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Alex the Great’s Week 11 Fantasy Football Recap

Alex the Great’s Week 11 Fantasy Football Recap

Alexander W. Silvia, Sports Reporter

November 22, 2017


Filed under Column, Column, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Well, it’s official. The trade deadline has passed for fantasy leagues. These are the teams that fantasy players will ride out the rest of the season with. Hopefully teams sold-high on some players and looked to optimize their player match-ups in the playoffs ahead. Yet there is still more to be...

Buffalo suburbs becoming hubs for local shopping

Buffalo suburbs becoming hubs for local shopping

Francesca Bond, Managing/News Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Bustling metropolitan areas all have a few things in common: well-loved restaurants, year-round activities, corporate businesses and… local shopping. The idea of shopping regularly at a boutique can paint a different picture in the minds of consumers. One person’s favorite go-to local business full...

Construction of new planetarium will begin next fall

Construction of new planetarium will begin next fall

Johnathan Ciolek, Reporter

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The new Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium is soon to be in the process of being built in the Science and Mathematics Complex. Phase four of the construction should start during the fall of 2018 and completed by fall of 2020 or spring of 2021. The planetarium will be readily available for students and used...

Men’s Basketball is Young and Hungry in 2017-18

Men’s Basketball is Young and Hungry in 2017-18

Emmanuel Rodriguez, Associate Sports Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

There was a familiar face at practice on Thursday night. Former Bengal Leon Moise showed up unannounced at practice and immediately made the coaches and returning players grin from ear-to-ear. However, Moise did not shake many people’s hands. Moise was a big part of the 2016-17 campaign for...

The Wrecks “Turn It Up” at the Leopard Lounge

The Wrecks “Turn It Up” at the Leopard Lounge

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

November 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

If you walked by the Leopard Lounge located inside the Town Ballroom at 681 Main St. Saturday night, you could only hear the sounds of young girls screaming incredibly loud, as if Justin Bieber was playing a gig there. But it wasn’t Bieber, it was the California based rock group The Wrecks. Formed...

Vans Warped Tour to End Next Year

Vans Warped Tour to End Next Year

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s the end of an era. Earlier Wednesday, Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman announced that the 2018 Vans Warped Tour will be its final cross country run. “Today, with many mixed feelings, I am here to announce that next year will be the final, full cross-country run of...

Alex the Great’s Week 10 Fantasy Football Recap

Alex the Great’s Week 10 Fantasy Football Recap

Alexander W. Silvia, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Column, Column, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

For those who followed my advice last week, congratulations on the number-one scoring fantasy wide receiver in Week 10, Robert Woods. Woods had never scored two touchdowns in a game before last week. He has now done it in back-to-back games. Woods has earned the every-week must-start tag. And it’s...

Is soccer doomed in the US after USMNT fails to reach Russia 2018?

Is soccer doomed in the US after USMNT fails to reach Russia 2018?

Emmanuel Rodriguez, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Column, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

As the last few tickets to the World Cup get punched, multiple powerhouse countries failed to qualify for Russia 2018. Those nations include Italy and the Netherlands. Even locks to make the World Cup like the Ivory Coast and Chile missed out on a trip to Russia. Another one of those teams that will...

Popular Musician Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Popular Musician Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

First it was Harvey Weinstein, then it was Kevin Spacey, and then Louis C.K. Now we have a new name to add to the list of famous men who’ve been accused of sexual allegations with women: Jesse Lacey. Lacey has been the lead vocalist and guitarist for the legendary Long Island, N.Y., emo band Brand...

Alex the Great’s Week 9 Fantasy Football Recap

Alex the Great’s Week 9 Fantasy Football Recap

Alexander W. Silvia, Sports Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Column, Column, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

The first rule of fight club is: You do not talk about fight club. Apparently, someone forgot to tell a few NFL players that rule since there were several on-field altercations in Week 9 that resulted in suspensions for some big-name fantasy players. The waiver-wire this week is completely relative....

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