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The Record responds to Election Day headline

Editorial Staff
November 16, 2016
Filed under Editorials, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories

Amidst a highly controversial election, our editorial staff at The Record decided to use the headline “Making Amerikkka Great Again” above a centerpiece photo of President-elect Donald Trump in our Nov. 9 issue. This wasn’t a typo. After seeing many of the responses, criticisms and backlash...

Net neutrality is a war worth fighting for

Joel Hopkins, Columnist
November 16, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Technology

Have you ever scrolled through your television’s guide and spotted something you wanted to watch, but after selecting it, you were notified that you needed to upgrade your plan to access the content? Has your cable or satellite provider ever cut ties with a station you wanted due to contract disagreements? How...

America mocked democracy in presidential election

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
November 16, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

During the early hours of Wednesday, Nov. 9, much of the world went into mourning as Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. In one of the strangest presidential elections, with both major party candidates having major faults, the one with the most won. In result of the election,...

Letter to the Editor: Buffalo State celebrates #GivingTuesday

November 9, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories

Buffalo State College will be participating in #GivingTuesday on Nov. 29, 2016. #GivingTuesday is not just a day, but a global social media campaign driven by collaboration, participation and celebration of giving back. Observed the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday...

Waterparks turn pop-punk on its head with “Double Dare” album

Christopher Prenatt, Reporter
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Reviews

In the genre of pop-punk, every band wants to sound like the famous ones, such as Blink-182, Green Day and Fall Out Boy. The genre is oversaturated with groups that are nothing but copycats who are basically ripping off their idols. Honestly, we need a band that will make the genre interesting again. I...

Assistive technology lacks advancement in the growing digital age

Terrance Young, Contributor
November 9, 2016
Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

Have you ever bought a new phone and expected it to work as advertised? If not, it was probably very annoying; especially when you bought something that cost a lot of money. This is the life of a lot of people with disabilities who use assistive technology. It really hurts these individuals because...

A requiem for vine: the video app will be missed by some

Joel Hopkins, Columnist
November 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Technology

Many of us, young and old, are plagued by short attention spans and the need for instant gratification. Social media sites and apps continue to make it easier than ever to waste our time, and harder than ever to get off and get back to something productive. YouTube clips and Netflix shows, for...

Proud to call Buffalo home as the city returns to former glory

Michael Read, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under City & Region, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories

No matter where we come from, we all have pride in our hometowns. Pride in our high school. Pride in ourselves when we say we came from whatever city or town. But to me, when I say I’m from Buffalo, I have more than pride. It’s an honor. Buffalo is known as the "City of Good Neighbors," "The...

Marvel continues its success with ‘Doctor Strange’

Dion Price, Reporter
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Reviews

There once was a time where if you were a fan of comic books, you would have talks with your friends about what a movie with your favorite hero in it would be like. Superhero movies were rare to see, and the classic Superman and Batman films of the 80s and 90s were pretty much the only things c...

Frightworld is for the lighthearted, fails to strike fear in customers

Benjamin Joe, Online Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Student Lifestyle

Everyone knows they would rather play Russian roulette with only one bullet in the gun, but for a true believer in the Halloween Spirit, I would’ve rather had it loaded to full capacity. What I’m talking about is Frightworld in Tonawanda on Young Street, right off the Twin City Memorial Highway,...

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