The Spectrum Logo

"The Crohn’s Moans"

04/28/15 5:07pm | By GABRIELA JULIA

Ivana Bosek, a 22-year-old senior contemporary marketing major from Rochester, New York, is still fighting Crohn’s, but now with a camera crew and a new vision. She plans to travel across the country while producing a documentary called TheCrohn’s Moans after graduation.

 read more >>

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes offers UB a new perspective

04/27/15 3:12am | By TORI ROSEMAN

When Aaron Maracle participated in the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraising event for the first time nine years ago, it took place on campus and only covered about half a mile.

It started in the Flag room in the Student Union, moved toward Capen, around the promenade and back the same way.

 read more >>

The Game of Life: UB Relay for Life raises over $50,000

04/26/15 4:55pm | By SAMANTHA BRENNER

UB Relay For Life celebrated its 10th year at its 12-hour event on Friday. The event, created by the American Cancer Society, raises money to fight cancer and aims to increase cancer awareness and celebrate cancer survivors. It is an overnight fundraising walk as teams “camp out” overnight and members walk around the track.

 read more >>

'Clubs going up' in UB's SA

04/14/15 10:58pm | By MARISSA FIELDING

In order to become temporary, a club needs at least 10 student signatures, a constitution and an adviser or coach. Sports clubs must register with an NCAA league to compete. To become a permanent club, student groups must host two club meetings, two club events, participate in two community service events, two SA events and complete two fundraising events. Clubs must also wait two semesters before applying for permanency.

 read more >>

Type is Right

Your type is right

04/14/15 5:52pm | By SOPHIA MCKEONE

Last Wednesday, Swierski and her advanced public relations class, COM 453, held an event aimed at helping current and future patients waiting for organ donations. Since 2009, UNYTS has sponsored an event hosted by Swierski’s class to raise awareness about the need for organ and blood donors.

 read more >>

Cover a Mile in her Scarf

UB students 'Ask a Muslim Woman'

04/12/15 5:36pm | By DANI GUGLIELMO

On Friday, The Muslim Women’s Council held “Ask a Muslim Woman” in order to inform students about the Muslim culture and religion. This gave students an opportunity to understand Muslim beliefs and ask them questions.

 read more >>

Summer internships

UB students and faculty talk about the importance of internships

04/02/15 7:13pm | By SOPHIA MCKEONE

About 56 percent of recent graduates who did not have an internship during college have full-time jobs in their field, according to a survey conducted by Gallup and Purdue University. But the survey found 71 percent of students who did have an internship have full-time jobs in their field. Because of statistics like these, UB professors and faculty in Career Services stress the importance of students landing internships as a first step to working in their desired field.

 read more >>