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Students gather to say “never again”

BUFFALO, N.Y. - On an average day, 96 Americans are killed with guns and on March 24, students stood up across the world to say enough is enough. Following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the March For Our Lives campaign planned over 700 peaceful demonstrations around the globe… Continue reading Students gather to say “never again”

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Fight like a girl? If you insist.

By Madison Ruffo NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – With Women’s History Month coming to an end, the time is perfect to highlight the Niagara University Women’s Health and Fitness club. This popular club strives to give young women a chance to make themselves healthy and stay active in a comfortable environment. Women’s Health and Fitness was… Continue reading Fight like a girl? If you insist.

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Grand Island says “goodbye” to pesky toll booths

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. - It’s almost that time of year when tourists come pouring into Niagara Falls, and that means only one thing for Western New Yorkers: Grand Island Bridge traffic. A 30-minute trip to Buffalo turns into 45 minutes, waiting in standstill traffic on the way home from a long day at work, and… Continue reading Grand Island says “goodbye” to pesky toll booths

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Losing a South End gem

Every neighborhood has a few buildings that really define the area they're in; for Niagara Falls’ South End that was the Mizer building. Situated on Tenth Street, the architectural beauty served many purposes for the Niagara community until its demolition on Jan. 24 of this year. In 1914, the building was established as the Tenth… Continue reading Losing a South End gem

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NU students confront New York lawmakers about financial aid

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. –  Last week, four Niagara University students traveled to Albany to seek continuation of financial aid on behalf of NU. Liam Donovan, Noah Hubbel, Joi-Alexis Johnson, and Mary McCormick participated in the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities’ tenth annual Advocacy Day. This event gives independent colleges a chance to advocate for… Continue reading NU students confront New York lawmakers about financial aid

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Lynch Hall incident brings NU community closer

By Madison Ruffo NIAGARA UNIVERSITY,  N.Y. -  “These conversations may not be easy, but these conversations are needed,” said Dr. Rolanda Ward, executive director of the Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko center, at Monday’s community conversation in the Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons. Ward, along with Averl Harbin, director of multicultural affairs, and University President Father… Continue reading Lynch Hall incident brings NU community closer