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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v10n41 (10/13/2011) » Section: Week in Review

Where's Chris Collins?

He’s on the television, certainly. If you live in the suburbs, he’s in your mailbox and on lawn signs.

UB Foundation Activities Supports Chris Collins

As reported Wednesday in UB student newspaper the Spectrum, UB Foundation Activities, Inc. contributed $2,500 to Collins for our Future on March 13, 2010. The foundation kicked in an additional $60 to the Collins campaign on June 30 of that year.

A Rare Event at the Central Library

When I worked at the Central Library, I wondered when it would come time to refinish the linoleum floors of the Grosvenor room and the humanities department. Bold, elongated rectangles stained the floors, marking the spaces where the colossal range bookcases had once stood. Traffic rubbed a streaking, discolored semicircle of wear around entranceways and computer aisles. Mysterious spills left pockmarks on the tiles around the study tables.

Conservative Estimate: Lambert Made It

Last week, you read here about an effort launched by Kitty Lambert of OUTSpoken for Equality and Blossom OUT to mount something a of a takeover of the local Conservative Party, by convincing LGBT voters and their straight allies to register as Conservatives by October 14. (That’s the deadline by which voters must register if they want to participate in their party’s primary next year.) Lambert says the purpose of the campaign is to provide a ballot line for State Senator Mark Grisanti, one of four Republicans to vote in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage in New York.

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