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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.

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Five apps that will improve your party

02/22/16 2:04am | By TORI ROSEMAN

You’re hanging out with your friends on Saturday night and realize you’ve all been sitting and staring at the same movie or TV show for more than an hour. Sure, maybe you’re having a few beers, but it’s less of a party and more of a large group sitting in semi-silence.

Maybe you’ve invited over a bunch of people from various facets of your life – a few from your classes, some from that club your in and the girls from down the hall. While you enjoy the company of these people, they don’t know each other all that well. There may be some intermingling, but not quite enough.

Games may seem like an old-fashioned way to get everyone together, but with modern technology, it’s easy to set them up and play them for as long as everyone wants. Here are five games that are easy to download, play and enjoy.

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UB hosts Involvement fair

UB’s Involvement Fair allows students to learn about clubs

02/21/16 12:07pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

Thursday’s Involvement Fair was full of clubs like Carbrey’s, who look to reach out to the general student population and garner interest for their group. The event took place in the Student Union, where various tables were set up in a fashion that allowed students to move swiftly from table to table and ask different clubs questions.

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UB College Democrats: A place to connect and disagree

02/18/16 5:15pm | By JOHN JACOBS

UB College Democrats meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Student Union 306. Students who are looking for more information about presidential candidates and issues with the looming election are always welcome, so they can become more informed for when it’s time to step into the voting booth.

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Einstein's theory of relativity finally proven

02/17/16 12:32am | By TORI ROSEMAN

These developments are important because they prove Einstein’s theory about relativity and the ripples in time and space. The way that these ripples occurred is through two massive black holes collapse into infinitesimal points that then collide and create ripples.

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Some exercise tips to remedy that Valentine’s Day binge

02/14/16 1:20pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

Valentine’s Day has come and gone and chances are, whether you’re in a relationship or not, you’ve binged.

If you’re in a relationship, maybe you’ve been binge-eating all the sweets your sweetheart gave you. If you’re not, maybe you’re been drinking a lot of wine or eating all the candy you bought for yourself.

Either way, it’s time to come back to reality. It’s important to exercise in order to maintain a healthy body and that entire box of chocolates you ate is setting you about two weeks back.

It’s important to work out regularly and most importantly, at your own pace. Below are some tips for keeping fit in the weeks between Valentine’s Day and spring break that won’t ruin your life or break your back.

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Main Street's Parkside Candy gears up for Valentine’s Day

02/11/16 8:14pm | By Tomas Olivier

Parkside Candy, located just down the street from South Campus, is currently preparing for their shortest season, but biggest day for sales of the year: Valentine’s Day. Phil Buffamonte, owner and president of Parkside Candy since 1981, said the store will sell most of its Valentine’s Day candy either Saturday or on Valentine’s Day itself on Sunday.

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Chinese new year

UB’s HSA and TSA co-host Chinese New Year event

02/11/16 4:14pm | By Jamal C. Allard

The Hong Kong Student Association (HSA), in collaboration with the Taiwan Student Association (TSA), held a Chinese New Year’s celebration on Tuesday. About 60 people attended the celebration– eating, conversing amongst each other and playing pool from all types of backgrounds.

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5 Valentine's Day date ideas

02/11/16 3:33pm | By JOHN JACOBS

Valentine’s Day is Sunday, which means a large portion of people everywhere, including UB students, will spend the day silently cursing the couples they see before running home to watch a Lifetime movie marathon with a gallon of ice cream by their sides.

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Comparing Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Apple TV

02/09/16 7:40pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

The latest in streaming technology includes Apple TV, Chromecast and the Amazon Fire Stick – game changers in their own right. But which one would serve best for your needs? Here’s some information about all of the available technology, so you can make the right investment.

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Papi Grande's opens to replace The U

02/09/16 7:36pm | By JOHN JACOBS

The U officially reopened as Papi Grande’s Mexican Restaurant and Cantina, an authentic Mexican restaurant complete with a bar that has 16 beers on tap, a private party room with a TV and booths or tables for the casual diner, on Jan. 5.

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