A blue fridge, painted with fruits and “Free Food For All” in bright white letters, sits in front of the Doris Records studio at 286 East Ferry St.
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Full-time resident undergraduate students paid a total of $5,390.75 before meal plans, housing or insurance this semester, according to UB’s website.
‘A community can change everything’: Founders of It’s On Us UB discuss sexual assault awareness and community
Music plays quietly in the background as members of It’s On Us club file into their weekly meeting. Students talk among themselves as they grab a slice of pizza and claim their seats at the circle of chairs in the center of the room.
April means two celebrations at UB: Earth Month and Pride Week. Celebrate and learn more from a variety of events hosted by clubs and organizations at UB:
UB has named Dr. Marcelo W.B. Araujo as dean of the School of Dental Medicine, Provost A. Scott Weber and Allison Brashear, dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine, announced in an email to the university community on Friday.
Hena Doba went on-air for the first time during 9/11.
‘I’m the space where you could be yourself’: Jarael Adams speaks on his opportunity in the Buffalo art scene
Jarael Adams has been an artist his entire life.
Which discipline would you trust to rebuild civilization in a post-apocalyptic world?
Mariam Sadawi started her juice business in September 2022.
Like many renters, Milagros Buschfrers had a problem: the branches of a tree near her house kept hitting her building during windy days.
*Editors’ Note: The Spectrum spoke on the record to a TA in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures who requested to remain anonymous out of fear of backlash from their department. The Spectrum doesn’t usually grant anonymity to sources unless they “may face danger, retribution or other harm,” as enumerated in the SPJ Code of Ethics, but has made the decision to do so here in order to protect this individual’s identity. The anonymous source will be referred to by the pseudonym Janet Dunlap throughout this story.
‘I see myself in something big’: How one UB student went from cookie jar salesperson to confectioner
Clad in a Santa hat while roaming around her local mall, DeAnna Scott sold cookie jars, her first product, to shoppers on Christmas Eve in 2020.
Stuck inside during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Erielle Ortiz passed the time with a hobby she’d always been interested in: doing her nails.
The Student Association Senate voted to amend its Ticketing and Merchandise Sales Policy during its meeting Friday, loosening restrictions for non-undergraduate ticket sales to club events. The amendment allows clubs to sell as many non-undergraduate tickets as they want so long as they do “not exceed the number of undergraduate tickets available for sale,” and removes restrictions on subsidizing non-undergraduate tickets with club budgets and limits. The measure passed by a vote of 8-2-1.
November marks Native American Heritage Month, which aims to celebrate and recognize the history, traditions and achievements of Indigenous people. The Spectrum has put together a list of events hosted by UB’s offices and student groups throughout the month in celebration of Native American heritage:
‘There’s just no information flowing’: Math department TAs struggle with new duties, unclear communication
*Editor’s Note: The Spectrum spoke on the record to four TAs in the Math Department who requested to remain anonymous out of fear of backlash from their department. The Spectrum doesn’t usually grant anonymity to sources unless they “may face danger, retribution or other harm,” as enumerated in the SPJ Code of Ethics, but has made the decision to do so here in order to protect these individuals’ identities. The anonymous sources will be referred to by the pseudonyms, which will be marked with an asterisk on first mention.
I can’t do anything right.
UB sees increase in residential fire incidents, decrease in burglary, liquor and drug violations in 2021
UB saw a decrease in crime in 2021, with the exception of residential fire incidents, motor vehicle theft (one reported in 2020 and three reported in 2021), rape (three in 2020 and four in 2021) and fondling (zero in 2020 and three in 2021), according to the 2021 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released by University Police.
‘It’s very emotionally demanding… but very rewarding’: UB alum speaks on his work at Bikers Against Child Abuse
Editor’s note: B.A.C.A. members request anonymity to preserve their secret identity. The interviewee featured in this story will be referred to by his “road name” of Caribe.
Over 1,500 people participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk at Canalside last Saturday. Organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the event aims to raise awareness about suicide prevention, honor those who have passed and fundraise for community educational programs.