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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.


Randi Zuckerberg appears as second guest for UB Distinguished Speaker Series

10/26/16 10:16pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

Randi Zuckerberg wanted to sing on Broadway.

Little did she know that she would move on to become one of the most successful female entrepreneurs with a hand in the development of Facebook, her own production company and an author of three books.

“I didn’t take engineering classes, I didn’t know how to code,” Zuckerberg said. “I wouldn’t call myself a hacker. All it took was putting myself in a culture where I wasn’t afraid to fail.”

Zuckerberg spoke at the Distinguished Speaker Series Wednesday night at Alumni Arena. The businesswoman spoke about her experience with Facebook, the mobile workplace and how technology has become a staple in people’s lives to a fault.


UB police blotter 10/13- 10/17

10/24/16 11:28am | By News Desk

7:06 a.m. - A student reported someone tried to gain entry into his residence in Hadley Village. The suspect was described as 5’9” with a full beard, wearing a gray hoodie and black pants, heading toward Flint Road. Police attempted to track with K9, but were unable to continue due to rain.


News briefs 10/24

10/24/16 11:26am | By News Desk

UB’s 19th annual Gender Week will be held Oct. 24 to 28 with “Cultural Transformations” as the theme, according to a UB news release. There will be a Welcome Reception by College of Arts and Sciences Dean Robin Schulze on Oct. 24 in 120 Clemens Hall from 6 to 8 p.m.


UB Law School hosts Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito

10/23/16 10:27am | By SARAH CROWLEY

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito thinks Buffalo’s resurgence is proof that the “American Dream” is still alive.

Alito spoke at Shea’s Performing Art’s Center on Oct. 20. UB Law School and law firm Hodgson Russ hosted the exclusive question-and-answer session. Interim Law School Dean James Gardner and Hodgson Russ Chairman Daniel C. Oliverio moderated the conversation with Alito.


UB Faculty Senate discusses ongoing university initiatives

10/22/16 1:51pm | By VICTORIA HARTWELL

UB Foundation Chairman Francis M. Letro recently rejected Philip Glick’s request for a faculty member, professional staff member and student to be added to UB Foundation’s board of trustees.

Glick, Faculty Senate chair, discussed this rejection and a number of other topics at the Faculty Senate Meeting in Center For Tomorrow on Tuesday. The Senate also discussed salary equity, the smoke-free campaign and faculty mentorship.


The final showdown: Trump and Clinton duke it out at final presidential debate

10/20/16 4:15pm | By SARAH CROWLEY

The third debate had arguably the most substantive discussion on policy issues, including the Supreme Court, the economy and fitness for president. Republican candidate Donald Trump said he wouldn’t accept the election’s outcome, which commentators regarded as one of the most memorable moments of the debate. Trump said this in the wake of his comments that the election is rigged against him.