How pandemic affected field experience for education majors

COVID-19 caused students to miss out on in-classroom experience By Kaylee Brennan The coronavirus pandemic caused education majors to miss out on a year of experience inside of an actual classroom. The question posed now is: Will this negatively affect their overall learning experience and future in the field of education? At the end of … Continue reading How pandemic affected field experience for education majors

3 comfort spots on campus

By Jheanelle Kerr As an international student who always felt awkward in crowds of people who often did not speak my language or understand me, I was always searching for that haven where I could relax, do assignments, or debrief what I learned in class. Over the past two months of attending Niagara University, I … Continue reading 3 comfort spots on campus

Coming soon: off-campus fun with on-campus funds

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. -Last semester it was announced that students will soon be gaining more options of where to use their off-campus funds. The program, launched through student affairs, will allow students to purchase items and food at off-campus vendors, using their student I.D. like a debit card. Jason Jakubowski, Dean of Students, contacted numerous … Continue reading Coming soon: off-campus fun with on-campus funds

Best places to study during finals week

By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Final exams are quickly approaching, and that means studying - a lot. Productive studying can be largely determined by location. Some people need a silent place to study, while some people need a little background noise. It is important to find a spot that works for you. Read … Continue reading Best places to study during finals week

An eye-sore turned masterpiece

By: Ava Mrozik NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- A dead tree, located behind Golisano Center, has been beautifully reshaped into a carved sculpture of an eagle. The tree trunk, still rooted to the ground, has become a wooden statue for people on campus to see and admire. Clair Talbot, who has been chainsaw carving for almost 20 … Continue reading An eye-sore turned masterpiece

NU gives back with Adopt-A-Family

By Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY N.Y. - As the days get colder, Niagara students' hearts get a little warmer. With the holiday season fast approaching Campus Ministry is doing their annual Adopt-A-Family program which gives Christmas gifts to local families in need. Niagara University and Campus Ministry work closely with Summit Life, a crisis pregnancy … Continue reading NU gives back with Adopt-A-Family

Campus funds go off-campus

By: Ava Mrozik NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Starting in Spring 2019, students will be able to use their Campus Funds on their student I.D. at multiple vendors located near or on Military Rd. On campus, there are a few food choices that include: Subway, Poblanos, Fusion, The Grove, the Dining Hall, Gally Grille and Tim … Continue reading Campus funds go off-campus

The hostess with the… roaches?

By Max Liebel NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Clet hall is a touchstone for a lot of students on campus. It's home to classrooms for the theatre program, student housing, a dinning hall, and now roaches. A picture surfaced a few weeks ago of a cockroach in the hallway of the lower level of Clet hall. … Continue reading The hostess with the… roaches?

On or off campus: the price of freedom

By: Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y .- One of the things freshmen look forward to most is their chance to live in the off-campus apartments. It is the perfect chance for students to have some freedoms, while remaining close to school. However, for some students, living in the off-campus apartments can be more of an inconvenience … Continue reading On or off campus: the price of freedom

How to approach a service dog

By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.,- Students and faculty at Niagara University might have noticed a few dogs around campus. Most people’s first reactions when they see a dog are to run up and pet it or squeal in delight. However, this is not the right way to act in a situation where the dog … Continue reading How to approach a service dog