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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...

Opinion: In defense of millennials

Opinion: In defense of millennials

Matt Chandler, Contributor

November 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

The most difficult part of returning to college in my 40s wasn’t the workload or trying to navigate the SUNY Buffalo State Campus – I have managed the latter well enough, and the former wasn’t as bad as I anticipated. No, for me, the most difficult part of the experience was walking into orientation...

SmartPhone World Domination

SmartPhone World Domination

Tina Diblasio, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized

Being apart of the millennial generation, we are in touch with all forms of technology and devices. A majority of our day is dedicated to being connected to a screen of some sort, whether it be a phone, laptop, tablet etc. The question that I have come across is, do these screens help us or hurt us? ...

Your ‘costume’ is not a costume

Your ‘costume’ is not a costume

Jennifer Mauk, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

As Halloween is quickly approaching and Target is selling more avocado costumes for adults, the seemingly never-ending struggle of finding a good costume will soon come to an end. Finding a good costume can be as easy as using Pinterest and Google; to simply find cliche costumes you’ll see five...

Cooking Up Hairstyles as a SUNY Buffalo State Entrepreneur

Cooking Up Hairstyles as a SUNY Buffalo State Entrepreneur

Brianna Baptiste, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized

With a new semester half way over, as college students both our bodies and wallets are being drained. While we can’t help but stick through the entire semester when it comes to our bodies being drained, we can do something about our wallets. Student entrepreneurs are Suny Buffalo State’s solution...

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...

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