Buffalo State hosted the eighth annual SUNYWide Film Festival Nov. 9-11, which was the first time the event was held in Buffalo. The festival was launched in 2009 to highlight the film and video work of students and faculty in the SUNY system. To date, more than 900 students have submitted films and videos to compete in the festival.
The eighth annual SUNYWide Film Festival provided attendees with a number of professional development opportunities. In addition to the film screenings, there were a number of workshops on topics such as storytelling, animation, camera techniques and film scoring. Thilo Schaller, an assistant professor of music at Buffalo State, hosted a workshop on the tempo and timing of music in film.
President Donald Trump has been both criticized and touted for his willingness to break longstanding political tradition in the U.S. The president has continued to differentiate himself from those who previously held the office by being active on social media, especially Twitter.
Student loan debt in the U.S. is now the country’s largest outstanding debt held by Americans, surpassing both credit card and auto loan debt. Student debt in the U.S. is currently estimated at $1.4 trillion up from $1.2 trillion dollars in 2014.
For many college students, working a job while attending school is a must to pay the rent, car payment, grocery bill or tuition. Thus, having an income, whether full or part-time, is a necessary evil for many students to stay afloat.
The Buffalo Review is producing a number of stories and podcasts highlighting the experience of foreign exchange students in Australia. This semester, Brianna Shaffer, a junior media production major at Buffalo State, is reporting on her experiences while studying at the University of South Australia in Adelaide.
A family with a love for boxing has opened a new facility on Elmwood Avenue that allows people the opportunity to stay fit by training like a professional fighter. Boxstar, which is owned and operated by brothers Drew and Mike Graziadei and Mike’s wife Justine, offers a unique boxing program.