This Week in Senate: October 6th, 2017

By Dylan Huston USA Vice Speaker This week’s Senate meeting was accompanied by Canisius College President, John J. Hurley. In the wake of his Excellence Within Reach announcement the previous day, President Hurley spoke to the Senate with regards to the initiative, as well as the future of Canisius as a whole. The Excellence Within … [Read more...]

This Week in Senate: September 26, 2017

By Dylan Huston  USA Vice Speaker This Week in Senate, President Amelia Greenan kicked off her regular report with announcing her attention to focus on community service directed towards the local community, namely the Hamlin Park Historic District of Buffalo, N.Y. Greenan also announced that she intends to collaborate with Campus … [Read more...]

PRSSA presents “PR for Puppies”

By Felicia Smolen News Co-Editor If you are interested in tacos, margaritas, or puppies, PRSSA might be the club for you. PRSSA is the Public Relations Student Society of America, Canisius College’s Public Relations Club. The club is a great opportunity to become involved in Public Relations and develop meaningful relationships and … [Read more...]

USA appoints new J.U.S.T.I.C.E. Chair

By Michael Berg Griffin Reporter The Jesuit Undergraduates Standing Together in Concerned Empowerment, or J.U.S.T.I.C.E. for short, is one of five key committees associated with the Undergraduate Student Association. On Sept. 19th, after careful review of her application, USA had appointed  Grace Lindsey ‘18 as the new chair for the … [Read more...]

Canisius makes effort to become more inclusive to student parents

By Felicia Smolen News Co-Editor Canisius College has been continuously seeking new and innovative ways to become more inclusive and supportive of all different students on campus. One particular demographic that does not seemingly get enough support on campus is pregnant students, or students with children in general. As many might … [Read more...]

USA President and VP discuss goals for the year to come

Sarah Sterzinger Griffin Reporter With a new academic year, a new era of Senate is ushered in. Seniors Amelia Greenan and Katie Parker lead the pack as President and Vice President, respectively, for the 2017-2018 year.  As with all Senate leaders of the past, these two have their own goals to lead the Undergraduate Student … [Read more...]

Former Griffin dreams big as Miss New York

By Joe Kraus Features Contributor   If there was one word to describe Gabrielle Walter, it would be “dreamer.” Not only did her dream come true when she was named Miss New York earlier this year, but Walter has also helped children discover their own dreams through her DreamUp America program.  “It’s great to see these … [Read more...]

Streamlined financial literacy course to aid Canisius students

By Cameron Lareva Griffin Reporter Canisius College’s Office of Student Records and Financial Services approached the Undergraduate Student Association at the beginning of this academic year with a project to produce a free, streamlined course on financial literacy for students. The idea behind the financial literacy course was … [Read more...]

QPR training comes to Canisius

By Rebecca Brandel News Co-Editor The Canisius College Counseling Center is sponsoring QPR training in Old Main on October 16, from 2p.m. to 3:30p.m. Upon first glance, QPR sounds similar to CPR, and while both are health training, QPR training is for a different kind of health that often goes unrecognized, but is just as … [Read more...]

RHA & Project Conservation raise over $400 for hurricane relief

By Becca Brandel News Co-Editor The Residence Hall Association donated the $410 they raised from last week’s Grilled Cheese and Nacho night to Hurricane Harvey relief. Every month, RHA and Project Conservation work together to make grilled cheese, nachos, and smoothies at the Street Side Cafe, located under Iggy’s in Palisano. … [Read more...]

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