By: Sarah Rance MIAMI- Most people have heard the phrase “give them something to talk about” and that is exactly what Shakira and Jennifer Lopez did with their Pepsi halftime show performance at the Super Bowl. Shakira and JLo performed several of their career hits, such as Shakira’s “She Wolf” and “Hips Don’t Lie” as … Continue reading Shakira and JLo halftime: yay or nay?
By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - As a dog lover, it is so hard for me to see people who would rather pay tons of money for a purebred dog rather than pay a much smaller fee for a dog who will make just as great a pet. There are many reasons I believe … Continue reading Don’t let a good life go to waste
By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - If you like makeup as much as I do, you probably use a lot of products that end up in landfills. Think about all of the mascara, eyeliner and lipstick tubes that you use in a year, and then multiply that by thousands of people who also use … Continue reading 6 environmentally friendly tips for beauty lovers
By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Many people tell you that you meet your best friends in college. It never really occurred to me just how accurate that statement is. Now, finishing up my third year here at Niagara, I realize just how true it is. I came from a pretty small high school. … Continue reading Not all friendships last a lifetime
By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY N.Y.- Last semester, I wrote an article about the mice issue in Clet Hall. Unfortunately, I am writing about it again because it is most certainly not resolved. Indeed, mice are still roaming the halls of Clet. In fact, this time they struck quite close to home. No, I have … Continue reading Are the mice of Clet becoming permanent residents?
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
By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Clet Hall has its traditions and yes, its biggest one involves hurling socks. This game, fully equipped with rules, prizes and reserved specifically for Clet Hall residents only, is called Sock Wars. The objective of the game is quite simple: hit your target with a sock to get … Continue reading The great sock war of Clet Hall
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
By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - While most students are aware that the midterm elections have just passed on Nov. 6, very few people know what these winning candidates’ platforms are and what they mean for them. As college students and young adults, it is our duty to become aware of the politics which … Continue reading What do the results of the Midterm Elections mean?
Photo by Sgt. Sean P. Casey By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Veterans Day is for honoring and thanking the men and women who have dedicated themselves to and fought for their country. There are 85 student veterans on campus this semester. According to Robert Healy, the Director of Veteran Services here at Niagara … Continue reading Veteran spotlight: John Martek