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Throwback Thursday: Buff State’s college camp Whispering Pines enjoyed by generations

Throwback Thursday: Buff State’s college camp Whispering Pines enjoyed by generations

Francesca Bond, Executive Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase, Throwback Thursday, Uncategorized

Since the early 1950s, SUNY Buffalo State students have been venturing into the lush forests of picturesque Franklinville, NY to spend a weekend of group bonding in solitude at Whispering Pines Camp. The camp sprawls 615 acres of "forests, hills, meadows, streams and ponds," and has two expansive wood...

Student discounts at Albright-Knox encourage students to embrace art

Student discounts at Albright-Knox encourage students to embrace art

Tara Rae Hark, News Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Spring savings are sailing students’ way this semester. The Albright-Knox Art Gallery located directly across the street from SUNY Buffalo State, is offering discounted memberships for students. The cost of admission for one visit is $8. Buffalo State students can purchase a membership that extends...

Special teams carry Men’s Hockey over Potsdam in Quarterfinal, 4-3  

Special teams carry Men’s Hockey over Potsdam in Quarterfinal, 4-3  

Kyle Fallon, Sports Reporter

February 22, 2018


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

 The nerves of playoffs didn’t seem to have an effect on the SUNY Buffalo State Men’s Hockey team as they held on for a 4-3 victory Wednesday night over the Potsdam Bears in the SUNYAC quarterfinal. A win off the draw on the power play led to the Bengals first goal of the night. The faceoff was ...

Interviewing the “Improv” Comedians on Campus

Interviewing the “Improv” Comedians on Campus

Donte Hemmans-Murdock, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Friday Night Live (FNL) comedy improv group kicked off their first show this semester at the Flexible Theater in the Donald Savage building. Male members of the cast sported dresses to celebrate ladies’ night. Approximately one hundred people attended the hour-long event, where the cast played...

If you gave Kitty Genovese a Smartphone

If you gave Kitty Genovese a Smartphone

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Showcase, Society

In 1964, Kitty Genovese was a young woman who was coming home from her job when she was brutally murdered. Even though she was able to fight off her attacker several times prior, she was unable to muster the strength to defend herself a final time. The perpetrator was caught and sentenced to death, though...

Take a tour around the city, eat meatballs and listen to music this weekend with Step Out Buffalo

Take a tour around the city, eat meatballs and listen to music this weekend with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner

February 20, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Step Out Buffalo

Inside Tri-Main Tour- If you're sick of reading a textbook  in your dorm, this is your chance to get out and enjoy a hands-on history lesson from Explore Buffalo! The Tri-Main Center’s history encompasses four different eras, beginning with Ford in 1915, and continuing through Bell Aircraft and ...

REVIEW: Black Panther breaks records and barriers in stunning fashion

REVIEW: Black Panther breaks records and barriers in stunning fashion

Max Wagner, Columnist

February 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Film, Reviews, Showcase

All the way back in 1997, the world was gifted a film called “Spawn”. While this may not be one of the best movies of all time, actually it’s one of the worst, it was one of the first times we saw an African-American actor in the lead role of a comic book film. Then, just one year later, a truly...

Anime and comic books hold an important place in rap culture

Anime and comic books hold an important place in rap culture

Austin Morales, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Showcase

Some of you may remember staying up late while watching Cartoon Network, and their Anime part of the channel, Toonami, started. It was everyone’s favorite part of the night if you were a cartoon fan because that’s when we’d see all the shows being made in Japan. Of course, those shows are called anime, and the shows that were played were progra...

Looking at fashion and style of African American culture throughout the 2000s

Looking at fashion and style of African American culture throughout the 2000s

Brianna Baptiste, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Fashion, OPINION, Showcase

Welcome back to part two of our journey back in time to see the fashion and makeup trends in black culture. Last week, trends and styles of the 1900s. Just to make a slight recap, if you read last week’s story, you’d remember that the 20th century was full of new style ideas. The 20th century wa...

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