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Monday, January 25, 2021
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Jimmy Corra


Where are we getting our information, news sources or comedy on TV?

Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin have argued over these past few weeks as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on the Saturday Night Live presidential debate parodies. At first, the clips made me laugh, until I realized I should be concerned. Why did I have such a sudden change of reaction? It dawned on me that this particular content was less a parody of the debates than a slightly exaggerated, self-deprecating version of exactly what is occurring in the political world right now.

Zachary Shapiro, a senior business administration major, chooses to attend his classes on Jewish holidays. Shapiro said he still wishes he could be with his family during the holidays.

UB students feel pressure to attend class on Jewish high holy days

Andrew Meyer said Jewish students are a large minority group on campus and make up 10 percent of the student population at UB. But he wants his voice to be heard. “We [Jewish students] have certain needs that a regular student may not,” Meyer, president of the Jewish Student Union (JSU) and a junior business administration major, said.

The Steer is located on Main Street within a walking distance of South Campus and its surrounding neighborhood. The Steer serves as the local choice for students who wish to go out on Friday and Saturday nights.

Best nightlife in Buffalo

Dressing up and traveling to one of Buffalo’s vibrant bars or nightclubs can be an occasional occurrence or a weekly staple for some students. There is a wide variety, from outdoor dance clubs to pubs with U.S. history trivia. For students who are at least 21 years old, here are the top four bars in Buffalo:

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A piece by Lydia Okumura, a Brazilian-born artist displaying her work in UB’s new Situations exhibition. Much of Okumura’s work challenges the sense space, location, and depth.

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