UB men’s basketball player Malik Zachery was arrested by North Tonawanda Police after allegedly stabbing a Canisius men’s basketball player during a pick-up game Wednesday.
Daniel Richter, a former UB student, will serve 24 months in prison for threatening to harm his former UB professor.
The UB Police department received 19 calls regarding COVID-19 violations last week, according to a redacted complaint summary obtained by The Spectrum Friday.
Tombstone-shaped picket signs marked the grounds of UB’s south campus lawn on Friday morning, August 14. But as of September 3, UB administrators have remained dead silent about the grim presentation.
Just four days after campus reopened for the fall semester, the school is already reporting 46 known cases of COVID-19. That number is expected to rise in the coming days, as UB begins surveillance testing and students continue to mingle with their peers.
Campus Living is reporting a 37% reduction in on-campus housing assignments, from 7,864 students in fall 2019 to 4,817 students in fall 2020. This figure does not include residential advisors, community assistants or academic assistants.
UB will strip the names of racist namesakes Millard Fillmore, James O. Putnam and Peter B. Porter from four campus locations.
Students living on-campus will not be permitted to host guests in their rooms, according to the updated 2020-21 housing agreement released by Campus Living last week.
A number of campus eateries will be temporarily closed next semester, including Seasons (CFA), Baldy Walkway Café, Whispers at Capen, Bert’s and NY Deli and Diner (Talbert), Mrs. Rich’s (NSC), The Bowl (Ellicott) and the Apothecary Café and Whispers at Abbott on South Campus.
For a week, UB’s close to 7,000 international students and the administrators who supervise them hurried to understand and respond to a July 6 Trump administration directive to deport or deny entry to international students at U.S. colleges and universities offering virtual instruction only this fall.
The Student Association’s Board of Directors will adopt a new scheduling system to curb fraud following a May 19 resolution to remove Rules, Administration and Government Oversight Committee Chair Eric Weinman for “time theft” and other violations of SA’s Code of Ethics.
Sixty-five Black SUNY professors held an unprecedented meeting Monday to discuss their frustration over the way their universities responded to the racial tensions that have exploded across the country since George Floyd’s death on March 25.