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Sunday, April 21, 2024
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We need more communication from SA officials

The Spectrum tried repeatedly in in-person meetings and emails to SA officials to obtain two media passes to this year’s Fall Fest. SA representatives were as adamant as their reasoning was vague: This year’s SA e-board would not provide The Spectrum with passes. 

Students gather on the Spine on Thursday.

Editorial: We can’t give hate speech a platform

On Thursday afternoon, a man with no known UB affiliation stood in the spine for roughly three hours shouting xenophobic and homophobic opinions.  This quickly garnered the attention of roughly 150 students, with large crowds filing around him in between classes.


The Spectrum encourages UB to help #SaveStudentNewsrooms

The first Spectrum came out in December, 1950. In it, our staff wrote that a campus newspaper must present “all the hues and facets” of important issues at UB.  We don’t use the term “hues and facets” anymore, but we still have the same mission: to deliver news and information to the UB community. 

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