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Univeristy Goals On Track Despite Sept. 11 Attacks

Addressing concerns and current issues at UB, President William R. Greiner and Vice President for Student Affairs Dennis Black spent an hour fielding questions and sharing their perspectives on the "Talk of the University" radio show on WBFO Monday night.The two administrators spent the first portion of the show discussing the effects of the Sept.


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"Honors Students Find Civics, Business Rewarding"

A local group of business leaders flexed their philanthropic muscles, pooling their resources to award scholarships and internships to civic and business-minded UB students.The 43x79 Group, named for Buffalo's geographic latitude and longitude coordinates, is the benefactor of the Build Buffalo Scholarship, in its second year of existence.


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"An Open Forum: Unofficially, Anonymously Online"

The Unofficial UB Network Forum, a tightly knit virtual community, provides a place on the Internet for technically savvy UB students to gather and discuss what's on their minds, exchange information or just blow off steam - all at the speed of thought.Conversations on the forum are typically diverse, with user-generated topics ranging from advanced computer questions to favorite films.


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The Little White House Serves Up Patriotism

Like the version in our nation's capital, The Little White House, located at 5877 Main St. in Williamsville, is a sizeable but not extravagant building; with its large windows and plain white siding, the building looks like the ordinary home of a prominent family.When I went to dine at The Little White House, I had not yet made the connection with the national power center on Pennsylvania Avenue, so the excess of patriotic memorabilia struck me when I first entered the building.


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Sex Ed

For many, "sex" is a four-letter word. Many schools are hesitant to raise the subject out of personal embarrassment and concern for the reactions of parents and community members.


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Campus Radio Looking to Give UB a Weekly RUB

UB's on-campus radio station, WRUB, soon hopes to expand its program offering with "The Weekly Rub," a public access television show entirely produced by the station's staff.With the weekly show, WRUB intends to reach students via the campus cable network's free channel space, as well as provide its WRUB-TV members a chance to produce a weekly program, according to Brian Milbrand, executive producer of WRUB's TV programming.The show will feature music video programming "[students] cannot see anywhere else," according to Milbrand, along with original films and scripted features on an as-completed basis.


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No End In Sight

"This is a new business, and no one has any answers or any real plans on what's the best way to do it." - recently retired CIA senior intelligence officialUncertainty is the prevailing ethos enveloping our nation and its political leadership.


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"Who's Who Around UB: Mary Harley Gresham, Ph.D."

549 Capen Hall (716) 645-2997 gresham@buffalo.eduThe PositionMary Harley Gresham is the dean of the Graduate School of Education and the vice president for Public Service and Urban Affairs at UB.


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Is The MCAT Still Worth Its Weight?

Despite a national decrease in medical school applications, the Medical College Admissions Test continues to play a significant, although not exclusive, role in the medical school admissions process.The competition for acceptance to medical schools is extremely fierce, with the number of applicants to U.S.


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Weekend Scoreboard

UBFootballEastern Michigan 24, Buffalo 20Men's SoccerBuffalo 1, Western Michigan 1Women's Soccerno games scheduledVolleyballBowling Green 3, Buffalo 0Central Michigan 3 Buffalo 0Cross CountryMens: 5th place finish at MAC championshipsWomen: 11th place finish at MAC championshipsProfessionalBuffalo BillsSan Diego 27, Buffalo 24Buffalo SabresMontreal 5, Buffalo 2New Jersey 3, Buffalo 1


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Bulls Report Card

Eastern Michigan 24, Buffalo 20Passing OffenseFor the second-straight game the offensive line turned in a solid performance by giving quarterback Joe Freedy the time he needed to find the open man.


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Bayanihan Shares Beauty of Filipino Dance

The world-renowned Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company brought a glimpse of the rich and diverse Filipino culture to the Center for the Arts Mainstage Theatre Friday night.


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To Dorm or Not to Dorm?

The decision of where to live can be a tough choice for students at UB. Living on campus or moving into an off-campus apartment both offer benefits and drawbacks and students are forced to weigh competing considerations in selecting their residence of choice.Living on campus, for example, tends to integrate students more fully into the campus and the university community.


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Letter To The Editor

To The Editor:"Bring Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda to justice," - in other words have them be dead or preferably trialed, then dead.






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