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.
University Police investigating three larcenies in Red Jacket Quadrangle
University Police (UPD) is warning students to keep their dorm rooms locked after a series of larcenies occurred in the Red Jacket Quadrangle over the past three weeks.
UB’s pediatric and general surgery residency programs no longer on probation
On Feb. 24, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) informed UB that its pediatric surgery and general surgery residency programs were no longer on probation and were granted full accreditation.
Campus discusses e-cigs as cessation method
As product is growing, differing opinions persist
E-cigarettes continue to be a topical conversation, as society ponders potential regulation and the question of the device’s effectiveness as a cessation method. But the debate about the product isn’t just happening nationally and internationally – it’s happening at UB, too. UB’s anti-smoking policy bans e-cig use.
Video: Spectrum 360 Newscast – 3/2/14
In the third edition of Spectrum 360, our team looks ahead to Relay For Life and recaps International Fiesta, last week's Distinguished Speakers Series event and the men's basketball team's big win over Miami Ohio.