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Wednesday, September 27, 2023
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Bangladeshi SA Switches Up Tradition

Imani Choudhury, a senior health and human services major, starts her day by praying at 6 a.m. While most other students slide on jeans and a hoodie, Choudhury picks out a kameez ? a colorful, traditional Bangladeshitunic.


Indian Culture: Making Moves at UB

This weekend, the traditionally bland halls of Knox exploded with life. There were paper yellow brick roads, authentic costumes, scattered sneakers, laughter, and ethnic bodies frolicking around effortlessly.


Teach Me How to Davey

When the men's basketball team needs a big bucket, senior forward Dave Barnett often pipes up. "I'm going to make it if you give me the ball," he says. He's made this proclamation four times over the past two seasons, and he's been right every time. Barnett is a lanky, 6-foot-5 forward.

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Students Think Ahead: Retirement Saving 101

Most students are focused on grades, partying, and Facebook; their minds are far from AARP, Medicaid, and dentures. Retirement is nowhere near the forefront of their minds, but grabbing the reins today and taking control of their financial future can prove to be a very smart decision in the long run, according to financial expert Skip Bower. "In fact, the unfortunate part about retirement planning is that many people don't get into it until their '50s, sometimes their late '50s, when it is really too late to build up any substantial savings fund," said Bower, a 40-year Wall Street veteran and retired financial advisor for UBS financial services.

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