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Sunday, October 02, 2022
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Antonina Bandrivska poses for a photo in Ukraine, where she was born. 

‘It’s all falling apart’

While Antonina Bandrivska exhaustededly wakes up to the sounds of her alarm clock each morning, her family continues to wake up in war-torn Ukraine, which has been tormented by the sounds of screaming and explosions for the past two weeks. 

 “Yik Yak” is a popular app on college campuses that allows users to post anonymously to a message board. 

Yik Yak provides insight to UB after dark

“Yik Yak” is an app that allows users to post anonymously to a message board. The app is popular on college campuses across the nation, including UB. The Spectrum compiled a list of funny messages posted on Yik Yak after 1 a.m. and within the last week.


Spectrum recommends: upcoming events

As the weather gets warmer and the semester ramps up, it’s more important than ever to leave the classroom and enjoy everything the Queen City has to offer. Lucky for you, the staff of The Spectrum has compiled a list of things you can do over the coming weeks. 

Nikole Hannah-Jones spoke to Spectrum reporters in the Center for the Arts Wednesday.

Nikole Hannah-Jones discusses inequality and affecting change

Nikole Hannah-Jones served as UB’s 46th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Keynote Speaker Wednesday at the Center for the Arts. Her 50-minute Q&A session touched on the value of representation in education, the importance of affecting positive change and the idea that progress toward racial equality isn’t guaranteed.

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