Chief Beaty addresses student concerns about the parking ramp

By Adam Duke Editor in Chief Throughout the 2018-19 academic year, Canisius students have voiced their concerns regarding the safety of the Delavan-Jefferson parking ramp to The Griffin, which is investigating the situation. Public Safety Chief Kim Beaty said these concerns will be addressed as soon as possible and offered tips to … [Read more...]

USA welcomes new transfer club and transfer representative

Emyle Watkins Managing Editor Megan Bourne thought she might want to be a Griff as a senior in high school - it would just take a year and a half to find her way home to Canisius. Bourne, who takes seat as the new Transfer Student Association Representative at the Undergraduate Student Association Senate this semester, got her start … [Read more...]

Here’s to you, Larry

By Mike Pesarchick Copy Editor For those of you like me who hail from Williamsville or Amherst, Larry Bierl was a common sight on Main Street. You might have seen the long mass of brown hair at the McDonald’s on Main and Union. You might have caught a glimpse of his signature camouflage jacket by the Tops just down the street, … [Read more...]

USA budget update and remaining funding for the spring semester

Cameron Lareva News Editor This article examines the Undergraduate Student Association’s (USA’s) spending from last semester, remaining funding for this semester, and upcoming projects that need funding. All financial amounts and contract details came directly from USA’s Vice President of Business and Finance, Cameron Rosenecker ‘19. … [Read more...]

Health Science building renovations

Nolan Hopkins Assistant News Editor The lobby of the Health Science building received a recent makeover. The space, which used to be relatively empty except for a handful of computers set up along the wall, has now been converted to a student lounge area, according to Director of Facilities Management Thomas Ciminelli. “The … [Read more...]

Lady Griffs off to best start in MAAC play in 10 years

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor A 3-pointer from D'Jhai Patterson-Ricks with 9.6 seconds left helped Canisius women's basketball to a 53-50 victory over Fairfield at the Koessler Athletic Center on Friday evening. Patterson-Ricks' shot was the result of fantastic ball movement from a pair of her teammates, Maria Welch and Anndea … [Read more...]

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...]


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