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Make sure budget basics are part of your college-bound checklist

Make sure budget basics are part of your college-bound checklist

Submitted by KeyBank, Special to The Record
August 8, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase

All across the country, college-bound students and their families are running through the move-in day checklist: Sheets and towels? Check. In-room refrigerator? Check. Shower caddy? Check. First-year-away-from-home budget – probably not even on the list. It’s no secret higher education...

Spend your weekend eating fair food, listening to good music and enjoying local art with Step Out Buffalo

Spend your weekend eating fair food, listening to good music and enjoying local art with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner
August 8, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Step Out Buffalo

Erie County Fair It's that time of summer again. The fair's gravitational pull will reel us right in with its delish fried foods, games & rides. From Wednesday August 9th-Sunday August 20th, don't miss out on all the fair glory. Lewiston Art Festival The Earth without art is just "eh".  Feast yo...

Interview with Jason Richardson

Interview with Jason Richardson

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
July 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Jason Richardson is a well respected guitarist who’s played with many bands such as Chelsea Grin, All Shall Perish, and Born of Osiris. In 2015, he made the shocking move to leave Chelsea Grin to embark on a solo career. In an article from Metal Injection in 2015, before starting his solo career, Richardson...

Anger Helps Drive Shattered Sun on New Album

Anger Helps Drive Shattered Sun on New Album

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
July 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

Anger is a huge driving point for Shattered Sun’s sophomore album The Evolution of Anger, and the past two years for this band has been nothing but that. On their new album, the Texan metal band says it’s okay to be angry. “People are fed up and I am certainly fed up,” lead vocalist Marcos L...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Re-Imagining of Buffalo, by Mayor Byron Brown

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Re-Imagining of Buffalo, by Mayor Byron Brown

Mayor Byron W. Brown, Special to The Record
May 12, 2017
Filed under City & Region, Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

I was recently asked to be a guest lecturer at a history class taught by North District Common Councilmember Joseph Golombek at Buffalo State College. He suggested I talk about how my Administration has changed the City of Buffalo, focusing on initiatives and investments that impact millennials. When...

‘The Late Show’ is not news, Colbert’s Trump comments were justified

‘The Late Show’ is not news, Colbert’s Trump comments were justified

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
May 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society, Television

Donald Trump’s benchmark of his presidency has passed. His 100th day was met with multiple interviews including an interview with “Face the Nation” host, John Dickerson. During the interview Donald Trump was very evasive of any questions regarding his tax returns, the progress he made with his...

Social inequity, identity crisis and the social rift at Buffalo State

Social inequity, identity crisis and the social rift at Buffalo State

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Column, Columns, Editorials, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Buffalo State has a very unique social fabric. There’s a social rift everyone knows is there, but most walk right around it. The rift is well-defined and extends deeper than race. Buffalo State seems pretty diverse, right? It’s not. Buffalo State has two main student demographics: Buffalo area...

Buffalo State alum and travel writer returns to Buffalo for first area book tour

Buffalo State alum and travel writer returns to Buffalo for first area book tour

Nadiya Roache, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

After experiencing adventures such as living atop Mount Washington, getting married in Nepal and exploring the vast Alaskan landscape, writer and SUNY Buffalo State alum Dan Szczesny will be returning to Western New York May 8-12 for his first book tour in the area. Szczesny, who graduated from Buffalo...

Why people are returning to their Buffalo roots

Why people are returning to their Buffalo roots

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Chances are, if you live in Buffalo, you’ve heard the adage before -- “Everyone always comes back.” What is it that brings people back to Buffalo? Is it family? Food? The fact that winter lasts about eight months? For a city that has seen its fair share of hardships -- from sports teams with losi...

“Justice for Meech” offers alternative narrative on death of Wardel “Meech” Davis

“Justice for Meech” offers alternative narrative on death of Wardel “Meech” Davis

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

When Tito Ruiz was 13 years old, he was slammed against the hood of a Buffalo Police squad car while running home to meet curfew because he “fit the description” of a suspect the police were seeking. When Ruiz got word that a “friendly” and “well-liked” kid he knew from his neighborhood...

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