Black Student Union (BSU) held its annual Sickle Cell Auction on Sunday in the Student Union Theater. Every year, BSU holds the auction to not only raise awareness for sickle cell anemia, but to also raise as much money as it can for the cause. Altogether, BSU raised $1,242.48 in donations, slightly less than last year’s total of more than $1,400. All proceeds went to Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.
Students lined up more than three hours before Fall Fest’s scheduled start time and waited for hours in relentless, drenching rain as the line to get into Alumni Arena stretched around the University Police Station. They donned plastic ponchos and huddled together under umbrellas in sub-60 degree weather. But it was all worth it to see openers Isaiah Rashad and Tink, a stellar performance by Jeremih and the headliner and clear man of the night, Big Sean.
This Thursday’s event, hosted by UB Students for Life, used graphic images of abortions to start conversations about the ethics of the practice.
Cinderella performed by Western New York premier youth ballet, the Greater Buffalo Youth Ballet Company, and choreographed by Elizabeth DiStasio-Waddell in UB Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 28.