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Review: The Drowsy Chaperone

Review: The Drowsy Chaperone

Jessica Stoddard

November 19, 2019

"The Drowsy Chaperone," the second show in Buffalo State College Theatre Department's season, is an entertaining, feel-good musical. Written by Bob Martin & Don McKellar (book) and Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison (music and lyrics), it has the light and simple storyline of a classic Golden Age musical,...

The 1975 pull back on latest release

The 1975 pull back on latest release

Thomas Tedesco, Music Writer

November 12, 2019

A couple of months removed from their last single, The 1975 are back with yet another song that sounds distinctly different than the last. When the band released their previous single, “People,” it was met with controversy and seen by many as a 180-degree turn in musical direction. With their newest si...

At Wit’s End Review

At Wit’s End Review

Jessica Stoddard, Reporter

November 11, 2019

At Wit's End is a one-woman show full of wit and insight into the real-life of a housewife. Journalist and sister duo Allison and Margaret Engel have written a play that follows the life of Erma Bombeck (Pam Sherman), told by herself. Erma highlights the ups and downs of motherhood and her life in...

The Wonder Years wrap up third Halloween extravaganza

The Wonder Years wrap up third Halloween extravaganza

Bethany Clancy, Culture Editor

November 5, 2019

For the past two years, the pop-punk band The Wonder Years has been doing Halloween cover shows in their hometown of Philadelphia and other cities on the East Coast. This year, the band has done something a little differently. Instead of two or three cities, the band chose eight special cities around the...

“Cold Cuts”: The rise and fall of Buffalo State’s music publication

“Cold Cuts”: The rise and fall of Buffalo State’s music publication

Thomas Tedesco, Music Writer

October 29, 2019

It was in the year of 1972 when Gary Sperrazza enrolled at Buffalo State College and joined the student-published magazine, “Strait.” It was there that he began to write about pop and rock music. In 1973, the “Shakin’ Street Gazette” was born and the first issue was published that October in S...

Fitz and the Tantrums release new album with “All the Feels”

Fitz and the Tantrums release new album with “All the Feels”

Thomas Tedesco, Music Writer/Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Nearly three years after the release of their highly acclaimed self-titled album that included the smash hit song, “Handclap,” pop band Fitz and the Tantrums return with their newest studio effort aptly titled, “All the Feels.” Clocking in at slightly over fifty-two minutes with seventeen songs ma...

Mean Girls Review

Mean Girls Review

Jessica Stoddard, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Imagine being sixteen years old and having your parents move you across the world, from Africa to America, to start a new life. Cady Heron is looking for human friends, only to find the Plastics, a group of mean girls who run the school. With the hope to fit in, Cady dons the high heels, lipgloss, and...

Two legends lost: remembering Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek

Two legends lost: remembering Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek

Thomas Tedesco, Music Writer/Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Within the span of three days, the deaths of two legendary rock artists have shocked the music world. On September 15, vocalist and guitarist of The Cars, Ric Ocasek, died at his home in New York City from natural causes following recent surgery. Only two days prior, it was announced singer Eddie Mone...

Speaking the truth: English hangouts around Buffalo State

Speaking the truth: English hangouts around Buffalo State

Sarah Schreiber, Reporter

September 24, 2019

With September on its way out and October quickly approaching comes the closing down of summer activities and changing of the leaves and weather. Outdoor patios are being closed for the season, and colleges are fully underway into the semester. The shortcoming arrival of a new month also comes the r...

Stone Temple Pilots “Glide” in high energy show at the Rapids Theater

Stone Temple Pilots “Glide” in high energy show at the Rapids Theater

Thomas Tedesco, Music Writer

September 17, 2019

Legendary rock band, Stone Temple Pilots, made their return to the Rapids Theater in Niagara Falls, NY on Wednesday night. While they had previously played at the Town Ballroom in Buffalo last May, this is the first time the band has played in Niagara Falls in eight years and four days. Since that perfo...

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