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43 North Startup Competition winners of NU address students

By Malika-Budur Kalila       NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Last month, Niagara University students Domenic Conroy and Megan Rogers took part in the 43 North Startup Competition, where business ideas compete for $5 million and the best project wins grand prize of $1 million in cash. Conroy and Rogers attended the competition with the team of… Continue reading 43 North Startup Competition winners of NU address students

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Club dues update

By Brigid Burns and Allison Camp NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Recently, a student created an online petition about club dues at Niagara University. She felt that members of clubs should not have to pay any type of fee to be members. A total of 69 people ended up signing the petition. Since it has come… Continue reading Club dues update

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Adjunct Faculty at NU: A full-time problem

By Christine Burke and Emily Parisi NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Anyone on the third floor of Dunleavy Hall within the past few weeks has probably noticed the signs hanging on many of the professors’ doors: NU ADJUNCTS DESERVE MORE PAY. The movement to better the treatment of adjuncts is not confined to the NU campus.… Continue reading Adjunct Faculty at NU: A full-time problem

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Considerations concerning climate change

By Jacob Foote Within the United States there has been a current of debate over whether or not climate change is in fact a real phenomena. This debate pervades not only working class families, but occupies the very heads of the U.S. government as well. At the borders, however, it appears as if the country is preparing… Continue reading Considerations concerning climate change

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Top 6 Holiday Activities in the Buffalo/Niagara Area

By Allison Camp Poinsettias-Expect the Unexpected & Garden Railway (Now until Jan. 7) Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens - See a beautiful display of poinsettias along with a railway exhibit to help jumpstart the holiday spirit! 2. Ice Skating & Ice Biking at Canalside (Now until March 18) The Ice on Canalside-Ice skate, ride… Continue reading Top 6 Holiday Activities in the Buffalo/Niagara Area

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Changemakers of Niagara: Dr. David Reilly

By Christine Burke and Emily Parisi NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Niagara University has seen a lot of change in the past few years, and the next few years are sure to be no different. Many people on campus are the drivers and progressors of such change, but they often go unrecognized. NU professor, Chair of the… Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Dr. David Reilly

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Niagara Falls unleashes Jingle Falls events

By Nico Santangelo NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - It may not be a Festival of Lights, but the Cataract City is bringing back Christmas cheer in a big way. Jingle Falls, a month long holiday event calendar, was announced this month. This city-wide collaboration aims to boost tourism numbers during the month of December. A movement… Continue reading Niagara Falls unleashes Jingle Falls events

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Multimedia Journalist shares his experience with NU students

Malika-Budur Kalila Last month, ED Drantch, a reporter and anchor of 7 Eyewitness News team visited Niagara University and shared his work experience with Communication Studies students. In 2015, Buffalo Broadcasters Association established the Peer 2 Peer Program which was developed to connect college and high school students with the broadcasting professionals of Western New… Continue reading Multimedia Journalist shares his experience with NU students

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Advising and Registration

Tips and Tricks on a smooth registration process Vanessa Arieno It’s that point in the year again guys! Time to plan your next semester classes. Some of you may have all the steps down when it comes to what you need to get done when starting this process but for those of you whom don’t… Continue reading Advising and Registration

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NU Theatre professors are featured in Hollywood’s Marshall

Sarah Emmerling and Malika-Budur Kalila NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - On Friday Oct. 13, Marshall, a courtroom drama about the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, was released. The movie was directed by Reginald Hudlin and stars Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall, Josh Gad as Samuel Friedman, and Kate Hudson as Eleanor Strubing. It explores an important… Continue reading NU Theatre professors are featured in Hollywood’s Marshall