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The (more) Civil Presidential Debate

The (more) Civil Presidential Debate

Elijah Robinson, Secretary

October 27, 2020

This time around, the debate was more fair and intelligible. However, it was no less misleading and disingenuous as the first. The moderator seemed to have a better handle over the candidates, and maintained decorum. Here are a few highlights: Healthcare Biden reiterated that he is for affordable health care that ...

Cinema is Buffalo Strong

Cinema is Buffalo Strong

Elijah Robinson, Secretary

October 19, 2020

Between October 9-12, the Buffalo International Film Festival premiered its entries at the Dark Alley Drive-In. It was a packed lot for three days, with the local community eager to continue the strong Buffalo movie culture that COVID-19 temporarily halted. “The drive-in is a safe environment for people to enjoy films collectively,” said John Fink, BIFF artistic director. Patrons could stream the premiered films at home or watch at the dri...

‘This Is Us’ returns for Season 5 on October 27!

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Cait Malilay, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

Mark your calendars This Is Us fans because the moment we’ve been anticipating is finally approaching: season 5 premieres on Tuesday, October 27 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC. Here is a recap of key moments from the season 4 finale. 1.) Randall and Kevin’s ruthless fight Remember in season 1 when viewers fi...

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

Elijah Robinson, Secretary

October 18, 2020

A story was published on Spectrum News, “WNY Activists Look to Put a Stop to Black on Black Crime”. It covered a group of activists marching after the death of a 23 year old Black woman through gun violence. This seems like another one of those tragic news stories you hear routinely, but Spe...

Should females be treated differently by male law enforcement officers?

Cait Malilay, Staff writer

October 18, 2020

During the George Floyd protests in New York City, a 20-year-old woman, Dounya Zayer, was left with a concussion after being aggressively pushed to the cement by a male officer, ​Vincent D’Andraia, who was eventually charged with misdemeanor assault, criminal mischief, harassment and menacing. A...

Report mental health, harassment, academic, or physical well-being concerns at Buffalo State College

Report mental health, harassment, academic, or physical well-being concerns at Buffalo State College

Angela Caico, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

Did you know there is a place where you can report mental health, harassment, academic, or physical well-being concerns about yourself or others attending Buffalo State college? Dean of Students and the committee chair of Care Team, Sarah Young, says that the team receives about 40 to 50 reports per...

Rise of Domestic Violence in 2020

Rise of Domestic Violence in 2020

Rifa Tasfia, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

The New England Journal of Medicine has announced a pandemic within a pandemic as we have bent towards cybernation, a computerized form of life without any pathos or emotions. This eastern virus has triggered and brought upon a widespread of domestic violence. According to the National Center for Bi...

Through the Eyes of your Uber Driver

Through the Eyes of your Uber Driver

Angela Caico, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

Ride sharing apps are essential services for most students housed on the Buffalo State Campus. From getting groceries to attending off-campus recreational activities. To some, it is simply a way to get safely to and from a destination and for others, they may expect a level of service from the driver...

The once lively campus of SUNY Buffalo State is now dead…or is it?

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Nia Peeples, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

The Student Union is now divided into lanes and you must complete a survey upon entry. Campus fashion shows, dance performances, and parties are now a thing of the past due to Covid-19. Although campus activities are under turmoil, organizations are still coming back in a creative way. Social...

The Savers thrift store in Hamburg is now open for business but maybe a little different than you remember

The Savers thrift store in Hamburg is now open for business but maybe a little different than you remember

Dillon O'Connor, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

Since its reopening in June, the Savers on McKinley Parkway has seen no shortage in customers lining up at the doors to drop off their donations and pick some new nick nacks. Since the quarantine has been lightening up, stores have made a point to keep their customers safe. Taking in goods from...

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