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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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"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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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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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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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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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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"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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"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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"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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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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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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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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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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War

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


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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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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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