Griffs fall to Purple Eagles on a ​walk-off

Aidan Joly Assistant Sports Editor NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- After scoring five runs in the first four innings, the Canisius bats went quiet and they ended up falling to Niagara 6-5 in walk-off fashion on Tuesday afternoon at Sal Maglie Stadium. The Griffs led 5-3 for the middle portions of the game, with the bullpen holding up their … [Read more...]

Sigma Phi Epsilon racial incident reveals a grey area for clubs reporting incidents to school

Mike Pesarchick News Editor As officials in the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity handled their investigation into a racial incident that occurred at an off-campus event in March, they decided to keep their inquiry completely internal. This means that no Canisius officials, including their faculty advisor, Brian Smith, and … [Read more...]

Culture immersion lecture by honors professor

Abby Wojcik Editor in Chief The Honors Student Association held their Last Lecture event in Grupp at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Dr. Timothy Wadkins gave a lecture on international culture immersion and the modern effects of higher education. Dr. Wadkins is a Religious Studies and Theology professor in the Honors Program … [Read more...]

This week in Senate

Jenna French Assistant News Editor Published partially in the print edition, full story here. Fatima Rodriguez Johnson, Canisius’ dean for diversity and inclusion, attended the April 23 Undergraduate Student Association Senate meeting to discuss her role at Canisius College and some of the projects she has been working … [Read more...]

Golf finishes fifth at MAAC Championship

By Jay Ashdown Sports Reporter For the second consecutive year, Canisius golf finished fifth out of nine teams in the 2019 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament at the Disney Magnolia Golf Course in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The tournament was an interesting one this year, as nine teams across the MAAC including Fairfield, … [Read more...]

Griffs succeed at Kerr Cup

By Matt Duke Sports Reporter The Canisius Rowing team traveled to Philadelphia, Pa., to participate in the Kerr Cup. The Griffs sent two varsity eights to compete in the weekend’s events. The second varsity eight started the day out with a time of 7:45.13 in Heat 1. They were bested by three other boats; one from Drexel, one from … [Read more...]

Two senior runners race at Penn Relay

Griffin Staff Report Senior runners Siobhan Quinn and Carlin Sullivan finished 46th and 50th, respectively, in the 5000-meter race at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa., last night.   Quinn finished with a time of 17:35.86 while Sullivan crossed the finish line shortly after her teammate with a time of 17:45.07. According to … [Read more...]

Baseball​ earns sweep over Saint Peter’s​

By Aidan Joly Sports Reporter Canisius baseball improved its MAAC record to 12-3 following a home sweep of Saint Peter’s last weekend. In game one of the series, the Peacocks jumped out to a lead in the first inning, but the Griffs replied with a five-run second frame, carrying them to a 7-5 win. It started when Stephen Bennett … [Read more...]

Limited USA policy and Student Life guidelines leave club leaders confused; donated funds mishandled by CAC

Emyle Watkins Managing Editor Policies detailed under USA Budget Guidelines (2018-19) and USA Spending Requirements (2018-19) do not detail a step-by-step process of how to handle fundraised money, and this is causing confusion for clubs. A Griffin investigation has found that the regulations in place, in some instances, … [Read more...]

Griffs End Regular Season with Win on Senior Day

By Jon Skuza Sports Reporter Canisius women’s lacrosse earned their third win on the season at home on senior day Wednesday against Binghamton, 10-9. The Griffs came out of the gates hot as they outscored Binghamton in the first half, 5-1. The Bearcats had a strong second half scoring eight goals, but were still unable to catch up … [Read more...]

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