Niagara University offers tips on taking ‘brain breaks’

By Kaylee Brennan NU students work on homework. Finals week is approaching and the students at Niagara University are stressed. From term papers to upcoming exams, this is the most popular time for students to contemplate dropping out (just kidding). Niagara University students are prepared and confident and they know when it is time to … Continue reading Niagara University offers tips on taking ‘brain breaks’

Border No Longer Requires COVID-19 Tests

By Zach Penque As of Tuesday, Nov. 30, the U.S.-Canadian border no longer requires Canadians to submit a COVID-19 test if they have been in the U.S. for less than 72 hours. The change in policy came almost a month after the border opened on Nov. 9. While it is a possibility that the border … Continue reading Border No Longer Requires COVID-19 Tests

NU’s CRU Soars: ‘A community with a difference’

By Jheanelle Kerr Since 1951, Campus Crusade for Christ International (CRU) has advocated for a Christ-centered college experience. Its mission is to win, build and send disciples. CRU is a community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. "Our purpose is helping to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by … Continue reading NU’s CRU Soars: ‘A community with a difference’

More than 100 NU students donate blood

ConnectLife hosted blood drive at Niagara University on Nov. 10-11 Freshman Skyler Stanley poses for a picture while donating blood at the recent drive held at Niagara University. By Kaylee Brennan ConnectLife hosted a blood drive at Niagara University in the multipurpose room at the Gallagher Center, and more than 100 NU students donated their … Continue reading More than 100 NU students donate blood

NU continues on with mask mandate

By Zach Penque The deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine has passed for students and faculty at NU. Those who failed to provide proof of vaccination status, unless exempt, are now in direct violation of the Student Conduct System. Fortunately, it is reported that over 94% of the student population has received their shots. Despite … Continue reading NU continues on with mask mandate

What is OMA, and why should you be interested?

Pictured is Oma Program Coordinator Taylor Lilton. By Jheanelle Kerr The Niagara University Office of Multicultural Affairs – otherwise known as Oma – is considered a safe space for all students regardless of race, color, sexual orientation or gender. It is known for its promotion of inclusion and diversity. This office is in charge of … Continue reading What is OMA, and why should you be interested?

Niagara University students flood into health services as sickness spreads throughout campus

By Kaylee Brennan “The Purple Plague” (aka a small, seasonal, viral infection) has spread throughout Niagara University. Students are experiencing different symptoms such as a runny nose, coughing, earaches and body pains. Tests taken at health services everyday prove it is not the coronavirus, but simply a miserable, viral infection that disrupts students’ everyday lives. … Continue reading Niagara University students flood into health services as sickness spreads throughout campus

How pandemic affected field experience for education majors

COVID-19 caused students to miss out on in-classroom experience By Kaylee Brennan The coronavirus pandemic caused education majors to miss out on a year of experience inside of an actual classroom. The question posed now is: Will this negatively affect their overall learning experience and future in the field of education? At the end of … Continue reading How pandemic affected field experience for education majors

3 comfort spots on campus

By Jheanelle Kerr As an international student who always felt awkward in crowds of people who often did not speak my language or understand me, I was always searching for that haven where I could relax, do assignments, or debrief what I learned in class. Over the past two months of attending Niagara University, I … Continue reading 3 comfort spots on campus

NU’s ‘Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art’ honors survivors, raises awareness of domestic violence

Attendees view artwork created by survivors of domestic violence at the fifth “Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art” exhibit, held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (NU photo) A viewing of artwork created by survivors of domestic violence was the centerpiece of an event Sept. 30 at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum called … Continue reading NU’s ‘Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art’ honors survivors, raises awareness of domestic violence