Over 400 miles separate New York City and Long Island students from one of their go-to food options: bagels. While the breakfast-bread product is available in Buffalo, students from downstate do not consider them on par with the bagels from home.read more >>
Quick, cheap and unhealthy meals have long plagued college students’ diets. We put our obligations as students before our health, from easy macaroni and cheese boxes to Domino’s pizza.
Students who eat healthier have a better academic performance, according to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. If you’re looking for easy, healthy dishes to get you started, here are a few ideas.read more >>
E. coli was flourishing in a men’s bathroom in the Porter dorms.
Mold and other fungi were growing on a couch in the Silverman Library, on a door in Greiner Hall, on a microwave in Pistachio’s, on a coffee dispenser in Capen Cafe and on a table in Knox 20.read more >>
Fire alarms are sounding in university residence halls at an alarming rate.read more >>
When Arielis Rosales removed a painting from her wall as a freshman in Wilkeson Hall, she said some of the wallpaper came off.
Less than a month later, she was charged $50.
“The damage was noticeable but not that bad,” said Rosales, a senior psychology and Spanish major. “The circumference of the hole in the wall seemed like it was less than a centimeter. It was small.”read more >>
Craig Cygan believes getting rid of students’ worst enemy requires man’s best friend.
Cygan is the owner and founder of Borders on Patrol, a local goose management company that trains and utilizes border collies to scare away nuisance goose populations.read more >>
Over the last two years, students have prevented more than five tons of material from being dumped into landfills.
UBReUSE, a student-run move-out program within the Office of Sustainability, collects and refurbishes unwanted appliances, furniture and clothing at the end of each semester.read more >>
Julia Bottoms said she believes art will save us from our own ignorance.read more >>
Maliheh Karamigolbaghi said she often feels homesick and miserable around the Persian New Year, so she wanted to host a Nowruz celebration to help alleviate homesickness that many Iranian students may feel.read more >>
BERLIN –– Ibo Omari is a swastika hunter.
He travels Germany, searching for swastikas sprayed on walls and obliterates them.
He’s removed the symbol –– once an ancient sign of luck and prosperity, now synonymous with Nazis –– from playgrounds, backyards, public transportation buildings and elevators.read more >>
If it was broke, it could be fixed in the Student Union on Monday.
Close to 30 volunteers repaired small appliances and educated students on managing waste at the Points of Intervention tour in the SU. Repair stations were scattered throughout the SU lobby, along with educational tables for DIY-home goods, DIY-sewing kits and proper wire rolling instructions. The UB-hosted tour runs with the Post Landfill Action Network.read more >>
Andrew Meyer has attended every Student Association Comedy Series since 2015. The event is on March 30 this year, the first night of the Jewish holiday Passover. Meyer will not be able to attend this year’s Comedy Series because he will be home on Long Island for the holiday.read more >>
Law school students discussed their concerns, with puppy mills, in O’Brian Hall on Monday.
The discussion, hosted by the law school’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, featured Gary Willoughby, the CEO and president of Erie County’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.read more >>
Cryptocurrency –– digitalized money or assets –– has a unique stance in the financial market: its value will not be backed by any banks or government.
With a current frenzy for cryptocurrency, UB Blockchains & Cryptocurrency Club is bringing interested students together. Members of the club are taught cryptocurrency’s financial impact and the technology behind how the currency obtains its value.read more >>
Alberto O. Cappas founded PODER with a goal. He wanted an outlet for Puerto Rican students at UB.
Cappas and other founding members aimed to bring reformist and radical techniques to PODER, based on clubs like Black Student Union.read more >>
BERLIN – From outside, the former industrial power station looks blocky and unappealing. Inside, it teems with life as vines cling to the walls and ceilings, and packs of 30-something fashionistas and 60-something fashion insiders comb makeshift stands for Berlin’s next big trend.read more >>
Love is a universal language, but everyone views and forms relationships in different ways. UB’s international student body represents more than 110 countries, each with its own dating culture.
Many Asian countries have traditions and values when it comes to dating, marriage and sex and more often than not, domestic students have misconceptions about how international students date.read more >>