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America mocked democracy in presidential election

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

November 16, 2016

During the early hours of Wednesday, Nov. 9, much of the world went into mourning as Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. In one of the strangest presidential elections, with both major party candidates having...

Waterparks turn pop-punk on its head with “Double Dare” album

Chris Prenatt, Reporter

November 9, 2016

In the genre of pop-punk, every band wants to sound like the famous ones, such as Blink-182, Green Day and Fall Out Boy. The genre is oversaturated with groups that are nothing but copycats who are basically ripping off their...

A requiem for vine: the video app will be missed by some

Joel Hopkins, Columnist

November 9, 2016

Many of us, young and old, are plagued by short attention spans and the need for instant gratification. Social media sites and apps continue to make it easier than ever to waste our time, and harder than ever to get off and...

Proud to call Buffalo home as the city returns to former glory

Michael Read, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

No matter where we come from, we all have pride in our hometowns. Pride in our high school. Pride in ourselves when we say we came from whatever city or town. But to me, when I say I’m from Buffalo, I have more than pride....

Marvel continues its success with ‘Doctor Strange’

Dion Price, Reporter

November 9, 2016

There once was a time where if you were a fan of comic books, you would have talks with your friends about what a movie with your favorite hero in it would be like. Superhero movies were rare to see, and the classic Supe...

Frightworld is for the lighthearted, fails to strike fear in customers

Benjamin Joe, Online Editor

November 9, 2016

Everyone knows they would rather play Russian roulette with only one bullet in the gun, but for a true believer in the Halloween Spirit, I would’ve rather had it loaded to full capacity. What I’m talking about is Frightworld...

End the teeter-totter tease, it’s time for a vending machine revolution

Andrew David Kuczkowski, Sports Editor

November 9, 2016

Some things just need to change. It’s just how it is. There’s the obvious changes like technology. Whether it is Apple or Samsung, their new products, improved and enhanced, come out yearly. However, other products take –...

Tolerance is scarce in a discriminatory culture

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

November 9, 2016

For the past 400 years, African Americans have been fighting a never-ending battle with discrimination. While many efforts failed, some are effective, and should be shown to everyone.   Can tolerance exist or will it...

Memphis May Fire combines old and new elements in recent album

Chris Prenatt, Reporter

November 2, 2016

Something sounds different on Memphis May Fire’s (MMF) new album. On “This Light I Hold,” the Tennessee quartet still contain their metalcore roots on their previous albums, but it seems there are hints of radio metal...

Voters should pay attention to all candidates in upcoming election

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

November 2, 2016

It’s the last few weeks before Election Day, Nov. 8, and many people are still on the fence regarding who to vote for. Both candidates have great things to offer this country but are not necessarily qualified for the position....

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