The Student Association's quest to increase direct interaction with its constituents may soon take them into thousands of undergraduate in-boxes.SA e-board members approached university administrators at the beginning of the semester in hopes of creating an undergraduate listserv, which would allow them to inform students of major SA events, such as the re-scheduled Fallfest, through the students' university e-mail addresses.
Miami (OH) 30, Akron 27Miami quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hit receiver Eddie Tillitz with a 70-yard touchdown pass with no time remaining, scoring a last-second, come-from-behind-victory over the Akron Zips in front of a hometown crowd last weekend.Miami began the game looking like they would need no last-minute heroics leaping out to a 17-3 lead early in the second quarter on a 47-yard touchdown run by running back Steve Little.
UB student Eric Vinson and his companion, Terrial Streppa, are presumed dead after disappearing from a Lockport bar last Wednesday.Michelle McCartney, a friend of Streppa's family, said the two were last seen at the Ski Lodge bar around midnight.
In Monday's feedback, Fabio Albertin criticized The Spectrum for printing an opinion piece that he considered "biased and discriminating religious propaganda." I am glad that Albertin brought up the topic of discrimination, because the sort of censorship that he supports seems discriminatory on the grounds of both freedom of speech and freedom of religion.A student publication at a state school cannot and should not practice content-based viewpoint discrimination.
Last weekend, the University at Buffalo women's volleyball team faced two tough MAC opponents, failing to salvage a win in either contest and dropping their record to 4-13 for the season and 0-8 in conference play.Friday, the team was home in Alumni Arena hosting defending against MAC Tournament Champions the Western Michigan Broncos.
Game 1UB traveled to Huntington, W.V. Friday to try to add another first place chapter to its MAC standing story.Marshall's resilient defensive attack gave the tale a different turn, however.The Thundering Herd was lightning quick against the Bulls, outshooting them 37-7 to tally a 1-0 overtime win.UB's lone goal hope came from Erin McGarry, who scored with 36 seconds left in the game.
The UB women's crew squad began their fall season with meets for the past two weekends.Their first meet was Oct.
Although UB philosophy professor Carolyn Korsmeyer regularly attempts to bring to life the works of long-dead authors, her efforts have never been quite so rewarding.Korsmeyer beat out more than 700 entrants - and won a $5,000 prize - in the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library's contest to complete "A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage," a short story written 125 years ago by former Buffalo resident Mark Twain.Twain initially proposed the contest 125 years ago when he moved to Buffalo, where he was an editor of The Buffalo Express newspaper.