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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
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Bamboo shoots, parsley and mushrooms add complexity to the hot eggplant.

Jasmine: Thai restaurant serves convenience and comfort

Nestled away in a cozy boulevard strip lives a Thai restaurant you might just miss if you were passing by. Elephants and ornate Siamese iconography cover the walls inside while the secluded eatery bustles behind the black brick façade. Located less than three miles from UB’s North Campus, Jasmine offers a wide variety of vegetarian Thai cuisine.


‘No more tears’

This one really is for the girls and the gays. Girls, what is stopping you from trying anal sex? Worried it will hurt? Or that it won’t feel as good as vaginal sex? That it might get a little too messy? Or are you convinced “that’s an exit, not an entrance”?

Hundreds of people braved the cold weather to vote early at the Lancaster Municipal Building in Lancaster last Thursday.

As the election nears, UB encourages students to vote

In an effort to increase student voter turnout, UB Student Engagement created UB Votes in 2016 to give students free transportation to voting polls on Election Day. UB Votes has also collaborated with the Residence Hall Association to create a five-episode “call to action” video series to encourage students to vote.

From the inside, Big Mood on Elmwood looks less like a restaurant and more like your cool aunt’s ‘70s-themed apartment.

Big Mood: This groovy café is reimagining plant-based cuisine

From the inside, Big Mood on Elmwood looks less like a restaurant and more like your cool aunt’s ‘70s-themed apartment. Complete with macrame plant holders, retro light fixtures and orange tie-dyes, this vegan eatery’s aesthetic is as retro as it is current. Big Mood offers a variety of 100% vegan burgers, bowls, salads, sandwiches and dessert. What’s more, each item on the menu corresponds with a quirky mood for the dish.

The U.S. men's basketball team had a 7-0 record and won gold at the 1993 World University Games in Buffalo.

When the world came to Buffalo

In 1993, UB hosted the second-largest sporting event in the world. But 27 years later, few students have heard of these games. Even fewer know that Buffalo was the first and only American city to host the summer event — that is, until they are held in Lake Placid in 2023.

(Shealah Craighead/The White House)

Why you should care about Amy Coney Barrett

On Sept. 26, President Donald Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative-leaning federal appellate judge and Notre Dame law professor, to the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, Barrett, 48, will fill the role of the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and could reshape the bench for generations to come.

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