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Evergreen initiative guides Buffalo State to an ever greener future

Evergreen initiative guides Buffalo State to an ever greener future

Lauren Coppola, News Co-Editor

October 8, 2013


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

Buffalo State is becoming more environmentally friendly. Many paper forms are now being processed online. The Evergreen initiative is a program that works toward keeping the campus more environmentally efficient and sustainable. NYPIRG also holds events to promote going green. Evergreen helps to...

USG hopes to connect with students on a deeper level

Katherine Middleton, Reporter

October 8, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, United Students' Government

By paying the mandatory student activity fee, SUNY Buffalo State students are helping to fund a million-dollar organization. It is possible that not all students actually know what they are paying for with the required fee. The United Students Government is the organization that uses money from the...

Faculty and staff receive recognition for service

Faculty and staff receive recognition for service

Sara Ali, Reporter

October 8, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS

A ceremony that honored faculty and staff members of SUNY Buffalo State was held Thursday in the Rockwell Hall auditorium. The Faculty and Staff Recognition ceremony recognized those who have received the President’s Award for Excellence or SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, as well as those...

A year of transition for Howard Cohen, Buffalo State

A year of transition for Howard Cohen, Buffalo State

Brandon Schlager, Executive Editor

October 1, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Showcase

Howard Cohen’s unlikely arrival at SUNY Buffalo State began with an unsuspected phone call a few months earlier. Cohen, at his home in Hammond, Ind., where he served as chancellor emeritus at Purdue University Calumet, had already prepared his classes for the fall semester. He had been looking...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month sheds light on unhealthy relationships

Adrienne Boudreau, Reporter

October 1, 2013


Filed under City, NEWS

As October begins, Domestic Violence Awareness Month also begins, with hopes to inspire some time of reflection for those in unhealthy relationships and educate those who might not realize they are. According to a 2011 Knowledge Networks survey of 508 college students, 43% of dating college women...

Students blowing smoke at college tobacco ban

Students blowing smoke at college tobacco ban

Andrew Manzella, News Co-Editor

October 1, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS

The current smoking policy on the SUNY Buffalo State campus bans the use of all tobacco products. Buffalo State models its tobacco policy after many other college campuses that have also made the switch to smoke-free. The College Senate voted on this policy in May 2011, and it took effect Jan....

Richardson’s South Lawn opens amid plenty of community fanfare

Richardson’s South Lawn opens amid plenty of community fanfare

Autumn Evans, Reporter

October 1, 2013


Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Showcase

The Richardson Olmsted Complex was alive on Saturday as the community celebrated the official opening of Buffalo’s newest green space, the South Lawn. At 11 a.m. a crowd gathered to watch the ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by Richardson Center Corp. President Howard Zemsky. Zemsky thanked...

Author shares reference for student writers

Author shares reference for student writers

Sara Ali, Reporter

October 1, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS

Nancy Sommers, co-author of A Writers Reference, gave a speech about her academic essay, ‘I Stand Here Writing,’ and spoke about the required college handbook for College Writing Program courses on Friday at the Warren Enters Theatre in Upton Hall. Sommers shared her passion for writing and th...

Highlighting EOP student accomplishments

Lauren Coppola, News Co-Editor

October 1, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS

Buffalo State’s Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Program celebrates its 46th anniversary this year. The EOP is an admissions program that provides support in academics and financial aid for students in need. It allows students to participate in many activities such as peer mentoring, becoming...

New dining options available to students

New dining options available to students

Katherine Middleton, Reporter

September 24, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Showcase

A new on-campus coffee venue will be opening in two weeks. Choc-o-Late is located in the new technology building. This new venue will offer chocolate-oriented goods, organic coffee, Mexican chocolate, and Latin American pastries, which are made in-house by chef Phylis Daniels. Choc-o-Late is an...

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