Republican, Mitt Romney, votes to convict President Trump

By: Nina Grenga NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.-  On Feb. 5, President Trump was acquitted of the two charges against him during his impeachment trial. In a surprising turn of events, Republican Senator Mitt Romney announced his bid to convict Trump. This announcement came before the official acquittal, making Romney the first Republican to support Trump's removal … Continue reading Republican, Mitt Romney, votes to convict President Trump

The most noteworthy performances from the 2020 Grammys

By: Samantha Illenz  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards was a night filled with fashion, musical performances and several tributes. Hours before the show, news broke about basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others had passed away in a helicopter crash. The award ceremony’s venue happens to be the … Continue reading The most noteworthy performances from the 2020 Grammys

NU’s new Nest

Picture by: Spencer Vadnais By: Spencer Vadnais NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - The time had finally come. The final unveiling of The Nest, the newest lounge space for all NU students, was fast approaching. The cameras from local news stations slowly packed up and prepared to leave as students filed through the doors, the gravity of … Continue reading NU’s new Nest

The state of Purple Eagles basketball

INDIVIDUAL PHOTOS FOR COVER/PAPER DELETE AFTERWARDS   Photos by Niagara University Athletics By: Mike Taber and Franklin Heinzmann Men’s Basketball NU has played very well as of late, winning four out of their last seven games. On Friday Jan. 31, senior James Towns scored his one-thousandth point of his career in a loss against Marist. … Continue reading The state of Purple Eagles basketball

The resurrection of MCR

By: Nina Grenga NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- I can still vividly remember my mom's Subaru speakers announcing the breakup of My Chemical Romance six years ago as my poor emo-wannabe heart shattered. Luckily, on Oct. 31 2019, myself alongside all of Twitter erupted over the surprise return of the well-loved band. My Chemical Romance tweeted out … Continue reading The resurrection of MCR

The Semesters: Fall 2019

The Semester Awards, or Semesters for short, are the Niagara Wire Sports Staff’s biannual awards given to the best NU players, coaches, and teams of the preceding semester. Here are The Semesters for the Fall 2019 semester: All pictures are courtesy of Niagara Athletics and purpleeagles.com   Team of the Semester - Women’s Soccer It … Continue reading The Semesters: Fall 2019

Towering performance: New technology acquired for eSports team

By: Spencer Vadnais NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - As the semester draws to a close and the new student lounge nears its finalization, the technology to flood the requisitioned eSports section of the lounge with RGB lighting and whirring fans has made its debut on campus.  Unboxed and being rigorously tested by NU’s own Information Technologies … Continue reading Towering performance: New technology acquired for eSports team

Want less gun violence? Focus on the underlying problems.

By: Nick Josselyn NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- In the summer of 2019, the New York Times reported 26 mass shootings in the United States, which led to a total of 126 unnecessary deaths. Politicians always jump to debate gun control every time these tragedies happen in our news cycle. While the implication of some gun control legislation, like … Continue reading Want less gun violence? Focus on the underlying problems.

Black Friday needs to stop overshadowing Thanksgiving

By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Its that time of year again when people will be finishing their Thanksgiving dinners and heading out to the store for Black Friday deals. However, no one seems to consider the people who are being forced to leave their families and go clock into work to assist shoppers. Black … Continue reading Black Friday needs to stop overshadowing Thanksgiving

Brand Always eliminates gender label from packaging

By: Samantha Illenz  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- In light of the recent all-gender inclusion movements, members of the transgender and nonbinary community have pushed the sanitary product brand, Always, to remove the female symbol from the wrappers of their products. Transgender men may identify as male but some do still have a regular menstrual cycle. People … Continue reading Brand Always eliminates gender label from packaging