Jason Tsoi is an assistant features editor at The Spectrum. He is an English major with a certificate in journalism. During his free time, he can be found listening to music and watching films.
Motivated by personal experience and tragedy, Amrith Mariappan founded a National Marrow Donor Program chapter at UB.
On Saturday, East and Southeast Asian communities around the world ushered in the Year of the Dragon by holding family gatherings, parades, ceremonies and other festivities, which will last for up to 15 days. Many UB students will be ringing in the Lunar New Year without their beloved traditions.
With the start of a new semester, students returned to North Campus to an unfamiliar scene: the atrium of the Student Union (SU) was blocked by temporary walls, accompanied by roaring sounds of construction.
The air is getting colder, the days are getting shorter and Mariah Carey has defrosted, which can only mean one thing: the holiday season has arrived. Although many follow the unwritten rule to wait until after Thanksgiving to start celebrating the holidays, I prefer to bring in the festive cheer early.
Jacob Rhinehart runs like a machine, repeating the same schedule day after day: wake up, go to the gym, read, journal, work and pioneer a new social media platform. When Rhinehart first came up with the idea to create Hive, he had one goal: to improve university life by connecting students together on a social media platform.
During her junior year of high school, Aicha Niang started her hairstyling business: Styled By Aichaa. Since then, Niang has been running Styled By Aichaa for five years at two locations: her home in Brooklyn, New York, and her Creekside Village apartment at UB.