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Affordability gains Buffalo State recognition from CollegeNET

Affordability gains Buffalo State recognition from CollegeNET

Johnathan Ciolek, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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Just weeks ago, SUNY Buffalo State climbed CollegeNET’s Social Mobility Index rankings, making among the site’s top 100 colleges for economically disadvantaged students. Buffalo State ranks 82nd nationally out of approximately 1,400 benchmarked schools on the SMI. The index ranks various college...

Check your inbox: Buff State’s majors survey could lead to academic development

Check your inbox: Buff State’s majors survey could lead to academic development

Alexander Field, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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SUNY Buffalo State's first annual major survey has been sent-- check your inbox! “This is an opportunity for students to voice their opinions; to really allow their voices to be heard,” Eric Krieg, the project's leader explained. The 25-question survey takes five to ten minutes (it took me eigh...

The dying wish of a college sex educator

The dying wish of a college sex educator

Bethany Clancy, Staff Music Critic

January 30, 2019


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Maria Falzone is a successful comedian who has performed ABC, A&E, Showtime, and alongside Kathy Griffin, Robin Williams, Paula Poundstone and other greats. But her greatest comedic success has to do with sex education on college campuses. She has a 90-minute show called “Sex Rules,”...

More people pass U.S. citizenship tests today than previous years. That doesn’t mean the test is easier.

More people pass U.S. citizenship tests today than previous years. That doesn’t mean the test is easier.

Francesca Bond and Alex Silvia

January 29, 2019


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Inside Jericho Road Community Health Center on a recent Tuesday afternoon, a few clear voices ring through the off-white-colored rooms. “What do you drink?” asks instructor Christina Longanecker, enunciating every syllable. “I drink tea,” a diversely aged group of students sitting around...

Welcome back to Buffalo, students. Class is canceled.

Welcome back to Buffalo, students. Class is canceled.

Yomira Meregildo, Staff Photographer

January 29, 2019


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On the second day back from classes at SUNY Buffalo State, the winter weather did what it does best: snow. Due to blowing snow and frigid temperatures, Buffalo State canceled all classes and activities for Tuesday, Jan. 29 and Wednesday, Jan. 30. Yomira Meregildo took a few photos of students and ...

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


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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


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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...

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