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Hazardous waste containers found on South Campus
The Spectrum found four hazardous waste containers on South Campus, three months after a state audit report criticized the university for its hazardous waste storage. The containers were in the Biomedical Education Building in areas accessible to students and the public late Friday afternoon.
Campus Dining & Shops introduces new lids to promote straw alternative
Campus Dining & Shops is clearing the way toward the future of drinking soda on campus.
Anderson .Paak brings Cali to great white north
TORONTO — Anderson .Paak is a jack of all trades. He danced, drummed and sang the night away to prove his skill in Toronto on Tuesday night.
The name game
 Most students don’t know former UB President Clifford Furnas was an Olympian. Or that Carolyn Tripp Clement might have made the first local phone call in Buffalo. But, if you ask students where their buildings are, their last names roll off the tip of the tongue.
Sexual offense reports increased at UB and surrounding areas in 2018
 Reported sexual offenses in the South Campus area reached a five-year high in 2018, but data doesn’t tell the complete story, according to UB officials. 
UB Health Promotion survey will tackle questions on sexual health communication, food insecurity
This spring, UB Health Promotion is looking to get a snapshot of student health at UB. UB Health Promotion will email the National College Health Assessment to 20,000 students starting on Monday. The survey, a pilot test by the American College Health Association, collects students’ answers on everything from views on sexual health to mental health. This year’s survey will include questions on food insecurity, health resilience and health communication, according to UB Health Promotion employees.
Should I stay or Trivago?
We’ve all been there. Looking for the ideal hotel at the best price. For me, a 23-year-old man, I only use Trivago. So does Tim Williams, the grey-fox spokesperson for the online hotel monarchy. 
Without warning
We’ve heard his songs. We’ve anticipated his albums. Now, 21 Savage is the subject of burnt-out memes. On Sunday, rapper 21 Savage was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to ICE’s spokesperson Bryan Cox.
Prescription and addiction: UB doctor fired amid drug charges
The Buffalo community knew Torin Finver as a “driven” man and an expert in addiction medicine, who for the past four years forged unique bonds with patients by making them feel he understood their struggles. 
Ghost town
Students woke up to blistering snow, cancelled classes and unforgivable winds as plows cleared UB parking lots on Wednesday and Thursday. Across the Buffalo-Niagara region, up to 24 m.p.h. winds and 18 inches of snow whistled in between Tuesday and Thursday night.  And you were lucky to feel your face after two minutes if you stepped outside at all.

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