The Record

Make the most of college: Get involved


August 27, 2013

As we begin a new school year, a welcoming goes out to both incoming and returning students. Each enrolled individual adds to the diversity of our school and makes it the place that it is. We all have talents, some of which may be awaiting discovery, that allow for our specialization in and out of...

Patience pays when picking major, paving way for future

Aaron Garland, Managing Editor

August 27, 2013

So, here you are. You made it. You’re enrolled in college. Now what? That’s the question I asked myself four years ago when I began my collegiate career as a sports management student at Medaille College. At the time, I had a very vague understanding of what pursuing that kind of degree would...

Don’t miss out on Buffalo: Broaden your horizons

Andrew Manzella, Co-News Editor

August 27, 2013

Speaking from experience, it is easy to get lost in the mountain of homework assignments during the semester and never make it off campus to explore. While good grades are an important aspect of the college experience, and some may say interpersonal relationships are nearly equal in importance, a stifled...

Zimmerman verdict fuels gun debate hysteria

Colleen Young, Associate Culture Editor

August 27, 2013

"The death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy,” President Barack Obama said on July 15. “Not just for his family, or for any one community, but for America.” When I heard that George Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder in the deadly shooting of Trayvon Martin, I was shocked and heartbroken,...

False liberalism threatens women’s rights

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor

August 27, 2013

There has been a hailstorm brewing in Texas all summer. The Republican party in the country’s second-largest state has been waging a war on female-bodied people, with governor Rick Perry calling for a special session of the Senate to pass a bill that would effectively close all but five women’s...

Lifelong health starts with choices made in college

Lazarus Lynch, Columnist

August 27, 2013

Congratulations and welcome! You’ve arrived at the next greatest plateau of your lives. You’ve finally become your own boss and you are in control. In control of what, you may ask? Two things: your future and your health. College prepares you for the future. Not only does it prepare you for that...

Balance necessary and beneficial in college

Samantha Wulff, Associate Culture Editor

August 27, 2013

Regardless of your position within the higher education spectrum, at one point or another we all battle to find balance. College’s best lesson in preparing us for the real world is that struggle, even in its simplest form, is going to be a part of our lives from here on out. When it comes to academics,...

DIERKEN: Bills’ philosophy will make for thrilling season, regardless of results

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

August 26, 2013

The NFL season is just around the corner, and for Buffalo Bills fans, this has meant one thing for the past 13 years — dreams are about to be crushed. Sadly, July and August have become the most exciting months for Bills fans since 2000, the last time the team made the NFL playoffs. Year after...

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