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NU Theatre presents “She Loves Me”

By Sarah Emmerling NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - “She Loves Me,” the third show of the 2017-2018 NU Theatre season, runs Nov. 30 through Dec. 10. This 1963 Broadway hit is sure to please all musical theatre enthusiasts. The production has a total of ten performances and one post-show discussion for audience members who want to meet… Continue reading NU Theatre presents “She Loves Me”

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Best of: Niagara Events

By Brigid Burns NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Throughout the fall semester, Niagara University has held a number of events for students to partake in. Almost every week, at least one event was held and the turn-out for many of these events was remarkable. Some events were more popular than others, so with that being said, there… Continue reading Best of: Niagara Events

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NU Theatre presents Julius Caesar

Students put on a modernized version of Shakespeare tragedy By Sarah Emmerling   NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Theatre’s second production of the semester, William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” took the stage from Nov. 2-12 with a total 13 performances. The show was directed by Artistic Director Steve Braddock and featured a talented cast of 14 students.… Continue reading NU Theatre presents Julius Caesar

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Ghost Hunters Visit NU

Michaela McGrath NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.-- Paranormal agents from Rome Investigators of the Paranormal (RIP) visited NU Wednesday Oct. 25 in Dunleavy Hall to talk about their encounters with the unknown. Peter Leonard and Dr. David Desprospero, who are cousins and co-founders of RIP, became interested in the paranormal after a childhood full of spooky experiences.… Continue reading Ghost Hunters Visit NU

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NU Theatre incorporates ASL

Efforts made to make NU shows more accessible Sarah Emmerling NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Niagara University Theatre and the ASL/Deaf Studies program have come together to create a positive change in the NU community, particularly for theatre patrons attending this season’s shows. For each show, there will be at least one performance that is interpreted… Continue reading NU Theatre incorporates ASL

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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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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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Annual speaker series kicks off with prizewinning author Yaa Gyasi

Christine Burke NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY - Last night writer Yaa Gyasi, author of the acclaimed novel “Homegoing,” visited the NU campus to give a speech about her book. The novel is a generational tale beginning with two sisters in Ghana during the slave trade, one a slave in the basement of a castle and the… Continue reading Annual speaker series kicks off with prizewinning author Yaa Gyasi

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Journey of Healing through Art

Brigid Burns NIAGARA FALLS, NY- On Thursday Oct. 5, Niagara University held an event at Castellani Art Museum to raise awareness for domestic violence. “Surviving...Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art” showcased different pieces of art or pictures from the Niagara Falls area created by survivors of domestic violence. This was the second year that… Continue reading Journey of Healing through Art