Andrew Galarneau (BA American Studies, special major in journalism, 1988) has been a professional journalist for 20 years. At UB, by his own account, he spent too much time working on Generation, (now called Thread) the student magazine he helped start in 1984. After graduating, he parlayed his student press experience into a career that began at the Concord (N.H.) Monitor, then St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times and the Lowell (Mass.) Sun. He returned to Buffalo to work at The Buffalo News in 1997, and is a general assignment feature writer with a food column and a sideline in cooking videos. He has won numerous journalism awards, including first place in arts/entertainment writing in the 2007 NY State Associated Press Association Writing Contest, for a profile of Buffalo Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret.