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A decade later: A conversation with Aly & AJ

06/07/18 4:47pm | By BRENTON J. BLANCHET

Aly & AJ is still the sister-powered pop rock group from the golden age of Disney, but Aly and AJ Michalka are no longer under anyone’s creative control.

They make their own decisions.

Last year marked an entire decade since the duo’s last album, “Insomniatic,” an appropriate time for Aly & AJ to release their first independent project “Ten Years.”


'One Punch Man' spoofs anime

11/11/15 1:46am | By KENNETH KASHIF THOMAS

Whether it was “Dragon Ball Z,” “Naruto” or another cult favorite running on Adult Swim during its prime, viewers have flocked to the TV to see the latest in anime. Recently aired “One Punch Man,” based off the manga of the same name, takes aspects from your favorite animes and makes it obvious how ridiculously cliché they are.


UB students use smartphone applications to organize workouts

11/03/15 6:58pm | By Tomas Olivier

Whether it’s the first time you’ve set foot in the gym or the third gym session that day, in the age of the smartphone anyone can get fit the hi-tech way using any of the hundreds of apps at your fingertips. Apps like Nike Running +, Map My Run, My Fitness Pal and Eat, Lift, Sleep have revolutionized how people personalize their fitness experience.


Halo 5: Guardians doesn’t disappoint

11/02/15 12:06am | By KENNETH KASHIF THOMAS

The fifth installment of Xbox’s titan series Halo 5: Guardians shows Master Chief in a position in which he’s rarely seen. Intent on saving the universe, he’s hunted by Spartan Locke and his four-man team of Spartans. With redesigned gameplay, it can be a bit rocky getting into the groove of the controls but once you get past that, you’ll have a hard time putting the game down.


ASA Fashion Show

UB ASA holds annual fashion show

11/02/15 12:01am | By GABRIELA DIAZ

ASA’s fashion show Saturday was filled with live music, dancing and stepping from some of UB and SUNY Buffalo State College’s dance groups. African prints and cloths took a modern approach as they walked the runway. Undergraduate, graduate students and alumni took part in the “Noir” themed show at the Marriot Hotel on North Campus Saturday evening.