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Evan Schneider


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An unexpected surprise

I applied to Buffalo in early April and received my acceptance letter on the last day of that same month. I decided the next day – with the help of the best mother and father a child could ask for – that I wanted to attend the University at Buffalo and the rest is history.


Dominic Ong (pictured) said he was humbled after being chosen as a speaker for the College of Arts and Sciences commencement. Ong, who is originally from Singapore, changed a speech he used for school back home to embody his experiences while at UB.
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UB announces student speaker for University Commencement on May 15

Dorminic Ong said he was not expecting to be selected as a speaker for UB’s College of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony, and when he found out he was chosen, he was humbled. Ong, a senior communication major, is originally from Singapore and has spent his last semester at UB finding different opportunities for himself than what his home country can offer.


Donald Trump is holding a rally at First Niagara Center the day before the New York Presidential primary elections. Thousands of supporters and protesters are expected to descend on downtown Buffalo this Monday.
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Protests planned for Donald Trump’s Buffalo visit

Trump, the frontrunner for the Republican Party nomination for president, is holding a rally at the First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo Monday. Trump has caused controversy with his comments on topics like immigrants, Islam and abortion throughout his campaign, which has lead some Buffalo residents, including some UB students, to plan protests. Sityar attended a peaceful march started at Bidwell Park in Buffalo Sunday that was organized by a small group of people not tied to any anti-Trump organization. One of the group’s organizers, Ben Caldwell, said the protest is a proactive one and isn’t a response to anything other than Trump’s arrival in Buffalo.


The process for voting is different for students who live away from home. Rather than going to the polls, those who are voting in this month’s New York State primary need to fill out an absentee ballot in order to vote.
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UB students and faculty discuss absentee voting

Students living away from home must go through a different process to vote than those who go to school near home. Absentee ballots are required to vote if one is away from his or her county the day of the election, according to the New York State Board of Elections.


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Dominic Ong (pictured) said he was humbled after being chosen as a speaker for the College of Arts and Sciences commencement. Ong, who is originally from Singapore, changed a speech he used for school back home to embody his experiences while at UB.

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Andrew Stott, vice provost and dean of undergraduate education, speaks at the Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday and is leading the largest overhaul of the undergraduate program in more than 20 years.

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