Student Life Office to host first annual ‘Sex Week’

Student Life Office to host first annual ‘Sex Week’

Joel Hopkins, Opinion Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Buffalo State Student Life Office will be hosting the first annual “Sex Week,” starting on April 3 and running until April 7. Fatima Henry, president of You Are My Sista and vice president of the African American Student Organization said the week will consist of programs ranging all sorts...

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,...

BSC-TV receives approval for new equipment, expects to be back on air fall semester

BSC-TV receives approval for new equipment, expects to be back on air fall semester

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, VIDEO / BSC-TV

BSC-TV, Buffalo State's student-run TV station, has received approval for the funds they need to get back on the air. “What’s the point of having a TV org. if we can’t broadcast?” said Kerriann Salmon, president of BSC-TV. Earlier this year, when Buffalo State switched from analog to digital,...

President Conway-Turner opens up about controversial Campus Walk apartment complex

President Conway-Turner opens up about controversial Campus Walk apartment complex

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized

Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner opened up about the controversial Greenleaf & Co. apartment complex ‘Campus Walk’ being built during a college senate meeting today. Conway-Turner acknowledged the uproar surrounding the development, but backed Greenleaf, saying the complex...

Public Administration Department continues discussion on the first 100 days of the Trump administration

Public Administration Department continues discussion on the first 100 days of the Trump administration

Joel Hopkins, Opinion Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase

The SUNY Buffalo State Public Administration Department is aiming to provide a new platform for political discussion on campus. The third event in Buffalo State’s ongoing series of panels on The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration took place Thursday afternoon in the Bulger Communication C...

Lead poisoning still a problem in parts of Buffalo, possibly Buffalo State

Lead poisoning still a problem in parts of Buffalo, possibly Buffalo State

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
March 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

East New York, Crown Heights and Coney Island in Brooklyn, the South Side of Chicago, Oakland, South Central and Compton in California -- these neighborhoods all have one thing in common:  They are homes to hundreds of thousands of minorities and have high crime rates. What separates them from the Ea...

Uber, Lloyd unite for taco giveaway

Uber, Lloyd unite for taco giveaway

Andrew David Kuczkowski, Sports Editor
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

For one day, Uber and Lloyd Taco Trucks will join forces to sponsor a free tacos giveaway. Starting at 10 a.m. on March 2, tomorrow, Buffalo residents can enter the contest by downloading the Uber app. After opening the app, tap the Lloyd icon at the bottom of the screen to begin the request. Lloyd...

Let’s talk sex(-ed): Why college-level sexual education is so important

Let’s talk sex(-ed): Why college-level sexual education is so important

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Showcase

Students entering college do not know enough about safe sex. Sexual education is a required part of high school curriculum, but most high schools teach abstinence-only methods. When students begin college, most of their sexual knowledge has come from whatever they have Googled on the internet. Colle...

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