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160 Years, Part III: Black History and the invisible children

160 Years, Part III: Black History and the invisible children

I'Jaz Eberhardt, Vice President, News Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

At-risk. Troubled. Underprivileged. Such are the adjectives commonly used to describe many black boys and girls in America. As seen throughout history, the African-American voice has been silenced and misarticulated; even more muffled have been the screams and protests of African-American children, both...

160 Years, Part II: Black History and religious progress

160 Years, Part II: Black History and religious progress

I'Jaz Eberhardt, Vice President, News Editor

February 14, 2019


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Finding God in a god-forsaken life—such has been the foundation of survival for generations of Africans/African-Americans. Without a doubt, God looks different than in the past: to some, God is The Father, to others, the universe, still others, an interpretation of our higher selves. Some are certain...

Throwback Thursday: Pre-internet, lovers used newspapers as Valentine’s Day love letters

Throwback Thursday: Pre-internet, lovers used newspapers as Valentine’s Day love letters

Francesca Bond, Executive Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, Student Lifestyle, Throwback Thursday

The year is 1986. Valentine's Day quickly approaches. The pressure is on to do something sweet (and public) for your Valentine. Instagram isn't around yet, so you can't post a collage of funny Snapchat videos and smiling selfies. iMessage won't be invented for at least a couple more decades, so you...

Spacebound Takeover

Spacebound Takeover

Tina Diblasio, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Lifestyle

On Friday night, February 1, I decided to go out and check out the music scene at Mohawk Place located at 47 East Mohawk St in downtown Buffalo. The show consisted of Dj Lil Gabby and ToneyBoi, 14 Trapdoors, Rodagues, F 1rst class, Freak The Mighty, Don ZZombie and last but certainly not least Spacebound! I...

Boring Buffalo? No Way!

Boring Buffalo? No Way!

Tina Diblasio, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

Over this past winter break, I made it my priority to look around Buffalo for some great food and a great hang out spots. One of the things I hear the most from my friends and others is that Buffalo is boring and there is nothing to do. This, however, is wrong. First, I decided to check out the ...

Photo Gallery: Paint Your Mane

Photo Gallery: Paint Your Mane

Yomira Meregildo, Staff Photographer

February 11, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, Photo Galleries, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Lifestyle

Students got artsy in the Campbell Student Union at USG's "Paint Your Mane" on Feb. 11. Photos by Yomira Meregildo.

The Herd: Get to know Witty Tarbox, a five-piece band capturing Buffalo’s spirit through surf rock, funk, jazz fusion

The Herd: Get to know Witty Tarbox, a five-piece band capturing Buffalo’s spirit through surf rock, funk, jazz fusion

Zachary Lewis, Music Writer

February 11, 2019


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If you’re craving the melodic manifestation of Buffalo’s spirit, there is a band that comes to mind: Witty Tarbox. Five talented musicians come together, harmonizing the grit and soul of Western New York through a fusion of surf rock, blues, funk and jazz with whimsical stage presence. Their music...

[PHOTO GALLERY] African Diaspora Project’s Diaspora Dialogue

[PHOTO GALLERY] African Diaspora Project’s Diaspora Dialogue

Aaron Bobeck, Photographer

February 7, 2019


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Tonight, a diverse group of students gathered in the Social Hall to share their personal stories, hardships, and experiences with each other. This open atmosphere was created and sponsored by the African Diaspora Project, a division of Buffalo State's Leadership & Engagement. Check out this photo...

160 Years, Part I: Black History and the interpretation of…

160 Years, Part I: Black History and the interpretation of…

I'Jaz Eberhardt, News Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Lifestyle

This past December, a friend gifted me a collection of newspapers, including The New York Times, The Examiner and New-York Daily Tribune, that were published between 1859 and 1862. While there were many things that I found beyond interesting, like $3 shoes and a letter from a reader about “Toads Un...

Canadian pop-punk band Seaway plays free college bar show in Guelph, Ontario

Canadian pop-punk band Seaway plays free college bar show in Guelph, Ontario

Bethany Clancy, Music Critic

February 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Canadian pop-punk band, Seaway, has been touring across the United States and Europe for the last year and a half now. After being on the road for a while, the band took some time to recollect and play a few smaller bar shows.  On Jan. 28,  the band played a free show at The University of Guelph, wh...

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