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.
UB’s campus governance organizations and unions passed a resolution addressed to President Satish Tripathi on Jan. 26 calling on UB to “provide a N95, KF94 and/or KN95 mask to each of its employees” and make said masks available to the university community “for no cost/nominal cost.”
The Food Recovery Network, a national nonprofit focused on the would-be food waste of colleges and universities, has a UB chapter, which is run out of the UB Sustainability Office.
It’s always a good time to highlight the work of artists who haven’t yet hit the mainstream. From U.S.-based bands to foreign singer-songwriters, The Spectrum put together a list of 12 underrated artists worth listening to in 2022.
Black History Month presents broke and busy college students — many of whom don’t have a reliable method of transportation — with extra incentive to support Black on-campus entrepreneurs.
UB is leading the charge in an emerging area of national military and strategic interest: space domain awareness.
The Graduate Student Employee Union staged its Dec. 15 “grade-in” to advocate for a $22,000 minimum stipend and the elimination of broad-based fees.
Lawrence Tabak, who earned his Ph.D. in oral biology and an advanced certificate in endodontics from UB’s School of Dental Medicine, is the acting director of one of the nation’s largest federal agencies.
Students getting their spring semester essentials at Target in the Boulevard Mall will soon find a new storefront nestled between Corelife Eatery and Naan-tastic. Crumbl, a small family owned and operated cookie joint with over 300 locations in 36 states, may very well end up becoming students’ new fix for late-night cookies.
UB President Satish Tripathi made $786,196 in 2020, making him the 40th highest-paid chief executive at a public institution, according to data from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
With a renewed national conversation surrounding the equity of traffic stops and how they can disproportionately impact members of the BIPOC community, UB Deputy Chief of Police Joshua Sticht said in an interview with the The Spectrum that he is pushing for Erie County to create more comprehensive datasets that would allow UPD to track the race, gender and age of the drivers officers stop on the road.
Big Mood, the vegan eatery in Elmwood Village popular among UB students, announced on Instagram that it would close its doors until further notice on Nov. 20 following a break-in. A source familiar with Big Mood confirmed that the plant-based restaurant is permanently closed.
The lunchtime chaos brewing in The Commons each day is a beast to be tamed. For UB alum Austin Lee, the owner of Austin’s Kitchen, opening day only lasted two hours, before the restaurant ran out of ingredients for the day.
On a recent Tuesday night, roughly a half-dozen students moved nimbly through the silent corridors of Clemens Hall, as they searched for clues written in French.