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Mental illness a growing problem among college students

4 hours ago | By MADDY FOWLER

Laura Aguilera’s depression came on slowly.

She started waking up feeling very tired her sophomore year. This unshakeable fatigue gave way to a diminishing appetite and a lack of motivation. She wasn’t interested in anything and wanted to sleep all the time.

Ninety-five percent of college counseling center directors surveyed said the number of students with “significant psychological problems” is a growing concern, according to an Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors survey of counseling center directors


Post-election political briefs

11/14/16 7:42pm | By News Desk

President-elect Donald Trump has doubled down on his statements regarding the mass deportation of immigrants.

Trump told CBS News that mass deportation of undocumented immigrants is currently not a high priority during his first on-air interview since winning the presidential election.


Buffalo protesters speak out against President-elect Donald Trump

11/14/16 9:32am | By TORI ROSEMAN and SARAH CROWLEY

Adrianna Ragland stood on the monument in Niagara Circle and began to chant to an audience of hundreds, “No Trump, no KKK, no racist USA.”

Ragland, a graduate student in UB’s school of social work, wanted to stand up and take action against President-elect Donald Trump.

She was part of a protest that took place Sunday at the Niagara Circle where approximately 300 people gathered to voice their concern about Trump’s impending presidency. People of all ages held signs, played instruments and spoke in front of the crowd in unison. Those who spoke discussed racial justice, LGBTQ+ rights and immigration.


UB Students for Trump install signs on North Campus

11/08/16 1:10pm | By BENJAMIN BLANCHET

UB Students for Trump installed campaign signs and drew messages on sidewalks near the academic spine Monday night. After the club’s Monday night meeting, members of the UB Students for Trump group wrote “Trump 2016” and “#LockHerUp” in chalk around Flint Loop. These messages along with the installation of campaign signs, made some students concerned.


Political briefs: This week on the campaign trail

11/07/16 12:14pm | By SARAH CROWLEY

FBI Director James Comey wrote to Congress on Sunday informing members that after examining the emails found during the Anthony Weiner sexual investigation, they found no new relevant emails to change their July decision which found no cause for criminal charge against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, according to CNN. The FBI had to review approximately 650,000 emails, which raised concerns they would not announce new information before the election, and thus influence the results.


News briefs: What you need to know locally, nationally and globally

11/07/16 12:11pm | By News Desk

Students and faculty can currently dine together every Monday and Tuesday. The Office of the Vice Provost of Equity and Inclusion and Campus Living launched the pilot “Dine Together” program, which allows students and faculty to eat together in a small setting. On Mondays from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. students can eat with faculty in The Tiffin Room.


Conservative journalist Katie Pavlich speaks about gun rights and sexual assault

10/30/16 9:15pm | By SARAH CROWLEY

Katie Pavlich thinks a common myth about concealed guns is that they create a “wild, wild, west” atmosphere.

Pavlich, New York Times best-selling author and news editor for Town Magazine, spoke about students’ right to carry guns and sexual assault on college campuses in the Student Union Theater on Oct. 27. UB College Republicans and Young America’s Foundation (YAF) co-hosted the event

“It’s funny how university officials tell all of you that you’re the best and the brightest and you should come to their university and pay them lots of money because you’re responsible adults who can handle the college experience,” Pavlich said.