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NONE Generation

The NONE generation: lack of faith on campuses By: Francesca Gugino Millennials, those born from 1983- 2000 according to U.S. PIRG, have the highest rate of non-affiliation with religion. This means that the millennial generation does not report to being part of any specific religious sect or denomination. According to the Pew Research Center 36%… Continue reading NONE Generation

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WE CAN DO IT : Women’s Month

"Here's to strong women, may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them." This is the advice these amazing individuals on campus have for young women.   Averal Harbin: Stay true to yourself, continue to support one another and build on the people who have helped us in the past. Dr. Teresa:… Continue reading WE CAN DO IT : Women’s Month

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Black History Month controversy in the dining commons

By Brittany Rosso NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.-After hearing students express their feelings about the food that was offered in the Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons by Metz to celebrate Black History Month, I wanted to investigate the menu and the motives behind the decision-making from Metz’s point of view.  Metz held a southern-cuisine styled lunch to honor… Continue reading Black History Month controversy in the dining commons

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Business casual- what it means

By Brittany Rosso LEWISTON, N.Y.- In the world of "adulting," it's important to understand how to prepare yourself for your future career. Whether you are preparing for a job interview, meeting, or an important school event, you’ll most likely come in contact with the phrase “business casual attire.” The business casual attire guideline often times… Continue reading Business casual- what it means

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Reasons why teachers smile

Professor Alegre : "The people. Those who work here care about the university, its mission, values and the students. The students are good people and they want to make a difference for others." Professor Teresa:“I smile every time I walk into my newsroom or classroom and students are smiling at me.” Professor Schoepflin: “I love the… Continue reading Reasons why teachers smile

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Rachel MacCheyne: Student-Athlete Profile

By Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Rachel MacCheyne has been tearing it up this season for the Purple Eagles. As of March 20, MacCheyne currently leads both the Purple Eagles and the entire MAAC in goals (26) and points (34). Her 3.25 AVG/G, Goals Per Game, is good for third overall in the MAAC.… Continue reading Rachel MacCheyne: Student-Athlete Profile

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The importance of financial aid to students

A few weeks ago, four students form Niagara University traveled to the capitol at Albany, advocating for the continuation of financial aid for independent colleges, specifically representing NU. With the difference in scholarships between public and private schools, it is important to pay close attention to financial aid packages. Personally, my college choice was heavily… Continue reading The importance of financial aid to students