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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.


New UB foundation Love Your Melon gives hats to children with cancer

05/03/15 5:07pm | By MARISSA FIELDING

Love Your Melon is a non-profit organization started by students in an entrepreneurial class at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. For each Love Your Melon beanie someone buys, the foundation gives one to a child battling cancer. UB student Kim Charleson knew right away she wanted to become an ambassador when she saw UB was not on the list of colleges joining the foundation, so she started a chapter at UB.


Summer in the 716

05/03/15 3:35pm | By GABRIELA JULIA

Since Buffalo isn’t known for its beaches, there are a bunch of other ways to spend your 80-degree days. Here is a list of some of the most popular Buffalo summer events that’ll have your calendar packed until schools starts back up in the fall.


"The Crohn’s Moans"

04/28/15 5:07pm | By GABRIELA JULIA

Ivana Bosek, a 22-year-old senior contemporary marketing major from Rochester, New York, is still fighting Crohn’s, but now with a camera crew and a new vision. She plans to travel across the country while producing a documentary called TheCrohn’s Moans after graduation.


Walk a Mile in Her Shoes offers UB a new perspective

04/27/15 3:12am | By TORI ROSEMAN

When Aaron Maracle participated in the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraising event for the first time nine years ago, it took place on campus and only covered about half a mile.

It started in the Flag room in the Student Union, moved toward Capen, around the promenade and back the same way.


The Game of Life: UB Relay for Life raises over $50,000

04/26/15 4:55pm | By SAMANTHA BRENNER

UB Relay For Life celebrated its 10th year at its 12-hour event on Friday. The event, created by the American Cancer Society, raises money to fight cancer and aims to increase cancer awareness and celebrate cancer survivors. It is an overnight fundraising walk as teams “camp out” overnight and members walk around the track.


'Clubs going up' in UB's SA

04/14/15 10:58pm | By MARISSA FIELDING

In order to become temporary, a club needs at least 10 student signatures, a constitution and an adviser or coach. Sports clubs must register with an NCAA league to compete. To become a permanent club, student groups must host two club meetings, two club events, participate in two community service events, two SA events and complete two fundraising events. Clubs must also wait two semesters before applying for permanency.