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Presidential debate rundown

09/27/16 5:52pm | By SARAH CROWLEY

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump kicked off the first presidential debate on Monday night. NBC Nightly News anchor Lestor Holt moderated the debate, which took place at Hofstra University. Experts projected 100 million viewers would watch the televised debate.


UB College Republicans host debate watch party

09/27/16 2:40pm | By MADDY FOWLER

UB College Republicans hosted the event but students from the Democrat and Libertarian clubs were also present. Attendees were engaged and enthusiastic. Students intermittently cheered and booed for the candidates. Cheers were primarily in response to Republican candidate Donald Trump’s remarks, whereas boos were mostly directed at Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.


UB students discuss struggle to pay for textbooks and class materials

09/10/16 12:10pm | By SARAH CROWLEY

Dalia Garcia, a senior environmental design major, changed her major from architecture as a freshman because she could not afford the cost of the materials.

Students majoring in architecture, engineering, media study, art and science must pay unique fees for labs and equipment. These high fees place an extra burden on some students who are already stressed about their academics. Some students, however, are able to find cheaper options for class materials.


UB Student Association club budget breakdown

09/08/16 12:56pm | By ASHLEY INKUMSAH

The Student Association has access to roughly $4 million of UB student money. A large sum of that money is allocated for SA clubs to put on various events throughout the semester.

SA is made up of over 130 clubs. Its $4 million budget is collected through the mandatory student activity fee, which is $104.75 per semester for each UB student.