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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...

Buffalo State received 15 bomb threats in just two weeks in 1975

Buffalo State received 15 bomb threats in just two weeks in 1975

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, Throwback Thursday

The last reported bomb threat at Buffalo State was back in 2001, according to Peter Carey, Chief of University Police. But in 1975, there were 15 – yes, FIFTEEN – bomb threats reported in a two-week period, including four in one day alone. All 15 were deemed false alarms. Perhaps the fact that such threat...

The Record Style Watch: Rainy Day, Bright Colors

The Record Style Watch: Rainy Day, Bright Colors

Francesca Bond, Fashion Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, Photo Galleries, Recent Stories, Student Lifestyle

It was cold and rainy on campus today, but that didn't stop students from showing off their style. Some opted for bright colors, some monochromatic tones, but they all rocked their rainy day fashion.

Gov. Cuomo announces Excelsior Scholarship, aims to make New York first state with free college tuition system

Gov. Cuomo announces Excelsior Scholarship, aims to make New York first state with free college tuition system

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Campus, Front Page, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

New York could become the first state with a free college tuition system. On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo made the first stop of his statewide Excelsior Scholarship campaign at SUNY Buffalo State. The Excelsior Scholarship is a program spearheaded by the governor that will provide free college...

USG responds to housing policy changes

USG responds to housing policy changes

Press Release
December 20, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, United Students' Government

This is an unedited press release written by Terron Grant, SUNY Buffalo State United Students Government President  "In 2015, Buffalo State College administrators changed the policy for housing priority from upperclassmen to freshmen. The rising seniors were upset because they felt their concerns r...

The Trilogy Party helped college students unwind

Nikita Singh, Contributor
November 30, 2016
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Student Experience, Student Lifestyle

With the stress of the semester coming to its peak, college students in Buffalo decided to unwind a bit with one of the most anticipated parties this fall. On Nov. 12, hundreds of young adults from the University at Buffalo (UB), SUNY Buffalo State and other colleges decided to put down their books...

Bike theft stinks, SkunkLock works to prevent grand theft bicycle

Jillian LeBlanc, Opinion Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Technology

Tired of getting your bike stolen at SUNY Buffalo State? There’s an app for that. Not really, but there is a new invention that will save your noble steed. SkunkLock is no ordinary dollar tree bike lock; rather it’s a security measure sure to keep petty thieves away from your property. Th...

Former ‘Lost Boy’ paving new life at Buffalo State

Former ‘Lost Boy’ paving new life at Buffalo State

Dave DeLuca, Executive Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The first time Kang Kerubino Guot shot an AK-47, the recoil was so powerful that it knocked him on his butt. He had no choice but to use the weapon when war broke out in his hometown in South Sudan. It was either hide and get killed, or run and fight back. It’s 1995 and Guot, a skinny, wide-smiling...

NASO celebrates Native American Heritage Month

NASO celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Joseph Morganti, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Campus, NEWS

SUNY Buffalo State is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with events, and displays throughout the month of November. On Aug. 3, 1990 President George H. W. Bush declared the month of November as National American Heritage Month, commonly referred to as Native American Heritage Month. The...

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