The Record

Warm hats should be available all year round

Melissa Burrowes, Contributor

April 13, 2016

It’s springtime in Buffalo, but you’re thinking ahead. After all, the weather is fickle, and even spring mornings hold a chill in the air. To that end, you’re off to buy a cold weather hat. You soon discover you can’t...

Bodybuilding competitions are riddled with bias

Taylor Moran, Reporter

April 13, 2016

How would you feel if you spent months preparing for a competition - one that was judged by how you looked - to then receive runner up because the person next to you knew one of the judges? As a society we often look at bodybuilding...

Presidential candidates take interest in Buffalo

Brett Andersen, Reporter

April 13, 2016

Buffalo has been on the rise over the past couple of years, from the development of Canalside, to the planned opening of Solar City. Buffalo is becoming a destination for everyone, businesses and job seekers alike, including presidential...

Numerous factors turn average citizens into criminals

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

April 13, 2016

All over the world at any given minute, a person is committing a crime. In 2008, the crimes of the century involved finance, white-collar crimes. Now we are back into an era of blue-collar crimes – aside from the biggest crime...

History is being rewritten, removing unfavorable people

Daniel Flynn, Columnist

April 13, 2016

In George Orwell's “1984,” a novel that takes place in a dystopian future, people who are deemed dangerously subversive by the government are declared "unpeople." An "unperson" is someone who has been "vaporized" from the...

Female broadcasters are not getting the respect they deserve

Jacob Fyock, Contributor

April 6, 2016

There are more female sportscasters emerging in the sports world, but they are not being treated the same as their male counterparts. Radio, television, and social media have exposed an attitude of how society reviews reporters...

The zoo is not a good place for kids to appreciate animals

Chasity Alicea, Reporter

April 6, 2016

As a kid in middle school, there was always that field trip to the zoo. We would look forward to that day where we could see all the exotic, wild animals. It was a fun experience. Most people think that exposing children to...

Self-segregation is an common choice we make

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

April 6, 2016

New York City is well noted for its subway system that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It operates 21 subway lines and three permanent shuttles that operate in all five boroughs, maintains 469 stations, and has an...

A healthy lifestyle is learned from a young age

Abdullah Rashed, Reporter

April 6, 2016

The idea of eating less and exercising more does not work anymore because people are still gaining weight. Food contains huge amounts of sugar; when people eat processed or junk food, they will not feel full because the sugar...

Humankind needs a refresher concerning respect

Jillian LeBlanc, Opinion Editor

April 6, 2016

We live in a world where people do not value the individual lives that devise our society. We perceive life through a lens of skewed perception, only able to see the world through our eyes, but some effort should be made to see...

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