Chiefs’ quick action ‘should help set a precedent’

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It has become a sickening trend in professional sports, most specifically among football players: domestic abuse. Last Friday, star running back Kareem Hunt was placed on the NFL commissioner’s exempt list after a video was released by TMZ Sports around 2:30 p.m. EST on Nov. 30. The video, which took … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball snaps six-game losing streak

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s basketball team ended their six-game losing streak on Wednesday when they beat the Robert Morris Colonials, 68-62. Canisius has had a rough start to the season. They started their campaign with a trip down in Florida, where they played in the AdvoCare Invitational. The Griffs … [Read more...]

Canisius takes split against Army West Point

By Jay Ashdown Sports Reporter The Griffs returned from West Point, N.Y., this week after splitting against Army West Point. The first game was a back-and-forth tilt, in which the two teams were tied 3-3 after two periods of play. However, a power-play goal by Army’s Zach Evancho with 5:40 remaining in the third period rallied the … [Read more...]

Youngstown State, Buffalo have own way against Canisius

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor A career day for Youngstown State’s Alison Smolinski helped the visiting Penguins double-up Canisius last Saturday at the Koessler Athletic Center, 62-36. Smolinski scored a season-high 29 points, making 10 of her 16 shot attempts, including a school-record nine 3-pointers. Six of her nine makes from … [Read more...]

Griffs to face New York State foe Union after break

By Vinnie Christiano III Sports Contributor While the majority of the Canisius student body prepare themselves for New Years Eve, the hockey team will travel four hours east of campus for a two-game series against the Union Dutchmen of the ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference). This non-conference series in Schenectady is just … [Read more...]

Bearcats sweep Griffs, concluding fall portion of season

By Matthew Duke Communications Director Binghamton swept both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams this past weekend. The men were defeated 191-108, while the women fell to the Bearcats 200-100. The Griffs’ women’s team started the day when a relay unit consisting of Maddy Chapin, Kelsey Childress, Ashlynn Gilfillan and … [Read more...]

Canisius balances “sunsetting” academic programs Changing student body results in programs being cut and created  

Cameron Lareva News Editor The college is currently “teaching out” multiple undergraduate and graduate programs that are costing more than they benefit. Undergraduate programs such as music, art history, bioinformatics, German and French, as well as graduate level programs such as the master’s in deaf education are all being phased … [Read more...]

Canisius students seek to address migratory bird deaths

Emyle Watkins Managing Editor During the Undergraduate Student Association’s Town Hall meeting with President John J. Hurley earlier this semester, on Tuesday, Oct. 23rd, a question caught many by surprise. "Forest Lawn is an important migratory stop and there are a group of students interested in creating some sort of … [Read more...]

Canisius celebrates Griffmas: SPB revamps Christmas in the Quad event

Jenna French News Reporter Canisius’ annual holiday event has undergone some changes under Jovany Jimenez, the special event coordinator of the Student Programming Board (SPB). Last year, he was granted this position and went to work right away on this event by changing the name from Christmas in the Quad to Griffmas. Jimenez said … [Read more...]

Opinion: Ask Bee

Dear Bee,   I messed up big time this semester. I over scheduled myself to the point that I couldn’t give one of my classes the attention it required. The only way to avoid failing was to withdraw from the course, which I did a couple weeks ago. The whole situation has really lowered my self-esteem, and even though I’ve been … [Read more...]

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