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News briefs - 10/10

10/10/16 7:30pm | By News Desk

National backlash against the observance of Columbus Day caused Buffalonians to hold a rally for “a call to action” Monday morning, according to The Buffalo News. The rally and news conference was held at 11 a.m. in front of the Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo office at 1776 Niagara St.

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Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals host second debate watch party

10/10/16 11:41am | By MADDY FOWLER

The Buffalo Urban League hosted the watch party. The event was facilitated by Deidree Golbourne, a senior African American studies major, and Kenny Berrouet, a senior business administration major. Golbourne is a participant in the Buffalo Urban League’s youth employment program and Berrouet is a development and communication intern for the Buffalo Urban League.

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UB Votes Effort releases voter information and Election Day polling locations

10/02/16 6:11pm | By HANNAH STEIN

UB Votes Effort, a new initiative on campus, is working on registering students and faculty to vote before the voter registration deadline on Oct. 14. Students are tabling in the Student Union, across campus and are going into classes as requested to register students to vote. Jude Butch, coordinator of UB Votes and assistant director of student engagement, started the initiative.

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