The truth about commuting

By: Brianna Male NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Everyone experiences stressful situations throughout their life,  some more than others. There is a certain group of people that always seem on edge: college students. Typically, college students always seem tense and exhausted. They are taking multiple classes that often come with a hefty workload and a lot of … Continue reading The truth about commuting

The case against Mike Bloomberg for president

By: Kevin McDonnell  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – On the week before Nevada’s presidential primary, the remaining Democratic candidates for president took the debate stage to face off against one another. Each candidate was eager to make their case as to why they are the most qualified person to go head-to-head against President Trump in what … Continue reading The case against Mike Bloomberg for president

Impeachment still matters

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- On the night of the State of the Union, President Trump made his way to the House chamber to lay out his agenda for the coming year. He would face a Democratically-controlled House of Representatives, the same House that impeached him earlier that year, and before a Republican-controlled Senate … Continue reading Impeachment still matters

“Worst Dressed” lists have to go

By: Nina Grenga NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Awards season is upon us and with that comes the influx of lists either praising or tearing down the looks worn on the red carpet. Although they can be interpreted as lighthearted, it seems no one tends to put themselves in the shoes of those targeted. Oftentimes during these … Continue reading “Worst Dressed” lists have to go

What we all should have done with no WIFI

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- For the majority of students on our campus it is hard to imagine a world without the Internet. WiFi seems to permeate all aspects of our lives. It is connected to everything from our phones, to our watches, and even lightbulbs and doorbells. It becomes almost impossible to use … Continue reading What we all should have done with no WIFI

The Art of Manifesting

By: Sarah Rance NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Staying optimistic can be very difficult for college students. Endless assignments and studying easily become very overwhelming and some students have to balance a job on top of it. Like many other college students, I was feeling pretty stressed out, so naturally, I vented to my work supervisor and … Continue reading The Art of Manifesting

Social media: for it or against it?

By: Alison Chodak  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- Social media is the topic of many people’s conversations and it will be for a while. There’s so many topics to discuss in today’s social media, such as news, gossip, and of course celebrities. I went around campus and asked four students what they thought of social media and what … Continue reading Social media: for it or against it?

Shakira and JLo halftime: yay or nay?

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?

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