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Youth Movement

Young players shine in annual Blue-White scrimmage

Jacob Martinez, Jordan Johnson and Marcus McGill.

The spring game offers many challenges for reporters when it comes to game coverage but the most prevalent is the frantic search through the roster every time there’s an unfamiliar player makes a play. Saturday’s spring game was an extreme exercise in roster scanning.

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Emboldening style in the pursuit of truth

When I consider the things I love about college (and there are many), style emerges among the foremost.

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A different holiday celebration

Celebrating Passover eight hours from home

It’s hard being eight hours from home on the Jewish holidays. Growing up, my family either celebrated important Jewish holidays in Israel with approximately 200 of our other family members, or in our own home with our closest family-friends.

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À la Mode: A Guide to Style

Four hats for four rainy days

Instead of pulling out your old hoodie, try incorporating hats into your rainy-day wardrobe. They’ll push any outfit up a couple levels while keeping your hair dry. Here are four different hats and four different outfits to weather, well, the weather.

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Cheers to not conforming to society’s demands

An open letter to Cyrus over the years

Miley Cyrus, thank you for breaking away from your goody-two-shoes character as Hannah Montana and becoming yourself. It must have been hard transitioning from child star and role model into a young adult who wants to live her life freely without the pressures of impressing society. 

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Editorials

Low student voter turnout inhibits representation

UB Council student representative election to take place next week

Voting for the UB Council Student Representative opens next week, despite general lack of awareness among students about what the position is or that it is even elected.

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Star athlete accused of rape; botched investigation precludes charges

Report on investigation into Florida State star QB reveals flaws, oversights

An appallingly bungled police investigation and inexcusable Florida State university mishandling of a rape accusation broke into the spotlight Wednesday following a New York Times report.

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What’s missing in the wage gap debate

White House, Congress politicize issue, miss the point

The debate over wage equality for women gained no traction last week as heated rhetoric spewed and purely symbolic gestures flew from the White House and Congress.

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Colbert takes over for Letterman; white males still dominate

Late-night television continues to lack inclusion of women, minorities

Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman next year when Letterman retires from 21 years as the host of “The Late Show.” 

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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

We are writing to you in response to your article in the March 26 edition of The Spectrum, “UB Emphasizes Importance of Evacuating Dorm Rooms During Fire Drills.” 

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Where are the students?

The University at Buffalo is a flagship university – the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus State University of New York system, with a student body head count of 29,117 students, of which 19,506 are undergraduates, with approximately 6,000 students living on campus. Full story

Letter to the Editor

Matthew Waldman, a junior environmental design major, writes to The Spectrum regarding CVS' decision to stop selling cigarettes.

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