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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...

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...

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