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SARAH CROWLEY


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Sub-Board I asks the Faculty- Student Association to transfer $1.5 million back to students

Sub-board I, the nonprofit auxiliary organization responsible for managing student fees on behalf of student governments is asking the Faculty-Student Association to release a $1.5 million asset back into the hands of students. The FSA, which does business as Campus Dining & Shops, is an auxiliary organization comprised of students, faculty, administrators and community business members that oversees dining services and shops on campus.


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Beyond the bullpen

The Spectrum spoke with UB alumni from public relations specialists in Los Angeles to aerospace engineers in Washington D.C. Despite their different paths, most alumni had similar advice for students entering the job market.


Students wait in line to pay for food. Roughly 16 percent of student meals go unused, according to Campus Dining & Shops officials.
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Campus Dining & Shops budgets for students’ missed meals

The nonprofit organization overseeing dining at UB counts on students not to use all the meals they buy. Budget officials at Campus Dining & Shops, which reported nearly $5 million in profits in 2015-16, say they can’t introduce a rollover or refund system for unused meals because the money students paid for the meals is reinvested.


Graduate student Alexa Russo stands in front of a model constructed from her affordable housing design. Russo designed the one-story row-house as a model for students to eventually build a home for a Buffalo family.
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Affordable housing projects underway at architecture school

On Tuesday, UB will host a symposium to begin an effort in the architecture school to address Buffalo’s affordable housing shortage. As graduate students wrap up a semester-long design project focused on creating affordable, inclusive housing, Tuesday marks the beginning of a more collaborative effort to bring together alumni, interested donors and experts in affordable housing development.


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Sean Bunny stands in the village of East Aurora. Bunny is running for Congress against Republican incumbent Chris Collins.

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Allison Gomez, a freshman undecided major, said the misjudgment of one person isn’t a big enough issue to change her opinion about the university.

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A student jumped from the seventh floor of Goodyear Hall Wednesday morning and was transferred to ECMC. The university has said it was an attempted suicide.

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A “birds-eye” view of the Larkinville Food Truck festivities, featuring the original Dirty Bird sandwich from the Dirty Bird Chicken N’Waffles LLC.

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Ru’s Pierogi food truck against an ominous sky. The Ru’s truck is one of the new additions in this year’s food truck line-up.

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Peanut butter cup and sponge candy cannolis from Rolling Cannoli food truck. If you miss the truck, pick up some of their cannolis from Panaro’s Restaurant located on 571 Delaware Ave in Buffalo. 

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Brian Johnson and Anna Heintzman are members of UB’s Outdoor Adventure Club. Johnson and Heintzman take pride in personalizing their reusable water bottles.

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Samiha Islam, Musa Alsaedi, Soojung Baek and Biplab Bhattacharya are four UB students. Muslim and non-Muslim students share their reactions to President Trump's travel ban. 

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SA Assembly member Matthew Eichhorn stands in front of Putnams in the Student Union. Eichhorn said Campus Dining & Shops has “arbitrary” time gaps to purchase meals.

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James Holmes, an economic professor, went from voting for Hillary Clinton to voting for Donald Trump in a week

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