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Off-campus coffee shops perfect for studying

Off-campus coffee shops perfect for studying

Kelsie Engert, Social Media Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Lifestyle

It's about that time of the semester when midterm evaluations are just around the corner and just about anything other than homework feels like a guilt trip. It’s time you buckle down after procrastinating thus far. The library just isn’t going to cut it for the study atmosphere you desperately ...

160 Years, Part IV: The enlightenment of Black History

160 Years, Part IV: The enlightenment of Black History

I'Jaz Eberhardt, Vice President, News Editor

February 28, 2019


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From slavery and religious oppression, to disrupted childhoods, much of Black History has been marred with misfortune and pain. Consideration must be given, however, to not only the tragedies, but also the triumphs of such an enduring race. In this final feature for the last day of Black History Month 2019, I wish to end on a high note, to give precedence to groundbreaking achievement...

Andrew McMahon brings a magical experience to Rapids Theatre

Andrew McMahon brings a magical experience to Rapids Theatre

Bethany Clancy, Culture Editor

February 26, 2019


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

Andrew McMahon has been writing and performing music under different titles for well over twenty years now. Going from Something Corporate to Jack’s Mannequin and now playing under the name Andrew McMahon in The Wilderness, his music has aged well with all three of his projects.  Through all these y...

Alita: Battle Angel promises to be the biggest blockbuster but…

Alita: Battle Angel promises to be the biggest blockbuster but…

Kyle Fallon, Reporter

February 25, 2019


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Alita is based on a Japanese manga (Japanese comics) and the script was written by James Cameron who you may know from his previous works of “Avatar” (2009) and “Titanic” (1997) which are the two highest grossing films of all time. The film doesn’t star too many well-known actors except Christ...

The Herd: Dynamic fusion of funk vibes brought by Ancient Spaceship

The Herd: Dynamic fusion of funk vibes brought by Ancient Spaceship

Zachary Lewis, Music Writer

February 25, 2019


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A stream of consciousness, groove gurus, virtuous of vibe, the list could go on. These are a few phrases to consider when you talk about Ancient Spaceship. Based out of Clarence NY, this 60’s-esque psychedelic space group has been illuminating the local scene with nothing but the hottest jams. They have...

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


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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


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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 ...

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