Vindhya Burugupalli is the engagement editor for The Spectrum. She loves traveling and documenting her experiences through mp4s and jpegs. In her free time, she can be found exploring cute coffee shops and food spots.
Elaine Lin waited two days for UB to issue a statement about the racially motivated Atlanta spa shootings that left eight people dead and millions more rattled last week.
Hate crimes against Asians increased by nearly 150% nationally and by 833% in New York City in 2020. And things are only getting worse.
UB continues to host thousands of international students each year, but its place near the top of the national leaderboard is slipping.
Back in April, Benjamin Rein posted a 54 second video to TikTok, assuming no one would watch it. But within days, his notifications were flooded with thousands of likes, comments and views.
President Satish Tripathi sent an unprecedented email to the UB community Monday night outlining the dire financial shortfalls the university faces as a result of the pandemic.
UB is charging around 16,000 students up to $1,000 in fees for services they won’t have access to this fall.
For a week, UB’s close to 7,000 international students and the administrators who supervise them hurried to understand and respond to a July 6 Trump administration directive to deport or deny entry to international students at U.S. colleges and universities offering virtual instruction only this fall.
Alexander Sansolo’s wishes were granted when he got the opportunity to intern at the Magic Kingdom. Three years of college and academics left him “burnt out” but the internship was his golden ticket to the Disney “imagineering” world and a way to find his true calling.
UB is aiming to use 100% clean energy for its electricity by 2025 and to achieve net zero emissions by 2030 with its new Climate Action Plan.
Felisha Legette-Jack, 54, is entering her tenth season as head coach, after amassing a 177-107 record in Buffalo. The winningest coach in program history, Legette-Jack guided the Bulls to a 15-9 record and a MAC semifinal appearance in 2020-21.
Parineita Ahuja, a senior pharmacology and toxicology major from India, is staying on-campus due to travel bans in her home country.
Senior communication majors, Doreen Fan-Liyi and Clara Kok Xi-Yuan, decide you go back home to Singapore due to rising COVID-19 cases in the U.S.
Spectrum editor talks to Mingchen Cai, a sophomore media study major from China.