Eleven professional wrestlers have come out of Grapplers Anonymous, a wrestling gym in Lackawanna. Local wrestlers go to the gym Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings to learn to run the ropes, take bumps and trash talk like WWE Superstars.read more >>
One year after Robert Spencer’s speech at UB, a speaker invited by UB’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter talked without disruption.
Christina Hoff Sommers spoke to roughly 100 people on Tuesday night in the SU Theatre.read more >>
UB stands on traditional Seneca Nation land but not a single sign lets students know this. Only one building –– Red Jacket –– hints at UB’s indigenous past.read more >>
Max Crinnin’s father, Gerry, taught him that poetry is all around him.
Crinnin, a ‘16 alum and first-year medical student at UB, holds his father’s teachings close today as co-founder and editor-in-chief of Foundlings Press.read more >>
Junot Díaz said immigrants are the mirror in which a nation sees its true self.
“We so desperately need immigrant voices.read more >>
Students looking for romaine lettuce on campus last week were left disappointed.
On April 16, UB Campus Dining & Shops’ Dining Services released a statement saying it “was notified by [its] produce supplier of a recall on chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.”read more >>
Some students see an arbitrary connection of Pathway courses to their assigned topic. Computer science students taking this year’s Understanding Racism topic can take courses like “Introduction to Machine Learning” to fulfill major requirements.read more >>
UB students, faculty and staff who menstruate don’t have enough access to on-campus menstrual products.
Products like tampons and pads are accessible in some off-campus public restrooms for purchase through a vending dispenser.read more >>
Cold temperatures didn’t stop over 1,000 people from enjoying food and beverages outside on Sunday.
SA hosted their fourth annual Buffalo Untapped event in the Lasalle Lot at Alumni Arena.read more >>
Going out to eat is always a good time, but choosing where to eat rarely is. Questions of “where do you want to eat?” are often answered with “I don’t know, where do you want to eat?,” endlessly shifting the responsibility of choosing a spot.
Lucky for you, The Spectrum is really getting into flowcharts. We got this handy one here to help you figure out where you want to eat — both on and off campus. The city is filled with foods to fit any palate, and they’re all just waiting for you to find them.read more >>
Kamalie Liyanage lived off eating crepes for six months in New York City, inspiring her to open a creperie in Buffalo.
Liyanage, a UB alum, is the owner of Wholly Crepe, a new restaurant near South Campus that opened in July 2017. Wholly Crepe touts “wholesome” ingredients like cage-free eggs and organic chicken.read more >>
Over 400 miles separate New York City and Long Island students from one of their go-to food options: bagels. While the breakfast-bread product is available in Buffalo, students from downstate do not consider them on par with the bagels from home.read more >>
Quick, cheap and unhealthy meals have long plagued college students’ diets. We put our obligations as students before our health, from easy macaroni and cheese boxes to Domino’s pizza.
Students who eat healthier have a better academic performance, according to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. If you’re looking for easy, healthy dishes to get you started, here are a few ideas.read more >>
E. coli was flourishing in a men’s bathroom in the Porter dorms.
Mold and other fungi were growing on a couch in the Silverman Library, on a door in Greiner Hall, on a microwave in Pistachio’s, on a coffee dispenser in Capen Cafe and on a table in Knox 20.read more >>
Fire alarms are sounding in university residence halls at an alarming rate.read more >>
When Arielis Rosales removed a painting from her wall as a freshman in Wilkeson Hall, she said some of the wallpaper came off.
Less than a month later, she was charged $50.
“The damage was noticeable but not that bad,” said Rosales, a senior psychology and Spanish major. “The circumference of the hole in the wall seemed like it was less than a centimeter. It was small.”read more >>