University Police have not filed any criminal charges related to the events surrounding conservative commentator Allen West’s on-campus speech, Deputy Chief of Police Josh Sticht told The Spectrum in an email last month.
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Ten people were killed and three were injured in a racially motivated mass shooting at the Tops on Buffalo’s East Side Saturday afternoon. It was the deadliest shooting in Buffalo history.
A university spokesperson and the CEO of the University at Buffalo Foundation, the university’s private endowment fund, separately declined to provide any information about the contracts, including how the UB Foundation paid each speaker for their lectures.
The UB chapter of Young Americans for Freedom postponed a planned speech by conservative political commentator Michael Knowles, the organization’s e-board announced in an email to its members Monday.
Masks will continue to be required on buses, trains and other forms of public transportation in New York State “for now,” Gov. Kathy Hochul announced at a press conference in Syracuse Wednesday.
UB has no plans to reinstate a mask mandate on campus unless a new COVID-19 variant of concern emerges, according to Dr. Thomas Russo, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the UB Department of Medicine.
The New York State-run COVID-19 testing site at the Center for Tomorrow building on North Campus closed last Friday, according to the university’s COVID-19 site. The clinic had the capacity to provide 200 tests per day and operated for just under three months.
Twenty-eight UB students have died by suicide since 2007, with 10 having occured since the fall of 2019By GRANT ASHLEY | Apr. 7
Twenty-eight UB students have died by suicide since the fall 2007 semester, with 10 of those deaths having occurred since the start of the 2019-20 academic year and three during the 2021-22 academic year, according to data from UB’s Office of Student Conduct and Advocacy.
University Police are responding to Yik Yak posts that threatened violence against students protesting an on-campus speech by Allen West, the university said in a statement.