‘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

A State of chaos

By: Kevin McDonnellNIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- The fate of Virginia’s governorship remains uncertain. Governor Ralph Northam became a prominent figure in national politics when a photograph was discovered in his 1984 East Virginia Medical School yearbook of a man depicted in “blackface” next to another individual dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Northam … Continue reading A State of chaos

NU Social Justice and Environmental houses build relationship with UN

By: Matthew McKenzie NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - The inaugural semester of the Niagara University Social Justice and the Environmental houses was one of both ups and downs, but altogether the houses are a culmination of the work of a lot passionate and intelligent people looking to address local social issues and to truly build lasting … Continue reading NU Social Justice and Environmental houses build relationship with UN

Fight for Life club approved by NUSGA

By: Madison Ruffo NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - On Sunday, November 11 the Fight for Life group proposed their constitution to the Niagara University Student Government Association, and was subsequently denied due to discrepancies in their consitituion. "They do, as any other club would, have the opportunity to bring their constitution back to a vote with … Continue reading Fight for Life club approved by NUSGA

Goodbye basic holiday gifts

Elizaraxi Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic By: Francesca Gugino NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - The holiday season is a great opportunity to show gratitude and affirmation to loved ones. Typically, American culture calls for consumers to buy the people that they care most about elaborate gifts and utilize the days after Thanksgiving to spend-spend-spend in hopes … Continue reading Goodbye basic holiday gifts

Changemakers of Niagara: Mitchell Alegre

By: Zackary Kephart NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Adjunct Professor of Management and Leadership, Mitchell Alegre, has adopted a teaching style that just may be the way of the future. Students who sign up for one of Alegre's classes don't buy textbooks, nor do they sit in a traditional classroom environment. Instead, students sit in a … Continue reading Changemakers of Niagara: Mitchell Alegre

On or off campus: the price of freedom

By: Alize Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y .- One of the things freshmen look forward to most is their chance to live in the off-campus apartments. It is the perfect chance for students to have some freedoms, while remaining close to school. However, for some students, living in the off-campus apartments can be more of an inconvenience … Continue reading On or off campus: the price of freedom

What do the results of the Midterm Elections mean?

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?

Fight for Life group rejected by NUSGA

By: Hugh Brown NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - The "Fight for Life" group was denied club status by the Niagara University Student Government Association after Ethan De Rosa, a member of the group, presented their constitution to NUSGA at a legislative meeting on Sunday, November 11. After presenting to NUSGA, members of the student government asked … Continue reading Fight for Life group rejected by NUSGA