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’50 Shades’ of inaccuracy; popular trilogy harms more than it helps

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor
September 10, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, CULTURE

There have been rumors for months about the literary toilet paper that is 50 Shades of Grey turning into a movie, and now the rumors are truth — last week, “Sons of Anarchy’s” Charlie Hunnam was announced in the role of Christian Grey, the BDSM-obsessed billionaire who lures protagonist Anasta...

Anthro society event covers sci-fi phenomenon

Anthro society event covers sci-fi phenomenon

Caitlin Kupiec, Staff Writer
September 10, 2013
Filed under CULTURE, Student Lifestyle

The point when a “man” with piercing black eyes, imprisoned in a room with 20 of the Queen’s serving staff, transformed into a giant werewolf ready to pounce on and drain the blood of Queen Victoria, may have been the first time everyone in a classroom paid attention to an overhead projector screen. Unfortunately...

New instructor aims to create civic leaders of tomorrow

New instructor aims to create civic leaders of tomorrow

Colleen Young, Associate Culture Editor
September 10, 2013
Filed under CULTURE, Student Lifestyle

There’s a new “big man on campus” who’s a veteran, has worked for a Congresswoman, earned a law degree, and prides himself on being an amateur Scotch connoisseur. Attorney and Olean native A. Peter Snodgrass has worked to develop a new course called PSC 389 Civic Leadership, which is preparing Buffalo State students for...

Student entrepreneurs reach out to immigrant community

Student entrepreneurs reach out to immigrant community

Colleen Young, Associate Culture Editor
August 27, 2013
Filed under City, CULTURE, Student Lifestyle

Students’ technology troubles can now be taken care of by the professionals, who may be sitting right next to them in class. Aung Kaung Myat and Mustafa Abdo, both seniors at Buffalo State, celebrated the grand opening of their new business, IT Garden, LLC, on June 8. The business, located at 212...

Student Life welcomes newcomers with ‘Super’ theme

Student Life welcomes newcomers with ‘Super’ theme

Samantha Wulff, Associate Culture Editor
August 27, 2013
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Student Lifestyle

Even without the powers of the Man of Steel, the Student Life Office believes we can all “B. Super!” this year. The superhero-inspired theme of the Weeks of Welcome initiative will manifest itself in slightly different ways during its six weeks, beginning with orientation. Weeks of Welcome,...

New campus NAACP chapter aims for youth involvement

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor
August 27, 2013
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Student Lifestyle

One-hundred-four years ago, the grassroots civil rights organization known as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded. Its mission was as follows: To ensure the political, social, educational and economic equality of every human being, and elimination of racial prejudice. Now,...

Pride Alliance parades for LGBT awareness, equality

Pride Alliance parades for LGBT awareness, equality

Caitlin Kupiec, Staff Writer
August 27, 2013
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Student Lifestyle

The only drag to be found on Elmwood Avenue in the beginning of June was in the form of queens, as Buffalonians lined the streets to celebrate Pride Week. Rainbow shirts, flags, bracelets and glitter filled the streets near the harbor, where the Buffalo Pride Parade took place on June 2. There was...

Buffalo State’s neighbors offer intriguing destinations for students

Buffalo State’s neighbors offer intriguing destinations for students

Lauren Coppola, Co-News Editor
August 27, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories

Students new to campus may be unfamiliar with what the area around Buffalo State has to offer. Local businesses near campus allow students to experience new places and eat different types of food. “Buffalo has the big city things to offer with a hometown feeling,” said Jane Schweichler, a fashion...

Anne Frank’s legacy paves way for leadership in annual project

Anne Frank’s legacy paves way for leadership in annual project

Colleen Young, Associate Culture Editor
August 21, 2013
Filed under CULTURE, Student Lifestyle

Anne Frank once said, “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Buffalo State can join in that improvement, as students are invited to volunteer to attend the fifth annual Anne Frank Project, on campus Sept. 10-13. This year’s theme is “...

Projecting their vision

Projecting their vision

Brandon Schlager, Executive Editor
August 21, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City, NEWS, Showcase

The ambitious vision of one SUNY Buffalo State staffer will illuminate the campus’ “front yard” beginning this fall. The Burchfield Penney Art Center will soon feature a one-of-a-kind, constantly changing outdoor video and audio gallery called “The Front Yard,” which will permanently occupy...

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