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Trump wastes no time, signs several regressive, controversial executive orders

Trump wastes no time, signs several regressive, controversial executive orders

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
January 31, 2017
Filed under Columns, Environment & Ecology, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

Donald Trump has taken office as the 45th President of the United States, and has hit the ground not running, but sprinting. He has already signed executive orders to defund Planned Parenthood, and to start building the wall along the United States-Mexico border. Other policies that President Trump will...

Young people to Governor Cuomo: Help us save money

Letter to the editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION

To The Editor: We’ve heard it countless times from our parents and grandparents: saving money is essential for a secure future. It’s good advice – but, the times they are a-changin’, as Bob Dylan notes. Unlike older generations, many working students or recent graduate like me are left without...

Anxiety and academics: how the two go hand in hand

Jess Freda, Special to The Record
November 30, 2016
Filed under Health, OPINION, Student Experience

“It happens at the snap of a finger. You’re fine, then you’re shaking and hyperventilating until you start crying or you pass out from being so lightheaded. You can’t stop it. You have to just ride it out no matter where you are and no matter who’s watching.” Emilie Ledwin is one ...

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...

Bike theft stinks, SkunkLock works to prevent grand theft bicycle

Jillian LeBlanc, Opinion Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Technology

Tired of getting your bike stolen at SUNY Buffalo State? There’s an app for that. Not really, but there is a new invention that will save your noble steed. SkunkLock is no ordinary dollar tree bike lock; rather it’s a security measure sure to keep petty thieves away from your property. Th...

Pre-ordering video games is turning into a glitchy business

Christopher Prenatt, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Technology

Years ago, the idea of pre-ordering games was simple: You deposited money for a game that wasn’t available yet and once it was released, you picked up the game up at the store. But times have changed, and so has the business of pre-orders. In modern times, retailers have been able to buy gam...

Ctrl+Alt+Delete: Some things can’t be removed with the push of a button

Joel Hopkins, Columnist
November 30, 2016
Filed under Column, OPINION, Recent Stories, Technology

Are potential employers not calling back because of the inappropriate memes plastered on your Facebook wall? Did your friends find the YouTube page you made when you were twelve? Have the embarrassing MySpace blogs from your youth come back to haunt you? Well if so, good news! According t...

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...

Blurred lines: the problem with American political parties

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
November 30, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories

We judge people based on the way they speak, the way they dress, and the way they think before we get to know them, and that shouldn't make someone less than they really are. This is not about a judgmental society, but about the way we judge people based on their political stance. One questio...

Home of the brave: America heads into trying times

Mariah Niemiec, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories

My mom has one piece of consistent advice she’s given me my entire life. Whenever the chaos of the outside world breaks into my reality and leads me to worry about the changes occurring beyond my control, she tells me “Just focus on your little corner of the world.” I can’t decide if this ...

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