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The E.H. Butler Library to receive $7.83 million in renovations

The E.H. Butler Library to receive $7.83 million in renovations

Olivia Smith, Associate News Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

SUNY Buffalo State’s E.H. Butler Library has some new features in store within the next couple of years. The library will be undergoing $7.83 million in selective renovations. The library was built in the 1960s, and has not been updated since then. Though the timeline is an estimate, renovations...

Retiring VP Hal Payne reflects on 27 years at Buffalo State

Retiring VP Hal Payne reflects on 27 years at Buffalo State

Reuben Wolf, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
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Anybody who believes themselves to be a life-long hard worker knows that retiring will be a bittersweet pill to swallow.  On Nov. 10, 2016, SUNY Buffalo State announced the upcoming retirement of a man who holds 27 years of dedicated service to this school: Vice President of Student Affairs Hal D. Payne. “I...

Buffalo State alum sheds light on making time for rainbows

Buffalo State alum sheds light on making time for rainbows

Patrick Koster, News Editor
November 30, 2016
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Mention the name Glenn Colton and many younger Western New York Millennials will recall fond memories of elementary school concerts filled with songs like “Mr. Ducky Wucky,” “Another Brand New Day,” and “Polka, Polka, Polka!” Through his music, Colton has had a profound impact on Western...

The end of an era: The Record goes digital

The end of an era: The Record goes digital

Dan Almasi, Managing Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Campus, Front Page, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

103 years strong – The Record has been serving the Buffalo State community since it began printing in 1913, and it will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The goal will remain the same: provide the SUNY Buffalo State community with exceptional student journalism. The primary medium,...

A survivor puts a face on sexual assault crisis

A survivor puts a face on sexual assault crisis

Dan Almasi, Managing Editor
November 29, 2016
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Samantha Gardner is the victim of an alleged sexual assault. Yes, that’s her real name. Yeah, that’s her in the photo. No, she isn’t the collapsed woman sobbing into her hands in a helpless stupor you’d expect to see on the cover of a sexual assault awareness poster. Samantha Gardner isn’t...

Black Active Minds hosts BAM week with variety of events

Black Active Minds hosts BAM week with variety of events

Joseph Morganti, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
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Black Active Minds hosted BAM Week, which included a number of presentations to explain different themes and ideas that Black Active Minds is all about, this past week. BAM Week started off with the presentation “Yours, Mine, Our History.” It was on Monday, Nov. 7 for two hours in Bulger Communication...

Take a fall drive, get crafty, eat a pie with Step Out Buffalo

Take a fall drive, get crafty, eat a pie with Step Out Buffalo

November 16, 2016
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Take a fall drive - Did you know that Western New York is consistently rated one of the best places in the United States to view the changing autumn leaves? Well, it is. Now that you're woke, take advantage of the fact that you live here with a fall drive to some of the best leaf-peeping spots in...

NYPIRG teams up with Young Invincibles, supports students

Chance Morrow, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
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Change is almost certain to take place across college campuses in the U.S. as Donald Trump takes office next year.   In light of this change, two nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) and Young Invincibles, have joined forces to raise awareness...

Math plus fun equals improved logic skills

Benjamin Joe, Online Editor
November 16, 2016
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On Nov. 30, math lovers and haters can unite in a serious pursuit of logic skills and absolute fun for all ages. A basic knowledge of geometry and physics will be had by all. It’s being called “Mind Games,” and will take place in the United Students Government Game Room in the Student Union at...

Bringing the fight to Buffalo State

Bringing the fight to Buffalo State

Patrick Koster, News Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Campus, Club Sports, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Chad Williams was king of the mat in high school. During his senior year at Midwood High School, he was the top-ranked Public Schools Athletic League D-I wrestler in New York City in his 170-pound weight class. Williams decided to attend SUNY Buffalo State. When he found out Buffalo State didn’t...

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