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Shortage of tickets for Winter Gala

12/04/17 2:27am | By WANLY CHEN

Student Association’s Winter Gala has been an eagerly anticipated event for UB students since the tradition began in 2001, but many students will be unable to attend this year after the 800 tickets to the event sold out within two days.

Students shared their frustration about the sold out event, citing conflicting work and class schedules as reasons for their inability to purchase tickets in time, while SA representatives ­­–– who are able to reserve and purchase tickets at a discouned rate ­­–– believe nothing can be done to improve the system.

The Gala, reminiscent of a high school prom and hosted at Samuel's Grande Manor on the Saturday after the last day of classes, invites hundreds of students to dress up in their best formal wear for a classy night of entertainment.

Tickets are sold for $30 at the SBI office on North Campus and at Harriman Hall on South Campus.

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Student create Rinse 716 to help spread EDM

10/08/15 11:08pm | By SOPHIA MCKEONE

Zoe Sparks has loved electronic dance music (EDM) since she was in high school. The graduate student in the School of Social Work has spent many weekends since her first arrival at UB in 2011 for undergrad searching for EDM shows in the area – with little success. Sparks decided to take this problem into her own hands.

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UB Spirit Week gives students and families Buffalo pride

10/04/15 5:59pm | By JESSICA BAIN

Spirit Week is the largest club-oriented weeklong event on campus and led up to the homecoming football game this past Saturday. Events, like a chicken wing eating contest, sumo wrestling and zip lining were held every day on campus throughout the week to create a friendly competition between student clubs to see who possesses the most spirit.

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Aish comes to UB

10/02/15 1:10am | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Harsanyi is now the recruitment manager for Aish Buffalo, a Jewish organization that is recognized among eight college campuses. This semester, the organization has been brought to UB’s campus as a way for Jewish students to connect to their heritage away from home in an educational way. Other outlets on campus for Jewish students include the Hillel, which hosts events around Buffalo and the Chabad House of Buffalo, which offers students a Jewish environment away from home.

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Around Town: Oktoberfest

10/01/15 11:38pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

It’s finally October – the month of changing leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and of course, Halloween.

Before you get too excited and wrap up your month with plans to be cozy inside, check out some of these fun events around town while the outdoors is still bearable.

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Aish comes to Buffalo

Aish comes to Buffalo

10/01/15 10:59pm | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Jenna Harsanyi is now the recruitment manager for Aish Buffalo, a Jewish organization that is recognized among eight college campuses. This semester, the organization has been brought to UB’s campus as a way for Jewish students to connect to their heritage away from home in an educational way.

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UB Campus Dining & Shops allows students to divulge Buffalo’s cuisine without leaving campus

09/30/15 12:12am | By DANI GUGLIELMO

UB will feature three restaurants from the Buffalo area in all three dining centers – Culinary Crossroads Center (C3), Governors Dining Hall in Governors and Goodyear Dining Hall – on special nights throughout the fall semester: Sun Restaurant, Cantina Loco and Sato Ramen. The program started Tuesday night with Sun Restaurant and will continue for future semesters to come.

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‘Super blood moon’ excites UB campus

09/29/15 5:33pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

Super moons are when the moon is in the closet part of its orbit to Earth. On Sunday, the super moon occurred during a lunar eclipse, which is when the moon, the sun and the Earth are in exact alignment. It occurs about twice a year and is what caused the moon to appear red.

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UB Humanities helps throw 'Gender Bender'

09/27/15 6:01pm | By SOPHIA MCKEONE

The UB Humanities Institute partnered with SUNY Buffalo State, Canisius College, SUNY Fredonia and Niagara University to organize the festival. The keynote speaker was author Jill Lepore, who spoke on her book The Secret History of Wonder Woman the night before the festival at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

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Buffalo Wing Shuttle

Buffalo Wings Service gives UB students chance to explore downtown Buffalo

09/24/15 8:06pm | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Buffalo Wings Service launched last weekend, making the shuttle service Buffalo’s first hop-on-and-off entertainment shuttle. The service provides rides with 26 total stops – 13 stops each northbound and southbound – and takes riders to Buffalo’s eight entertainment districts: the University Heights, Hertel Avenue, Elmwood Village, Allentown, Chippewa Street, Pearl Street, Canalside and Buffalo Creek Casino.

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