Video: Spectrum 360 Newscast – 3/9/14
In this episode of Spectrum 360, The Spectrum's weekly newscast, the team reports on women's basketball forward Kristen Sharkey, UB's Young Adults Environmental Leadership Program (YAELP) and True Blue, the driving force behind the energy that pervades UB sporting events.
SA elections to begin after Spring Break
Student Association elections for next year’s president, vice president, treasurer and SUNY delegates will take place March 25-27 – the week following Spring Break.
UB reacts to Ukraine-Russia conflict
Many faculty members and students believe the conflict between Ukraine and Russia is historically significant. Though some students say they are not as informed on the matter as they’d like to be, others have developed opinions on the implications of the events in Crimea.
Leonard to speak at UB’s Center For the Arts
World-famous sustainability proponent Annie Leonard will tell her Story of Stuff at UB Tuesday. She will speak at the Center For the Arts beginning at 7 p.m.
Wednesday’s abortion debate brings philosophical perspectives
Wednesday’s “Abortion: is it Ethical?” discussion was filled with anecdotes and hypothetical scenarios like this as the two debaters attempted to debunk each other’s positions using philosophy as the basis of their arguments.
Sustainable Earth Solutions offers students leadership opportunities
Sustainable Earth Solutions (SES) is committed to promoting environmental change and inspiring this generation of college students to keep moving forward. It also offers a program called the Young Adults Environmental Leadership Program (YAELP) that fits with this ideal. The organization will hold its eighth annual conference March 7-8 at Greiner Hall.
Faculty Senate meets quorum for second time this year, prepares for reaccreditation
Tuesday, the Faculty Senate met to discuss two topics: how to boost attendance at meetings and UB’s preparation for next month’s meeting with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) as part of an accreditation review.
High schoolers ‘BAND’ against bullying at the CFA
On Tuesday night, local high school musicians gathered at the Center For the Arts and put on a competition aimed at raising community awareness against bullying.
The second annual “BAND Against Bullying” event, a high school performing arts competition with a “dignity” theme, featured seven local high schools performing in front of seven judges to spread an anti-bullying message.
UB students plan to construct school in Haiti through buildOn program
In May, Emily Fiore plans to bring the buildOn chapter at UB to Haiti to build a school while living amongst the native people.
Eleven buildings on North Campus lose power
Eleven North Campus buildings lost power on Tuesday after one of the ceramic insulators and fuses failed on one bay of UB’s substations, according to UB Spokesman John Della Contrada.