Editorial Statement on the April 26 article by Maximus

The Griffin respects the rights of students to freely express their reasoned positions and perspectives through our Opinion section. As editors, understanding and acknowledging intent versus perception of articles we publish goes into our editorial process. All columns, letters, artwork and advertisements (excluding “View from … [Read more...]

Electroskip expanding to medical research

Nolan Hopkins, Asst. News Editor Electroskip, a wearable device that generates sound from footsteps, started as an art project for Canisius professor Jamie O’Neil seven years ago, but has since transformed into a possible research tool for future medical studies. A pair of shoes using Electroskip technology has four music … [Read more...]

Dr. Desiderio picked from national pool for seminar

By Mike Pesarchick, News Editor Dr. Jennifer Desiderio, Canisius’ associate professor of English, has been selected from a national pool of professors to attend a seminar at Cornell University this summer from June 16-28. The two-week semester, hosted by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), is entitled “Writing … [Read more...]

Global Fest, a success

By Jenna French, news reporter Global Fest was a celebration of culture and diversity that allowed for Canisius students to exchange and learn about other cultures around the world. The president of Global Horizons, Shamira Nawz, volunteers and members of various organizations helped to put this event together on the second … [Read more...]

Eight clubs approved for appeals in Senate

By Jenna French, News Reporter This week in Senate at Canisius, eight separate clubs appealed for funds that were all approved. Colleges Against Cancer appealed for $7,986.91 for the Relay for Life event. These costs consisted of the prices for food, the relay raffle, decor, entertainment and miscellaneous items. The costs … [Read more...]

Conservative students face opposition to controversial affiliation, resolve through productive dialogue with Senate

By Emyle Watkins Managing Editor Left to right: Seth Atisha, Sean Rooney, Justin Begley, and Victoria Fish It started with some Instagram posts and a few cupcakes. It then led to student debate over the presence of certain national organizations on campus amidst the efforts to change college culture following racial … [Read more...]

Canisius plays host to NCAA tournament at KeyBank Center

By Adam Duke Editor-in-Chief Minnesota-Duluth and Providence compete in the First semifinal game Though Canisius and Niagara are rivals by nature, the schools are coming together this week, along with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, to play host to college hockey’s Frozen Four at KeyBank Center. It is the first … [Read more...]

This week in Senate, Tuesday April 2

By Jenna French, News Reporter This week in Senate, $50,000 for the renovations for the new fitness center in Palisano was approved and approvals for appeals and changes to conditions were made for various clubs at Canisius. Senate proceeded with general student concerns from Justin Begley who declared that he has decided to … [Read more...]

Sexual Violence Prevention Team (SVPT) co-sponsors several events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April

By Nolan Hopkins, Assistant News Editor The Sexual Violence Prevention Team (SVPT) is working alongside various campus clubs and organizations to sponsor a number programs and events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April. Two of the programs sponsored by SVPT are nationally recognized foundations One Love and Take … [Read more...]

Dollendorf elected Honors Student Association president

By Jenna French Honors Students Association’s (HSA) executive board elections results are in with Jake Dollendorf as president whose main goal is to keep students active and engaged in the honors program. The student body has nominated Megan Rooney as vice president, Anna Gullo as secretary, Sean Rooney as treasurer and Claire … [Read more...]


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