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UB raises awareness on World Food Day

10/19/17 11:17am | By WANLY CHEN

UB’s Campus Dining and Shops (CDS) hosted a food drive to raise donations for the Food Bank of Western New York, in honor of World Food Day on Monday. Stacks of cans and pasta filled the table next to Capen Café as students donated food items throughout the day.


UB students react to elimination of the “drunk bus”

08/30/17 11:17pm | By MADDY FOWLER

On Aug. 9, university officials released an updated UB Stampede bus schedule that eliminates service from North Campus residence halls to South Campus after 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The last bus from South Campus to North Campus residence halls will be at 2 a.m. The Yellow Line, which runs between Flint Loop and South, will run every 30 minutes throughout the night.


UB law student crowned Miss NY

07/11/17 9:58pm | By Max Kalnitz

Walking across a stage in a swimsuit and four-inch heels isn’t something that runs through the minds of most students in their last year of law school.

For Williamsville native and UB law student Gabrielle Walter, balancing work, school and competing in pageants was all worth the stress of being crowned this year’s Miss New York.

Walter is preparing to travel to Ocean City, NJ, to compete in the Miss America competition this September.


Aesthetic: How to develop your own signature style

04/27/17 10:51am | By ASHLEY INKUMSAH

When people hear my high heels clink from a distance and spot a butterscotch blonde donned in a loose-fit romper, they know I’ve entered the room.

I’m slightly embarrassed to say I regularly agonize over my outfits in the morning. I often change my outfit up to five times until I find the right one. I struggle to shut my drawer filled with clothes with the tags still on them on a daily basis. I’ve FaceTimed friends in a panic for second opinions on my outfits before I go out.


UB English Department co-sponsors marathon poetry reading event

04/24/17 12:45pm | By VICTORIA HARTWELL

Emily Dickinson enthusiasts drove from Dickinson’s birthplace – Amherst, Massachusetts – to be a part of a Buffalo community marathon reading and express their love for the late poet.

The UB Department of English, Just Buffalo Literary Center and community literature lovers came together at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Saturday to read Dickinson’s collection of roughly 1,800 poems.


Mythbusting the Unicorn Frappuccino

04/20/17 12:05pm | By LINDSAY GILDER

Starbucks officially released its limited time Unicorn Frappucino on April 19 in stores across the U.S., Canada and some parts of Mexico. The Unicorn Frappuccino will be available in participating Starbucks stores until Sunday, April 23. The coffee chain describes the blended drink as “flavor-changing, color-changing, and totally not-made-up.”


A taste of Uruguay: UB student cooks traditional Uruguayan meals in his dorm to keep roots alive

04/13/17 11:36am | By TOUSSAINT CHEN

Gabriel Pereira stood on his tiptoes, barely tall enough to see the grill in front of him, and could tell that his asado was ready just by the savory fumes emerging from the large slab of beef. Pereira, a sophomore computer science major, left Uruguay when he was six years old. Now in the U.S., he cooks Uruguayan meals to de-stress, keep in touch with his cultural roots and give others a taste of his homeland.


UB's women in STEM summit helps women navigate workplace

04/07/17 1:15pm | By SARAH CROWLEY

Katie Sember thinks twice before saying something too “assertive” or using a tone that might be seen as “intimidating.”

After two years of working as an engineer for local company Liazon, Sember is used to navigating the engineering workforce. She said she always keeps in mind that the rules for her are slightly different. Sember said she takes any chance she gets to attend a conference aimed toward women in the workplace.