• GAP YEAR, Yay or Nay?

           Most students, including me, have considered taking a gap year at least once. This could be for any reason, personal or professional. But what is a gap year and does it affect students? A gap year means taking a semester or a year off school, usually, after high school to pursue a hobby, travel, … Continue reading “GAP YEAR, Yay or Nay?”

  • Hidden Gym

    Pexels.com    By Torianne Schiff Feb 02 2022            When most people think about college, they probably imagine students in a dorm studying for midterms or partying. However, UB’s campus experience is a bit different than the traditional university. Being a commuter school means that most of our students have demanding lives outside of the classroom, … Continue reading “Hidden Gym”

  • Here’s How to De-Stress for Finals

    That week of the semester is here: FINALS. This time of your “academic experience” is always dreadful, nobody seems to enjoy finals – unless you are Jimmy Neutron or other geniuses on television. Nonetheless, we’re all essentially students here (or if you are just reading along by) you can’t avoid these terrifying exams. As the … Continue reading “Here’s How to De-Stress for Finals”

  • Senate approves bill aimed at combating hate crimes against Asian Americans

    By JALEN WADE Capital News Service Washington Bureau On a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate Thursday passed legislation aimed at speeding federal investigations of hate crimes against Asian Americans related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Passing the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act sends a clear and unmistakable message of solidarity to the (Asian American-Pacific Islander) community,” said … Continue reading “Senate approves bill aimed at combating hate crimes against Asian Americans”

  • House passes DC statehood, Senate prospects dim

    By HANNAH FIELDS, RAYONNA BURTON-JERNIGAN and MADISON PEEK Capital News Service Washington Bureau House Democrats passed legislation Thursday that would grant statehood to the District of Columbia. The 216-208 party-line vote sends the measure to the Senate, where it does not appear to have the necessary 60 votes to pass. The Washington D.C. Admission Act, … Continue reading “House passes DC statehood, Senate prospects dim”