The Spectrum Logo

The best of both worlds

11/16/17 2:01am | By BRENTON J. BLANCHET

The UB Concert Band, led by music department Professor and Director Jon Nelson, joined the Genkin Philharmonic for their annual fall performance at Slee Hall. The two groups came together to present “A Young Person’s Guide to the 20th Century.”

 read more >>

UB students use smartphone applications to organize workouts

11/03/15 6:58pm | By Tomas Olivier

Whether it’s the first time you’ve set foot in the gym or the third gym session that day, in the age of the smartphone anyone can get fit the hi-tech way using any of the hundreds of apps at your fingertips. Apps like Nike Running +, Map My Run, My Fitness Pal and Eat, Lift, Sleep have revolutionized how people personalize their fitness experience.

 read more >>

Halo 5: Guardians doesn’t disappoint

11/02/15 12:06am | By KENNETH KASHIF THOMAS

The fifth installment of Xbox’s titan series Halo 5: Guardians shows Master Chief in a position in which he’s rarely seen. Intent on saving the universe, he’s hunted by Spartan Locke and his four-man team of Spartans. With redesigned gameplay, it can be a bit rocky getting into the groove of the controls but once you get past that, you’ll have a hard time putting the game down.

 read more >>

ASA Fashion Show

UB ASA holds annual fashion show

11/02/15 12:01am | By GABRIELA DIAZ

ASA’s fashion show Saturday was filled with live music, dancing and stepping from some of UB and SUNY Buffalo State College’s dance groups. African prints and cloths took a modern approach as they walked the runway. Undergraduate, graduate students and alumni took part in the “Noir” themed show at the Marriot Hotel on North Campus Saturday evening.

 read more >>

Frightworld gives new meaning to theatre

10/29/15 8:00pm | By Alexandra Saleh

Frightworld is a month-long production with a full cast and crew, dedicated to entertaining thrill-seekers and shocking the timid. Although the premise is the same, each year has its own unique assembly of story lines and scene selections. Some might think it takes as little effort as flipping the light switch, revealing a display of creepy clown masks and gory remains in the exact spots as the previous year. But, similar to theatre and film productions, haunted houses require long periods of planning and construction.

 read more >>

Star Wars

UB students excited for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

10/29/15 2:14pm | By Tomas Olivier

The new film, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,”premieres on Dec. 18 with many of the cast members returning from original trilogy. The film shattered presale ticket records, with fans purchasing $6.5 million in IMAX tickets just days after the film’s trailer debuted during halftime of Monday Night Football on Oct. 17. The new movie has created a buzz amongst fans, including those at UB, as it is expected to be one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

 read more >>

New MFA student Morgan Arnett is ready to leave her mark on Buffalo

10/27/15 7:26pm | By Gabriela Ortiz

Before this summer, 24-year-old Master of Fine Arts (MFA) student Morgan Arnett had never been anywhere outside of her hometown of Pensacola, Florida. Arnett, whose work was displayed during the Center for the Art’s “Say Hello to our New MFAs” exhibit in August and September and is currently centered in Studio 214B in the CFA, is one of ten current MFAs studying at UB.

 read more >>