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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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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

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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

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Healthcare Battle

Efforts to implement the American Health Care Act, the Republican-backed healthcare plan that would have replaced the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, have failed. The Affordable Care Act was often criticized by Donald Trump, even before he entered office, and Trump frequently vowed throughout his campaign that his administration would "repeal and… Continue reading Healthcare Battle

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Heavy Turbulence

United Airlines suffers with public relations NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - United Airlines is having a tumultuous month. On March 26, two teenagers were barred from a flight for wearing leggings. The incident led to a social media firestorm, with many individuals accusing the airline of being sexist. United Airlines responded that the teenagers in question… Continue reading Heavy Turbulence

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Syria hysteria

U.S. missiles strike a Syrian base after accusations of conducting a chemical weapons attack By Jacob Foote The United States launched 59 Tomahawk missiles at the Shayrat military airfield in Syria on Friday, Apr. 6, in the early morning. The missile strike was conducted in retaliation to the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons containing… Continue reading Syria hysteria

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Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Niagara University faculty discuss fake news and alternative facts By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - On Thursday, March 16, various Communication Studies, History, and Political Science professors - among others - participated in the engaging panel discussion “Fake News and Alternative Facts: Are We Living in a Post-Fact World?” Given recent events in… Continue reading Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

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You can go your own way

Students share what they think of walkways on campus By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - Winding from building to building, the walkways on campus are something unique to Niagara. With bountiful and beautiful scenery, the daily commute for many students on campus is a pleasurable experience. “I think they’re pretty good overall,” said… Continue reading You can go your own way

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No cons to these “pros”

Niagara hosts “Meet the Professionals” night NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - The third floor of the Bisgrove academic complex was a beehive of activity as the Public Relations Student Society of Niagara hosted its second annual “Meet the Professionals” event on Thursday, April 6. The event featured various public relations experts from the Western New York… Continue reading No cons to these “pros”

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US dollar dropped by Iran

Iran takes action after Trump’s Muslim ban Greg Jubert On Mar. 21, at the start of the fiscal year, the Iranian government went through with a new policy and decided to stop using the US dollar in its official statements. The decision, which will affect all exchange reports both financial and foreign, was announced at… Continue reading US dollar dropped by Iran