What is to be done with the community surrounding Niagara University? By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - The campus of Niagara University provides residential students with a relatively good place to live. Well-maintained scenery, decent housing, and assured safety are just a few of the features of this place that contribute to its quality of … Continue reading The good, the bad, and Niagara
Season 3 of Rick and Morty premieres on April 1st By Jacob Foote On April Fool’s Day, Adult Swim premiered season 3 of the popular animated cartoon “Rick and Morty” on its website’s livestream page. It played on repeat for little over 24 hours before another show took its place. Even then, it was plenty … Continue reading Wubba lubba dub dub
U.S. missiles strike a Syrian base after accusations of conducting a chemical weapons attack By Jacob Foote The United States launched 59 Tomahawk missiles at the Shayrat military airfield in Syria on Friday, Apr. 6, in the early morning. The missile strike was conducted in retaliation to the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons containing … Continue reading Syria hysteria
Niagara University faculty discuss fake news and alternative facts By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - On Thursday, March 16, various Communication Studies, History, and Political Science professors - among others - participated in the engaging panel discussion “Fake News and Alternative Facts: Are We Living in a Post-Fact World?” Given recent events in … Continue reading Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?
Students share what they think of walkways on campus By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - Winding from building to building, the walkways on campus are something unique to Niagara. With bountiful and beautiful scenery, the daily commute for many students on campus is a pleasurable experience. “I think they’re pretty good overall,” said … Continue reading You can go your own way
The story of Women’s History Month’s beginnings By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - Holidays for women were celebrated since the early 20th century in socialist countries. So why did it take nearly 60 years for the Western world to catch up? Women’s History Month has its roots in International Women’s Day, celebrated on … Continue reading Feminism and Socialism
The benefits of Tinder might come at a cost By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - With the light of a new day, students across campus stumble out of bed and grab their phones, catching up on whatever they missed in their sleep. In the bathroom they’re swiping their screens left and right, seldom looking … Continue reading Is this the love I’ve been swiping for?
Students and advisors share their thoughts on the registration process By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - As the horizon of the semester approaches, students across campus are bustling to organize their course schedules for the Fall. Between the time used for studying, completing assignments and maintaining a social life, students meet with their … Continue reading Registration Compilation
The White Helmets are not what they seem By Jacob Foote On Sunday night Feb. 26, Netflix won its first Academy Award with an Oscar for Best Short Documentary. Directed by Orlando von Einsiedel and produced by Joanna Natasegara, “The White Helmets,” a documentary on the Syrian Civil Defense, follows members of the group putting … Continue reading How al-Qaeda won an Oscar
What is the effect of society “gazing at the stars?” By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - Across the United States, and in fact the world over, celebrities are the focus of a huge proportion of the populous. Indeed, they have established a primary role in Western societies, be it in the form of … Continue reading Identities from Celebrities