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Society must entirely re-think local print journalism

Society must entirely re-think local print journalism

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under City & Region, NEWS, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

It’s no secret that journalism is in a bad place, but still, too few understand how bad it truly is, and even fewer fully grasp the potential ramifications of insufficient news coverage on affected communities. Journalism on a local level is no longer profitable in its current business model. In...

Longtime Buff State offensive line coach Zinni dies

Longtime Buff State offensive line coach Zinni dies

Dan Almasi & Dave Deluca, Sports Editor & Executive Editor
March 3, 2016
Filed under Campus, Football, Men's Sports, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Longtime Buffalo State offensive line coach Gene Zinni passed away Thursday, the Buffalo State Athletic Department announced Friday. He was 79. “Gene arrived on my staff in 1990 which, coincidentally, was the start of our great run of success throughout the 90s,” said Jerry Boyes, Buffalo State...

Action Jackson: An ageless anomaly

Dan Almasi, Associate Sports Editor
September 25, 2014
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

While many 30-plus year-old running backs are losing touches and even their starting jobs to fresher legs, Fred Jackson is still running with the quickness and explosiveness of a rookie and the experience and smarts of a vet. At the age of 33, Jackson is the oldest running back in the National Football...

Pete, Bengals run past Manchester

Pete, Bengals run past Manchester

Dan Almasi, Associate Sports Editor
September 18, 2014
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Buffalo State traveled to Manchester University to take on the Saxons this past Saturday, and left with a win after putting on an offensive display in which the Bengals scored 60 points, scoring on their first five drives and averaging nine yards per play. The Buffalo State offense looked sharp for...

Buffalo breathes collective sigh of relief: Pegula buys Bills

Dan Almasi, Opinion Editor
September 15, 2014
Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories

The loss of Buffalo Bills founder, owner, patriarch and NFL Hall of Famer Ralph C. Wilson Jr. this past March was a huge loss for the entire city of Buffalo. Wilson’s death seemed increasingly inevitable after news of health concerns surrounding the Bills’s only owner in team history arose in...

Bengals win opener in OT stunner

Bengals win opener in OT stunner

Dan Almasi, Associate Sports Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

SUNY Buffalo State hosted SUNY Cortland to open the 2014 football season in a matchup that ended in one of the most exciting finishes in program history. A game-changing mistake by the Cortland special teams unit allowed Buffalo State to win its season-opener, 51-48, Saturday afternoon at Coyer Field. With...

Volkswagen “supercar” sparks ignorant online debate

Volkswagen “supercar” sparks ignorant online debate

Dan Almasi, Opinion Editor
August 26, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Volkswagen recently showcased the third member in their line of groundbreaking “supercars” at a shareholders meeting in Hamburg, Germany. The Volkswagen XL1, which looks like something out of a futuristic sci-fi film, gets approximately 235 miles per gallon. It’s no racecar, but that’s not...

Becker, Holmes lead Bengals in SUNYAC championships

Becker, Holmes lead Bengals in SUNYAC championships

Dan Almasi, Staff Writer
May 7, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Sasa Vann, Nia Holmes and the 4x400 women’s relay team all claimed conference titles and led the Buffalo State women’s outdoor track and field team to a second place finish at the SUNYAC Championships at Geneseo on Friday and Saturday, while Rich Pete and Austin Becker helped the men’s team place...

What your music says about you

Dan Almasi, Staff Writer
May 7, 2014
Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories

“Hey, I like your shirt,” I say to the random kid wearing a Killers t-shirt sitting across from me in Fireside Lounge. Killers t-shirt kid and I exchange a few words for the remaining fifteen minutes until we have to go to class, about how we’ve never seen The Killers live, but would do unholy...

Martinez gives lacrosse lift in senior season

Martinez gives lacrosse lift in senior season

Dan Almasi, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Women's Sports

Senior Becca Martinez finished her four-year career as an attacker for the Buffalo State women’s lacrosse team with 120 goals, making her the fifth all-time scorer in the program’s 20-year history. Martinez is known not only for her natural athletic talent, but for her dedication to the game and...

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