The Council of Advocacy and Leadership is an organization consisting of all seven student government Presidents, the Chief Justice of the Student Wide Judiciary, and the UB Council Student Representative at the University at Buffalo.read more >>
While the author of this article does due journalistic diligence to his main concern, namely the availability of video equipment in Media Study outside of university courses, he misses the point as to what this offer is intended for.read more >>
As part of the Office of Student Engagement’s Alternative Break program, I chose to co-lead a community service trip to Cleveland, Ohio. The trip is just one of many that the program offers to students who wish to volunteer their time for the improvement of communities in Buffalo and beyond.read more >>
In the wake of Donald Trump’s success in securing enough Electoral College votes to claim the presidential election, it became clear, from our perspective, that certain members of our community are neither welcome in the country nor at UB School of Law.read more >>
The Western Michigan Broncos (11-0, 7-0 Mid-American Conference) deserve to be playing in a “New Year’s Six” bowl game.
In the latest rankings released by the College Football Playoff committee, the Broncos were ranked at No. 21. That’s disrespectful to one of only two undefeated Division-I teams in the nation. The AP poll has been a little bit nicer, ranking the Broncos at No. 14. That’s still too high of a number to me.read more >>
Ben Simmons, the No. 1 pick in this year’s NBA Draft, never wanted to be a college student. A 6-foot-10, freakishly athletic high school prodigy, Simmons would have been one of the first players off the board had he been able to enter the draft out of high school.read more >>
Last season, UB women’s basketball surprised almost everyone with their MAC championship victory. Many had casted them off and didn’t even expect them to be in the tournament.
This season, the Bulls’ success won’t be a surprise; it will be the norm.read more >>
Few college basketball coaches in the entire country could stand up to what Nate Oats did for Buffalo last season.
After years as a high school basketball coach and college assistant, Oats finally got his chance to be the head man last year and against all expectation, he delivered.read more >>
Sexual assault and rape on college campuses in the U.S. has become a common and important discussion in the media recently.
Young girls are afraid to walk home from classes alone, some are even worried they could be harmed in their own dorms.
UB recently added a mandatory seminar to their freshmen orientation requirements that involves attending an hour-long discussion about sexual assault and the importance of consent.read more >>
As Election Day got closer and people’s strong views came out more, I realized how amazing politics truly are. I never realized how many people shared the same views as me and cared about the same problems. I felt like I was in a community of people who cared and wanted to make the country even better than it is now. And trusting a woman to do it all, made it even better.read more >>
Your excitements are not unfounded, nor are your fears. The presidential campaign trail was extremely polarizing this year. For better or worse, abstract rhetoric was used by both candidates to draw in voter support, some of it wildly inspiring and some of it fear-provoking.read more >>
Our elementary teachers taught us to stand up to bullies who make fun of others’ appearance, culture or abilities.
Now we have a bully as our president.read more >>
I have admired Bernie Sanders’ work as a senator since I was sixteen years old.
Sanders stated on countless occasions that the political revolution is not about one person or one candidate; it is about advocating for progressive issues.read more >>
The arguments against third-party candidates usually miss a bigger point, one that is particularly clear this year: don’t we need to start doing something differently if people would rather vote for a candidate who has no statistical hope of winning over either of the two major candidates?
The answer is yes.read more >>
Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin have argued over these past few weeks as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on the Saturday Night Live presidential debate parodies.
At first, the clips made me laugh, until I realized I should be concerned.
Why did I have such a sudden change of reaction? It dawned on me that this particular content was less a parody of the debates than a slightly exaggerated, self-deprecating version of exactly what is occurring in the political world right now.read more >>
Like many others in the U.S., politics have become a daily part of my thought process this year. But there remains one critical problem: I can’t vote.
I’m not an American. I was born in Mexico, immigrated with my family to New York when I was six months old and have resided here ever since.read more >>
If there is one fact that holds true in each election, it’s that campaigns are expensive. A campaign requires constant fundraising to maintain its pace and candidates cannot continue without this funding.
Both candidates have raised more than $2 billion all together, leading up to Oct.read more >>