NUSGA veterans face off in presidential debate

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - This past Wednesday student-body Vice President, Nick Graham, and Class of 2020 Treasurer, Jake Bachner, went head-to-head in a moderated debate with the hope of propelling one of them to the presidency. The debate format followed closely to what you would expect of a real presidential debate. It … Continue reading NUSGA veterans face off in presidential debate

‘IMPACT Connects’ makes service more efficient for students and faculty

By: Michael DePietro NIAGARA UNIVERSITY - The IMPACT office recently unveiled IMPACT Connects, a new website that offers a fresh, user-friendly way for Niagara University students to connect to community service opportunities that best fit their skills and interests. The service’s goal is to help students fulfill their community service requirements by not only making … Continue reading ‘IMPACT Connects’ makes service more efficient for students and faculty

Elizabeth Camara: NUSGA’s inaugural Diversity and Inclusion chair

By: Madison Ruffo NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. -  As Black History Month comes to a close, Niagara University remains on a path toward intersectionality. That is the main goal of Elizabeth Camara, NUSGA’s Diversity and Inclusion chair. The position, created under the leadership of student-body President Cheyenne Freely, is based on a similar position created following … Continue reading Elizabeth Camara: NUSGA’s inaugural Diversity and Inclusion chair

Come As You Are; NEDA Week

By Brittany Rosso   LEWISTON, N.Y. - On Feb. 25, thousands of women and men will come together to shine a light on eating disorders in honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The annual week extends through March 3, and serves as a way to educate the public, spread hopeful messages and put resources … Continue reading Come As You Are; NEDA Week

If actions reveal values

By: Vince de Paul NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - At a recent basketball game, a Niagara University student was selected at random and given the opportunity to win tuition for a semester if they could sink four consecutive basketball shots.  Through this promotion, the University appears to be signaling: That it places a greater value on … Continue reading If actions reveal values

NUOP: More Than an Opportunity

By: Max Liebel NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - I found myself sitting around a group of people in a social setting here on campus my sophomore year talking about where we came from, our old high schools, and the towns we grew up in. I had mentioned that I was a NUOP student and the girl sitting … Continue reading NUOP: More Than an Opportunity

Frankie’s Donuts: an NU staple

By: Katherine Snyder NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - If you've ever seen movies about college students, you know that they love and value their hang-out spots. Whether it's a coffee shop, a restaurant or a large gathering place on campus, you always see groups of students in various spots to hang out and do homework. Students … Continue reading Frankie’s Donuts: an NU staple

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

How IMPACT can further your future

  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Niagara University has always maintained its pride in the Vincentian tradition, which includes serving the community and helping those less fortunate. But did you know that it can also help further your experience in your field of study? The IMPACT office in Bisgrove Hall can help with just that. While … Continue reading How IMPACT can further your future

Stressed, depressed and animal obsessed

By: Alison Chodak NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - How would you feel if you had a therapy pet on campus? Imagine living on campus feeling alone in your room and you don’t feel like doing anything. How could you change that? How could you stop feeling lonely or more cheerful? Well there is one thing you could do - you could get a … Continue reading Stressed, depressed and animal obsessed