Indie rock duo MS MR played at the Mainstage Theater in the CFA on Saturday night. Up-and-coming Rochester band Oh Manitou performed as the opening act. The show was hosted and funded by the Student Association.The concert’s attendance was lower than expected. Although SA said it handed out 1,200 of 1,740 available tickets, only 204 students actually attended.
Allen Greene was named UB's athletic director in the UB Stadium team meeting room Tuesday morning. Greene previously served as UB's deputy director of athletics under Danny White, who accepted the AD job at the Univeristy of Central Florida last week.
Students threw pies at their professors in the Student Union lobby on Thursday for the first-ever Pie a Professor event. The event is organized by UB’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) in an effort to raise money for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. RHA raised more than $600 and 160 students participated.
Members of the Black Student Union held a peaceful protest during President Satish Tripathi's annual State of the University Address in response to the controversial race art project and the university's response. Students stood and raised white posters in the air that read “We Want Answers” and left early to stand in the Slee Hall lobby and protest as people grabbed refreshments.