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How Well Do You Know #UBuffalo?

Prove it! Scroll down to start! Professor Bufflesworth's quiz was originally published in the Fall 2017 Issue of AtBuffalo. For the full issue visit www.buffalo.edu/atbuffalo.

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  1. What is the nickname for the Ellicott Complex?

    Michael Gelen (JD ’88)
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    Lego Land
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    The Jungle
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    Jenga Tower
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    The Labryinth
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lego Land

    If you look closely at Ellicott Complex it looks exactly like Legos stacked on top of each other!

    Lego Land
  2. Who played Jeffrey Wigand (PhD ’73, MA ’72, BA ’69), the former tobacco executive turned whistleblower, in the 1999 movie “The Insider”?

    Michael Gelen (JD ’88)
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    Kevin Costner
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    Russell Crowe
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    Al Pacino
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    Colin Firth
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Russell Crowe

    It's true! Russell Crowe played #UBuffalo alum, Jeffrey Wigand. Which actor would play you in a movie?

    Russell Crowe
  3. When UB obtained the Greek columns now found at Baird Point, what did university officials originally want to use them for?

    Michael Gelen (JD ’88)
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    As a backdrop for an open-air amphitheater on the South Campus<br /><br />
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    As decoration for Foster Hall
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    As a monument to mark UB’s centennial
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    To be placed at Baird Point, where they are now
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    As a backdrop for an open-air amphitheater on the South Campus

    As cool as that would have been, we couldn't be happier to have those columns at the beautiful Baird Point!

    As a backdrop for an open-air amphitheater on the South Campus
  4. In 1876, Mary Blair Moody, a mother of six, became UB’s first female graduate. What profession did she pursue?

    Michael Gelen (JD ’88)
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    Midwife
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    Nurse
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    Teacher
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    Physician
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    Wrong!

    Physician

    #GirlPower! Mary Blair Moody is an example that women can achieve anything and everything they set their mind to it!

    Physician
  5. In 1955, only two “refreshments” were allowed to be enjoyed in the main lounge of Macdonald Hall, a residence for female students. What were they?

    Michael Gelen (JD ’88)
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    Coffee and tea<br />
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    Cigarettes and candy
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    Chewing gum and water
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    Soda pop and pickles<br />
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cigarettes and candy

    The girls in this hall found comfort and bonded over these refreshments after long days on campus!

    Cigarettes and candy
  6. This summer, UB students competed in the NBC show “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge.” What other popular program featured a group of UB students, and when?

    Michael Gelen (JD ’88)
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    MTV’s “Sorority Life” in 2003
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    Discovery Channel’s “Cash Cab” in 2004
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    TLC’s “Trading Spaces” in 2006
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    NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” in 2012
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    Wrong!

    MTV’s “Sorority Life” in 2003

    Who knew?! When you go to #UBuffalo, always make sure to be camera ready. You could be the star of the show!

    MTV’s “Sorority Life” in 2003
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