Black Student Union e-board to use history to enrich the present
The Black Student Union is one of UB’s oldest and the largest minority clubs.
With thousands of students taking part over its 50-plus year history, BSU’s incoming e-board hopes to retain, grow and flourish its reach in the year ahead. The Spectrum sat down with its four student leaders to discuss what’s ahead, why they joined and the value of their organization in 2019.
Liesl Folks to leave as School of Engineering and Applied Sciences dean
Liesl Folks, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, is set to leave her position on July 26, according to an announcement from Provost Charles Zukoski on Wednesday.
The University of Arizona announced Wednesday it would make Folks the senior vice president for academic affairs and provost on July 29.
Fraternity members under UB judicial review following Thursday’s Spectrum paper disposals
Sigma Chi Omega members are under UB judicial review after allegedly throwing away hundreds of Spectrum copies which reported on the fraternity.
Two Spectrum reporters found roughly 400 copies of the newspaper in Student Union garbage cans on Thursday. Reporters contacted University Police, which reviewed camera footage of people throwing out papers and contacted Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Pamela Jackson. Jackson identified a student who threw out the papers through photos from the fraternity’s banquet. The issue was The Spectrum’s last of the 2018-19 academic year and cost $850 to print.