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Letter To The Editor

I walked off the bus on Tuesday morning. It was cold out, as it should be for early October. I looked down and saw something written on the sidewalk.


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Student Record Subpoenas

The bombs over Afghanistan speak for themselves: the United States is at war. When the nation is in danger, the government must take steps to ensure the safety of our military abroad and our citizens at home.


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SA Review

At the mid-semester point of fall 2001, striking differences between this the current Student Association executive board and last year's are manifest.This year's SA is regaining the confidence of the UB community by proving to be highly effective and in tune with the needs of the student body, despite having raised some eyebrows at its handling of the mysterious resignation of an elected New York State Student Assembly Delegate and his under-publicized replacement.The previous SA was highly ineffectual, partially due to the president's lack of a coherent vision and failure to command respect from students, faculty or administrators.


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Feet First

"... to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations."- Abraham Lincoln, 2nd Inaugural AddressThe attacks against Taliban military targets and al Qaeda base camps initiated on a quiet Sunday afternoon (nighttime in Afghanistan) signaled the opening American response in the 11th war in United States history, 12th including the totality of the Cold War.George W.


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Football Correction

Several sentences were deleted from Monday's football game story, "Tillitz's Return Leads to RedHawks Victory (10/8/01)," as a result of a layout and production error.


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Correction

In an article printed last Monday, "Capaldi Shares Food, Conversation With Students," Charles Fourtner was incorrectly identified as the director of biological sciences.


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Letter To The Editor

A lot of people seem to be criticizing any movement towards peace in these times and I think they may have a skewed view of what a war actually is, especially a "just" war.


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Revamped DARS Will Offer More Options

Late last week, students visiting the MyUB Web site had the chance to test drive a pilot of a new DARS program that offered real-time data and an opportunity to see what would happen if a student changed his or her major selection.The pilot, available from Oct.


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Kollarova Takes First in Second Singles

Freshman tennis sensation Michaela Kollarova has laid a firm foundation for the future of UB women's tennis with some impressive early season wins.She built success a few tiers higher over the weekend by taking home the second singles championship title at the New York State Women's Collegiate Championship at Binghamton University."She showed determination and great shot selection.


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Men's Hockey Hopes to Begin New Ice Age

After a disappointing season last year, the UB men's ice hockey team is looking to erase the past and create a new future in 2001-2002.As a club sport, the Thundering Herd competes in Division I of the American Collegiate Hockey Association, in the Central States Collegiate Hockey League.This season Buffalo has nowhere to go but up, having finished the 2000-2001 campaign with an 0-16 record in league play, and an overall record of 5-22.


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Campaign Promises Fulfilled?

Last March, "The Results" party, consisting of current Student Association President Christian Oliver, Vice President Joshua Korman, Treasurer Naazli Ahmed and New York State Student Assembly Delegates Jennifer Brace, Laszlo Kerekgyarto and John Haumesser, won SA's annual election in a clean sweep.


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Bulls 15 Minutes Short

I usually write stories about hockey, so I'm used to games lasting three periods. Still, it's disappointing when the football team goes by those guidelines as well.Buffalo played a great football game Saturday - for the first, second and fourth quarters.The Bulls played the heavily-favored RedHawks to a standstill in the first half, with the exception of two big plays; one on offense and one on defense.


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Letter To The Editor

Regarding your editorial in The Spectrum, I must say that it was reassuring to hear the voice of reason calling for patience and composure in light of the more recent tragedies our nation has suffered.


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Bulls Upset No.1 Marshall

On the force of two back-to-back goals by senior Bill Norberg, the men's soccer team orchestrated an enormous upset of the Marshall Thundering Herd Friday night, defeating them 3-2 in front of 75 freezing fans at RAC Field.Marshall came into the game in first place in the Mid-American Conference, and ranked 23rd in the nation."It was crazy, it was so intense," said Norberg.


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Weekend Scoreboard

UBFootballMiami (OH) 31, Buffalo 14Men's SoccerBuffalo 3, Marshall 2Women's SoccerBuffalo 2, Northern Illinois 1Buffalo 3, Western Michigan 1VolleyballBowling Green 3, Buffalo 2Sun.






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