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The art of tattooing

The art of tattooing

Bethany Clancy, Culture Editor

March 17, 2019

When driving down Main Street in Williamsville, we see a plethora of businesses big and small, Squeeze Juicery,  Spot Coffee, Time and Time Jewelry-- just to name a few. But tucked above the Yoga by Design Studio, located at 5550 Main Street, lies an art studio. It isn’t your typical drawing and painti...

Bearings sells out release show in Brampton

Bearings sells out release show in Brampton

Bethany Clancy, Culture Editor

March 8, 2019

Over the past year, Ottawa-based pop-punk band Bearings has climbed their way through the Canadian music scene. From touring with Seaway in the summer months to Like Pacific’s headlining fall tour, and playing both of the sold-out Counterparts holiday shows, it's not surprising that Bearings are go...

Arkells bring the Rally Cry Tour to Buffalo

Arkells bring the Rally Cry Tour to Buffalo

Bethany Clancy, Culture Editor

March 6, 2019

When the Candian alternative-pop band Arkells comes to Buffalo, they mean business. It’s highly recommended to wear your dancing shoes. That being said, Arkells love Buffalo and it’s safe to say that Buffalo loves Arkells right back. When the band headed out with St. Lucia in the fall, right befor...

Off-campus coffee shops perfect for studying

Off-campus coffee shops perfect for studying

Kelsie Engert, Social Media Editor

March 4, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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