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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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Should we fear artificial intelligence?

Experts debate the issue Michaela McGrath NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Humanity has been captivated by artificial intelligence for at least a century. One need only look to our preoccupation with robots in literature, film, TV and video games to see humans grappling with this advancing technology. However, the real experts do not agree on the… Continue reading Should we fear artificial intelligence?

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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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Climate week in New York City

Allison Camp NEW YORK, NY - This past week, Climate Week took place in New York City where the sole focus was climate change. The UN General Assembly brings together international leaders to discuss what actions need to be taken and how they are trying to make their community a cleaner one. Climate week has… Continue reading Climate week in New York City

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Humanitarian crisis in Myanmar

Malika-Budur Kalila Last month, a clash between government security forces and Rohingya mil- itants took place in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. According to the Washington Post, this incident caused more than 420,000 Rohingya to flee to neighboring Bangladesh because the state had started a military campaign against Rohingya. The New York Times reported that… Continue reading Humanitarian crisis in Myanmar

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Niagara students attend 22nd annual Pints for Progress

Shaina Pumputis NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Pints for Progress is an event held a few times a year in Niagara Falls where people from the community can come and pitch an idea or plan to better the Niagara Falls area. An admission fee of $5 for rst time attendees and $10 for returners is what… Continue reading Niagara students attend 22nd annual Pints for Progress

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Purple Pride Back in NU Cheer

  Vanessa Arieno Niagara University’s cheerleading team has recently gained their third pair of coaches in three years and while they are new to coaching they are not new to NU. Coaches Sabree Gamel and Sara Gromek are NU graduates of 2012 and former NU cheerleaders who are back and ready to rebuild the purple… Continue reading Purple Pride Back in NU Cheer

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Tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula

Matt Vizzi The horrors of the Korean War are sometimes overshadowed by a decades long armistice between the United States and North Korea, but the threat that America, its allies and many other Asia-Paci c countries now face could be grave. According to CNN, North Korea has nearly perfected their Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program and,… Continue reading Tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula

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Walking in the era of Gatsby

Niagara University has hand in Niagara Hotel history Nico Santangelo NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - A walk in downtown Niagara Falls is becoming increasingly purple. A spur of recent projects and initiatives from Niagara University are beginning to spread throughout the distressed city. Along Third Street, artsy shadow selfies adorn vacant storefronts. These silhouettes were the brainchild of… Continue reading Walking in the era of Gatsby