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Top priorities at SUNY Assembly Conference: Diversity training, plastic bags and safety

Top priorities at SUNY Assembly Conference: Diversity training, plastic bags and safety

Jennifer Mauk, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized

The SUNY Student Assembly held their semi-annual conference Nov. 16, 17, and 18 with a total of 80 voting delegates representing 46 SUNY campuses. Both Buffalo State representatives from the United Students Government were voting delegates in the conference. Through the business meetings held in the...

Student rescued from elevator in Porter Hall

Student rescued from elevator in Porter Hall

I'Jaz Eberhardt, Associate News Editor

November 28, 2018


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Residents were promptly evacuated from their dorms after a student got trapped in an elevator in Porter Hall on Thursday evening. Witnesses said they had been evacuated after the alarm sounded at around 4:30 p.m. and Buffalo firefighters arrived shortly after. "There was a malfunction with elevator...

Buff State receives funding to raise retention, graduation rates

Buff State receives funding to raise retention, graduation rates

I'Jaz Eberhardt, Associate News Editor

November 6, 2018


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SUNY Buffalo State is looking to improve retention and graduation rates through the help of grants. According to Provost Melanie Perreault, the college has received about $3 million in funding to implement new positions and programs that will aid students in their academic lives. “One of the...

Buffalo State could be the home of its district’s polling place next November

Buffalo State could be the home of its district’s polling place next November

Francesca Bond, Executive Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase

SUNY Buffalo State history lecturer Joseph Golombek Jr. recalls one election a few years back when only three or four of the college’s students voted. He would know because he was running. Golombek Jr. is also a city council member, representing the North District, which is the district the college...

Students eat half off at second annual Great WNY Kidney Bean Cook-Off

Students eat half off at second annual Great WNY Kidney Bean Cook-Off

Kelsie Engert, Reporter

October 23, 2018


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The 2nd Annual Great WNY Kidney Bean Cook-Off will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8 in the atrium of SUNY Erie County College to benefit the Kidney Foundation of Western New York. The Kidney Foundation of Western New York (KFWNY) partners with SUNY ECC culinary students, who work in teams with their instruct...

A new face in Buffalo’s thespian culture to debut at Buffalo State

A new face in Buffalo’s thespian culture to debut at Buffalo State

Dylan Sleight, Reporter

October 18, 2018


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Starring Buffalo, a new non-for-profit theatre company, will launch its first production this weekend. It’s a reproduction of Victor Hugo’s famous novel The Hunch Back of Notre Dame, and it’s happening right here at Buffalo State. The organization is a professional theatre group with a missio...

Shooting near SUNY Buffalo State campus lot

Shooting near SUNY Buffalo State campus lot

Francis Boeck, Managing/Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized

Buffalo Police responded to a shooting near the SUNY Buffalo State campus late Tuesday afternoon, according to the school’s official Twitter. The shooting took place on the corner of Dart and Letchworth Street, right on the edge of lot G-20 which is located on Grant Street across from campus. The...

All-night gaming marathon benefits Oishei Children’s Hospital

All-night gaming marathon benefits Oishei Children’s Hospital

Jose Gonzalez, Special to The Record

October 14, 2018


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Have you ever gamed online until the wee hours of the morning? Why not do it for a great cause? The Buffalo Blizzard gaming group will be running a 24-hour campaign for Extra Life’s Buffalo chapter at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 21. While donations...

Blackboard, Weigel and Argo Tea (Oh, My!): Hot topics from this year’s open forum

Blackboard, Weigel and Argo Tea (Oh, My!): Hot topics from this year’s open forum

I'Jaz Eberhardt, Associate News Editor

October 12, 2018


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The students spoke, and the administration listened. On Thursday, President Katherine Conway-Turner hosted her annual open forum, giving students a chance to voice their questions and opinions in person and via web-submitted questions. Also, because Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, the president...

Students gather at tearful vigil to honor the life of Lillyann Cummings

Students gather at tearful vigil to honor the life of Lillyann Cummings

Aaron Bobeck and Yomira Meregildo

October 10, 2018


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Photos by Aaron Bobeck. Photos by Yomira Meregildo. Lillyann Cummings passed away on Friday, Oct. 5. Cummings, 20, was a junior chemistry major on the Dean’s List, a Burrell Scholar, a member of Iota Sigma Pi, a national honor society for women in chemistry, and a member of the sorority delt...

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