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Regal Cinemas are Reopening

Regal Cinemas are Reopening

Elijah Robinson, Secretary

October 21, 2020

3, 2, 1 Action! This Friday, eleven Regal Cinemas will reopen, along with all movie theaters in New York State. For Erie Country, locations reopening will be Regal Walden Galleria, and Regal Quaker Crossing. This comes after the announcement Cineworld would be closing its theaters across the coun...

“There’s no fun” for the Live Music Industry

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor

October 21, 2020

March 16, 2020 is a date that will live in infamy. That ill-fated Monday marked the last day that several music venues across New York State, such as Buffalo’s Sportsmen’s Tavern, operated in a normal capacity. The effects of that executive order issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo that day is still having an impact on these businesses even as they have reopened, albeit in a...

Mastodon mixes it up with new album, “Medium Rarities”

Mastodon mixes it up with new album,

Dillon O'Connor, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

The new Mastodon album shows the variety of metal music through tremendously executed cover songs. The stoner metal band is no stranger to including covers on their own albums, but their newest album Medium Rarities consist almost entirely of covers. The first cover on the album is “A Commotion”,...

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

“Black on Black Crime”? Come on Spectrum!

Elijah Robinson, Secretary

October 18, 2020

A story on Spectrum News, “WNY Activists Look to Put a Stop to Black on Black Crime”. It covered a group of activists marching after the death of a 23 year old Black woman through gun violence. This seems like another one of those tragic news stories you hear routinely, but Spectrum News decided to empl...

*Positive* Sports Update!

*Positive* Sports Update!

Daniel May, Sports Editor

October 18, 2020

Congrats, folks! We have all officially made it to the half-way point of the 2020 fall semester. These first six weeks have been uneventful, both inside and outside of the classroom. With all the Buffalo State student body working tirelessly via zoom and Blackboard, we all deserve a well-needed mental...

Should females be treated differently by male law enforcement officers?

Cait Malilay, Staff writer

October 18, 2020

During the George Floyd protests in New York City, a 20-year-old woman, Dounya Zayer, was left with a concussion after being aggressively pushed to the cement by a male officer, ​Vincent D’Andraia, who was eventually charged with misdemeanor assault, criminal mischief, harassment and menacing. A...

Heavy academic consequences for not taking Covid-19 seriously

Heavy academic consequences for not taking Covid-19 seriously

Angela Caico, Staff Writer

October 17, 2020

Effective October 1st, you could find yourself suspended – or worse – if you choose not to follow the recommended actions on and off campus regarding the pandemic. SUNY Chancellor James Malatras released the following sanctions to ensure students are maintaining public health safety guidelines; Every...

Report mental health, harassment, academic, or physical well-being concerns at Buffalo State College

Report mental health, harassment, academic, or physical well-being concerns at Buffalo State College

Angela Caico, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

Did you know there is a place where you can report mental health, harassment, academic, or physical well-being concerns about yourself or others attending Buffalo State college? Dean of Students and the committee chair of Care Team, Sarah Young, says that the team receives about 40 to 50 reports per...

Rise of Domestic Violence in 2020

Rise of Domestic Violence in 2020

Rifa Tasfia, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

The New England Journal of Medicine has announced a pandemic within a pandemic as we have bent towards cybernation, a computerized form of life without any pathos or emotions. This eastern virus has triggered and brought upon a widespread of domestic violence. According to the National Center for Bi...

Are you planning for Spring Break? Well, unpack your bags, it’s canceled.

Are you planning for Spring Break?  Well, unpack your bags, it’s canceled.

Nia Peeples, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

Everyone needs a vacation, but in Buffalo State Terms it’s a “Staycation” Vice President for Academic Affairs of SUNY Buffalo State, Jim Mayrose, sent an email last week entailing they “have decided to push back the start of the 2021 spring semester by one week and eliminate spring break.” The...

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