By this time, you've probably heard about or seen The Spectrum petitioning the undergraduate students to get a referendum put on this year's 2003 Student Association electoral ballot to increase our student subscription fee by $2 per semester. This increase isn't something we undertook lightly, but it has come to the point that The Spectrum has to do something or fold.
Use the fields below to perform an advanced search of The Spectrum's archives. This will return articles, images, and multimedia relevant to your query.
46 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
[vote on this issue]
Out of all the courses undergraduate students must take to receive a SUNY diploma, perhaps the most disliked and the most complained about is the foreign language requirement.
"If it bleeds, it leads."
Thanks to the increase in the size of UB's undergraduate population, the Student Association has been granted an additional seat on the State University of New York Student Association.
I was born in Peekskill, N.Y. For three years, I lived with my parents and my younger brother in an apartment we rented from my aunt Tina. We moved to Trumansburg, N.Y. (no, you don't know where it is, nobody does) after that, because living in Peekskill got to be far too expensive. Trumansburg was good for about a year, but at that point, the house was too small - with my sister Jessie on the way, we needed more room.
Controversy over the April 11 University Council elections was resolved Thursday night, when the UC Elections Committee ruled against former candidate Brendan Keane's request for a re-election.
Hallways emptied and classes were forgotten as swarms of UB students waited in line from the Commons to Alumni Arena Wednesday afternoon to hear what was a "Student Choice Speaker" in every sense of the word.
When I lived with my family full time, Sunday was always the one day of the week when we were all at home. My parents weren't working and none of the kids had school. Up until I got my first job and had to start working 11-5 on Sundays, it was the day that the house was full and noisy and there was always something to do.
For years, Cuba has remained geographically near yet culturally distant from the democratic and capitalistic society of America.
Third year, second semester, feels remarkably similar to junior year in high school. Of course, you say, they're essentially the same thing: one year before your world changes drastically and permanently. One year and one semester left to go before I have to a) join the real "working" world or b) postpone reality further and attend graduate school. What to do?
President of the Faculty Student Association, President of Sub-Board I, New York State Student Assembly Vice President, NYSSA delegate and UB student George Pape may soon add another title to his current roster: SUNY trustee.
University Senior Vice President Robert Wagner recently turned in his letter of resignation to UB President William R. Greiner, who announced the resignation at Wednesday's Faculty Senate Executive Committee meeting.
"Waiting to cross Fifth Avenue and Forty-eighth Street, I spotted Michael Rudnick, a guy who grew up across the street from me in Brooklyn."
The Legislative Committee of the New York State Student Assembly is planning to protest the proposed changes to the Tuition Assistance Program in Gov. George E. Pataki's proposed 2002-2003 Executive Budget, according to UB delegate and vice president of NYSSA George Pape. NYSSA represents SUNY concerns on a statewide level.
Community service: the words don't inspire most people to run for their car keys or their checkbooks.
A proposal to ease the general education requirements for freshmen and returning students beginning next fall led to confusion when discussion from a Faculty Senate Executive Committee session became rumor among the student body late last week.
For the third time in four years, Kansas-based Morgan Quitno Press has dubbed Amherst, N.Y. the safest city in America. Detroit, Mich. brought up the rear, earning the title of "most dangerous."
Concern over UB services dominated Wednesday's "Talk of the University," WBFO's monthly radio show hosted by UB President William R. Greiner and Vice President for Student Affairs Dennis Black.
A majority of residents of Hadley, South Lake and Flint villages and Flickinger Court are now without functional microwaves, leaving students to cook the old-fashioned way - on the stove or in the oven.