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Former student accused of beating transgender woman to death in NYC

Former student accused of beating transgender woman to death in NYC

Brandon Schlager, Executive Editor

September 4, 2013


Filed under Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

A former Buffalo State student faces possible murder charges for an August attack that left a transgender woman dead in New York City. Islan Nettles, 21, of Harlem, was brutally beaten on Aug. 16 while out with several other transgender women after a group of men she encountered on a Harlem street...

Meet the President: Q&A with Howard Cohen

Meet the President: Q&A with Howard Cohen

Andrew Manzella, Co-News Editor

September 4, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS

After the passing of former President Aaron Podolefsky last month, Howard Cohen has taken the reins as interim president at Buffalo State this fall to steer the student body toward academic success. Cohen, chancellor of Purdue University for a full decade, was appointed to his current position by...

Student entrepreneurs reach out to immigrant community

Student entrepreneurs reach out to immigrant community

Colleen Young, Associate Culture Editor

August 27, 2013


Filed under City, CULTURE, Student Lifestyle

Students’ technology troubles can now be taken care of by the professionals, who may be sitting right next to them in class. Aung Kaung Myat and Mustafa Abdo, both seniors at Buffalo State, celebrated the grand opening of their new business, IT Garden, LLC, on June 8. The business, located at 212...

Podolefsky loses fight with cancer shortly after resignation

Podolefsky loses fight with cancer shortly after resignation

Brandon Schlager, Executive Editor

August 27, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS

Aaron Podolefsky, who announced he would resign as president of SUNY Buffalo State in July, passed away Aug. 8 at his Buffalo home surrounded by friends and family. He was 67. Podolefsky had battled prostate cancer since he publicly disclosed his diagnosis to staff and students in the fall of 2011. A...

Campus safety a hot orientation topic for students, parents

Campus safety a hot orientation topic for students, parents

Andrew Manzella, Co-News Editor

August 27, 2013


Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories

With new students and faculty coming every year to Buffalo State, education of safety services is key. Past events of violent crime give those on campus good reason to become aware of the services provided by University Police that can keep them safe. Chief of University Police, Peter Carey, said...

Buffalo State’s neighbors offer intriguing destinations for students

Buffalo State’s neighbors offer intriguing destinations for students

Lauren Coppola, Co-News Editor

August 27, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories

Students new to campus may be unfamiliar with what the area around Buffalo State has to offer. Local businesses near campus allow students to experience new places and eat different types of food. “Buffalo has the big city things to offer with a hometown feeling,” said Jane Schweichler, a fashion...

Three campus projects receive technology grants

Lauren Coppola, Co-News Editor

August 27, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

Three project proposals from Buffalo State have been chosen to receive awards for the SUNY 2013 Innovative Instruction Technology Grant Program. “The LOOP project was one of only eight projects in the entire SUNY system that was awarded a first-tier SUNY IITG grant,” said J. Tomas Henriques, assistant...

Physics teacher program considered among best in country

Lauren Coppola, Co-News Editor

August 27, 2013


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

The physics teacher education program at Buffalo State has been included as one of the best throughout the United States in a report called “Transforming the Preparation of Physics Teachers: A Call to Action.” The report was created by the Task Force on Teacher Education in Physics, a collaboration...

Obama divulges new higher education initiative during visit to UB

Obama divulges new higher education initiative during visit to UB

Michael Canfield, Associate News Editor

August 22, 2013


Filed under City, NEWS, Showcase

President Barack Obama delivered his new plan for making a college education more affordable to a packed auditorium at the University at Buffalo Thursday, laying out several new initiatives to the raucous crowd of 7,200. The President outlined three main goals, focusing on developing a college rating...

Projecting their vision

Projecting their vision

Brandon Schlager, Executive Editor

August 21, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City, NEWS, Showcase

The ambitious vision of one SUNY Buffalo State staffer will illuminate the campus’ “front yard” beginning this fall. The Burchfield Penney Art Center will soon feature a one-of-a-kind, constantly changing outdoor video and audio gallery called “The Front Yard,” which will permanently occupy...

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