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“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...

Ideal fashions for your ideal spring break

Ideal fashions for your ideal spring break

Brianna Baptiste, Columnist

March 26, 2018


Filed under Environment & Ecology, Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience

What’s your ideal spring break? Maybe relaxing on a beach or trudging through a rainforest? You might even be the party animal that wants nothing but tons of drinks and non-stop music. No matter what type of person you are I guarantee I have the perfect destination spot for you. For each destination,...

The 4 YouTube channels all pop culture and film fans should be watching

The 4 YouTube channels all pop culture and film fans should be watching

Max Wagner, Columnist

March 24, 2018


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

For most film fans, the most important weapon in your arsenal is your knowledge about the vast catalog of films you’ve seen, and the ones you lie about and say you’ve seen. Yes, everybody has one, I’ve never seen “Scarface”, but do I say I have, yeah. But in this busy world sometimes it's...

With a bold new name and new events, Buff State Con is a hit once again

With a bold new name and new events, Buff State Con is a hit once again

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Experience, Technology, Television

For many, Saturday was St. Patrick’s Day, but for the anime and comic book buffs, Saturday was Buff State Con, held by C.R.A.G.G, Campus Role-playing Anime Gaming Group. In previous years, this event was called Craggnarok but was changed, much to the chagrin of previous alumni. However, this year’s...

Being a Buffalo State entrepreneur comes with ups and downs

Being a Buffalo State entrepreneur comes with ups and downs

Brianna Baptiste, Columnist

March 20, 2018


Filed under Business Reviews, Economics, Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Experience

Being an entrepreneur isn’t a new way of living here on SUNY Buffalo State College campus. For as long as I’ve been here, I’ve known student entrepreneurs. Some of these people are phenomenally talented, so I thought it would be inspiring to others and beneficial to the businesses for me to find...

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