Changemakers of Niagara: Black Student Union

By Christine Burke Niagara University has seen a lot of change in the past few years, from the Black Lives Matter protest to the recent Muslim Student Alliance rally. There are many people behind such movements, but they often go unrecognized. Gabi Jackson and Ferrah Staley, two of the leaders of NU’s Black Student Union, … Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Black Student Union

Changemakers of Niagara: Dr. Hope Russell

By Christine Burke and Emily Parisi Niagara University has seen a lot of change over the past few years; from the Black Lives Matter protest to the recent Muslim Student Alliance rally. There are several people behind such movements, but they often go unrecognized. Dr. Hope Russell of the Women’s Studies department is one of these leaders, … Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Dr. Hope Russell

The problem with parking: Niagara’s most universal pain in the boot

By Christine Burke and Emily Parisi Asking almost anyone at NU what they think is the biggest problem on campus overwhelmingly results in the word PARKING. As one of the most universal issues here, affecting not only students but faculty, staff, and administrators, parking is widely agreed upon to be what people want changed most. … Continue reading The problem with parking: Niagara’s most universal pain in the boot

Students talk campus divide: Can administration bridge the gap?

By Christine Burke Students at Niagara University have become increasingly dissatisfied with response to their concerns in the last few years. With recent issues gaining prominence on campus, the question must be asked: is there a divide between students and the administration? The people interviewed for this article listed a variety of concerns they know … Continue reading Students talk campus divide: Can administration bridge the gap?

The Dark Knight’s return to film: LEGO’s addition to the Caped Crusader’s escapades

Many movies about Gotham City’s Caped Crusader have been made throughout the years, but the recently released LEGO Batman is arguably the best one yet. Will Arnett reprises his role from The LEGO Movie (2014), joined by Rosario Dawson, Michael Cera and Ralph Fiennes. Simultaneously encompassing both the stale angst so inherent to Batman films … Continue reading The Dark Knight’s return to film: LEGO’s addition to the Caped Crusader’s escapades

Dean of students talks campus life: Niagara University’s ‘student first’ philosophy

By Christine Burke With plenty of changes around the Niagara campus there have been a multitude of issues at the forefront of many students’ minds, as seen in the abundant response to the recent residence hall survey sent out by the Office of Student Affairs. “I think that one of the main concerns is creating … Continue reading Dean of students talks campus life: Niagara University’s ‘student first’ philosophy

Addressing the Mind Early: NU’s Push for Mental Health

With the semester well underway, many students will soon begin to turn their minds towards midterms, a time often synonymous with a high risk of mental health problems. Even without midterms, college is a time when most mental health issues make their appearance. “Out of the general population, I’d say stress, anxiety and depression seem … Continue reading Addressing the Mind Early: NU’s Push for Mental Health