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Campus Parties Need More Diversification

Campus Parties Need More Diversification

Jomyah Yogar, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Most of the parties held on the campus of SUNY Buffalo State are repetitive and simply do not appeal to every ethnicity of the students who reside on it. Every year we are stuck with the same style of music, festivities and group of students from the same or similar cultural backgrounds that attend these f...

Welcome to Buffalo State, where the early bird gets the parking spot and the next gets a ticket

Welcome to Buffalo State, where the early bird gets the parking spot and the next gets a ticket

Natalie Maloy, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Parking. The dreaded event every SUNY Buffalo State student current and past loves to complain about.  As seen in the ticket below, there is no violation listed. Try reading it. There is no indication of a violation. And look even closer, it’s the office copy! Whoever wrote this was a rooki...

Style Watch: 90’s Edition

Style Watch: 90’s Edition

Salvatore Giangreco-Marotta, Reporter

September 24, 2019

The 1990s was a decade of iconic movies, a crazy amount of cartoons and slang that are all still around today. Now, there has been a resurgence of 90’s fashion trends.   There is nothing new about old fashion trends coming back into style. From the popularity of leggings and athleisure wear to...

Why we should care about the Amazon

Why we should care about the Amazon

Shavonne Pucula, Reporter

September 5, 2019

Towards the end of Summer 2019 a huge outcry ragged on social media about the ongoing fires spreading across the Amazon forest in Brazil. June to December is known as “The Burning season” in the Amazon due to the dry weather. However, many of the fires that the Amazon has seen over the years have ...

Ideas on how to enjoy, or at least survive, the rest of winter

Ideas on how to enjoy, or at least survive, the rest of winter

Johnathan Ciolek, Reporter

March 17, 2019

As the spring semester commenced, students sat in eerie dorm rooms as weather dominated the outdoors. Looking out the frost-covered windows, gloom and depression filled the hearts of many, for there was no hope of enjoying the harsh winter snow. Many students become sloths and dare not to leave...

Spring Turn Up For Free!

Spring Turn Up For Free!

Brianna Baptiste, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2019

Let’s be real. Spring break can be expensive, especially for those of us who don’t get a refund check. If it isn't the lack of a refund check, it’s rent, utilities, tuition and the other hundred of responsibilities new to us in this “adulting” thing. With the majority of your peers either takin...

[OPINION] Walking on campus feels like a slippery slope

[OPINION] Walking on campus feels like a slippery slope

Kiera Durning, Reporter

February 27, 2019

Imagine this: it’s the second day of class and you’re walking down the stairs in Rockwell Hall. It had recently snowed, so the stairs are wet. You are too cheap to buy snow boots, so you wear slippers instead. You meet the fourth stair up and meet your defeat. You slip, your body skipping...

Lovers Lane: SUNY Buffalo State

Lovers Lane: SUNY Buffalo State

Brianna Baptiste, Opinon Editor

February 14, 2019

Let’s face it, lovers of the world, Valentine’s Day is one of the most dreadful days monetary wise (next to Christmas that is). On top of that, as college students, we are already broke as it is. So how in the world do you show that cute hotty you’ve been dreaming of taking out, that you’re...

Letter to the Editor: Why university students should join the Sierra Club Niagara Group

Letter to the Editor: Why university students should join the Sierra Club Niagara Group

Mark Abell, Letter to the Editor

February 11, 2019

The Sierra Club is a national Environmental Organization that was founded in 1892. The organization has advocated for the preservation of wilderness areas throughout their continuous 127-year run and continues to recruit new members.  The Buffalo Chapter is called the Sierra Club Niagara Group. The...

Buffalo State must follow through on its promise to diversify faculty

Buffalo State must follow through on its promise to diversify faculty

Daniel Flynn, Contributor

February 5, 2019

According to SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson, SUNY Buffalo State has been selected to kick start a pilot program designed to promote diversity at SUNY schools. The program is called PRODI-G, which stands for promoting, recruitment, opportunity, diversity, inclusion and growth. Katherine Conway-Turner,...

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