Norton, a junior communication and sociology major, has been performing with The Royal Pitches, UB’s female a cappella group, since her freshman year. After auditioning during the spring semester of her first year at UB, Norton has continued her passion of music through performing with the group.read more >>
Spare is an app that connects to users’ bank accounts and rounds up their bar or restaurant tab to the nearest dollar amount – donating the extra money to causes like Food Bank for New York City, City Meals on Wheels or New York City Rescue mission.read more >>
Alumni Arena was filled with students Wednesday, but they weren’t packed into the stands in blue and white attire screaming for the Bulls.
They were down on the court wearing suits and dresses.read more >>
On Tuesday night, Burke presented to the Buffalo Philosophical Society that the widespread application of circumcision to young boys and girls alike is an unethical practice that violates an individual’s right to consent and autonomy. The debate sparked strong discussion from both sides and ran a half an hour past its 9 p.m. end time.read more >>
Late Night UB is a program under the Division of Student Affairs that offers students late night entrainment in an alcohol-free environment on Friday nights throughout the semester. Any student can come enjoy activities such as inflatable obstacle courses, music and food for free.read more >>
March is a strange month. The weather enters a bipolar state where it’s snowing one day and then sunny and warm the next. The classes start to get very difficult but there’s no end to the semester in sight. It sounds terrible but that’s only because it is.
Buffalo can still be an interesting place this time of year, despite the weather and the course load. So take a break from “studying” – also known as watching cat videos on YouTube while contemplating whether you chose the right major – and explore the city you call home with these events.read more >>
A recent event at UB aimed for students to have a conversation about this controversial topic. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, a UB Campus Ministry Association group that meets on campus every week, held an event called “I hate religion because ...” on Feb. 26 in the Student Union.read more >>
If you’re staying put this spring break, fear not! Buffalo can be really fun, even in the middle of winter. Buffalo is a super lively city and there’s always something to do. Between indoor attractions like rock climbing, outdoor activities like hiking and Canada so close to us, staying local this spring break isn’t so horrible.read more >>
UB offers several alternative spring break programs through the Office of Student Engagement, and will send students to places like the Dominican Republic, Charlottesville, Virginia, Salma, Alabama and even the local Buffalo community this spring break for volunteer work, from building affordable housing to teaching children.read more >>
Many people have their go-to drink they always order, but a break from school is a good time to try new things. If you are traveling somewhere warm for spring break to enjoy the hot weather, here are five cocktails that you may want to give a try.read more >>
Since its inception, spring break has become one of the great “extracurricular” aspects of the college experience. For a few wild weeks in March, hundreds of thousands of students are set to descend on beaches across the country in an annual tradition of bringing their penchant for partying to sunny locales all over the continent.read more >>
Bathing suit season may seem a long way off, but for those who will be somewhere warm and sunny this spring break, that season comes up much more quickly. Here’s a list of what’s hot right now and where you can find it, no matter what your budget is.read more >>
With amusing beer names like Pantius Droppus, Chocolate Cherry Bomb and Ski Bum – Ellicottville Brewing Company has developed a formula for craft beers which, with their brewing techniques, formulate their Standard, Imperial, Seasonal and Holiday brews.read more >>
Tea time is open to all students, though it’s geared toward international students. Snacks are purchased at international grocery stores and various types of tea are provided.read more >>
You’re hanging out with your friends on Saturday night and realize you’ve all been sitting and staring at the same movie or TV show for more than an hour. Sure, maybe you’re having a few beers, but it’s less of a party and more of a large group sitting in semi-silence.
Maybe you’ve invited over a bunch of people from various facets of your life – a few from your classes, some from that club your in and the girls from down the hall. While you enjoy the company of these people, they don’t know each other all that well. There may be some intermingling, but not quite enough.
Games may seem like an old-fashioned way to get everyone together, but with modern technology, it’s easy to set them up and play them for as long as everyone wants. Here are five games that are easy to download, play and enjoy.read more >>
Thursday’s Involvement Fair was full of clubs like Carbrey’s, who look to reach out to the general student population and garner interest for their group. The event took place in the Student Union, where various tables were set up in a fashion that allowed students to move swiftly from table to table and ask different clubs questions.read more >>
UB College Democrats meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Student Union 306. Students who are looking for more information about presidential candidates and issues with the looming election are always welcome, so they can become more informed for when it’s time to step into the voting booth.read more >>
These developments are important because they prove Einstein’s theory about relativity and the ripples in time and space. The way that these ripples occurred is through two massive black holes collapse into infinitesimal points that then collide and create ripples.read more >>