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Esports: An Insiders Guide to Esports both on and off Campus

Esports: An Insiders Guide to Esports both on and off Campus
December 4, 2020

Karl J. Zielezinski, 18, has been in love with video games since he was a kid. Before bed and after homework was his prime playing time where he was usually up late enough for his mom to tell him it's...

Restaurants fear second COVID-19 lockdown

A sign on a closed restaurant in London, Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
November 25, 2020

Owning a restaurant has always been an unpredictable business, and because of the pandemic, many restaurants across the United States have closed forever. With a feared second lockdown, many restaurants...

What is Gerrymandering?

What is Gerrymandering?
November 24, 2020

Gerrymandering is where districts are manipulated to favor one political party. This reduces the competition an incumbent politician has in a district or state. The borders for districts are re-drawn every...

European Countries Nationalized Wages, the U.S. Didn’t

European Countries Nationalized Wages, the U.S. Didn’t
October 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic shut down the economy—closing businesses, and leaving 40 million Americans unemployed. The U.S. response included one stimulus check, expanded unemployment benefits, and a giant...

The (more) Civil Presidential Debate

The (more) Civil Presidential Debate
October 27, 2020

This time around, the debate was more fair and intelligible. However, it was no less misleading and disingenuous as the first. The moderator seemed to have a better handle over the candidates, and maintained...

Cinema is Buffalo Strong

Cinema is Buffalo Strong
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...

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!
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...

Heavy academic consequences for not taking Covid-19 seriously

Heavy academic consequences for not taking Covid-19 seriously
October 17, 2020

Effective October 1st, you could find yourself suspended – or worse – if you choose not to follow the recommended actions on and off campus regarding the pandemic. SUNY Chancellor James Malatras...

Are you planning for Spring Break? Well, unpack your bags, it’s canceled.

Are you planning for Spring Break?  Well, unpack your bags, it’s canceled.
October 6, 2020

Everyone needs a vacation, but in Buffalo State Terms it’s a “Staycation” Vice President for Academic Affairs of SUNY Buffalo State, Jim Mayrose, sent an email last week entailing they “have...

The Burrito Project

The Burrito Project
October 6, 2020

A cold rainy night fell over Buffalo, the homeless waiting in a line at the corner, shivering and huddled together like penguins waiting for their weekly burritos -- cars start to pull into the bus station...

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