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Buffalo State kicks off ALMI award program

Joseph Morganti, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

SUNY Buffalo State held a kick-off workshop for the Affordable Learning Materials Initiative (ALMI) early in February, and recently announced an ALMI award program. The ALMI was created to help students who were struggling with the cost of textbooks. And the new award program was put into effect...

Buffalo State President Conway-Turner finalist for prestigious leadership award

Buffalo State President Conway-Turner finalist for prestigious leadership award

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS

SUNY Buffalo State’s President, Katherine Conway-Turner, has been named a finalist for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 27th Annual ATHENA Leadership Award. This award recognizes individuals who have achieved great success personally and professionally, have given to their respective communitie...

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...

Supporters and opponents of bringing ridesharing to Buffalo make their voices heard at Albright-Knox rally

Supporters and opponents of bringing ridesharing to Buffalo make their voices heard at Albright-Knox rally

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
February 11, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Buffalonians have strong opinions about bringing ridesharing to Western New York. A rideshare rally and public forum was held at the Albright-Knox art gallery in Buffalo this morning. Members of the community have the chance to speak with local government officials such as Senator Chris Jacobs, Senator...

Countdown to USG election begins, applications due Feb. 17

Countdown to USG election begins, applications due Feb. 17

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, United Students' Government

If anything was observed throughout 2016, the world saw how chaotic an election could be. Between name-calling, protests, Twitter posts, daily media coverage, allegations and new vocabulary terms, the foundation of democratic-republican ideals was shaken. The United Student Government elections are...

Buffalo State student wins Super Bowl tickets

Buffalo State student wins Super Bowl tickets

Jillian LeBlanc, News Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Super Bowl is an event many partake in yet never actually attend. Between expensive tickets, travel expenses and game day festivities, attending the Super Bowl is a pipedream for most college students. SUNY Buffalo State freshman Latrell Charleson said he received a once in a lifetime opportunity...

Gov. Cuomo announces Excelsior Scholarship, aims to make New York first state with free college tuition system

Gov. Cuomo announces Excelsior Scholarship, aims to make New York first state with free college tuition system

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Campus, Front Page, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

New York could become the first state with a free college tuition system. On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo made the first stop of his statewide Excelsior Scholarship campaign at SUNY Buffalo State. The Excelsior Scholarship is a program spearheaded by the governor that will provide free college...

PHOTO GALLERY: A New Elmwood Village

PHOTO GALLERY: A New Elmwood Village

February 1, 2017
Filed under City, NEWS, Photo Galleries

An alternative future for Elmwood Village focused on "adaptive re-use" of current buildings was proposed by Assemblyman Sean Ryan today. Ryan and over 650 petitioners are in opposition to Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation's halted plans to build a multi-level "mega structure" near the intersection...

An alternative future for Elmwood Village proposed by Ryan

An alternative future for Elmwood Village proposed by Ryan

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under City, Front Page, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Differing visions for the future of Elmwood Village are clashing. Today, Assemblyman Sean Ryan offered rebuttal in the form of an alternative to Chason Affinity Co.'s plans to build a five-story condominium complex at the corner of Elmwood and Forest Avenue. Ryan’s proposal focuses on the adaptive...

This uncannily relevant statement in a 1977 issue of The Record reminds us that we all have to keep up with the times

This uncannily relevant statement in a 1977 issue of The Record reminds us that we all have to keep up with the times

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

I was thumbing through The Record’s archives, looking for a cool story from a few decades back to feature in a #ThrowbackThursday post on social media, when I came across an uncannily relevant statement in a 1977 issue. At the time, The Record editors were working to produce a more visually appealin...

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