Opinion: How the first 10 presidents would have handled midterms

By Francesca McKernon Opinion Contributor Midterms are a tumultuous and trying time for all students in the collegiate world. During this time, Tears for Fears is no longer an 80s band, but a reality for most as they nervously try to memorize powerpoints of important dead people. The library is overflowing, as students who haven’t … [Read more...]

Editorial: Why are we so apathetic?

By the Editorial Board Apathy (n.): lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. As a leader of a student organization on campus, you likely have seen this rear its ugly head on your student organization(s). Attendance at general body meetings is down. When your student organization hosts events on-campus, attendance is, unsurprisingly, … [Read more...]

Opinion: Stephen Hawking: A Man Worthy of Immortalization

By Branwyn Wilkinson Assistant Opinion Editor This week we lost one of the greatest scientific minds the world has ever known. Stephen Hawking was best known for his big bang theory, showing the universe had a beginning, and his book, A Brief History of Time, and, of course, for accomplishing all of this while living with ALS, a … [Read more...]

A high note to the weekend: The Music Scholar Concert

  By Abby Wojcik Assistant Features Editor The Montante Cultural Center will welcome the return of the Canisius Music Scholars' annual benefit concert, a one-night showcasing of our campus' musical talents. It will take place today, Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. It is a benefit concert in which the proceeds will go to Buffalo City … [Read more...]

YUNGBLUD: From inspiration to execution

By Steph Wetzel Features Contributor YUNGBLUD, also known as Dominic Harrison, is a 19-year-old rock and hip-hop artist. He’s one of few artists today who’s lyrics actually have meaning to them. Harrison acknowledges political issues in all of his songs. He feels rock and hip-hop are more than music, which is what led him to drop … [Read more...]

Black Star Riders rock Buffalo on nationwide tour

By Sydney Bucholtz Features Editor Black Star Riders, an iconic hard rock group comprised of founding Thin Lizzy members, toured to Buffalo Iron Works this Wednesday, showcasing their original sound on their first “proper tour” of the United States. After having toured Europe, the United Kingdom, Japan, and South America since 2014, … [Read more...]

Griffs extinguish Flames, win two of three

    By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The Canisius baseball team continued their winning ways after taking two out of three games from Liberty University last weekend in Lynchburg, Va. In the first game of the series Mar. 9, the Griffs offense exploded for nine runs, including four runs driven in by senior … [Read more...]

Gamecocks outlast Griffs in overtime

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s basketball team fell to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) Wednesday, 80-78, in overtime. The Gamecocks opened the game with a modest 7-2 run, scoring three times in the paint and hitting one shot from the free throw … [Read more...]

Malvaso lifts Griffs past Yale in triple-overtime

    By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Reporter In a game that had to be decided in three overtime periods, the Griffs women’s lacrosse team got one of the sweetest victories in program history. Last Sunday, Canisius defeated Yale, 10-9, in a triple-overtime thriller at the Demske Sports Complex. Freshman Marissa Malvaso … [Read more...]

Sobieraski off to strong start in senior campaign

By Joe Kraus Sports Contributor This story first appeared in the Niagara Gazette and is being reprinted and edited with permission from Niagara Gazette Sports Editor Mike Meiler. Passionate. Energetic. Determined. These are some of the words used to describe Canisius College senior pitcher Charlie Sobieraski. From the moment he … [Read more...]

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