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“There’s no fun” for the Live Music Industry

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor October 21, 2020

March 16, 2020 is a date that will live in infamy. That ill-fated Monday marked the last day that several music venues across New York State, such as Buffalo’s Sportsmen’s Tavern, operated in a normal...

Mastodon mixes it up with new album,

Mastodon mixes it up with new album, “Medium Rarities”

Dillon O'Connor, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

The new Mastodon album shows the variety of metal music through tremendously executed cover songs. The stoner metal band is no stranger to including covers on their own albums, but their newest album...

Cinema is Buffalo Strong

Cinema is Buffalo Strong

Elijah Robinson, Secretary October 19, 2020

Between October 9-12, the Buffalo International Film Festival premiered its entries at the Dark Alley Drive-In. It was a packed lot for three days, with the local community eager to continue the strong...

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‘This Is Us’ returns for Season 5 on October 27!

Cait Malilay, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

Mark your calendars This Is Us fans because the moment we’ve been anticipating is finally approaching: season 5 premieres on Tuesday, October 27 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC. Here is a recap of key moments...

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

Elijah Robinson, Secretary October 18, 2020

A story was published on Spectrum News, “WNY Activists Look to Put a Stop to Black on Black Crime”. It covered a group of activists marching after the death of a 23 year old Black woman through...

Regal Cinemas Closed, More Theaters to Close in NY Indefinitely

Regal Cinemas Closed, More Theaters to Close in NY Indefinitely

Elijah Robinson , Staff Writer October 6, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 indefinitely closed cinemas across the country. As a byproduct of loss of the blockbuster season, Regal Cinemas are temporarily closed nationwide, starting on Oct. 8, 2020. Cineworld,...

The perfect vampire novel for Halloween, and no, it’s not ‘Twilight!’

The perfect vampire novel for Halloween, and no, it’s not ‘Twilight!’

Cait Malilay, Staff Writer October 5, 2020

Looking for a Halloween book recommendation, but interested in one with a political twist? I recommend The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez. The Gilda Stories, tells the story of a girl also known as...

If I Die First- “My Poison Arms”: Rawring 20s Screamo!

Sunny Verma, Culture Writer September 24, 2020

If I Die First, is bringing screamo/post-hardcore full circle to the emo rap fanbase. The band is made up of Emo Rap Artists Lil Lotus, Zubin, Nedarb, Rake (Ghostmane) and Cayle Sain (Ghostmane) along...

Buffalo State Music Department Looking to Start the Fall Semester on the Right Note

Buffalo State Music Department Looking to Start the Fall Semester on the Right Note

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor September 16, 2020

The doors at Rockwell Hall are open for students this semester, but one will find it to be much different on the inside. The on-going coronavirus pandemic has left students, teachers, and faculty in the...

The Soul Rebels are bringing their brass to Buffalo Iron Works

The Soul Rebels are bringing their brass to Buffalo Iron Works

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor February 27, 2020

The signature dish of New Orleans, gumbo combines a wide variety of ingredients that provides quite a unique flavor, just as the music of The Soul Rebels does with their infusion brass and horns. “The...

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