The story of Women’s History Month’s beginnings By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - Holidays for women were celebrated since the early 20th century in socialist countries. So why did it take nearly 60 years for the Western world to catch up? Women’s History Month has its roots in International Women’s Day, celebrated on… Continue reading Feminism and Socialism
By Christine Burke and Emily Parisi Asking almost anyone at NU what they think is the biggest problem on campus overwhelmingly results in the word PARKING. As one of the most universal issues here, affecting not only students but faculty, staff, and administrators, parking is widely agreed upon to be what people want changed most.… Continue reading The problem with parking: Niagara’s most universal pain in the boot
The benefits of Tinder might come at a cost By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - With the light of a new day, students across campus stumble out of bed and grab their phones, catching up on whatever they missed in their sleep. In the bathroom they’re swiping their screens left and right, seldom looking… Continue reading Is this the love I’ve been swiping for?
The White Helmets are not what they seem By Jacob Foote On Sunday night Feb. 26, Netflix won its first Academy Award with an Oscar for Best Short Documentary. Directed by Orlando von Einsiedel and produced by Joanna Natasegara, “The White Helmets,” a documentary on the Syrian Civil Defense, follows members of the group putting… Continue reading How al-Qaeda won an Oscar
For many years Dr. Timothy O. Ireland has been highly respected throughout the NU community. His excellent reputation has students and faculty looking forward to seeing how he will use his new position as Provost to continue to develop Niagara University. His vision for the university is a simple one, yet for some reason tends… Continue reading “From Good to Great:”Dr. Tim Ireland appointed University Provost
What is the effect of society “gazing at the stars?” By Jacob Foote NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK - Across the United States, and in fact the world over, celebrities are the focus of a huge proportion of the populous. Indeed, they have established a primary role in Western societies, be it in the form of… Continue reading Identities from Celebrities
Hello Miss Monte, There is a guy that I have been in a "titleless relationship" with for almost two years now. He is a great guy and treats me well, at least I thought he did. I recently got a DM from a random girl that asked if I knew him. When I replied that he… Continue reading “Titleless Relationship” or it is just a situationship?
Students left empty handed at late night food options Greg Jubert NIAGARA UNIV. N.Y.- If you made a list of the things college students can’t get enough of, money and food would both probably be near the top. When it comes to the later of the two, students' thanks to their busier than ever… Continue reading Storming through a desert
Jacob Foote As construction nears completion, the students and faculty of Niagara University can now use the expansion of Clet Dining Commons. After a semester’s worth of use, the new dining facility has demonstrated itself to be far superior to the previous one, much to the benefit of those who regularly eat there. Of course,… Continue reading Clet Dining Commons Renovation Brings Facility into the 21st Century
Dear Miss Monte I was wondering if you could give me advice on academics. I'm bad at managing time...what are some tips you have at the top of your head to help me out? Response: We all can agree that college is not the easiest time in life. Rather college is probably the most stressful.… Continue reading Tips on managing your time in college