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Drab to Fab: Dorm Edition

Drab to Fab: Dorm Edition

Alexander Field, Reporter

September 16, 2018


Filed under Advice, Environment & Ecology, Health, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Experience

Make your home away from home healthy and productive within a student budget. If your dorm or apartment lacks luster, doesn't speak “you”, or is only to use the restroom, shower and sleep, these few additions will make your space a bit more tolerable. Tidiness is imperative for tiny living. Mar...

Styling While Budgeting

Styling While Budgeting

Tina DiBlasio, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, Fashion, Recent Stories, Showcase

School is back and it’s time to step up your style game without breaking the bank. With being a college student it’s hard to look your best without running out of the last bit of cash your parents sent you to last you till October. Do not fear,  smart style shopping is here to save the day! Lookin...

Retail’s downfall, Amazon’s rise and the fate of book stores

Retail’s downfall, Amazon’s rise and the fate of book stores

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Business Reviews, City & Region, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience, Technology

As a kid, one of my favorite feelings was going to a toy store to pick out a new toy or something to play with my friends. Some of you may remember the rush you go when you would see all the new toys packaged and ready for purchase. As we all got older, this feeling goes away but something is usually...

Do sitcoms have a future on television?

Do sitcoms have a future on television?

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Television

Television has always been evolving. Since the days of The Honeymooners, to the current era of streaming being a dominant force in how people consume media. While many shows that dominate the airwaves are dramas relating either to politics or comedy-dramas centering on the condition of a family dealing ...

Women’s media is written by women but seems to be oriented around men

Women’s media is written by women but seems to be oriented around men

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience

Women’s magazines are somewhat deceptive because they attempt to trick women into making them feel bad about looking a certain way. In reality, some of these magazines were started so that women could have a place to air the way they felt about the world around them, to have a place to really express...

Don’t let allergies stop you from living your best life

Don’t let allergies stop you from living your best life

Brianna Baptiste, Columnist

May 7, 2018


Filed under Advice, Environment & Ecology, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience

At last, the long awaited spring weather we’ve all been praying for is finally here. Buffalo is notorious for its frigid temperatures, so when the spring weather comes it’s a relief. For months we had to trudge through the snow, sleet and freezing rain. Lately, we’ve been able to take walks in...

People only learn about “the pop culture of politics” instead of in-depth goings on

People only learn about “the pop culture of politics” instead of in-depth goings on

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Technology, Television

With an eye on the world of politics and on those cat videos, people are hopelessly glued to their screens to find out what will be happening next. Since the President could be facing indictment in the Robert Mueller investigation, many people will be looking to see what anyone will have to say about...

Movies lose their ability to provide social consciousness about weary consumer world

Movies lose their ability to provide social consciousness about weary consumer world

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Economics, Film, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a way to predict if the market is doing good or bad. Recently the market hasn’t been as strong as it has been since the crash of the stock market in 2008. Certain stocks play a role in this measurement. None is more prominent than the multinational corporation, Berkshire...

Seinfeld’s concept of being about nothing can be applied to news about Donald Trump

Seinfeld’s concept of being about nothing can be applied to news about Donald Trump

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Television

Donald Trump is a hot topic for many people, but it also seems to be the only topic people can talk about. People still hang on his every word and wonder what the next thing that the media will discover that will bring him down. However, the media doesn’t seem to have anything else to talk about....

The concept of luxury has changed, but to what exactly?

The concept of luxury has changed, but to what exactly?

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Economics, Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

As a native New Yorker, going home is something I always look forward to. However, every time I go home, I always see more apartments being built that all have the same banner wrapped around them. It usually says something like, “Luxury apartments, coming soon!” The word luxury being used in this...

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