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Niagara’s graduation moved to Artpark

Shaina Pumputis LEWISTON, N.Y. - On Oct. 2 Niagara University Student Government Association (NUSGA) announced that Niagara University’s 2018 commencement will now be taking place at Artpark in Lewiston, New York. Previously, NU’s commencement has taken place in the Gallagher Center. Another exciting change is that students will be receiving six tickets as opposed to… Continue reading Niagara’s graduation moved to Artpark

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Blade Runner 2049: A new sci-fi epic for our time

This article contains spoilers Michaela McGrath In 1982, “Blade Runner” gave us a future where the nature of what makes us human was in question. Over thirty years later, “Blade Runner 2049,” directed by Denis Villeneuve, has ushered in a new vision of dystopia. It is the rare sequel worth seeing that expands upon the… Continue reading Blade Runner 2049: A new sci-fi epic for our time

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Student creates petition trying to combat club dues

Allison Camp and Brigid Burns NIAGARA FALLS, NY- Maham Alamgir has created a petition on Sept. 28 on change.org titled “Minimizing Club Dues.” The petition is addressed to Jason Jakubowski, Dean of Students. So far, 69 students have signed the petition and Alamgir has set her goal to 100. “All clubs and club sports must… Continue reading Student creates petition trying to combat club dues

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Niagara then and now: Alumni weekend brings shocking recollections

Christine Burke NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - During Columbus Day weekend Niagara University hosted its annual Alumni Weekend, attracting past NU students from as recent as 2017 to as far back as 1947. While working this nostalgic event, which included catered dinners in the Dining Commons and at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, a picture on… Continue reading Niagara then and now: Alumni weekend brings shocking recollections

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Niagara’s Haunted Past

Chloe Steinig NIAGARA FALLS, NY- Almost every student knows what every building on campus today is called: Gally, Vini’s, Dunleavy. But how much do they know about the campus years ago? Walking up the trail alongside the Whirlpool lies the remains of Niagara University’s past. Niagara is no stranger to ghosts. Clet Hall is famously… Continue reading Niagara’s Haunted Past

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Expressing emotion through Ebru art

The Turkish Marbling Art finds its way to Niagara University Malika Budur-Kalila NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Ebru is the art of painting on oily water by mixing different color pigments  and transforming the outcome to paper. Ebru, also known as marbling,  includes designs of ornaments, flowers, mosques and other subjects. It belongs to the Central… Continue reading Expressing emotion through Ebru art

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Fenty Beauty

More than Makeup   Chloe Steinig Fenty Beauty, singer-songwriter Rihanna’s new makeup line, launched on Sept. 8 online and in Sephora stores nationwide. The brand has gotten a lot of attention, and not just for the singer’s name being attached to it. Fenty Beauty is one of the first brands to have foundation shades for… Continue reading Fenty Beauty

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Fright nights: October in Film

  Chloe Steinig October is just around the corner, and that means the scariest day of the year, Halloween, is too. With the holiday approaching, there are a bunch of upcoming films to get one in the spooky spirit. From origin stories of favorite monsters to ones coming back up to terrorize again, there is… Continue reading Fright nights: October in Film

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Bills tailgating: a sight to see from within

Shaina Pumputis ORCHARD PARK N.Y. - Walking around the outside of New Era Field is like driving through a safari. All around the parking lot there are drinking games keeping the energy alive, people chanting, singing and grilling. Tables are set up all over the place with people crowded around them doing one game or… Continue reading Bills tailgating: a sight to see from within

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Mother! Review

Aronofsky’s polarizing thriller leaves audiences disturbed Michaela McGrath One of the most divisive movies of the year is Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” The film stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a husband and wife whose home and lives are invaded by unwelcome house guests. The result is one of the most deranged studio releases in… Continue reading Mother! Review