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Gay persecution in Chechnya akin to Lavender scare, although much more dangerous

Gay persecution in Chechnya akin to Lavender scare, although much more dangerous

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
April 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

During the 1950s Junior Senator of Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, generated fear in the American minds because of the threats of communism. He led people to believe that anyone around them could be a Russian spy. Another part of this witch-hunt called the Red Scare, is the Lavender Scare. The Lavender...

Trump has gone back on campaign promise not to police the globe

Trump has gone back on campaign promise not to police the globe

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
April 19, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

America has reached turmoil in terms of its foreign relations with Syria, North Korea and Russia. With regards to Syria, America is under fire because of the chemical attack and Donald Trump’s response attack, and then came North Korea with claims that they are ready to go to war if America doesn’t...

Truth, integrity, and the news

Truth, integrity, and the news

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
March 14, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Society

What is a journalist? The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus defines journalism as “The collecting, writing, editing, and presentation of news in print or electronic media.” The second definition is “Written material of current or popular interest.” During the Academy Awards,...

Public Administration Department continues discussion on the first 100 days of the Trump administration

Public Administration Department continues discussion on the first 100 days of the Trump administration

Joel Hopkins, Opinion Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase

The SUNY Buffalo State Public Administration Department is aiming to provide a new platform for political discussion on campus. The third event in Buffalo State’s ongoing series of panels on The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration took place Thursday afternoon in the Bulger Communication C...

And the Academy Award doesn’t go to…

And the Academy Award doesn’t go to…

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
February 28, 2017
Filed under Column, OPINION, Recent Stories, Television

The Academy Awards is always an event that is met with great anticipation.  However, this year it was met with great debate. For starters, the entire broadcast of The Oscars was plagued by a preemptive tweet from President Donald Trump about a New York Times advertisement. In the advertisement, The N...

Donald and Mike meet ‘Will & Grace’

Donald and Mike meet ‘Will & Grace’

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
February 22, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

During the late 1990’s and early 2000’s the NBC sitcom, Will & Grace, became famous for having two openly gay lead characters on the show. The show was about the lives of Will Truman, a gay lawyer, and Grace Adler, a straight interior decorator living together in New York City. Along with th...

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,...

NYPIRG teams up with Young Invincibles, supports students

Chance Morrow, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

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...

Halloween is over, don’t be tricked in this election

Kelly Khatib, Reporter
November 2, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories

Halloween just passed and things went down a little different this year. With all the clown phobia that is going around, many people opted-out of trick or treating from house to house and decided to stick with safer options. I saw a ton of people at the local mall and Wegman’s, avoiding the cold...

Be prepared this Halloween for killer clowns

Michael Read, Reporter
October 26, 2016
Filed under Advice, Columns, Humor & Satire, OPINION, Recent Stories

Halloween is next week and if you haven’t figured out what you are going to be, you have to get on that. I would imagine this year there will be many politically influenced costumes. Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and since it is his last year in office, maybe some Obamagoers. Those who want to keep...

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