The Buffalo winter is upon campus and students are shuffling through the slush and zipping parka coats up to their noses to stay warm. But Anna Seidl, a sophomore theater performance and psychology major, said she never wears a coat outside during the winter.
UB’s Music Library is now down to only one part-time librarian, which leaves the future of the library unknown. Former music librarian John Bewley is no longer an active librarian, according to Elizabeth Adelman, interim vice provost for University Libraries. Bewley, who retired this January, was the only music archivist at the library, according to UB Libraries’ website. The Spectrum reported in December that music faculty and students were concerned for the future of the library, following cuts to the staff. Bewley was the last librarian working with a music degree at the library.
You could have all of your sex questions answered while mindlessly walking to class. All you have to do is turn off your tired daily mix and let your headphones transport you from the Baldy walkway to a Marvin Gaye music video. Last year brought us some of the best sex podcasts yet, and here are the ones you should be listening to.
UB is looking to transform the job search experience with a new program: Here to Career. The program, which works directly with Student Life and Career Services, will give students on-campus jobs and pair them with advisers from multiple UB departments. This semester marks the launch of the program.
Spring is here, but that doesn’t mean you’re not still panicking to figure out your schedule. Most students may have a heavy workload already and are looking for classes that are more enjoyable rather than tedious. We’ve compiled some classes that are not only worthwhile to take, but won’t feel so burdensome once midterm and final exams season hits. This list should come in handy after UB extended the spring semester add/drop deadline to 11:59 p.m. on Thursday.
Ben Meister, Ethan Pitts, Michael Herrick and their Jeep-driving friend Grady became the most popular guys on campus Wednesday; after Barstool Buffalo shared a video of them shredding across campus on Instagram. University Police reported three incidents of illegal car-rear skiing on Wednesday. The freshman group’s ski trip was a product of YouTube inspiration, 10 years of skiing experience and having a friend with a car –– something not all freshmen are used to.
James Currie is worried about the future of UB’s Music Library. Since he came to UB 15 years ago, he said, he has seen dramatic changes to the library.
It was 1970 and Bruce Jackson was eating his typical dinner near South Campus. But Jackson, a new faculty member at the time, noticed trouble.
Nearly every day at UB’s Counseling Services office, mental health officials respond to a student in a state of crisis, university reports show.
Water from fountains around campus is H2Okay, according to a Spectrum study. Though the pH of water from some fountains fell below recommended U.S. Environmental Protection Agency levels, the water on North Campus was consistently safe to drink and free of harmful metals like lead, the study found.
One of the most celebrated American holidays is fast approaching: Black Friday. This week, millions will stampede into chain clothing stores across the nation to snag the hottest trends. But if you prefer not to join the masses in this major frenzy, try visiting some locally owned stores instead.
In 1984, UB built the Student Activities Center, now called the Student Union. Now, 34 years later, UB is looking to update the most-populated building for students on campus. SA leaders, club officials and other UB community members gathered on Wednesday in SU Room 250 to discuss plans to move the union into the current century.
Daae Jung said she believes international students should demand a refund from UB. “I mean what are [international students] getting, other than this really traumatizing experience of isolation and even humiliation,” Jung, a graduate student in the English department, asked.