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Letter to the Editor

As president of the Organization of Arab Students, and on behalf of all the members and staff, our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the injured and innocent lives lost in the merciless attack upon the East Coast of America.Let it be known that the OAS condemns all acts of terrorism and fully supports the elimination of all such threats around the world.Again, our thoughts and prayers are with those across the United States.


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Bulls-Army Football Game Postponed

The Buffalo-Army football game scheduled for this Saturday at West Point, N.Y. has been added to the list of cancellations in response to the national tragedy, team officials announced Wednesday night.


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Give Us Comfort and Strength As We Remember

Long-stemmed carnations, along with prayers and healing words, were offered to mourners during the Remembrance Program for victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks held at the Center for the Arts' Main Stage Theater Thursday afternoon.Nearly 1,500 students, faculty and staff gathered to cope with the tragic loss of lives, and to honor the efforts of public servants still working in crisis cities.The memorial service featured spiritual readings from Christian, Jewish and Muslim community leaders, and an address by university President William R.


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UB Rejoins Tier Two

A year after UB's drop from tier two to tier three of national universities in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings, the university has jumped back up into the second tier.UB returned to its 2000 "academic reputation" score of 3.1 out of 5.0 possible points in the latest rankings, up enough from last year's score of 3.0 to catapult the school back into the second tier of American institutions.The move has generated surprisingly little reaction on campus, a fact noted by Provost Elizabeth Capaldi."I am interested that there has been little reaction to UB's move up to the second tier, while there was great distress last year about the move from tier two to tier three," she stated in an e-mail.


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Never Break

This summer, for the first time ever, I went to Europe. For one amazing month, I lived in Spain, admiring the culture, seeing the sights, taking classes and making friends.


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Letter to the Editor

The UB Committee for the Promotion of Respect for Diversity would like to echo the sentiments of President Greiner to the university community in light of the recent tragedies in New York City, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania.


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Tuesday's Attacks

In the wake of Tuesday's terrorist attacks, UB demonstrated itself as a strong, compassionate community united in support of its troubled students.


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College Football Renders Split Decision Regarding Cancellations

Some schools will play football this weekend, some schools won't.During a Wednesday of decision-making that mirrored the complex and fractious nature of college football's power brokers, conference commissioners went separate ways in determining whether to play Saturday games in the wake of Tuesday's terrorist attacks on the United States.The NCAA announced Tuesday it would leave the decisions to its members.


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"SA Cancels Fall Fest, Sponsors Buses to NYC"

In response to the Pentagon and World Trade Center disasters, the undergraduate Student Association and Sub Board I, Inc. have postponed Fall Fest 2001, originally scheduled for this afternoon, until late September or early October.The decision to postpone the Fest was made late Wednesday afternoon by the Fest committee, composed of SA officers Christian Oliver, Joshua Korman, Naazli Ahmed, and Sub Board I President George Pape."Due to respect for thousands of UB students feelings for the tragedies in New York and Washington, we are postponing the Fest," said Oliver."A huge portion of the students at this school are from the New York City area, and are either directly affected by it or are at one degree of separation from it," said Korman."We didn't think it was appropriate to have a rock concert in lieu of everything," he added.A tentative date of Oct.


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Return to Normalcy

The popular opinion throughout the sporting world is that the National Football League made the right decision in canceling the games this weekend in respect to the tragic events that took place in New York City.


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Dark Days

When it happened Tuesday morning, and I say "it" because I cannot imagine any American being ignorant to the horrific events in New York and D.C., I only had two concerns - where my mother was and where my girlfriend of two years was.


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NFL Suspends Play Through Sunday

After two days of constant contemplation, the National Football League has cancelled all football games previously scheduled for this Sunday."We in the National Football League have decided that our priorities for this weekend are to pause, grieve, and reflect.


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Former Spectrum Advisor Dies

Lee Smith, retired Buffalo News reporter, editor and editorial writer; veteran professor at UB, Canisius College and Daemen College; and a former advisor to the Spectrum, died yesterday afternoon from complications of a stroke he suffered last July.Smith was born May 1, 1919 in Washington, D.C.


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War

Today, the Empire State Building is the tallest structure in New York City. Until the morning of Tuesday, Sept.


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"Spiritual Community Offers Prayer, Support"

Tolling bells and organ music punctuated the silent solemnity of St. Joseph's Church on Main Street Tuesday night as students, faculty, administrators and community members gathered to mourn and pray for the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks.As news of the escalating casualties reached UB, and television cameras transmitted eyewitness accounts of the horrific scenes in New York City and the Capitol to the outwardly peaceful university, campus ministers scrambled to provide needed emotional and spiritual support to students affected by the tragedy."We've all been summoned to be of help to people, and especially those students from New York City," said Monsignor Patrick Keleher of the Newman Center, the Catholic ministry on campus.Representatives from all the campus ministries were called by the Office of Student Affairs to join counselors in supplying support services to students in need throughout the day."We're all praying," said Father Keleher, who was moved to tears this morning shortly after hearing the news, "That's all we can do.


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Students Organize Dorm Vigil

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."Ralph Waldo Emerson's words set the tone for a prayer vigil held in the Wilkeson Coffee House Tuesday night to offer UB students support and allow them to vent feelings of anger and disbelief about yesterday's bombings of the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.The vigil was organized by three U.B.


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SA Kicks Off Monthly Bar Parties Following Fest Friday

Following the conclusion of Fall Fest 2001 on Friday, Sept. 14, the Student Association will launch "Exposure" - the first of the "SA Bar Series," scheduled to take place the second Friday of every month at the Coliseum Complex.Exposure, featuring DJs Lo Pro, Shaun Touch, Maggadon and Pablo, will take place from 11 p.m.


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Remember Who We Are

The air we breathe today is the air of history. They're already calling it "the second Pearl Harbor." It is the most devastating terrorist attack ever.


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UB Cancels All Non-Conference Events

Several UB sporting events have been postponed or cancelled due to terrorist acts at the Pentagon and World Trade Center yesterday.UB Director of Athletics Bob Arkeilpane and UB President William Greiner have canceled all non-conference sporting events this week, including: the men's soccer game vs.


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