Women & Gender Studies club hosts tampon drive for Buffalo public schools

Michael Berg Assistant News Editor The Women and Gender Studies Club at Canisius College has begun a pad and tampon drive for young girls in the Buffalo Public School system. “Everything we’re collecting, we’re hoping to give to young girls in Buffalo Public Schools who don’t have access to them regularly and sometimes have to miss … [Read more...]

Negotiations between SEIU union facilities workers extended until 2019

Emyle Watkins Managing Editor A ongoing 16-month negotiation between the college and the Local 200 United of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), has left facilities workers with contracts maintaining a 2017 pension match, extended until June of 2019. All other employees of the college took a cut from a percent match to … [Read more...]

Large raises thousands for cancer research

By Mike Pesarchick Copy Editor The month of October is synonymous with the colors black and orange, representative of the spooky times leading up to Halloween. In recent years, though, another color has established itself in the October color palette — pink — which has become a symbol of the fight against breast cancer. And, as … [Read more...]

Heating up at the right time

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter After starting conference play with a record of 0-3, the Canisius men’s soccer team has gone on a three-game unbeaten streak, putting themselves firmly in MAAC playoff contention. The Griffs found their first conference win of the season against rival Niagara on Oct. 10. The Purple Eagles … [Read more...]

Canisius snaps Fairfield’s 58-game MAAC win streak

By Matthew Duke Communications Director The Canisius volleyball team has performed well in conference play to this point with the past two weekends and Thursday night being proof of that. They have taken 16 of 19 sets and four of five matches. They swept Fairfield and Quinnipiac on Oct. 6 and 7, respectively. The next weekend they … [Read more...]

Huckle pleased with showing at Alumni Classic

By Aidan Joly Sports Reporter Canisius cross country finished off the regular season on a high note last weekend with both the men’s and women’s teams finishing second in the Canisius Alumni Classic at Delaware Park. On the women’s side, seniors Siobhan Quinn and Carlin Sullivan finished first and second in the 5K race, with times … [Read more...]

Mazza’s late tally lift Griffs past Holy Cross

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It wasn’t the prettiest of wins but head coach Trevor Large will take it. “It was a very odd game,” Large told GoGriffs.com. “We were down 4-1 in the second period and then we got a couple of goals that allowed us to go into the third period down just one. Then they got an early goal but I loved our … [Read more...]

Women’s swimming has historic opening victory

Griffin Staff Report A total of 14 events were won by Canisius swimmers in last Friday’s opening meet at McCann Natatorium in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The women’s team won a total of nine events leading to a 160-140 victory over the Marist Red Foxes while the men won five events in a 178-116 defeat. For the women, it was a record-setting … [Read more...]

Griffs still fighting despite winless streak

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The women’s soccer team extended its winless streak to seven games after a  draw with Quinnipiac last Sunday and a loss to Delaware State on Monday, 1-1 and 2-1, respectively. Sophomore Shauna Lee netted her first goal of the season against the Bobcats in the 38th minute, which gave the … [Read more...]

Opinion: High expectations for small clubs leads to poor event turnout

Cameron Lareva News Editor I constantly question why all clubs are pushed to plan events that are enticing to all students and not just specific niche groups. Small, niche clubs on campus are pressured into hosting events that have attendance from more than just their interest group. This leads to smaller clubs who lack the budget … [Read more...]

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