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Book-to-movie phenomenon a hit in some cases, misses in others

Cailtlin Kupiec, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

It’s no secret that Hollywood screenwriters have a knack for spinning iconic literature into gold. And these days, it’s becoming harder and harder to name a novel that hasn’t been adapted to the big screen. Should filmmakers keep adapting books into films? Or has Hollywood ruined some classic...

Reading still an escape for some students- if they have time

Charity Wimmer, Reporter

September 24, 2013

Between class assignments, working part-time jobs and maintaining social lives, are college students reading books for fun? A few Buffalo State students claim that they have absolutely no time for books outside of classroom requirements. According to junior Chris Wyant and senior Luke Vorpahl, criminal...

UB, Buffalo State instructors darlings of scene at reading

UB, Buffalo State instructors darlings of scene at reading

Samantha Wulff, Associate Culture Editor

September 24, 2013

Friends, members of the surrounding community and area students all gathered at Talking Leaves bookstore on Main Street this past Wednesday. They weren’t there to browse the books, but rather to examine one in particular. X Marks the Dress: A Registry is the latest collaborative effort of local ...

Q&A: From Carnegie to Rockwell, new trumpet instructor finds comfort in every hall

Q&A: From Carnegie to Rockwell, new trumpet instructor finds comfort in every hall

Colleen Young, Associate Culture Editor

September 18, 2013

Kyle Resnick is a new trumpet instructor from New York City who’s played in some of the world’s most famous concert venues and found his way to the Elmwood Village and Buffalo State’s music department. I caught up with the busy musician to ask him a couple of questions. For more information,...

Orchestra blends college with community, creates diversity

Orchestra blends college with community, creates diversity

Caitlin Kupiec, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

In the fall of 2008, Buffalo State’s music department decided it was missing something. There was no orchestra for string musicians to be a part of, yet students were being accepted as string music majors. So the department received an accreditation with a goal to bring an orchestra to life in the...

Young Buffalo native shoots for country stardom

Young Buffalo native shoots for country stardom

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor

September 18, 2013

Even after traveling back and forth between Nashville and her native Buffalo for the past three years, Maddie Larkin has had an interesting transition period after moving to Music City permanently. Where there once were Sabres flags and football schedules, there are now impromptu concerts on city...

Anne Frank Project extends legacy of Holocaust victim, preaches against ‘bystander effect’

Anne Frank Project extends legacy of Holocaust victim, preaches against ‘bystander effect’

Colleen Young, Associate Culture Editor

September 18, 2013

The campus was flooded last week with students, staff and visitors who were all inspired to change the world, and many were proudly dressed in orange. The fifth annual Anne Frank Project took place last Tuesday-Friday, starting with a youth conference and ending with a closing ceremony. “AFP2013:...

Innovation the name of the game at Chinese fashion exhibit in Technology Building

Kaitlin Russo, Reporter

September 18, 2013

The third floor of the new Technology Building on campus bore witness to a new chapter in couture. Chinese fashion designer Shao Fang and textile designer Shen Li opened their new collections there Thursday. In an “East meets West” concept, Fang blends Greek Platonic solids (or three-dimensional...

CUTE’s comeback single cocky, yet satisfying

CUTE’s comeback single cocky, yet satisfying

Samantha Wulff, Associate Culture Editor

September 18, 2013

A lot can change in five years, which is how long it has been since Buffalo-based band Cute Is What We Aim For, or CUTE, released its last album, “Rotation.” Sept. 3 marked the end of that dry spell, as the band dropped its newest single, “A Closed Mind With An Open Mouth,” meant to signify...

Buffalo-based band elevated by lead singer’s success

Buffalo-based band elevated by lead singer’s success

Charity Wimmer, Reporter

September 18, 2013

From the time she was a child drumming spoons on pillows to a now, a young woman singing duets with Joan Baez, Grace Stumberg is making her dreams come true. The front woman for the Grace Stumberg Band has been playing music for much of her life. As a contestant on the talent competition, “America’s...

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