Conscious consumption: the importance of Fairtrade By: Francesca Gugino Dave Crosby Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Consumer culture calls for buyers to seek the newest trends and to also purchase what they need at affordable prices. The increase in competition may seem to be what is driving prices of many imported goods down, but… Continue reading Fair Trade, know what you’re buying
On Mon. March 12, Niagara University's Club for Animal Rights, Education and Sustainability set up a table in Gally to invite students to partake in trying virtual reality. The realities students could watch were the lives of cows, pigs and chickens raised in captivity. Virtual reality is a software program that allows the viewer to… Continue reading NU CARES hosts virtual reality systems to reach more students
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”
By Brittany Rosso NIAGARA UNIVERSTIY, N.Y.- On Saturday, March 24 the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier hosted their Institute for Public Leadership Workshop in the Russell J. Salvatore Dining commons. The day’s itinerary included speakers from women in our local community and politics, as well as presentations on how to run a campaign and what it… Continue reading The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier hosts Institute for Public Leadership Workshop
Take Back the Night: “Rise Lead Inspire” By Francesca Gugino On Wednesday, April 4, Niagara University will host its third annual Take Back the Night event (TBTN). TBTN is a national movement that promotes and advocates for the end to all sexual violence including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and all other forms of… Continue reading Take Back the Night Preview
NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - On Tuesday, March 6, Niagara University held the final of two ‘Emergency Preparedness’ meetings for faculty and staff. The hour long meeting addressed fire safety on campus, specifically speaking about fire prevention and evacuation in compliance with fire and state codes. The Emergency Preparedness seminars sparked questions on campus regarding furthering… Continue reading Emergency preparedness on Niagara University’s campus
Photo by Andrew Emmons. By Stephanie Rosso Niagara University Student Government Association (NUSGA) has been busy the past year making big changes and improvements for the Niagara University community. In the fall, NUSGA created a one-year plan. The list includes improvements and ideas for all areas of the university. In September NUSGA held the grand… Continue reading What’s NU with NUSGA?