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Byrned to a Crisp

Jim Kelly is a symbol of greatness for the Bills and the city of Buffalo, and it was great to see him get what he deserved in having his own day at Ralph Wilson Stadium as well as having his number retired a few weeks ago.


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Bulls Pinned in Sin City

The Cliff Keen Invitational, held in Las Vegas, Nev., is one of the most well-recognized wrestling tournaments in the nation.


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Mentalist Displays Mastery Over the Mind

To Robert Channing, every mind is like an open book.The mentalist, a performer, lecturer and mind reader, astonished UB's student body Monday night at Slee Hall by demonstrating both his extrasensory perception and sense of humor.Channing has been dumbfounding audiences for nearly 20 years, and has used his mind-reading talents on celebrities like Robin Williams, Whitney Houston and former-President William Clinton.


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Letter To The Editor

This is response to the article about the availability of the Empire Sports Network in the dorms at UB by Bryan Perry ("Still No Coverage of UB Sports," Dec.


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Letter To The Editor

When I picked up a copy of The Spectrum on Monday, Dec. 3, I expected to see a front-page article and accompanying picture about George Harrison.


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Feet First

"Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit."- Bill CosbyAt approximately 10:30 a.m., on July 3, 1980, Michael Richard Lucinski was born in a Niagara Falls hospital.But enough of that.


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UB Adds Biophotonics to Grant Roster

A new discipline that combines the realms of biological and photonic studies, biophotonics, shows great potential for rewarding developments in medical diagnosis and treatment, visual applications, and data analysis.And sometimes, it also rewards money.UB announced Tuesday that it has received a $2.7 million dollar grant from the Natural Science Foundation to establish the nation's first comprehensive, multidisciplinary training program for biophotonic scientists.


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"Faulty Apartment Equipment Hassles Students, Administrators"

A majority of residents of Hadley, South Lake and Flint villages and Flickinger Court are now without functional microwaves, leaving students to cook the old-fashioned way - on the stove or in the oven.The University Residence Halls and Apartments recently notified residents that the microwave units installed above the apartment stoves have been recalled by the manufacturer.The Kenmore-brand unit, manufactured by Whirlpool Corporation, allows a buildup of grease inside, leading to a possible fire hazard, said Joseph Krakowiak, director of the University Residence Halls and Apartments.


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Bulls Sweats out Another Nail Biter

They never make it look easy, but somehow the UB Bulls' men's basketball team keeps finding ways to pull off a close game.Louis Campbell's leaner off the glass with 11 seconds to play gave the Bulls a thrilling 73-72 win over the New Hampshire Wildcats before 882 fans at Alumni Arena Saturday night.


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Sugar Plum Faeries Bring Holiday Cheer to CFA

The arrival of the Christmas season was heralded last weekend at UB's Center for the Arts with The American Academy of Ballet's performance of Tchaikovsky's classic "The Nutcracker," directed by Maris Battaglia.Those who found their ways out of the library or away from the mesmerizing glow of the computer screen found themselves surrounded by the holiday spirit and family tradition."It brought back some poignant memories with the music and the performance of the kids," said Kerry-Ann Shaw, a 23-year-old UB graduate student.


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Dethroned!

It was a game that could have been scripted in Hollywood.The Toledo-Marshall championship match-up Friday night culminated in a Rocky vs.






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