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Local Boy Makes Good (Tunes)

Golden yellow and green stage lights pointed at a guitar player wearing jeans and a blue and black striped shirt, finishing a perfect cover of Incubus' "Drive." Bartenders didn't notice as they rushed to restock the refrigerators with Labatt Blue and Coors Light, and people continued to order their drinks.The crowd grew steadily throughout the bar, especially at the foot of the stage as local musician Tom Sartori, who plays a regular Wednesday night gig at the Kahunaville bar and grill on the first floor of the Walden Galleria Mall, began playing a crowd-pleasing acoustic version of Duncan Sheik's "He's Everything You Want."Kahunaville operates by day as a family-oriented theme restaurant, with entertainment provided by waterfalls, plastic jungle vegetation, Disney-like animatronics and wild animal sounds.


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Management GPA Calculation Contested

For undergraduate students applying to the School of Management, repeating a course to replace a poor grade will not erase the former mark -- and could result in a lower grade point average.Since the fall of 1999, UB has maintained a policy which allows students to retake a course in order to replace the initial unsatisfactory grade.


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Provost Commissions Survey to Gauge Grad Student Satisfaction

In an effort to identify and improve lagging areas of UB graduate education, the university hired StudentVoice, a higher education marketing research company, to conduct a survey of 500 incoming graduate students this past summer.The survey is part of UB's plan to comply with a SUNY memorandum last year that outlined the university's need to boost research endeavors and attract graduate students of a higher caliber.According to Katherine Ferguson, associate vice provost and director of graduate enrollment, by conducting the survey, UB is attempting to learn how to identify and recruit better quality students rather than simply a greater number of students.


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Still the Best Wings Ever?

Buffalo's culinary landmark, the Anchor Bar, off Main Street, seems to still be an excellent choice for a nice, after-work meal or a lively weekend gathering as the food compliments a very pleasant, classic Buffalonian setting.


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New York Schools Open Without State Budget in Place

ALBANY, N.Y. - As schools reopened across New York with far less financial aid from the state than they hoped, state lawmakers returned to the Capitol Tuesday to serve the political equivalent of detention created by their overdue homework, better known around here as the state budget.Called back for a special session by Gov.


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Marshall Blown Out by Nation's Number One

Florida quarterback Rex Grossman had 375 yards passing Saturday night as the nation's number one team, the Florida Gators, blew out four-time MAC champion Marshall 49-14.The Thundering Herd, who were without two starters due to suspension, could not match up to the high-powered Gator offense.


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The Price of Pretension

"And where are you going to school?"I avoided the dreaded question like the plague my senior year in high school, but it inevitably crept into every conversation as graduation day loomed on the horizon.


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Local Artist Decodes Slave Quilts With Mixed Media

In their search for freedom, slaves traveling on the Underground Railroad sometimes found directions to freedom on clotheslines.This method of communication, which allowed runaway slaves and their allies to communicate via symbols sewn into quilt patterns, inspired Cordelia Dohse-Peck's series, "The Underground Railroad Quilt Code," on display until Sept.


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Men's Soccer Takes One of Two

The University at Buffalo men's soccer team opened their season on the road, recording one win and one loss in the Lehigh-Army Soccer Classic held this past weekend at Ronald J.


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"New Bar, Iberia, Has Style"

There's a new kid in town, and his name is Iberia. Located directly across from the ever-popular The Steer near UB's Main Street campus, Iberia bravely offers an alternative to the collection of trite watering holes Main Street calls its bar district.Driving down Main Street on a lively Friday night anxiously searching for the "new orange club," I thought it would be impossible to spot the place, even if it is orange.


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Affirmative Action

The University of Georgia is applying for a Supreme Court appeal against the Aug. 27 Federal Court of Appeals ruling baring them from granting preference in admissions to minority students.


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Women's Soccer Splits Pair of Weekend Games

UB Rolls Over Local Rival NiagaraWhich team is a stronger unit was evident early in the first half of the University at Buffalo women's soccer game against neighboring rival Niagara University as Buffalo thoroughly dominated play and scored a 4-1 win Friday night at RAC Field."We had a little bit of a slow start, which was expected.


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On August 9 a suicide bomber entered Sbarro restaurant in Jerusalem and detonated his bomb.It was lunchtime and the restaurant's patrons consisted of small children, mothers and families.





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