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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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Looking for a Halloween costume? Try these ideas

As a kid, Halloween was about dressing up as our idols and getting paid in candy. Kids could be anything they dreamed of, from their favorite superhero to the beautiful Disney princess they've always admired; Party City was Halloween paradise with walls of endless costumes.


Fourth time's the charm

Persian students on campus will once again have an opportunity to show the student body the beauty of their culture. This September, the Student Association recognized the Buffalo Iranian SA as a temporary club.


Laugh Out Lyle

A picture of Po from Kung-Fu Panda sits on Student Association Vice President Lyle Selsky's office door.


Breaking barriers

When Jay Duarah returned home to Michigan for spring vacation his freshman year, his mother asked him a direct question: "Are you seeing someone?" Duarah, an Indian immigrant, is the son of a diplomat.

Paul Englert Jr. was a fun-loving, outgoing sophomore studying civil engineering at UB when he passed away from a pulmonary embolism. A memorial fund set up in his name raised over $1,000 to be donated to his high school, St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute, in his honor.

Honoring a student, athlete and friend

On Sept. 19, Paul Englert Jr. suffered from a pulmonary embolism while waiting for his Engineering Computations lecture to start in Knox Hall on North Campus, and passed away. Though an only child, Paul's legacy lives on through the brotherhood of his high school, St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute.


Purposeful puppies

Haiku and Kaylin wake up at 6 a.m. each morning to run around the fields and parks in Kenmore. After playtime, Barb Mccabe feeds the two dogs breakfast and takes them to Starbucks, where employees greet the trio with smiles.


Solving insecurities

She spent $7,800 to be on bed rest and painkillers for two weeks straight. She felt as if there was a heavy load sitting on top of her chest - like something was suffocating her - and she could not make the pain go away.


Longing for lunch specials

You can't tell how great Buffalo really is without trying some of its best restaurants. Whether it's Japanese food or pizza, Buffalo has a place that can satisfy any craving or budget.

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