Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) was almost shut down in 2010. The pre-health honor society, which was still SA-affiliated, had only three nationally inducted members and was only started to "crawl back up" that year, said AED President Shanelle Raugh, a biochemistry and psychology double major. Now, the club consists of dozens of members who help each other prepare for professional health schools after graduation.
On Wednesday night, UB student-artists gathered in the Student Union Theatre to prove that their biggest supporters are one another. The Midoriginal Showcase brought together students of different artistic backgrounds so they could perform in front of their fellow classmates.
Quinne Sember, a senior biomedical sciences and political science major, took a trip to Washington, D.C., with her eighth grade class.
Minahil Khan, a sophomore communication and political science major, was 8 years old when her parents won the lottery for a green card to come to America.
Bobby Hurley was easy to pick out: He was always the smallest, always the youngest at the local basketball courts in Jersey City, N.J., where 25-30 guys lined up to play. The rules were simple: win, and stay on the court, lose, and move to the back of the line.
Jonathan Katz, director of UB's visual studies doctoral program, stood on top of a table in a restaurant in California and shouted, "Ladies and gentlemen, I just want you to know that I'm being thrown out of this restaurant for the simple fact that I'm gay." Katz expected to receive support from his audience.
Communication students can expect a new curriculum in 2015, according to Lance Rintamaki, an associate professor in the Department of Communication. The university currently has a Research 1 (R1)communication program, which means UB's communication department focuses more on research than other schools, Rintamaki said.
For a chance to win cash prizes for an outrageous costume, an opportunity to have a fun night on the town and the ability to celebrate Halloween for a good price, check out the events below. Nightmare on Allen Street Mulligan's Brick Bar is hosting "Nightmare on Allen Street" on Thursday, Oct.
During his freshman year at UB, Tal Kissos, a senior media study major, celebrated Halloween differently from most college students. He was an Oomoa Loompa from the classic film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He and eight others wore brown shirts and cut-up white pants from garbage bags.