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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...

Review: Stranger Things Season Two Is Above And Beyond Expectations

Review: Stranger Things Season Two Is Above And Beyond Expectations

Max Wagner, Columnist

October 29, 2017


Filed under Column, OPINION, Television

Sometimes a show or film has an aura around it. It causes a longing for a sequel that makes the anticipation and expectations of the fan sky rocket into almost impossible heights. It makes them watch an online countdown for close to six hours, checking every so often as they do homework. And finally,...

Review: Netflix’s series ‘Mindhunter’ enters the minds of serial killers

Review: Netflix’s series ‘Mindhunter’ enters the minds of serial killers

Max Wagner, Columnist

October 25, 2017


Filed under Column, OPINION, Television

At first, I was a bit skeptical. The actor cast for the lead role of this series, Jonathan Groff, had a stint as an important character in the final grueling seasons of the T.V. show “Glee”. I enjoyed “Glee”, but based off of his lackluster work in the downfall of the beloved show, a bad taste...

Opinion: Why you should shop local (all year round)

Opinion: Why you should shop local (all year round)

Francesca Bond, Managing/News Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under City & Region, Economics, Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Every year around Thanksgiving, shoppers all over the country begin to see the navy and white advertisements everywhere: “SHOP SMALL SATURDAY.” Thanks to the popular American Express campaign, Small Business Saturday has promoted shopping at mom and pop shops and locally-owned boutiques at the...

REVIEW: Pre-Teen Nightmares come Alive in New Netflix Comedy

REVIEW: Pre-Teen Nightmares come Alive in New Netflix Comedy

Max Wagner, Contributor

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Television

Netflix seems to do this kind of thing often. Similar to the first seasons of Stranger Things and Ozark, they dropped an unexpected show with little advertising and media attention and somehow… bam, magic on the screen. I think the way Netflix goes about funding and releasing their original content, (spe...

REVIEW: Marvel’s ‘The Inhumans’ falls short while ‘The Gifted’ looks promising

REVIEW: Marvel’s ‘The Inhumans’ falls short while ‘The Gifted’ looks promising

Max Wagner, Contributor

October 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Television

This is a story of two shows. One that combines well thought out shots, very solid acting and a competently written script and another combining a script seemingly written by a middle schooler, quick cuts that make little to no sense and acting that is so bad that the most impactful is done by a cast...

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