This year's Fall Fest, on Friday, Sept. 14, will offer something more than music to students in attendance.The Student Association and the University Unions and Activities Board is sponsoring the "Miss UB Contest," which will take place between each musical act during set changes.
Although some have branded it unfair, UB's School of Management is upholding its admissions policy for students with repeated courses on their transcripts.Two students, including Laszlo Kerekgyarto, a NYSSA delegate from UB, who were denied admission to the school on the basis of a recalculated GPA contested the school's policy, claiming it was unfair to alter a university-wide guideline.
The UB men's soccer team showed what they were made of this weekend, as they defeated two teams in tournament play to capture the Bulls Fall Invitational Championship at RAC field Sunday afternoon.Despite having one of the most inexperienced teams in recent years, Coach John Astudillo's squad won both of their games to take the tournament, bringing the team's overall record to 3-1.
Opera buffs gathered Saturday morning to learn about the women of Richard Strauss' operas in the serene setting of the Burchfield-Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College.
The 20th anniversary of Mercy Flight, celebrated Saturday at Woodlawn Beach State Park, held a particularly special meaning for Matthew Schrantz.Schrantz, a UB junior history major, not only works as community events coordinator for Mercy Flight, the Western New York emergency air medical transport service, but was also the agency's first passenger nearly two decades ago.About a month after Schrantz was born on Aug.
The UN World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, ended after nine days of heated debate, and resolved two of its most controversial issues - Israel and the legacy of African slavery.Regarding the recent violence in Israel, the WCAR negotiated an agreement that expressed concern over the "plight of the Palestinians." This declaration barely squeaked by after heavy opposition from Arab countries who wanted to condemn Israel as a "racist state."Pre-conference efforts to label Israel as racist are what motivated Secretary of State Colin Powell not to attend.
Following two consecutive front-page stories in The Buffalo News last week, the possibility of former President Clinton speaking at UB, which university administrators quashed last March, has resurfaced.Clinton spokeswoman Julia Payne told The News Clinton sometimes waives his speaking fee and "'would love to consider speaking [at UB].'" Student Association officials, excited by the report, have since resumed their quest to bring the ex-president to campus.According to his spokesperson, Michael Keevers, Clinton "has been invited [by UB]," but "has not decided on whether he will be coming."SA President Christian Oliver and SA Vice President Joshua Korman said administrators rejected a March SA proposal to include Clinton in the university's Distinguished Speaker series as he was "too controversial."UB President William R.
Fairfield tops UB in OTIt took 97 minutes, longer than most Hollywood marriages, but someone finally scored.Julie-Anne Forman's goal at the 97:55 mark of the first overtime propelled the Fairfield Stags to an emotional 1-0 win over the UB Bulls women's soccer team Friday night.Forman's goal was the deciding blow in an evenly played match that saw both teams obtain and then squander opportunities in the late stages of the game.Junior keeper Emily Cox made eight saves in goal for UB, and sophomore Nicole Olszewski posted four shots in the losing effort.Bulls drop another heartbreakerAnother late goal, this one coming in regulation, doomed the Bulls to their second-straight loss on Sunday afternoon as they dropped a 2-1 decision to the Boston University Terriers.Boston's senior forward Nicole Soules scored the game winning goal in the 78th minute of play on a hard shot from inside the box to the far right corner of the net, a blow from which the Bulls (1-3-0) would never recover.
I hate Venus Williams. You know who else I hate? My older brother. That's pretty much it. I suppose I'll have to explain why I hate these two individuals, and I guess the best explanation is because they remind me of each other.No, my brother isn't a back-to-back grand slam women's tennis champion.