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Wednesday, August 17, 2022
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Fiona O'Loughlin talks about the benefits of thrifting for spring trends. Photo: The Spectrum

UB students share spring fashion trends

Fiona O’Loughlin is guilty of one fashion crime. “I steal stuff from my mom’s closet,” O'Loughlin, a sophomore English major, said while wearing a strapless top, army pants and leather Dr. Martens boots.

“Rent” retells the classic story of “La Bohème,” and explores the lives of artists during the AIDs crisis in New York City.

‘Rent’ rocks Shea’s

“Rent” is touring 20 years after it first opened and its themes are just as relevant today. From Tuesday to Sunday, Shea’s Performing Arts Center hosted a 20th anniversary touring production of Jonathan Larson’s rock musical “Rent.”

Students filled the Student Union for this year's UBCon beginning on Friday. The fandom community gathered for a weekend of games, artistic showings and the classic NerfWar. Photo: The Spectrum

UBCon takes over the Student Union

The Student Union was bustling with cosplayers by 12 p.m. on Saturday. This year’s UBCon had something for everyone, from different takes on Marvel and DC characters like Harley Quinn and the X-Men to movie characters and pop-culture references. UB’s Strategists and Role Players Association planned the event, which began on Friday and ran through Sunday.

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