The Record

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 Buffalo movie culture that COVID-19 temporarily halted. “The drive-in is a safe environment for people to enjoy films collectively,” said John Fink, BIFF artistic director. Patrons could stream the premiered films at home or watch at the dri...

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

Elijah Robinson, Secretary

October 18, 2020

A story 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 gun violence. This seems like another one of those tragic news stories you hear routinely, but Spectrum News decided to empl...

Heavy academic consequences for not taking Covid-19 seriously

Heavy academic consequences for not taking Covid-19 seriously

Angela Caico, Staff Writer

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 released the following sanctions to ensure students are maintaining public health safety guidelines; Every...

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.

Nia Peeples, Staff Writer

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 decided to push back the start of the 2021 spring semester by one week and eliminate spring break.” The...

The Burrito Project

The Burrito Project

Shavonne Pucula, News Editor

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 and a little hope starts to flow back into their smiles as the youth unload their boxes and set...

The dramatic first 2020 Presidential debate

The dramatic first 2020 Presidential debate

Angela Caico, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

The first Presidential debate of 2020 played out as more of a reality TV show than a respectful, educated conversation between the two men in consideration for running the country. The moderator, Chris Wallace had a difficult time containing the continuous back and forth banter, while Biden referred...

The city Buffalo, once called The City of The Dead or The Dawn of The Dead City, now is on the rise again with a flourishing development in its real estate business.

The city Buffalo, once called The City of The Dead or The Dawn of The Dead City, now is on the rise again with a flourishing development in its real estate business.

Rifa Tasfia, Staff Writer

September 26, 2020

The ancient city, filled with rich history, was the eighth-largest city in America in the 1900s. Later, in 2008-2019, it was named the dead city by Robert Mark Silverman, Li Yin, Kelly L. Patterson, researchers of University at Buffalo. Their objective was to investigate housing vacancy patterns...

The U.S Canada border threatens to close until November, according to Buffalo News

The U.S Canada border threatens to close until November, according to Buffalo News

Natalie Maloy, Opinion Editor

September 17, 2020

You just might want to reschedule your 19th birthday bash trip to Canada this year. It started as the U.S and Canadian border reopening in April, then May, and now the final set date for September 21 has changed to November. The specific date is unknown at this time. When it comes to the U.S border...

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 music department to reimagine how they will conduct their work in and out of the classroom. Music...

Buffalo State student shot in Queens

Natalie Maloy and Shavonne Pucula

July 30, 2020

Buffalo State Junior was shot Monday night outside a deli in Queens, New York, police say. Malachi Capers was seen on a surveillance video bumping into Jeffery Thurston which then caused a verbal altercation between the two. Capers then followed Thurston outside where he tackled Thurston to the ground....

SUNY Buffalo State's award-winning student news outlet since 1913
NEWS