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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...

Buffalo State opens artistic arms to the community

Buffalo State opens artistic arms to the community

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

SUNY Buffalo State has always been one to give back to the community. With the Community Arts Academy set to begin classes, Buffalo State has chosen to give back to the community via Saturday classes that strive to keep alive what some consider to be a dying part of academia. “The humanities is...

Black history is American history, yet it is neglected in schools

Black history is American history, yet it is neglected in schools

Nadiya Roache, Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Society

I remember being a kid and learning about black history at school in my predominantly white, suburban neighborhood. It always happened during the month of February and it seemed to somehow never end up being about actual black history. Lessons in a nutshell went a little something like “Martin Luther...

Buffalo State welcomes guests from Chile

Patrick Koster, Associate News Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under Campus, NEWS

Last Thursday, SUNY Buffalo State welcomed seven guests from Chile to host a presentation about the education system in their country. The presentation, which was held in Bacon Hall 115, included speakers Professor Javiera Palma and her students, of Universidad Mayor in Santiago, Chile. Palma and...

Gov. Cuomo lays out plans for loan forgiveness

Najee Walker, Reporter
February 4, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent proposals on student loan and loan forgiveness are focused on the SUNY system and its students. If Cuomo’s proposals get approved, students attending SUNY colleges and universities could have less debt and would be able to pay back their loans within the next few years. The...

College students have to pay, why shouldn’t convicted felons?

Caitlin Kupiec, Staff Writer
February 26, 2014
Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently proposed a plan for taxpayers to fund college classes in New York prisons, saying a college degree will reduce the likelihood of an inmate returning to a life of crime when released. So, as I type this out, thousands of dollars in student loan debt, just three months away...

Educating inmates provides rehabilitating environment in prisons

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor
February 26, 2014
Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories

Gov. Andrew Cuomo polarized the entire state Feb. 16 when he announced that New York would fund higher education for prison inmates. Many believe this move will supply inmates with the tools they need to live law-abiding lives after their release. Others believe prisoners are being rewarded for breaking...

NYSED introduces new requirements including edTPA, unfair

Letter to the Editor
February 26, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories

Calling all SUNY students: We need your help now, all of you As all SUNY education majors, including myself, are well aware, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) recently introduced new requirements for initial teacher certification. Fellow seniors and I graduating this spring, whether fr...

Limited options: why the Common Core fails our students

Dave DeLuca, Associate Sports Editor
February 19, 2014
Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories

Read the question. Bubble in the answer. Read the question. Bubble in the answer. Repeat. That’s the brilliant innovation in public education today -- tests. Common Core Standards, commonly referred to as the Common Core, is a nation-wide initiative that explains what students in grades K-12 should...

Highlighting EOP student accomplishments

Lauren Coppola, News Co-Editor
October 1, 2013
Filed under Campus, NEWS

Buffalo State’s Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Program celebrates its 46th anniversary this year. The EOP is an admissions program that provides support in academics and financial aid for students in need. It allows students to participate in many activities such as peer mentoring, becoming...

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