Ferrah Staley and Gabrielle Jackson Our country has a long history of slavery, racism, domestic terrorism, and division. Each one has affected Black Americans for many generations emotionally, physically, and psychologically. What most people are afraid to face is that these acts and perspectives are still alive and well today. It is so prominent that… Continue reading Niagara Wire receives letter from KKK
Franklin Heinzmann A closer look at whether or not the commuter-resident divide stereotype exists at Niagara University LEWISTON, NY - Just over a year ago, high school seniors across the country sat at their computer researching what it is like to be a commuter. Some had recently made the decision to commute and some have known… Continue reading Is there a Commuter-Resident Divide at NU?
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?
Gabrielle Jackson Dr. Bernice King, the daughter of the great Martin Luther King Jr., gave a thought provoking speech at Niagara University, instilling the principle 'King' legacy, wisdom, and grace. This is not a name that is being carried with the weight of her father, her lifetime achievements has established her as a great in her own… Continue reading The King legacy and a new state of activism