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Five Christmas cookie recipes to celebrate the holidays

12/09/15 12:38am | By ALYSSA MCCLURE

Arguably the best part about the holidays is the food – and what’s better than an excuse to eat all kinds of holiday-themed desserts. Baking cookies at Christmastime is a great way to spend time with friends and family, get in the holiday spirit and end up with some sweet treats to enjoy until New Year’s. Here are five recipes to consider adding to your holiday baking list. Grab an apron, crank up the Christmas music and get baking!

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Hawaii

​UB goes Hawaiian

11/22/15 2:51pm | By SOPHIA MCKEONE

While the wind blew outside foreboding a stormy Buffalo winter, in the UB dining halls Thursday night students could transport themselves – or at least their taste buds – to the islands of Hawaii.

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Dear World project comes to UB

Dear World project comes to UB

11/19/15 6:50pm | By JOHN JACOBS

The Student Association, along with several offices like the Intercultural and Diversity Center, brought the self-described “business/art project/social experiment” to UB. Dear World centers around photographing people who have encouraging and powerful messages written on themselves. According to Jonah Evans, the executive producer of Dear World, more than 200 students participated in the photo shoot in the Student Union.

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Transgender

UB alum Tiq Milan hosts lecture about issues in the transgender community

11/15/15 9:44pm | By JESSICA BAIN

Milan, a UB alumnus and Buffalo native, was the keynote speaker for the third annual Sex, Gender, Health Symposium on Nov. 4 and 5, sponsored by the Gender Institute and co-sponsored by the offices of UB Campus Living, Intercultural Diversity Center, Student Engagement, Wellness Education Services, Gay & Lesbian Youth Services (GLYS) and Buffalo Women’s Services.

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Fantasy frenzy

11/12/15 9:59pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

Fantasy football, like ESPN’s fantasy league or any other site, can allow participants to handpick a team of players and compete with other “teams” to see who has the best sense for success.

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Dani Guglielmo

Food to eat when you wake up with a hangover

11/08/15 9:58pm | By DANI GUGLIELMO

Well, we’ve all been there. It’s Sunday morning and you feel like a bus has hit you. It can be a struggle to get out of bed but your one motivation to be productive is food.

The biggest struggle of all might be to have to decide what meal would be the perfect cure for your hangover.

Check out this list of best hangover food near UB’s campuses.

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No-Shave November

No shave, no problem

11/08/15 1:33pm | By JOHN JACOBS

Come the month of November, men suddenly stop shaving.

They’re not upset with Gillette – they’re participating in No-Shave November, also called Movember.

The family of Matthew Hill, a father of eight from Chicago who passed away in 2007 from colon cancer, started No-Shave November in 2009.

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UB veterans share their stories

11/06/15 10:34pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

Sthulmiller is just one of about 300 veterans taking classes at UB and adjusting to life outside the military and warzones for a chance at a college education.

There are programs like the UB Veterans Association that allow veterans to come together and form a community on campus. Nicholas Manfredi, the president of the organization, wants to expand the organization to all of the veterans on campus.

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UB running

Student brings passion for running to UB

11/05/15 11:10pm | By JESSICA BAIN

It’s hard to find the motivation to start a workout routine without a consistent gym partner. Cesar Carrion has found an entire fitness family since starting his journey last fall, when he was at his heaviest weight of 191 pounds.

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