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Double Overtime Yields 1-1 Tie

Following the cancellation of their last two games due to last Tuesday's tragedies, the UB men's soccer team eagerly resumed competition over the weekend with a 1-1, double-overtime tie against the Detroit Mercy University Titans Sunday at RAC field.The Bulls remain undefeated in their last four games, having not lost a contest since their season opener against Lehigh University on Sept.


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War-Time Perspectives

This Sunday, the Bills will travel into the hostile confines of the RCA Dome to try and detain the explosive offensive attack of the Indianapolis Colts in a battle of fierce AFC East rivals.


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Student Housing

UB breaks ground this week on Skinnersville Road, near Sweet Home, to build its latest installment of on-campus apartments as part of its housing bonanza.


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Baseball Resumes Play

Major League Baseball returned to the diamond Monday night to not only help ease the minds of the American people, but to re-ignite a red-hot playoff race, and an exciting chase toward the single season home run record.There have been many changes to the world of baseball since last Tuesday.


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"MSA Forum Addresses Fear, Prejudice"

In the midst of national mourning, anxiety, and talk of retaliation, close to 100 UB students attended the Muslim Student Association's panel discussion designed to dispel fear and promote tolerance and inter-cultural communication.Representatives from the campus Islamic community shared their perspectives on Tuesday's tragic events and fielded questions from the audience in an effort to combat ignorance through increased awareness."This forum is the first step towards the healing process," said Minara Uddin, MSA secretary and main organizer of the event.The panel opened by condemning last week's attacks and their perpetrators - as Americans, as Muslim-Americans, and as human beings."[Tuesday] was a very sad day for Americans and for us as Arabs in America," said Robert Abilmouna, a member of the Organization of Arab Students."We are all affected by this by virtue of being human," OAS Vice President Abdul Sallaj said.The panel warned against the "us" and "them" distinction often used to split Americans along ethnic, racial and religious lines."People need to dispel the concept that it is us and them," said Faizeen Khandaker, a Cornell graduate and former MSA national officer, "Muslims are Americans."Several panel members expressed the difficult situation in which Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans find themselves in the wake of the terrorist attacks."We want to mourn, we want to be sad, with the rest of America," said Faizan Haq, a lecturer in the UB Cora P.


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We're Told To Pick a Side

"My poor generation / we're on for the ride / an ocean of choices / pulled out on the tide. / We're handed a beach ball, / and told to pick a side.


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Women's Soccer Victorious In Conference Opener

The UB women's soccer team, the first of the UB's athletic teams to resume play, defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at RAC Field in the first Mid-American Conference game for both teams.The Bulls (2-3) were propelled to victory behind a quick two-goal outburst in the second half.With 25:42 remaining in the game, Devon Russell scored the winning goal for the Bulls after a sensational pass by Nicole Olszewski.


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The Price of Security

Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington were designed to strike at more than just American lives and property, although that goal was accomplished with horrible efficiency.


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MSA Forum

Following Tuesday's tragedy, there has been a rash of incidents across the country directed against Muslims and Arab-Americans.


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"UB, Daemen Students Enjoy Apartment Life"

Daemen College plunged into the growing trend of apartment-style student housing this fall, with the first of a three-phase $13.5 million venture welcoming students back to downtown Buffalo.UB's third apartment complex, Flint Village, opened its doors to students this summer, alleviating what university President William Greiner dubbed the "Attica West" aesthetic of the North Campus.If one viewed both Daemen's Campus Drive apartments and UB's Flint Village apartments (both built by ADF Construction Corp.) side-by-side, it would be hard to tell the two apart.


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Beethoven's Genius on Display at Slee Hall

From letters to sheet music, trappings of classical composer Ludwig von Beethoven's life offer visitors to UB's Music Library Art Gallery a new look at the genius of the man responsible for composing some of the nineteenth century's most popular music.The exhibit, which runs through Jan.


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In a Perfect World

In a perfect world, there would be convincing answers to even the most challenging questions. Something inhumane has happened, and days after, we are still trying to find answers.


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The Silver Lining

Very rarely do I have a chance to talk about professional wrestling in the sports page. (In fact, rarely do I ever write a column, as I have a team of sports writers that love to do this kind of stuff). In any event, pro-wrestling is not really a sport, and is as staged as any opera or ballet, so it really doesn't warrant my attention in this capacity.After the events that transpired on Thursday night's World Wrestling Federation's presentation of "Smackdown," however, I feel the time may be right to give these showmen (and women) their due.


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"City of Light"" Brightens Studio Arena Stage"

The centennial fanfare surrounding the Pan-American Exposition has culminated with Studio Arena's skillful adaptation of "City of Light," bringing the soon-to-be classic novel of Buffalo's rich history to audiences with all its intricate charms intact.Those who have read Lauren Belfer's novel might question how 518 very detailed pages could be brought to the visual milieu of the stage, with its numerous plots and subplots of love, hate, suspense, murder and mystery and countless settings in Victorian mansions, steel factories and Buffalo's vital waterways.


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SWJ: UB's Civil Court System

Last semester, Rich and his roommate were caught by University Police for possession of marijuana in his Red Jacket dorm.Like most students found on campus with marijuana , Rich, a senior political science major who asked that his last name be withheld, was referred by the police to the Student-Wide Judiciary committee.


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