Madelon Brand is an international student from the Netherlands. She finds Halloween to be unique yet “superficial.”read more >>
More than 60 million people tuned into the first two presidential debates so far and some may be asking themselves, “What should I be paying attention to?”read more >>
Zip lining down 350 feet or a daredevil jump off a rooftop might be a good way to blow off some steam as schoolwork starts to pile on.
Niagara Falls Adventure Park is the place to go. The park is run by Ryan Lynn, a UB alumnus, and Kevin Santa, a student taking a year off. The park, located at 427 First Street, Niagara Falls, has three attractions for thrill-seekers: zip lining, rope-courses and Daredevil jumping.read more >>
Four UB students stood in Buffalo Housing Court and called out their University Heights landlord, Jeremy Dunn, for not fixing problems in his houses.
Dunn owns close to 50 properties in the area around South Campus and UB students have complained for years that many of his homes violate safety codes. The University Heights Collaborative and Off-Campus Student Services, have each issued warnings about Dunn.
Dunn insists he is not a negligent landlord and denies that his homes are unsafe.read more >>
Dressing up and traveling to one of Buffalo’s vibrant bars or nightclubs can be an occasional occurrence or a weekly staple for some students.
There is a wide variety, from outdoor dance clubs to pubs with U.S. history trivia. For students who are at least 21 years old, here are the top four bars in Buffalo:read more >>
Whatever you look for in a coffee shop – be it hot coffee or the right atmosphere – a coffee shop is a cornerstone to the collegial experience. Thankfully, Buffalo has all kinds to offer, below are just a few.read more >>
Friday and Saturday nights are for sipping drinks while watching drag queens dance under Marcella’s purple lights.
Club Marcella is the oldest and largest gay nightclub in Western New York and has served its patrons for 22 years. The club is located on Pearl Street right off of Chippewa Street in the heart of Downtown Buffalo. Doors are open every Friday and Saturday night to everyone 18 and older with proper ID.read more >>
Vendors from the area brought their best mac and cheese in hopes of winning first place and leaving with the “golden noodle.”
There were 11 competitors in the competition, including Mooney’s, The Press Box and Protocol Restaurant. The event was held in CFA seating area, with vendors lining the walls serving small cups of mac and cheese to attendees. Those who attended the event were given a scorecard with a place to write their overall favorite mac and cheese – along with any vendor they would like to see at the event next year.read more >>
Taking a hike, doing yoga or going for a bike ride will make UB students eligible to win some athletic gear.
Outdoor Pursuits and the Outdoor Adventure Club are urging students to participate in this year’s Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge.read more >>
The child they were leaving behind wasn’t even an adult in the eyes of the state yet – I was only sixteen.read more >>
The freshman 15 – the infamous number referring to the 15 pounds college freshmen usually pack on in their first year away from home.
The newfound freedom leads to larger responsibilities and oftentimes, more spending. It’s no secret that many students struggle with money between the astronomical book prices and those miscellaneous charges that mysteriously appear on every bill.read more >>
The back to school prep is here: buying books, moving in and the first week of classes. But the city of Buffalo isn’t quite done with summer yet and events around town and on campus are a good way to escape the school preparations, even if it’s only for a little bit.read more >>
Stephanie Gavin was always a Disney fan growing up, but she didn’t expect to take a semester off from school to work at Walt Disney World.
Gavin, a junior cultural anthropology major, was accepted to the Disney College Program and now that she has completed the program, she couldn’t picture her college career without it.read more >>
When Matt Rivera was growing up, he and his family had been struggling to find the “time, patience and work that a military family needs.”
This struggle drove them apart. Rivera’s mother, stepfather and sister had all served in the military. After living in Germany almost his entire life, Rivera, a senior music theatre major, left on a plane to New York City three days after his high school graduation, leaving his family behind.read more >>
A few months after her baby was born, her boyfriend and father of her child was away and she thought she would never run or win titles again.read more >>
The click of a jump rope, students exploding up and then landing for a jump squat, people huffing as they do jumping jacks – though it may seem like a scene out of the Alumni Arena gym, it isn’t.
Instead it was in the Student Union Flag Room on Friday afternoon, where students exercised and raised money as part of the Fitness Expo.read more >>