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Friday, June 09, 2023
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 “Yik Yak” is a popular app on college campuses that allows users to post anonymously to a message board. 

Yik Yak provides insight to UB after dark

“Yik Yak” is an app that allows users to post anonymously to a message board. The app is popular on college campuses across the nation, including UB. The Spectrum compiled a list of funny messages posted on Yik Yak after 1 a.m. and within the last week.


Spectrum recommends: upcoming events

As the weather gets warmer and the semester ramps up, it’s more important than ever to leave the classroom and enjoy everything the Queen City has to offer. Lucky for you, the staff of The Spectrum has compiled a list of things you can do over the coming weeks. 

Kallie McKenzie, a sophomore English and biomedical sciences major, holds a pink card thanking Campus Dining employees. 

‘I would hope that it’s a start’

UB sophomore Kallie McKenzie and grad student Preston Arment set up two tables in the Student Union during Random Acts of Kindness Week to  encourage passing students to make thank you cards for CDS workers. 

Nikole Hannah-Jones spoke to Spectrum reporters in the Center for the Arts Wednesday.

Nikole Hannah-Jones discusses inequality and affecting change

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.

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