College cannot be fully summed up in one phrase – how can you fit staying up until 2 a.m. on a Tuesday wine drunk with your roommates, 10 p.m. half-app adventures, mud-splattered sunburns, chocolate chip cookie baking and Chinese fire drills in the middle of the Audubon into one blank? Yet for each one of us, our experience has been highlighted by something profound – something that has changed us as individuals, made us more self-confident and gifted us lifelong friends. For some, it is a fraternity or sorority, a campus club or a sports team. For me, college has been “The One with the College Newspaper.”
Twitter reactions: UB students react to Spring Fest lineup of The Chainsmokers, Mac Miller and Coleman HellBy ALYSSA MCCLURE | Mar. 21, 2016
The Student Association confirmed late Monday that The Chainsmokers will headline this year's Spring Fest, scheduled for April 23 in Alumni Arena, after Ticketmaster leaked the artists early. Mac Miller and Coleman Hell will also perform alongside a still-unnamed fourth artist, according to SA Entertainment Director Terese Regan.
Arguably the best part about the holidays is the food – and what’s better than an excuse to eat all kinds of holiday-themed desserts. Baking cookies at Christmastime is a great way to spend time with friends and family, get in the holiday spirit and end up with some sweet treats to enjoy until New Year’s. Here are five recipes to consider adding to your holiday baking list. Grab an apron, crank up the Christmas music and get baking!
A plaque hangs in my hallway at home, dedicated to the victims and rescue personnel who lost their lives on Sept. 11. It features the iconic photo of firefighters George Johnson, Dan McWilliams and Billy Eisengrein raising the American flag over the rubble at Ground Zero. Every time I walk by it, I am reminded of the importance of how the American people responded that day and of how proud I am to include my dad in the group of heroes willing to risk their lives for others.
The Society of Professional Journalists announced Thursday three editors of The Spectrum have placed in the SPJ’s Mark of Excellence regional awards competition.
Roughly 32 percent of UB students are planning to go on vacation for spring break this year, according to a spring break survey of 218 students conducted by The Spectrum. But it’s not what every student is doing, despite culture’s obsession with the stereotypical college spring break experience.
On Sept. 19, Paul Englert Jr. suffered from a pulmonary embolism while waiting for his Engineering Computations lecture to start in Knox Hall on North Campus, and passed away. Though an only child, Paul's legacy lives on through the brotherhood of his high school, St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute.