Classes are over, the snow has melted, and the bulky coats have been put back into the closet. Several students will head back to wherever they came from, but many UB people will be stuck in the Queen City over the summer due to apartment leases, jobs or summer classes. These students will need some sort of activity to occupy their free time and fit their meager budgets.
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What the heck is Dyngus Day and why are people chasing each other with pussy willows; is a question that may run through the minds of many UB students come Monday.
I've seen evidence of this problem over a trillion times and I know that each time someone does it a billion babies die and a bunch of rednecks marry their trucks.
Cookies, cupcakes and brownies are much more appealing to most people, than broken bones, bruises and death.
Go to college, get a job, and die is the perceived path that many students have in their heads of what they are supposed to do. There are alternatives, though, to the either/or choices of college or flipping burgers. Several students take time off to figure out what they want to do – this is called a gap year.
As you can read elsewhere in this paper, in an article written by a brilliant writer, there is such a thing as a gap year. It usually lasts only one year and it usually lands between high school and college. This story is not about the usual.
Wind, sunlight, and plenty of time outside were discussed in a panel on Thursday afternoon. No, this was not the Student Association deciding where to go next Spring Break; rather, the talk was about careers in sustainable energies.
They are in the halls, in the classrooms, in the libraries, and maybe even on the bus. Some look like students; others resemble professors or lost parents. They are nontraditional students, and they walk among us.
Cory Booker – the mayor of Newark, N.J. – sat down for a press conference before he spoke at the Center for the Arts as a Distinguished Speaker. In attendance were reporters from WNED, WBFO and The Spectrum.
I realize that hatred and stupidity usually go hand-in-hand and are a permanent reality in this world. But there are some examples that go so over-the-top that I feel compelled to speak out against them.
We have all seen them. That pile of rags and unkempt hair that gruffly asks for a dollar or two. Or maybe we've seen the lady pushing a shopping cart full of junk down the street while having an animated conversation with herself. These are the homeless people of this nation, and there is something that can be done.
If you take your eyes off the meaningful issue, don't be surprised when your meaningful rights disappear.
Imagine, if you will, a dangerous feature of architecture that is causing serious injury and death, but is being protected from alteration because it is considered historical.
It's not every day that students can learn about several foreign cultures and be entertained with many different styles of dance – all at the nearby Center for the Arts.
Just about everyone has experienced a situation where he or she feels totally out of place. Whether it's as simple as starting at a new school without many friends or it involves moving to another country, most can relate to the feeling of being a stranger in a strange land.
While coat-hangers and holocausts were brought up, the general feel of the meeting was quiet tame.
The future of online student transactions has arrived, and its name is HUB.
With budget slashing everywhere, including SUNY, it's only a matter of time before union busting rears its ugly head here.
"Is that your real name?" "Were you named after the real one?" "Please don't bite my ears off!" and "I bet you get a lot of comments on your name" top the list of reactions I get when people learn my name.
Loud music, scantily clad women, and encouragement to stare were the descriptive words last Friday evening. UB's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Alliance (LGBTA) successfully held its second annual Designs and Dreams fashion show. This year's show gave 25 percent of the proceeds to the Trevor Project.