In a very real way, I owe everything I have to Aaron Sorkin. For those of you who don’t know, Aaron Sorkin is a screenwriter and director famous for successes like “The West Wing,” “A Few Good Men” and “The Social Network.” He’s got two Golden Globes, an Oscar and five Emmys but for me, his gift to the world were his two lesser-known shows, “Sports Night” and “The Newsroom.” These shows changed my life.
I had no place to go, nowhere to call home. I grew up playing sports and my teammates became my lifelong friends. But I had no place at UB and more importantly, I had no team. A few weeks into my first semester, an old high school teammate sent me a message asking me to play goalie for the club lacrosse team. I went to practice the next day and just like that, I found my place.
On March 7, The Spectrum swabbed 39 locations and commonly touched objects around North Campus to collect samples of microbes, which include bacteria, fungi, and mold. Samples from places like the Knox 20 table were identified as mold whereas items like a Putnam’s fork dispenser was relatively free of bacteria.
Treasurer candidate Tanahiry Escamilla, presidential candidate Gunnar Haberl and vice presidential candidate Anyssa Evelyn are running unopposed for SA e-board on the R.E.A.L. party ticket. The candidates said their main goal is to "restore effective, accountable leadership."