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​UB goes Hawaiian
While the wind blew outside foreboding a stormy Buffalo winter, in the UB dining halls Thursday night students could transport themselves – or at least their taste buds – to the islands of Hawaii.
UB students help to 'ReTree' the University Heights
While students and locals have historically clashed in the University Heights neighborhood over loud parties and drunken behavior, the two parties worked together this weekend to better curbside aesthetics in the Heights.
​UB HFES hosts bad design contest
This phenomenon is the basis of HFES’s campus-wide “bad design contest,” which invites students to take selfies with bad designs around campus and tweet them to @ubHFES.
College students face slut-shaming on Halloween
When we fail to remember the more important qualities of being a woman, an even bigger problem emerges between Halloween and females. The problem according to Glann is called “slut-shaming,” an act of putting down, disparaging, insulting and otherwise degrading women for making choices about their own bodies.
Easing the pain: UB student brings #HappyPeriod to homeless women of Buffalo
Uncomfortable and at times extremely painful, periods are never convenient. For the homeless, who rarely have access to bathrooms – let alone feminine products, this time of the month can be even worse. Kathryn McSpedon, a junior English major, plans to improve this situation in Buffalo.
Student create Rinse 716 to help spread EDM
Zoe Sparks has loved electronic dance music (EDM) since she was in high school. The graduate student in the School of Social Work has spent many weekends since her first arrival at UB in 2011 for undergrad searching for EDM shows in the area – with little success. Sparks decided to take this problem into her own hands.
Late night snacking: best places near UB campus to eat after midnight
In the early hours of the morning, some of your usual favorite places to eat may not accommodate this late night hunger. Here are some that will take care of that rumble in your stomach after the clock strikes 12.
UB Humanities helps throw 'Gender Bender'
The UB Humanities Institute partnered with SUNY Buffalo State, Canisius College, SUNY Fredonia and Niagara University to organize the festival. The keynote speaker was author Jill Lepore, who spoke on her book The Secret History of Wonder Woman the night before the festival at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.
Buffalo Thrift Store guide
You want to look like $1 million – but only have four dollars in your bank account. Even though you dragged your entire wardrobe from home to school, there’s never anything to wear.
Student business frats raise money to help a Buffalo public school
Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Kappa Psi and Pi Sigma Epsilon put on a poetry SLAM on March 13 to raise money for a yearly career exploration program at Buffalo Public School PS 45: “College and Career: It is not just a dream. It’s a plan!”

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