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Books remain more captivating than their movie adaptations

Books remain more captivating than their movie adaptations

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under Film, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

Everyone loves a good movie, whether it’s the clichés of a romantic-comedy or the intense rush of an action movie. However, some movies receive a great deal of criticism because they cannot live up to the book they were based on. Despite great books taking the leap off the page and onto the big screen,...

The Record’s Guide to the best pancakes near campus

The Record’s Guide to the best pancakes near campus

Jordynn Naylor, Staff writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under City & Region, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Pancakes are a classic breakfast item.  Being so popular, I decided to sample flap jack's from four different diner’s in the Buffalo area to decide who makes the best pancakes. My first stop on my breakfast adventure was Sophia’s Restaurant. I decided to get the Banana Cinnamon Walnut pancakes. ...

Opinion: Women shouldn’t be stereotyped based on what they wear

Opinion: Women shouldn’t be stereotyped based on what they wear

Gabrielle Kime, Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

Waking up every morning and basing your wardrobe choice on how you might look to others is something that shouldn’t need thought. Women should feel free to wear the clothes they choose without being stereotyped or ridiculed. The freedom of fashion is one that everyone in the United States has and...

Politics is a hot button issue, but can we talk about something else

Politics is a hot button issue, but can we talk about something else

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Television

Acclaimed academic Tariq Ramadan once said, “You can’t say that I don’t do politics because silence is a political statement.” Now more than ever, silence needs to be the one thing in life that doesn’t involve politics. I remember when the news wasn’t dominated with stories about Donald...

“I Am a Man” reminds people of Martin Luther King’s dream of hope

“I Am a Man” reminds people of Martin Luther King’s dream of hope

Brianna Baptiste, Columnist

April 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience

This past week was the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. Buffalo State honored Martin Luther King by showcasing the play entitled I Am A Man by Oyamo. The actors included myself read the play to an audience during Bengal Pause April 3rd and April 5th. Act one was read...

Sinclair Media is biased but is this something new to broadcast news?

Sinclair Media is biased but is this something new to broadcast news?

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Business Reviews, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Television

Let's face it, media is biased. Most people think opinion pieces are a journalist primary source of speaking there mind. However, this isn’t only true for the journalist, but also applies to the person/company they work for. Some if not most news stories have a slant to them. Two major examples...

Can Cynthia Nixon make her way from New York City to Albany?

Can Cynthia Nixon make her way from New York City to Albany?

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under City & Region, Film, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Television

Since announcing her campaign for Governor of New York, Cynthia Nixon has hit the ground running. Aside from being known as cynical lawyer Miranda Hobbes of the HBO franchise, Sex and the City, Nixon is a hard-hitting political activist. Some of the statements he has made since her announcements have...

Gun control remains never-ending issue with little action being taken

Gun control remains never-ending issue with little action being taken

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Technology

It’s been almost nineteen years since the shooting at Columbine, almost eleven years since the shooting at Virginia Tech, almost six years since the shooting at Sandy Hook, almost two years since the shooting at an Orlando nightclub, almost a year since the shooting in Las Vegas, almost two months...

Is it your lucky day? The Wreckard’s horoscopes will tell you.

Is it your lucky day? The Wreckard’s horoscopes will tell you.

The Wreckard Staff

April 1, 2018


Filed under Advice, Column, Columns, CULTURE, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Experience, The Wreckard, Uncategorized

Aries Opposites attract today but for Aries, doing the opposite will make you attractive. Instead of swiping left, today swipe right. Don’t worry though, her 57 cats are just an adorable quirk. Taurus Your significant other will want to fight today about that thing you did two weeks ago. Just r...

My date with a Trump supporter

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Column, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, The Wreckard

It was supposed to be a typical date, but pretty soon I found it was going to be anything but. Mildred is an ugly name but she was sweet with a tough edge about her. However, my hopes were dashed when I picked her up. As I walked up to her apartment, I saw the “Make America Great Again” sign perched...

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