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Social inequity, identity crisis and the social rift at Buffalo State

Social inequity, identity crisis and the social rift at Buffalo State

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Column, Columns, Editorials, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Buffalo State has a very unique social fabric. There’s a social rift everyone knows is there, but most walk right around it. The rift is well-defined and extends deeper than race. Buffalo State seems pretty diverse, right? It’s not. Buffalo State has two main student demographics: Buffalo area...

Forced Campus Walk housing unfair to senior students

Forced Campus Walk housing unfair to senior students

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
May 3, 2017
Filed under City & Region, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Student Experience

Campus Walk is the newest building at Buffalo State, and it is primarily being used to house the seniors that are being forced off of campus. Seniors are leaving the campus because of a new residence life rule. “Beginning next academic year, Fall 2017, senior standing students (90 credits or more) wi...

Buffalo State lacrosse hosts friendship from middle school

Zachary Memmott, Sports Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

College is bittersweet for some athletes. It is balancing the emotions of leaving home and going on to college and possibly college athletics. The departure, often times, leaves behind their old teammates to get a brand-new team. However, the transition is easier if you could bring your best friend...

Buffalo State Dance Association performs ‘Circle Dance in the Round’ this week

Buffalo State Dance Association performs ‘Circle Dance in the Round’ this week

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Buffalo State Dance Association will perform “Circle Dance in the Round” from April 26-29 in the Donald Savage Flexible Theater. This show will be different from previous Dance Association shows because it is their first one in the flexible theater, which has a circular stage and seating on...

Carmen Presti of the Primate Sanctuary brings live primates to Buffalo State

Carmen Presti of the Primate Sanctuary brings live primates to Buffalo State

Joel Hopkins, Opinion Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS

The Primate Sanctuary of Niagara Falls will take on Buffalo State interns when its new facility is up and running, said owner Carmen Presti during a presentation given at the school. Presti brought five of the primates from his sanctuary to an annual event hosted by the Anthropology Society April ...

10th Annual Environmental Information Fair to be held April 20 at Buffalo State

10th Annual Environmental Information Fair to be held April 20 at Buffalo State

Joel Hopkins, Opinion Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

SUNY Buffalo State will host it's 10th Annual Environmental Information Fair on April 20. The event is an opportunity for students to educate themselves on a number of related topics, and meet with local groups. "It's a great way to find out information about local green initiatives and on-campus...

International Student Organization holds lively International Culture Festival

International Student Organization holds lively International Culture Festival

Donte' Hemmans-Murdock, Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

On Saturday, the International Student Organization (ISO) held its annual International Cultural Fiesta in the Campbell Student Union Social Hall. The lively three-hour event had many different cultural performances, food from around the world and prizes for contest winners. ISO’s President Vaibhav...

Bengals split double header ahead of home opener

Bengals split double header ahead of home opener

April 10, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Softball, SPORTS, Women's Sports

After falling to defending SUNYAC champion Cortland and having a couple of games postponed against Oswego, the struggling Bengals found themselves playing the struggling New Paltz Hawks in a neutral site game. The Bengals split the series 1-1 by the scores of 1-4, 4-2, respectively. However, Buffalo...

Lacrosse fights to surpass .500

Lacrosse fights to surpass .500

Marcos Watkins, Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Rugby, Women's Sports

Things have not been easy for the lady Bengals of lacrosse as they are more than halfway through the season. Buffalo State has not only sputtered to a 4-5 record overall, but have had to deal with unpredictable weather that led to their games against Lycoming being cancelled. When asked about how...

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