Comedic duo Penn & Teller took ownership of the Center for the Arts stage Wednesday night, offering UB a chance to experience first-hand some of their most quirky and daring antics.Juggling, magic, story telling and a bit of gross humor all came together for two hours of unforgettably insane showmanship, leaving absolutely no question as to why these two wacky guys have earned such an amazing amount of success.Twenty-six year veterans of the stage, Penn & Teller know what the audience loves and deliver it in a signature style.
The Philippines is an island nation with nearly 70 million people speaking over 70 dialects. At UB, the Filipino American Student Association has drawn a membership of almost 100 students, 10 of whom were born in the Philippines.The CultureThe Filipino culture is based strongly on familial ties and tradition.
With the mention of the word "quarterback," football fans immediately conjure up images of a slender man shielded from human missiles by a pocket of offensive linemen while he hurls a deep pass to his wide-receiver.The image might also include actions like scrambling and dodging, but rushing doesn't usually come into play.Kent State (2-4, 1-2 MAC) has a different perception of a "quarterback," which the UB Bulls will learn when they face Joshua Cribbs and the Golden Flashes tomorrow at 2 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The UB women's crew squad began their fall season with meets for the past two weekends.Their first meet was Oct.
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.