ERIK TINGUE

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5/24/14
When I first met my girlfriend five years ago in high school, I was rocking the 2009 Justin Bieber hairstyle. I wore snapbacks, dressed in clothes that probably did not fit me and put on high-top Jordan shoes every day. I still do not know what she saw in me, but I am grateful she saw something. 
Mr. Everything
When Samuel Vespone isn’t studying for a chemistry exam or volunteering in Honduras, he’s working on his next song. Vespone, a UB ‘18 alum, can hit riffs on the saxophone, blow the harmonica, toot the trumpet and strum the ukulele. In short, he can play it all. Vespone spends half his day making music in his studio apartment, working both with instruments and his own vocals.
Stories to keep an eye on next semester
Drop your books and pick up a newspaper. Although the school year hasn’t started up just yet, it’s never too late to stay updated on what’s happening in the media.
Celebrate good times
If you’ve been working your tail off this semester or want to celebrate with your departing friends, here’s your chance.
Dear mama
My mom almost died giving birth to me. She lost five pints of blood over the course of an hour. Twenty-two years and five months later, she gets to experience me walking across the stage receiving my bachelor’s degree in communication.
Spring Gala ticket troubles
Students lined up to grab Spring Gala tickets as early as 7:30 a.m. Monday, despite tickets going on sale at 10 a.m. Some waited over four hours before tickets sold out by 3 p.m., but hundreds were left empty-handed.
SA hosts fourth annual Buffalo Untapped food festival
Cold temperatures didn’t stop over 1,000 people from enjoying food and beverages outside on Sunday. SA hosted their fourth annual Buffalo Untapped event in the Lasalle Lot at Alumni Arena.
Students upset Comedy Series aligns with Passover
Andrew Meyer has attended every Student Association Comedy Series since 2015. The event is on March 30 this year, the first night of the Jewish holiday Passover. Meyer will not be able to attend this year’s Comedy Series because he will be home on Long Island for the holiday.
Check yourself before you 'rec' yourself
UB may be a school of Division-I athletes, but that has not stopped students like Matthew Nazzaro from playing in Alumni Arena.
'#ENDWOMENSRIGHTS' fliers found throughout North Campus
Across the academic complex on Wednesday mornings, many students were concerned to see fliers posted with text like “#ENDWOMENSRIGHTS.”

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