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Thursday, February 29, 2024
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Dominick Matarese is the Senior Features Editor at the Spectrum. He enjoys writing about interesting people, places, and things. In addition to running an independent blog, he has worked worked with the Owego Pennysaver, BROOME Magazine, the Fulcrum Newspaper, and Festisia. He is passionate about music journalism and can be found enjoying live music most weekends. 

From left to right: Treasurer Ash Mallach, Secretary Gary Margossia, Historian Joel Muhigirwa, Vice President Ethan Fargo, and President Taeyoung Jeong. | Courtesy of Strength and Power Club.

Building muscle and community

Some of UB’s biggest and strongest students took to the stage of the SU theater earlier this semester to participate in the first ever on-campus bodybuilding competition.  The event was organized by UB’s newly formed Strength and Power Club, a student group dedicated to strength-training, bodybuilding and overall physical fitness.

Waste bins on UB's North Campus.

Where does that soda can go?

UB removes just over a ton of waste from its campuses every day, a majority of which ends up in landfills. The university is working toward sending only 10% of UB-generated waste to landfills, but around 70-80% of waste currently goes to the dump.

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