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WGRZ journalists visit Buffalo State for panel about hurricane coverage

WGRZ journalists visit Buffalo State for panel about hurricane coverage

Francesca Bond, Managing/News Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Since hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated the southern coast of the United States a few weeks ago, there has been quite a bit of controversy about the ethics of putting journalists in the middle of the storms. SUNY Buffalo State's communication department hosted a panel in Bulger Communication Cen...

The Cherry Bombs Light Up the Rapids

The Cherry Bombs Light Up the Rapids

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, NEWS, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

Whoa. Last night at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls, N.Y., the Cherry Bombs wowed the sold-out crowd as they opened for comedic glam metal band Steel Panther and Iowa based hard rock group Stone Sour. The Cherry Bombs, composed of Cherry Vicious, Gypsy Wyld, Dixie Holliday, Barbie Barracuda,...

The Anne Frank Project hosts 9th annual Social Justice Festival

The Anne Frank Project hosts 9th annual Social Justice Festival

Tara Rae Hark, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

“Muraho,” means “I celebrate your presence.” Professor Drew Kahn, Director of The Anne Frank Project (AFP) says with this one word, the ethic of AFP is revealed. On October 3 and 4, Buffalo State is celebrating in its 9th annual Social Justice Festival, orchestrated by AFP. Each year the f...

Professor Spotlight: Donn Youngstrom leaves lasting impressions on students

Professor Spotlight: Donn Youngstrom leaves lasting impressions on students

Tara Rae Hark, Reporter

September 28, 2017


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

SUNY Buffalo State theater professor Donn Youngstrom once considered pursuing a career as an opera singer. Scores of students are grateful that he did not. “I thought of becoming an opera singer because I had this big voice,” said Youngstrom. He admitted that his foreign language capacity and...

How to Uber: Getting around Buffalo using the latest trend in transportation

How to Uber: Getting around Buffalo using the latest trend in transportation

Johnathan Ciolek, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Don’t have a car or feel like taking the metro? No worries, Uber has you covered. Uber is a relatively new method of transportation that launched in Buffalo over the summer after much anticipation. This mode of travel is commonly described a more interactive and efficient taxi system. Uber employs...

PHOTO GALLERY: Communication department gets new digs

PHOTO GALLERY: Communication department gets new digs

Yomira Meregildo, Staff Photographer

September 25, 2017


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

The communication department at SUNY Buffalo State was in need of a new, centralized home and now they have it in the form of a swanky new wing at Buckham hall. Before the upgrade, the department was scattered all around campus. The professors' offices were in Bishop hall, a former dorm hall now surrounded...

Paul McCartney Brings the Heat to the Carrier Dome

Paul McCartney Brings the Heat to the Carrier Dome

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

September 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, NEWS, Recent Stories, Reviews

Despite the incredibly hot temperature that plagued the venue, magic was in the air in Syracuse, NY, last night. Paul McCartney, the former Beatle, played a lifetime of music to the huge and overheated crowd at the Carrier Dome last night. McCartney, 75, along with his band made up of guitarists Rusty...

Not with a Bang but with a Splat!

Not with a Bang but with a Splat!

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, OPINION, Student Experience

Buffalo State has some odd traditions but this one may be the oddest of them all. The annual Pumpkin Drop has been held for the past 8 years on the last day of summer to allow students to enter fall in a fun way. Stephen Vermette, a professor in the Geography and Planning department, said the event...

Nobel Prize winner and girl’s education activist Malala inspires crowd of thousands at UB

Nobel Prize winner and girl’s education activist Malala inspires crowd of thousands at UB

Francesca Bond, Managing/News Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase

There are few 20-year-olds around the world as inspiring as Malala Yousafzai and the enormous crowd in the University at Buffalo's Alumni Arena last night exemplifies this. Yousafzi kicked off the University's 31st annual Distinguished Speakers Series with an inspiring speech and extensive Q&A...

Burchfield Penney showcases more than just art

Burchfield Penney showcases more than just art

Johnathan Ciolek, Reporter

September 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Burchfield Penney Art Center is hosting many new and upcoming events for anyone looking to have a good time. These events are especially good for people who are new to Buffalo. The art center is located on Buffalo State’s campus adjacent to Elmwood Avenue near Rockwell Hall. On the second...

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