This week on the Buffalo Review (May 8), we covered flooding along Lake Ontario, free speech on college campuses, the Books for Kids literacy program and the evolution of comic books.
This week’s show featured headlines from SUNY Buffalo State and conversations about the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at Buffalo State and the Theatre Department’s “Dance in the Round.”
The newly formed Buffalo State Traveler’s Club is concluding its first full semester on campus with a trip to Toronto. The club started last semester and is intended for students who enjoy traveling and sharing their travel stories.
The SUNY Buffalo State improvisational comedy group Friday Night Live (FNL), which celebrated its 10th season this semester, concluded their seven show run May 5. The FNL cast is comprised of students from Buffalo State, who have to audition to join the group.
Adjacent to the Buffalo State campus, sits one of the most notorious buildings in all of New York: the Richardson Olmsted Complex, formerly known as the Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane. The former asylum is one of many throughout the state of New York.
A number of recent advertisements deemed to be insensitive, most notably from Shea Moisture and Pepsi, have fueled backlash and criticism. Both companies pulled the ads and apologized after customers took to social to show their disapproval.
Food waste is a growing problem, as it is estimated that 40 percent of food produced in the U.S. ends up in a landfill at a cost of roughly $1 trillion. The term “food waste” is used to describe any food that is produced but isn’t consumed.