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Ideas on how to enjoy, or at least survive, the rest of winter

Ideas on how to enjoy, or at least survive, the rest of winter

Johnathan Ciolek, Reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Experience

As the spring semester commenced, students sat in eerie dorm rooms as weather dominated the outdoors. Looking out the frost-covered windows, gloom and depression filled the hearts of many, for there was no hope of enjoying the harsh winter snow. Many students become sloths and dare not to leave...

Spring Turn Up For Free!

Spring Turn Up For Free!

Brianna Baptiste, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Advice, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Let’s be real. Spring break can be expensive, especially for those of us who don’t get a refund check. If it isn't the lack of a refund check, it’s rent, utilities, tuition and the other hundred of responsibilities new to us in this “adulting” thing. With the majority of your peers either takin...

[OPINION] Walking on campus feels like a slippery slope

[OPINION] Walking on campus feels like a slippery slope

Kiera Durning, Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Experience

Imagine this: it’s the second day of class and you’re walking down the stairs in Rockwell Hall. It had recently snowed, so the stairs are wet. You are too cheap to buy snow boots, so you wear slippers instead. You meet the fourth stair up and meet your defeat. You slip, your body skipping...

Lovers Lane: SUNY Buffalo State

Lovers Lane: SUNY Buffalo State

Brianna Baptiste, Opinon Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Advice, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Let’s face it, lovers of the world, Valentine’s Day is one of the most dreadful days monetary wise (next to Christmas that is). On top of that, as college students, we are already broke as it is. So how in the world do you show that cute hotty you’ve been dreaming of taking out, that you’re...

Letter to the Editor: Why university students should join the Sierra Club Niagara Group

Letter to the Editor: Why university students should join the Sierra Club Niagara Group

Mark Abell, Letter to the Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories

The Sierra Club is a national Environmental Organization that was founded in 1892. The organization has advocated for the preservation of wilderness areas throughout their continuous 127-year run and continues to recruit new members.  The Buffalo Chapter is called the Sierra Club Niagara Group. The...

Buffalo State must follow through on its promise to diversify faculty

Buffalo State must follow through on its promise to diversify faculty

Daniel Flynn, Contributor

February 5, 2019


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

According to SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson, SUNY Buffalo State has been selected to kick start a pilot program designed to promote diversity at SUNY schools. The program is called PRODI-G, which stands for promoting, recruitment, opportunity, diversity, inclusion and growth. Katherine Conway-Turner,...

Saying goodbye to my hero

Saying goodbye to my hero

Matt Chandler, Contributor

December 10, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

“I made it ma.” In the predawn darkness, I placed my hand on my mom’s shoulder and uttered those four simple words. Today was my last day of college. It was also the last day of my mother’s life. At 81, her body was broken, but her mind was sharp. She never earned a bachelor’s degree—no...

Arguments Soon to be Unwrapped

Arguments Soon to be Unwrapped

Jennifer Mauk, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


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

Holiday season brings out the best in everyone, except when families gather to argue about their “expert” opinions on winter clothing, general decorating, music, and anything else you could argue two sides about. Throughout my childhood in Kansas, I always assumed it made sense to only need a ...

The Style Spies

The Style Spies

Jennifer Steele and John Wesh, Reporters

December 1, 2018


Filed under Advice, Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

This fall, Buffalo weather has proven to us yet again that we never quite know what to expect to land before our eyes. From the radiant sunshine to the dusting of snow across our campus, it has quickly transitioned into the inevitable war of the seasons. If you are from the area, this swift change may...

Thanksgiving is not just another work holiday

Thanksgiving is not just another work holiday

Kelsie Engert, Social Media Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

It’s that time of the year. There's Snow, holiday prep, shopping, tree-lighting and, oh, that’s right, turkey dinner. Yet again, Thanksgiving will drown in all of the Christmas hype surrounding it, between the premiere of holiday tunes on the radio, Black Friday shopping and decorated trees lighting t...

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