Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews, Uncategorized

Justice League: A healthy serving of half-cooked justice

By Blake Brown Superhero fans have waited all too long for the production of “Justice League,” but was it really worth the wait? The answer, not really. “Justice League” unfortunately did not live up to the hype surrounding the film. Many of the ideas are half-cooked and unsatisfying, and the action all seemed knitted together.… Continue reading Justice League: A healthy serving of half-cooked justice

Sports, Uncategorized

Fantasy football players to watch 13

By Ryan Sullivan The fantasy football regular season is almost over and you’re either competing for the playoffs or playing spoiler against your friends. Here’s my start/sit for the final weeks of your season. QB’s Start: Phillip Rivers (LAC) – Though the Chargers started poorly, they’re still in the hunt and have both sides of… Continue reading Fantasy football players to watch 13

Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

Boogie Nights: The World’s Largest Disco

By Chloe Steinig BUFFALO, N.Y. - The annual World’s Largest Disco was held at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on Saturday Nov. 25. While known for the afro wigs and jumpsuits, the event also raised money for Camp Good Days and Special Times, a non-profit organization for children with cancer. The event has been held… Continue reading Boogie Nights: The World’s Largest Disco

Campus Events, Entertainment, Uncategorized

NU Theatre presents “She Loves Me”

By Sarah Emmerling NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - “She Loves Me,” the third show of the 2017-2018 NU Theatre season, runs Nov. 30 through Dec. 10. This 1963 Broadway hit is sure to please all musical theatre enthusiasts. The production has a total of ten performances and one post-show discussion for audience members who want to meet… Continue reading NU Theatre presents “She Loves Me”

Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

Best of Entertainment 2017

By Chloe Steinig Film: “mother!” Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” was by far the most polarizing film of the year: viewers either walked out repulsed or in love. The trailers for the film were far different from what it actually was, with the “Rosemary’s Baby” comparisons failing to materialize. This element of surprise is what makes it… Continue reading Best of Entertainment 2017

Opinions, Uncategorized

Most wanted improvements on campus

By Blake Brown NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Recent improvements to campus such as the fire pit, access road and dining hall renovations seem to be just the beginning of a transformation happening at Niagara University. Every semester there is an excitement that builds leading up to the first day of class; however, upon arrival that excitement of… Continue reading Most wanted improvements on campus

Campus Events, Entertainment, Uncategorized

Best of: Niagara Events

By Brigid Burns NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Throughout the fall semester, Niagara University has held a number of events for students to partake in. Almost every week, at least one event was held and the turn-out for many of these events was remarkable. Some events were more popular than others, so with that being said, there… Continue reading Best of: Niagara Events

News, Uncategorized

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

Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

Hell on Earth: Marvel’s “The Punisher”

By Chloe Steinig After being pushed back earlier this year in October in light of the Las Vegas shooting, Marvel’s “The Punisher” hit Netflix on Nov. 17. The delay came as a surprise to fans, as The Punisher is essentially a mass murdering anti-hero. Yet it is his character that invites discussion on gun control, war,… Continue reading Hell on Earth: Marvel’s “The Punisher”