Niagara’s last Town Hall of the year

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – On April 11, NU students gathered together in Dunleavey for the University’s last town hall of the year. However, this Town Hall was different from the others this semester. Students found themselves face to face with administrators giving the whole event a stronger air of formality. This represents … Continue reading Niagara’s last Town Hall of the year

Venezuela: Why it matters

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – In November 1991 the Berlin Wall fell and soon after the Soviet Union collapsed. The Western world rejoiced as they celebrated the end of the Cold War and the cessation of tensions between the United States and Russia. During this time, it may have been easy to assume … Continue reading Venezuela: Why it matters

Game of Thrones is finally back!

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- By the time this article is printed fans of the HBO series of "Game of Thrones" will be three episodes in to the six-episode final season. For anyone looking to get into the series you surely will not be disappointed but take the time to stop reading this article … Continue reading Game of Thrones is finally back!

Long live the library

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – In 2019 we are more connected than ever before by the technology that permeates our everyday lives. It is possible for us to know instantaneously what is happening around the world. We can communicate with individuals from all different types of countries and collaborate in ways that were … Continue reading Long live the library

NU Theatre’s Pygmalion: Classical text, contemporary outlook

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Beware the Ides of March not because they are a premonition for the death of a Roman Emperor like in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, but in the case of Western New York it means the promise of spring so rarely delivered. The long thaw of winter gives way to … Continue reading NU Theatre’s Pygmalion: Classical text, contemporary outlook

The case for a pro-choice club on campus

Image by Niagara University By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – Since the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade in 1973 and long before, the issue of abortion has continued to play a role in American politics. For some voters across the political spectrum, a candidate’s voting record either for pro-choice or pro-life becomes … Continue reading The case for a pro-choice club on campus

Narcos: Trafficking in Stereotypes

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - It seems that every day new stories emerge in American news that focus on the prevalence of drug cartels in our society. Whether it be President Trump or the trial of the infamous drug lord El Chapo, the allure of drug crime stories seems inescapable. This interest is … Continue reading Narcos: Trafficking in Stereotypes

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

Housing FOR students

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – It is that time of the year, yet again, on the NU campus. The intermittent snow showers between classes to blanket the brown grass across campus or the occasional ice storm to add a little extra fun to the morning day commute. Such is the way of life … Continue reading Housing FOR students

A killer crush

By: Kevin McDonnell Photo by: Spencer Baker licensed under Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Listen up ladies, gentlemen, and every pronoun in between, it’s time to have a heart to heart (for those of you interested in men) about your attraction to serial killers. By "attraction" I don’t mean the binge … Continue reading A killer crush