Most people don’t even know it’s there. The KCT serves as a creative outpost, an incubator for new ideas squirreled away within the winding hallways of Ellicott. The theater, like its namesake, is a hidden gem.
In each edition of Culture Perspectives, The Spectrum will ask UB students seven questions that survey their observations, opinions and beliefs to help us understand our cultural climate. We’ll ask questions about the media students are consuming, where they stand with their own generation and more. One question will always tackle a hot topic in our culture — whether local, national or global.
Some of UB’s biggest and strongest students took to the stage of the SU theater earlier this semester to participate in the first ever on-campus bodybuilding competition. The event was organized by UB’s newly formed Strength and Power Club, a student group dedicated to strength-training, bodybuilding and overall physical fitness.
The Spectrum sat down with Farahany and Thompson before their talk to discuss how people in power are preparing for AI and whether the world is ready for it.
UB educates thousands of international students from 101 countries across six continents.
Bathrooms around campus share polls, contact information, drawings and other commentary, including statements on the recent Israel-Palestine conflict.
UB removes just over a ton of waste from its campuses every day, a majority of which ends up in landfills. The university is working toward sending only 10% of UB-generated waste to landfills, but around 70-80% of waste currently goes to the dump.
UB Engineering professor Cemal Basaran's farm allows him to reflect on his theories about the continuity of life from the comforts of quiet and tranquil home.
The club was founded this semester as a forum for students who want to talk about issues at the nexus of philosophy, politics and economics.
Jacob Rhinehart runs like a machine, repeating the same schedule day after day: wake up, go to the gym, read, journal, work and pioneer a new social media platform. When Rhinehart first came up with the idea to create Hive, he had one goal: to improve university life by connecting students together on a social media platform.
Daniel Britt, UB graduate and Spectrum alum, has had many brushes with death as a war correspondent.