Recent studies by the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States have shown that one of every 10 college-age students becomes pregnant each year. To address this reality, UB offers pregnant students a wide variety of options to ensure their health is protected and their educations continued.
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Since UB was rated #1 for "dorms like dungeons" by the Princeton
Members of the New York State Student Assembly's Western New York Region and Executive Board met Saturday to tour UB's campus, discuss legislative issues and promote solidarity amongst representatives from schools in the region.
Since UB was rated #1 for "dorms like dungeons" in the Princeton Review's ranking of America's "331 Best Colleges" earlier this fall, many students and faculty have questioned the study's validity, especially in light of the university's ongoing mission to create a large-scale community through increased on-campus housing.
State representation for UB was given a good, hard boost last Saturday when UB students George Pape and Celine Traylor snagged two of four executive board positions on the New York State Student Assembly.
Although excited and optimistic about moving in to the luxurious apartment-style student housing of glorious Hadley Village, I did have some fears: My two stunning friends and I would have a fourth roommate we had never met, we had to decide who would bring what kitchen- and living-room accessories and none of us had ever been forced to endure one other's boyfriends for extended periods of time. In the end, these initial fears proved unnecessary.
Serrin Foster offered a unique spin on the age-old abortion debate Tuesday evening at UB's law school, speaking from a self-dubbed "feminist" and "pro-life" perspective - what is viewed as an often contradictory combination.
Tuesday, Jennifer Brace won another feather for her cap.
Last March, "The Results" party, consisting of current Student Association President Christian Oliver, Vice President Joshua Korman, Treasurer Naazli Ahmed and New York State Student Assembly Delegates Jennifer Brace, Laszlo Kerekgyarto and John Haumesser, won SA's annual election in a clean sweep. As the mid-semester mark draws near, The Spectrum evaluates their ability to make campaign promises reality.
After the Student Association was notified that one of UB's New York State Student Assembly Delegates, John Haumesser, would not be returning to the university this semester, Sub Board I Inc. President and recently appointed Interim NYSSA Secretary George Pape was appointed to the vacant position.
A proposal that would require faculty members to conduct research relevant to the community as a condition for tenure is currently under review by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.
Last week the Student Association announced the winners of its annual senate elections, which took place Wednesday, Sept. 26 and Friday, Sept. 28. Low voter turnout - less than 350 students cast ballots - suggests the elections escaped most students' notice.
Motherhood. A state considered by all to be the most sacred of the female being. The word alone carries so many implications, such as infinite patience and understanding, comfort, nurturing and most of all, unconditional love. Ask anyone if he or she thinks that a mother would sacrifice anything and all to protect her children and they will reply, without any hesitation, yes.
The semester ritual of course evaluations using No. 2 pencils and Scantrons may soon become a thing of the past for UB students.
Are you excited about performing at Fall Fest?
In approximately three weeks, the Student Association's executive board will propose to the Student Assembly a trio of changes to the SA constitution concerning the structure and powers of SA's executive branch.
Following the conclusion of Fall Fest 2001 on Friday, Sept. 14, the Student Association will launch "Exposure" - the first of the "SA Bar Series," scheduled to take place the second Friday of every month at the Coliseum Complex.
As the world stood still to watch the tragic suicide crashes in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania, UB's administration sprung into action to console students touched by the most horrendous act of terrorism ever perpetrated on American soil.
This year's Fall Fest, on Friday, Sept. 14, will offer something more than music to students in attendance.
UB's faculty-administration relations have historically been marked by tension often leading to frustration and miscommunication. At Wednesday's meeting of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, guest Bruce D. Johnstone, former SUNY chancellor, ex-president of Buffalo State College and current UB professor of educational leadership and policy, addressed these tensions, speaking to new and old members alike on the intricacies of university governance and relations within the SUNY system itself.