The Record

Opinion: Journalism’s problems of today aren’t so different from 70 years ago

Opinion: Journalism’s problems of today aren’t so different from 70 years ago

Francesca Bond, Managing/News Editor

December 14, 2017


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

Prior to 2016, newspapers' top concerns were citizen journalists in the rise of social media, or falling print subscriptions with increased online access to the news. While those are still up there, the media now faces constant scrutiny, to put it lightly, from American citizens all the way up to the...

Hatebreed Bring Energy to Town Ballroom

Hatebreed Bring Energy to Town Ballroom

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, NEWS, OPINION, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

If you went to the Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., on December 7, you saw in my opinion one of the best damn shows the venue has seen this year. Legendary hardcore/metalcore band Hatebreed played to a sold-out crowd at the Ballroom, drawing a massive crowd that differed in age. People between the ages...

Opinion: An uninformed electorate is threatening to domestic and foreign policy

Opinion: An uninformed electorate is threatening to domestic and foreign policy

Francesca Bond, Managing/News Editor

December 7, 2017


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

An informed electorate is vital to making impactful decisions on domestic matters and foreign policy. Without an informed public applying pressure to their government officials and holding them accountable for their actions, policies will be made and enforced without the public getting a say. Disinformation...

Hotel Henry Program gives students in depth look at hotel industry

Hotel Henry Program gives students in depth look at hotel industry

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Experience

The Richardson-Olmsted Complex has always been a visible representation of Buffalo’s rich architectural history. In April 2017, the complex underwent a major transformation  into a symbol of Buffalo’s renewal as a city on the rise. The new Hotel Henry has been open for several months but is finding additional use a crucial educational tool. Hotel Henry has partnered with ...

“Songs of Experience” Shows U2 Trying Something New

“Songs of Experience” Shows U2 Trying Something New

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, OPINION, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

On "Songs of Experience," legendary rock act U2 try to reinvent themselves, but does it work out in the end?

Read more »

Review: Problematic filming inhibits new Justice League movie

Review: Problematic filming inhibits new Justice League movie

Max Wagner, Columnist

November 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Film, OPINION

Lets all take a trip back in time to when we were younger. It’s Saturday morning, birds are chirping outside, you smell bacon and eggs sizzling in the kitchen. You run into the living room and turn on the TV. In my time, I tuned in to channel 46, Cartoon Network or channel 13, CW for Kids and watched...

Buffalo’s Growth Means Improvements for Mass Transit

Buffalo’s Growth Means Improvements for Mass Transit

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under City & Region, Columns, OPINION

The New York City Subway System has been looked to by many cities as the cutting edge means of transportation. with a rolling stock that has transcended centuries, the evergreen life-force of the system has made it a great force in the world of transportation. And then, there’s Buffalo. Despite...

The Ramifications of a Deal between Fox and Disney

The Ramifications of a Deal between Fox and Disney

Max Wagner, Columnist

November 11, 2017


Filed under Business Reviews, Column, OPINION

Reports surfaced on Monday that The Walt Disney Company is in talks to purchase various branches of 21st Century Fox. According to an article by CNBC, the talks have been going on for a few weeks now. The Walt Disney Co. would not purchase all of 21st Century Fox. News and sports coverage would re...

Review: “Thor: Ragnarok” Slips From Serious to Silly

Review: “Thor: Ragnarok” Slips From Serious to Silly

Max Wagner, Columnist

November 6, 2017


Filed under Column, Film, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

The seventeenth installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) hit screens a few days ago and get ready to laugh because this film is an absolute riot. “Thor: Ragnarok”, Directed by Taika Waititi, who also directed “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” and “What We Do in The Shadows” is as colorful...

Review: Casting Hall’s Deranged Durang is Deranged Mess

Review: Casting Hall’s  Deranged Durang is Deranged Mess

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, OPINION

Casting Hall’s latest production has more than earned its title, even though it’s not written by anyone at Buffalo State. Deranged Durang is a series of one-act plays written by Christopher Durang. The play, directed by Shaun McLaughlin is based on comedic works despite being nauseating works th...

SUNY Buffalo State's award-winning student news outlet since 1913
OPINION