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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...

REVIEW: Will NBC’s “Rise” separate itself from its musical predecessors

REVIEW: Will NBC’s “Rise” separate itself from its musical predecessors

Max Wagner, Columnist

March 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Film, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Television

Hey, is that Ted Mosby? And wait, is this a “Glee” reboot? These are the first two questions that popped into my head when I saw the preview for NBC’s new show, “Rise”. And the answer is yes, that is Ted Mosby, or at least the actor that played the beloved sitcom character in “How...

Race remains vital factor in how we treat drug epidemics

Race remains vital factor in how we treat drug epidemics

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Economics, Health, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

The 1980s were a rough time for New York City. Gang violence was on the rise; the crack epidemic was killing black communities, and just going outside meant risking your life. Ronald Reagan was the president at the time and his wife, Nancy, came up with a campaign to possibly get the drug epidemic...

Sexualization of food in advertising contributes to obesity epidemic

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

March 12, 2018


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

Seinfeld has been an integral part of society. From such ideas as “the regifter” to the celebration of Festivus, Seinfeld has heavily impacted some of our societal norms. In the episode, The Blood, George Costanza, is talking to Jerry about his life and says, "Food and sex. Those are my two passions”....

Opinion: Being plugged into social media is fun, right?

Opinion: Being plugged into social media is fun, right?

Francesca Bond, Executive Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Editorials, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience, Technology, Uncategorized

Millenials have been reduced to avocado-toast eaters, Walmart-killers (although I'm still racking my brain on how this is a bad thing..,) texting, smartphone-obsessed robots, people who, gasp, wear rips in their jeans. Aren't your knees cold? But it's not just that. Avocado toast represents something...

From jungle to meadow, eyebrow maintenance tips for everyone

From jungle to meadow, eyebrow maintenance tips for everyone

Brianna Baptiste, Columnist

March 12, 2018


Filed under Advice, Columns, Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Are your eyebrows on fleek or are they withering away with every wax appointment? Do you even wax your eyebrows or are you more of a threading person? Are you supposed to tame your brows or let them grow freely? How do you grow out your brows? These are just some of the top questions people ask me...

The “Battle Royale” that inspired them all

The “Battle Royale” that inspired them all

Max Wagner, Columnist

March 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Film, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Technology

The battle royale mode in gaming has exploded as of late with games like H1Z1, PlayerUnknown's Battleground, and Fortnite. The gamemode is simple, you parachute onto an enormous map where you then have to collect supplies and weapons and outlast your opponents to be the last one standing. That usually...

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