The price of unpaid internships

By: Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Internships are one of the most pivotal points in a college student's career, and there’s no denying their value. They provide experience, give students a trial run in their future career and often teach lessons that can’t be taught in a classroom. There is one major problem students face … Continue reading The price of unpaid internships

NU gives back with Adopt-A-Family

By Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY N.Y. - As the days get colder, Niagara students' hearts get a little warmer. With the holiday season fast approaching Campus Ministry is doing their annual Adopt-A-Family program which gives Christmas gifts to local families in need. Niagara University and Campus Ministry work closely with Summit Life, a crisis pregnancy … Continue reading NU gives back with Adopt-A-Family

On or off campus: the price of freedom

By: Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y .- One of the things freshmen look forward to most is their chance to live in the off-campus apartments. It is the perfect chance for students to have some freedoms, while remaining close to school. However, for some students, living in the off-campus apartments can be more of an inconvenience … Continue reading On or off campus: the price of freedom

Niagara’s favorite Tim Hortons employee

By Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY N.Y.  It’s Monday morning. You’re standing in Gally’s Tim Hortons line wondering if a cup of coffee and breakfast sandwich is worth being late to class. You’re starting to get a little impatient when your stream of thoughts is interrupted with “What can I get you baby?” That voice comes … Continue reading Niagara’s favorite Tim Hortons employee

An “Unlawful” Situation

By: Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Niagara University has prided itself on having an outstanding law program with faculty and courses that have helped students get into Ivy League schools. Their program has even been lauded by schools such as University at Buffalo because of its uniqueness. However, recent changes within the law department … Continue reading An “Unlawful” Situation

Greek life: Are the stereotypes accurate?

By: Alize Rosado and Max Faery NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - When you think of a sorority or a fraternity, what’s the image that pops into your head? For most people the image they see is the one portrayed in the media and entertainment. These negative stereotypes often include air-headed college students who only care about … Continue reading Greek life: Are the stereotypes accurate?

The art of healing

On Tuesday October 23, Castellani Art Museum showcased art exhibits created by sexual assault survivors. This event was put on by the Red Flag Campaign Committee, with help from the YWCA and The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara. The Red Flag Campaign is a national campaign that highlights domestic violence and intimate partner violence across … Continue reading The art of healing

Changemakers of Niagara: Ken Colella

By: Alize Rosado NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Niagara University prides itself on its Vincentian mission and having students who embrace this message both academically and spiritually. Ken Colella, a senior at NU, embraces these values and was able to turn a class project into an opportunity that led him to becoming a board member at … Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Ken Colella

NU smashes stigma

 By: Alizé Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - One in four people struggle with mental illness. That’s 25 percent of the population. Even with such a large percent of the population struggling with mental health, people still face a stigma. On October 16, Niagara University students took a stance against mental health stigma at the first ever … Continue reading NU smashes stigma

NUSGA’s new views

By: Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - As a new school year begins, Niagara University’s Student Government Association, also known as NUSGA, is already working on different events and new improvements to better campus life. NUSGA consists of 36 legislative members and an executive cabinet of seven student leaders representing the Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior … Continue reading NUSGA’s new views