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Acting against discrimination

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.


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New curriculum for UB's communication department

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.


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A shinin' diner

It's Saturday morning - you stayed up a little too late the night before and now you've slept in and missed brunch in the dining hall.


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The Decision

Kelly Svoboda knows winning isn't the same everywhere. The Cleveland, Ohio, native was promised a roster spot on the Ohio State volleyball team, but head coach Geoff Carlston couldn't guarantee a full scholarship - she may have had to walk on.


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UB takes back the night

Katya Palsi was 15 years old when she took 15 shots of alcohol with three of her schoolmates. She stumbled and fell as she tried to walk across the living room they were in.


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UB takes back the night

Katya Palsi was 15 years old when she took 15 shots of alcohol with three of her schoolmates. She stumbled and fell as she tried to walk across the living room they were in.


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The Buffalo ghost trail

Every city has its secrets. Buffalo's stories are just well hidden. Despite all the graffiti, caged storefronts and general urban decay, Buffalo was once a hub of travel and architectural style.


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Trick-or-treat at some of Buffalo's night events

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.


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Handling Halloween

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.


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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.


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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.


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Laugh Out Lyle

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



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