Masking the mental struggle: Clint Malarchuk’s journey

By John Hollinger Griffin Reporter On March 22, 1989 Buffalo Sabres goaltender Clint Malarchuk was involved in one of the most horrific accidents in sports history. The former NHL player and coach returned to Buffalo to speak at Canisius College on April 25, 2017 and shared moments about his incident on the ice and beyond. After … [Read more...]

Support for the game and team they love

By Marshall Haim Assistant Sports Editor Playing softball at the collegiate level takes a lot of hard work and dedication. Junior pitcher Erika Mackie has been extremely lucky to have support from her family throughout her career as a member of the Canisius softball program. Erika’s parents have exemplified those characteristics even … [Read more...]

Joe Van Volkenburg receives award from the Pegulas

By Abby Wojcik Assistant Features Editor Those that know Canius’ senior associate Campus Minister Joe Van Volkenburg know what an amazing, hard-working person he is. He is an ‘88 Canisius graduate and has been a Campus Minister here for 23 years. Now, the Pegula family, owners of the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, are recognizing this … [Read more...]

President Hurley encourages students to fight Excelsior Scholarship program

By Janelle Harb Editor-in-Chief & Nathan Ress News Editor On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Canisius president and former Griffin Editor John J. Hurley sent an email to students and alumni encouraging them to take action against the Excelsior Scholarship Program by participating in a website that would send a letter condemning the program to … [Read more...]

Photo Gallery: Red Hot Chili Peppers – 2/10

By Adam Duke Griffin Photographer Photos from the Red Hot Chili Peppers concert at KeyBank Center on February 10.  A review of the concert can be found in our upcoming issue on February 17! … [Read more...]

Editorial 2/10: Taking the next steps

Editorial Board In last week’s edition of The Griffin, our Editorial Board published an editorial entitled “Men and women for themselves,” calling into question administration’s silence about President Donald Trump’s executive order, titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” This document, … [Read more...]

Hurley meets with Afro American Society to tackle tough issues

Dylan Huston Griffin Reporter President and former Griffin Editor John J. Hurley met with the Afro American Society this past Wednesday, September 14.  The meeting was intended to readdress issues brought up in a previous meeting between the President and AAS last April.  Hosted publicly in the commuter lounge, President Hurley … [Read more...]

Car damaged in parking ramp

By Justin Smith News Editor In what is at least inauspicious timing for the College, Canisius administration has confirmed that “late last week” a car was damaged by debris falling in Canisius’ maligned parking ramp.  The Griffin can confirm seeing a car with chunks of debris covering the hood as well as the windshield, which was … [Read more...]

Student Senate Spotlight: Gina Trippe

By Amanda Weber and Felicia Smolen Assistant News Editor and Griffin Reporter Gina Trippe is the Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations on the executive board for the Canisius College Senate. The Griffin sat down with Gina to get a better understanding of what her position entails, how it has impacted her, and what … [Read more...]

Freshman prepare for election results: Six new senators to be announced today

Brandon Seltenrich Griffin Reporter Arriving at college, a new and different environment, can appear a menacing milestone. Being a college freshman stereotypically entails easing into routines; it is customary to try and fit in, lay low, and go with the flow of classes. However, an approach accepted in stride by many incoming … [Read more...]


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