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Elaine Lin waited two days for UB to issue a statement about the racially motivated Atlanta spa shootings that left eight people dead and millions more rattled last week.
At her freshman orientation, Emily Fein heard a group of “white boys” using stereotypes to mock a fellow Asian student who was performing in a skit.
UB continues to host thousands of international students each year, but its place near the top of the national leaderboard is slipping.
Back in April, Benjamin Rein made a TikTok demonstrating how to wear a mask. He had only planned on sharing it with his friends and family. He didn’t intend to become a regular on the platform.
Refunds, revenue losses and state budget cuts due to the COVID pandemic have caused financial hardships for colleges nationwide.
UB is charging around 16,000 students up to $1,000 in fees for services they won’t have access to this fall.
Netra Mittal came to UB to escape India’s male-dominated society and learn to think on her own, but last week’s federal government “flip-flop” on visa status for international students has left her wondering if the U.S. is the right place for her.
Alexander Sansolo’s wishes were granted when he got the opportunity to intern at the Magic Kingdom. Three years of college and academics left him “burnt out” but the internship was his golden ticket to the Disney “imagineering” world and a way to find his true calling.
UB is aiming to use 100% clean energy for its electricity by 2025 and to achieve net zero emissions by 2030 with its new Climate Action Plan.
We’ve been stuck at home for a month and there is no end in sight.
Mingchen Cai went home to China over winter break to see his family. Upon returning to Buffalo, he had to self-isolate. But Cai never anticipated New York becoming a virus hotspot.
Salaah Khan says she feels sick and helpless watching the news about her home country, India. She says she is horrified by the lynch mobs, the burning neighborhoods and the religious intolerance that have spread across the country in recent weeks. In the country’s capital of Delhi, at least 53 people, mostly Muslim, were killed and 200 were injured during street riots initiated by Hindu nationalist mobs.
We’re told to carry pepper spray, to check the child lock while getting into Ubers and not to leave our drinks unattended at parties.
Conversations and global movements surrounding climate change in the last few years have taken off.
John Fiege has been pepper sprayed by police and has watched environmental activists chain themselves to the bottom of a truck.
Sophia Scime didn’t want a new car for her sweet 16. She wanted tickets to RuPaul’s “Werq the World Tour.”
I moved to Buffalo in January from tropical paradise in Singapore.
Getting out of the house –– and changing out of your sweatpants –– can do wonders for productivity. While Capen and Lockwood can get boring, and so can hanging out in your dorm, or anywhere on campus, Buffalo has some great spots to relax on a study break.
There are two types of thrift shopping.