Reflections of an Animal Activist

By: Adam Kiedrowski Sentenced to forty-eight months in federal prison, Jake Conroy describes his history with activism within the animal rights movement and his subsequent branding as a terrorist and high-profile prisoner. The actions of protest and disruption are the vehicles in which animal rights activists target and at times end institutions that conducted testing … Continue reading Reflections of an Animal Activist

New International Humanitarian Assistance Program

By: Mairead Cooney Last semester, Niagara University started an International Humanitarian Assistance (IHA) program. This program enables students and faculty members to engage in trips abroad while helping to repair a community that has been affected by a natural disaster. In January, nine people from Niagara University went to Puerto Rico for a week and … Continue reading New International Humanitarian Assistance Program

Castellani Art Museum opens new student Exhibitions

Castellani Art Museum opens new student exhibitions By: Lauren Garabedian  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Castellani Art Museum hosted opening night for two new student exhibitions, on November 21, 2019 from 2:10 - 3:30 p.m. Students from Introduction to Museum Studies class created a showcase titled “Herstory of Art.” The other new exhibit titled “Mathematics of Tessellations … Continue reading Castellani Art Museum opens new student Exhibitions

Town Hall Meeting: NUSGA meets Metz

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- On Nov. 12, the Niagara University Student Government Association (NUSGA) held its first Town Hall of the semester. The Town Hall program featured representatives from Metz and the university to discuss issues of food service and feedback to student surveys. The Town Hall program was reintroduced to the campus … Continue reading Town Hall Meeting: NUSGA meets Metz

The Philosophy of Vegetarianism

  By: Kevin McDonnell  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – For the average college student Thursday night plans amongst friends rarely feature a philosophy talk, but on Oct. 24, NU students packed in the Castellani Art Museum to hear Dr. Benjamin Lennertz discuss his own irrationality as a ‘mere’ vegetarian.  The audience comprised of a motley crew … Continue reading The Philosophy of Vegetarianism

Community Nursing Research Fair

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- On Nov. 15, the senior class Nursing students showed off their research skills in the Multipurpose Room (MPR) of Lower Level Gallagher. Students working in groups selected a range of topics to work on from Hypertension and Obesity to Bioterrorism and Internet Gaming Addiction.  Nursing students were required to … Continue reading Community Nursing Research Fair

Ineffective Emergency Procedures

By Kaitlyn Kuzara Niagara University, N.Y. - In the United States there have been a total of 437 victims of campus shootings between the years 2001-2016. Of those victims 167 were shot and killed and the remaining 270 were severely injured. These statistics don’t include the K-12 shootings that are also steadily on the rise. … Continue reading Ineffective Emergency Procedures

Castellani takes on Domestic Violence

By: Kevin McDonnell  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – On Oct. 3, Niagara University, under the leadership of Dr. Dana Radatz and Dr. Jennifer Beebe, held Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art at the Castellani Art Museum. This is the 4th annual installment of the event which features domestic violence survivor artwork in collaboration with both … Continue reading Castellani takes on Domestic Violence

NU Celebrates Hospitality Day

                                                                            By: Mike Taber NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, Lewiston, N.Y. - This year Niagara University had a great turnout for “Alumni Advantage Day” students are provided network opportunities that lead them to success in the hospitality industry. This years theme is the 2021 summer games in Canada that will have a great impact on the future of … Continue reading NU Celebrates Hospitality Day

Understanding your Sun, Moon and Rising signs

By: Samantha Illenz  A zodiac sign is defined as the twelve astrological signs, each named for a constellation. Some people read about their signs and or horoscopes and automatically resonate with it and think to themselves, “Oh wow, that is such an accurate description of me”. Some skeptics read about zodiacs and recognize that sometimes … Continue reading Understanding your Sun, Moon and Rising signs