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Summer nights of music

Artpark completes schedule for 2017 By Greg Jubert LEWISTON, N.Y.- On Apr. 4, Artpark announced four shows that help to fill out the venue’s schedule for the upcoming summer. Of the four shows, three of them have been announced as double-bills, similar to many of the shows in recent years. First up on June 20… Continue reading Summer nights of music

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The fun never stops at Darien Lake

Darien Lake open for the summer By Greg Jubert DARIEN, N.Y.- On May 6, Darien Lake opened its gates for its 54th season in operation, and the park has plenty to celebrate over the course of the summer. In late June, the Viper, the first steel coaster in the world with five inversions, will be… Continue reading The fun never stops at Darien Lake

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Summer in the 716

Three of the most exciting things to look forward to this summer By Greg Jubert NIAGARA UNIV. N.Y.- While the thermostat may beg to differ, summer is coming sooner than later, and that means in Buffalo plenty of opportunities and activities people of all ages can enjoy. Here are just some of the fun that… Continue reading Summer in the 716

Entertainment, Reviews

Diminishing Returns: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

The long-awaited sequel to Marvel’s record-shattering hit, Guardians of the Galaxy, has arrived. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is again directed by James Gunn, and features a returning cast of oddballs, including Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Rocket (Bradley Cooper), Drax (Dave Bautista), and the now Baby Groot (Vin Diesel). The Guardians are hired… Continue reading Diminishing Returns: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

Entertainment

Cinematic season in Hollywood

A look at some of the blockbuster films coming this summer As summer is just around the corner, so is the blockbuster season at the theaters, as many of the major film studios release some of the most eye-grabbing films of the year. Last year, we were treated in the summer to films such as… Continue reading Cinematic season in Hollywood

Sports

Purple Eagles’ soar over weekend, break records and move on

The Niagara University Purple Eagles have seen an upswing in the success of their athletic programs this year, at least it seems that way; and this week alone has been no different. It started on Monday, when Niagara University hockey announced the new hire of a head coach in Jason Lammers whose had a history… Continue reading Purple Eagles’ soar over weekend, break records and move on

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“Can’t Believe It”: T-Pain performs at Ridgefest

T-Pain headlines Niagara University's Ridgefest concert NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - On April 28, Campus Programming Board(CPB) and Niagara University Student Government Association(NUSGA), hosted it's annual Ridgefest concert at Rapids Theater in Niagara Falls.  The show opened with Casey Veggies and Mike O'Leary, and was headlined by platinum recording artist T-Pain. With a sold out crowd of… Continue reading “Can’t Believe It”: T-Pain performs at Ridgefest

Campus Events, Entertainment, Uncategorized

Relax into finals

NU students prepare for finals with activities all week By Greg Jubert and Sarah Emmerling NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y.- From April 25-27, students were able to spend time with some furry friends on campus, as therapy dogs came to help students distance themselves from some of the stresses that come with the end of the semester.… Continue reading Relax into finals

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ALBUM REVIEW: KENDRICK LAMAR’S DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar adds another classic to his name with new album By Kahlil Dukes Kendrick Lamar (aka KDot) has put together another classic album. The Compton, C.A. native shook up the music and social media world when he released Damn. at midnight of Good Friday, April 14. The 14-track album is full of Lamar’s usual… Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: KENDRICK LAMAR’S DAMN.

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Kick up your feet at Third Street Retreat

Restaurant in Downtown Niagara Falls offers food and fun NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Third Street Retreat is a casual restaurant and hang out area in Downtown Niagara Falls. Located in the rear lower level of the Jefferson Apartment building on Rainbow Boulevard, the restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day and offers a fun… Continue reading Kick up your feet at Third Street Retreat