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UB students dive into jobs as on-campus lifeguards

09/17/15 9:15pm | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Not every job at UB requires experience with food or customer service. There are 86 students and three recent alumni who serve as lifeguards at UB, according to Nathan Bourke, the aquatics director. Currently, 27 students are on the waiting list to be hired for next semester and need to take a lifeguard assessment.


UB students get free ride for Presidential Scholarship

09/15/15 10:49pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

It’s the ideal situation: four years of undergraduate tuition at a state school, completely paid for.

When Michael Fiorica, a junior English major, applied for the Presidential Scholarship, he was under the assumption that if his grades were good enough, he’d automatically get the scholarship.


Jonny the Master Barber

Jonny the master barber

09/13/15 4:13pm | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Palmeri ran a business out of his garage until word got out about the “master barber.” For four years, Palmeri’s barbershop Jonny the Barber was located on Main Street in Williamsville. Due to the shop’s growing popularity, he opened a new location on Delaware Street in Tonawanda three months ago.


Around town: Festivals, food, art and more

09/08/15 8:55pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

Downtown Buffalo can often go unappreciated by students who have a hard time getting there without a car. Fortunately, there are buses and trains that offer rides back and forth, giving students an opportunity to explore another side of Buffalo. While the weather is still nice, a weekend adventure around the town is easy – as long as you know where to go.


Former UB student opens Eddie's Chophouse near South Campus

09/02/15 12:12am | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Eddie’s Chophouse opened on Main Street near South Campus on July 13 in what used to be Slice of Italy. The restaurant offers Chinese barbecue, a style of Chinese cuisine that is a collection of roasted meats that are hung in a Chinese smoker rather than an oven. The chicken and duck both have bones and are chopped before serving.


An introduction to UB’s Greek Life

08/03/15 11:34am | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Two percent of men and two percent of women join Greek life at UB, according to College Board. These organizations participate in philanthropy events, nightlife and provide students with support throughout your college experience.


Top places to eat near UB’s campuses

07/26/15 5:32pm | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Buffalo is known for having some pretty great food. In February, National Geographic named Buffalo as the third-best food city in the world, largely because of its world-renowned chicken wings. Between downtown Buffalo, Amherst and the South Campus area, Buffalo has a variety of places to go to if you want to go out to eat.


New UB foundation Love Your Melon gives hats to children with cancer

05/03/15 5:07pm | By MARISSA FIELDING

Love Your Melon is a non-profit organization started by students in an entrepreneurial class at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. For each Love Your Melon beanie someone buys, the foundation gives one to a child battling cancer. UB student Kim Charleson knew right away she wanted to become an ambassador when she saw UB was not on the list of colleges joining the foundation, so she started a chapter at UB.


Summer in the 716

05/03/15 3:35pm | By GABRIELA JULIA

Since Buffalo isn’t known for its beaches, there are a bunch of other ways to spend your 80-degree days. Here is a list of some of the most popular Buffalo summer events that’ll have your calendar packed until schools starts back up in the fall.